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Dan E.

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

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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.
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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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Stephanie M.

12 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Master of Music from The New England Conservatory of Music
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Stephanie M.

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Each lesson includes studies of fundamental techniques, ear training, and music history in order to facilitate the development of a whole musician.

About Stephanie

Hello, and thank you for your interest! My name is Stephanie, I am a teaching-artist from El Paso, Texas. I currently reside, perform and teach in the Boston and greater Boston area. I am a recent graduate of The New England Conservatory of Music with a Masters and Graduate Diploma in Saxoph

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Sabine
Great!
ellen
I'm an older student (old actually) who started piano 2 years ago with Stephanie . She is great for a beginning student. Knows how to teach. Is encouraging, but demanding enough to keep me on my toes. Just wonderful and a thoroughly lovely person.
Jon S.
Stephanie is a patient, knowledgeable, enthusiastic educator and collaborator who loves to perform and teach. I had the honor of working with her for nearly four years while we pursued similar degrees at New Mexico State University. She consistently brought a level of maturity and preparedness beyond her age to our rehearsals and practices. If I was limited to only one word to describe her, it would be "professional".
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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Master of Music from Boston University
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Frankie P.

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I have been playing various woodwind instruments for almost my entire life. I focus on tone, intonation (staying in tune), and the confidence needed to be a strong melodic player. I teach all of the various saxes including soprano, alto, tenor, and bari.

About Frankie

Hello, future student. I want to tell you just a little about myself to see if you would like to study with me. I have over 20 years of teaching experience with degrees from West Virginia University, Berklee College of Music, the University of West London, along with a Doctorate in Music Educ

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Ye
A great first step for me to start my guitar journey, Frankie is very helpful ! 11/10 would recommend to everyone
Michael
good first steps
Sean
Works with you to find the best way forward for YOU. Fantastic instructor.

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Dr. Nick S.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Dr. Nick S.

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Learn your way with an instructor who puts student needs first. I have a Doctor of Music Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and 6 years of teaching experience working with beginners in 5th/6th grade through college music majors. As a performer, I play classical recitals, big band swing dance gigs, festivals, and more. As a teacher, I focus on what the student wants to learn - anything from basic foundation skills; scales and technique; theory; improvisation; and relevant repertoire. I place an emphasis on relaxation and removal of tension from the body which will dramatically improve the student's playing abilities.

About Dr. Nick

Hello! If you would like to learn music, challenge your abilities, and express yourself by connecting with your inner artist, I can be your guide. If you want to get over the anxiety of playing music in front of others, I can help you transform that tension into confidence. Dr. Nick S. is a native

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Chris
Nick is very knowledgeable and proficient on saxophone, and a dedicated and patient teacher. No matter your level, there’s always more to learn, and I highly recommend Nick for your private instruction.
Eric
Nick Stow! I learned a great deal from his private lessons. He understands how to gradually work into good and exceptional habits for practicing as well as performing. I only wish to have had more of an opportunity to perform with and learn from these lessons. As I said, it takes time and patience to come to the skill level Nick is at, but he'll work with you to grow a level you can start to excel at.
Sid
I have been playing the saxophone for over 50 years without a long term period between active playing. Nick has been very effective in my playing ability and I have learned a great deal from him.
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Cindle V.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $27
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music Education from Malone University
  • Teaching since 2008
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Cindle V.

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Students will learn proper technique and style. Along with this, students will learn how to create the best sound possible.

About Cindle

Hello, my name is Cindle V. and I love teaching music and chess. I have been teaching for 12 years. I have a bachelor's degree in music education and am currently teaching around 30 lessons a week to students ranging in ability from beginner to professional. My experience working with all types of

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Linc
Great instructor, clear and thorough, highly recommend!
Amy ..
Cindl is a good instructor. I look forward to my next lesson.
Jeff
My daughter is really enjoying learning the game of chess. I wish we would have found Cindle online 3 years ago.

It's been a great experience especially while being hunkered down during COVID.
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Garrett B.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Music Performance from Citrus College
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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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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Roxbury, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Roxbury is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $109 per hour.
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$57 average
60 min
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"its been a pleasure having Eric in our home. he's been very insightful, Joyful, and down right hilarious to have around. the positive energy that Eric brings into our home really leaves a smile on our kids faces."
Giovanni A.
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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Vijay
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Sarah was kind and very patient with me while I worked on technique. She is an excellent instructor for a beginner, and I would highly recommend her."
Manuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Sara B.
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"I started taking saxophone lessons from Steve in Fall 2017 after not picking up the horn in 10 years. He is very knowledgeable in theory and technique and has been extremely beneficial in helping me get my chops back up par. In these lessons I did not have much direction for Steve on what I'd like to accomplish but that wasn't an issue for him as he was able to make each lesson worth while by shedding light on harmony theory and creating lines as well as different techniques to focus on to improve my playing.

I just bought an additional 10 lessons and had my first lesson of 2018 with Steve this May and am very happy with my decision. He is giving me great feedback on charts I am playing and really giving me a sounding board to ask questions and grow as a musician within this instrument (alto). I personally have a fairly solid foundation in music theory but if you are new to music theory Steve can break that down for you step by step.

I look forward to continuing my lessons with Steve and am already seeing the benefits of having a great teacher."
Josh
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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"Extremely comfortable to knowledgeable to work with"
TJ
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"Seth is a good dude. I came across his profile with Take Lessons a month ago, after browsing through other instructors in my area and other schools in my area. He's got the experience and knowledge, so I connected with him for an initial lesson. It was a quick one to get introductions out of the way and a good idea of goals/direction. From there we further honed our plans for my instruction in an hour lesson and are directing our sights on my upcoming auditions. Seth has shown me through simple explanations of theory that his teaching style is very approachable, and additionally, was able to show me good technical skills on working my way around the horn, which is especially useful for someone like me in my twenties who already has a few bad habits (haha). Like I said, he's a good dude, good sense of humor so I feel at ease practicing with him and his knowledge is insane! Not only for saxophone but in so many other areas of music! You'd be doing yourself a favor to take at least an hour lesson from him and see how you go."
Alex
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"Awesome experience and looking forward for next lesson!"
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Matt is an excellent teacher. my son has been studying with Matt for the past a year and half and has made so much progress in his learning journey. Highly recommended!"
Yi
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Lucas is very patient. He works around any obstacles that may pop up. He is very knowledgeable in teaching. Thankful we decided to try him. Would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a good saxaphone instructor."
Ashley
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"it was fun & she helped me until i did it right, witch was a while!"
BENJAMIN
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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