Saxophone Lessons in Newtonville, MA

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Mariama T.

Boston, MA
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mariama T.

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About Mariama

Hello All. My name is Mariama T. and I am a college student at Berklee College Of Music Majoring in Music Education. My Principle Instrument is Saxophone however I also have training in voice and violin. I'm looking to give lessons to whoever is in need!!

Lauren M.

5 Reviews
Methuen, MA
Starting at $30
  • Awarded The Longy School of Music Performance Scholarship from Longy School of Music
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Lauren M.

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Greetings Everyone,

I have been playing the clarinet and saxophone for twenty three years and teaching private lessons for seventeen years. My education includes two undergraduate degrees in performance from Longy School of Music in Cambridge, MA and Boston Conservatory in Boston, MA. My Master's Degree is from Boston University in Music Education. Teaching private lessons is my passion and nothing makes me happier than to see my students succeed in their future endeavors.

About Lauren

I am an accomplished musician who is dedicated with a love of music and desire to help others who want to achieve their highest musical potential. That passion shows in all I do! I currently teach private lessons in Massachusetts after school music programs as well as Derry, NH. I perform with t

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Linda
Lauren taught my son saxophone for 5 years, beginning with his very first lesson at age 9, and continuing throughout middle school. She was always very patient, reassuring, and encouraging. Lauren really helped to develop my son's love for music and playing the sax! She prepared him for middle school jazz band auditions, and helped with his jazz band music throughout those years. Lauren challenged him with new selections when his school band music became too easy, but always allowed him to work at a pace he found comfortable. Now in HS, he's very busy with all things band, so lesson time is limited for him, but we wouldn't hesitate to call Lauren again.
Scott and Marcia
Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress.
Maddy C.
We had a little trouble with our connection but Lauren is great and very patient. Hopefully we can get all the issues with the connection worked out and we are looking forward to the next class! I think it’s going to help my daughter a lot!
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $50
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
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Music is, and has always been, an obsession for me.

No one had to force me to practice, or transcribe, or listen. It's just something I love to do.

You can force yourself to learn music. But it's so much easier, and more fulfilling, when it's something that excites you; when you can't wait to pick up the horn.

Every student has their own version of this: a lens through which everything about music feels exciting and natural. My job as a teacher is to help you discover it.

For beginners, you might call this developing an interest or passion for music. Whether you're young or old, this is one of my favorite challenges as a teacher.

For advanced players, it may be more about finding your voice, or dealing with issues of ego, purpose, technique, etc. Having spent years studying with some of the best musicians in the world (Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, John Patittucci, Kenny Werner, George Garzone, and others), I combine lessons from the masters with my own approach to help ...

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
M
Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.

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Kenny B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kenny B.

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My objective as a teacher is to ensure I am positioned to motivate students to develop their careers in music and also in critical thinking — to ensure students establish a connection with their audiences through live performances and meet the requirements of professional musicians in the current musical climate.

My approach to private lessons builds from two principles: creative thinking and application. To that end, I explicitly incorporate questions for the students in my lesson plan. I encourage students to ask questions and help them to solve the problems themselves.

About Kenny

I believe in private lessons and I’ve been teaching since 2004 and this is what I learned from my previous students. To learn effectively and efficiently, you have to practice and find your way to get better every practice session. I will teach you how to become an artist, saxophonist, musician, an

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Asmita A.
I had my first lesson with Kenny. He is very easy to work with and very accommodating with scheduling. He explained the concepts very well for a beginner level learner like myself.I think I have found a fantastic tutor in him and hoping to continue this journey.
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Garrett B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Garrett B.

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With teaching experience going back to 2012, I utilize my finely-honed skill set to bring fully customized lesson plans to each one of my students. With a combination of traditional as well as contemporary exercises and song repertoire, I am able to help students develop their fundamentals into a strong foundation, and move them steadily through the ranks of beginner,amateur, and professional musicians.

About Garrett

Hello! My name is Garrett Becker and I have been teaching lessons to people of all ages since 2012. I am a graduate of California State University Northridge and have a Bachelor's degree in Jazz Studies. I've played with tons of different artists and bands in a huge variety of styles such as; NI

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Peter F.

Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Awarded ACOR of Rockland 2019 Performing Artist of the Year from ACOR
  • Masters In Jazz Performance from New York University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Peter F.

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I am private saxophone, flute & clarinet instructor with 35 years experience. I teach all styles (Jazz, Classical, Rock) and all levels accepted.
I am currently affiliated with a variety of educational programs in New Jersey and New York. I am the founder, artistic director and conductor of the Rockland Youth Jazz Ensemble in Congers, NY, an adjunct music professor at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ and the jazz ensemble director for Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, NJ. I am also available Jazz Composition & Arranging Lessons for advanced students.
I'm a working jazz artist and recording artist. Here is a short bio
PETER FURLAN is a saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator whose striking originality is demonstrated on his Peter Furlan Project release “Between The Lines,“ and Peter Furlan – Spy Glass Hill.” In addition to leading The Peter Furlan Project and The Peter Furlan Trio & Quintet, he co-leads two groups Mr. Gone and Le Jazz Electronique. He has ...

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Peter Furlan is a saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator whose striking originality is demonstrated on his Peter Furlan Project release “Between The Lines,“ and Peter Furlan – Spy Glass Hill.” In addition to leading The Peter Furlan Project and The Peter Furlan Trio & Quintet, he co-leads two

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Newtonville, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Newtonville is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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"Excellent first lesson and introduction to the saxophone. Looking forward to future lessons."
Justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Neil D.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible with hours, personable, and most importantly a good teacher. I've learned a lot of more theory and how to play more musically as a result. His jam session also offers a nice opportunity for students to showcase their skills"
Noah
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Luther stays where I’m at and then helps me go the next step. That is useful for consistent gradual progress without the frustrations of moving either too slow or too fast (I am a beginning tenor saxophone player). Nice interpersonal style, patient and easy going, while methodical."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Luther B.
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"I have to say that Michael is the best music teacher I ever had. and I have studied music for a long time. He is patient, thoughtful and his music skills are outstanding I recommended him as the best."
Amparo
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"After 10 years of inactivity, I decided to jump back into playing the saxophone. I started working with Matt a few weeks ago, and it's really been great. He's very personable and I respond well to his teaching method. In just a few sessions, I'm understanding more jazz theory and am already seeing my technical skills improve. He seems to adapt his style to each student, so if you're looking to learn an instrument or just brush up on a few things, I highly recommend him."
Erica
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!"
Noemie
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"calm and relaxed fun and funny all while I learn all about my saxophone"
Randy
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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"Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!"
Soma
Took Saxophone lessons from Nathan S.
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"The Best Saxophone lesson I ever had with a Great Teacher, Thanks Ian"
Peter
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian T.
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"Eric's method is uniquely suited to the young aspiring jazz musician. His real life experiences as both a teacher and performer make this method practical and successful. Highly recommended."
Larry
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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