Saxophone Lessons in Somerville, MA

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Frankie P.

24 Reviews
Salem, MA
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Awarded Berklee Achievement Scholarship from Berklee College of Music
  • 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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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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Karen D.

28 Reviews
Somerville, MA
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  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Karen D.

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Saxophone:
A family of woodwind instruments, saxophones are usually made of brass and played with a single-reed mouthpiece similar to that of the clarinet. Like the clarinet, saxophones have holes in the instrument which the player closes using a system of key mechanisms. When the player presses a key, this typically causes a pad to close over a hole. There is soprano, alto, tenor, bass and baritone saxophones. The great thing about learning saxophone is it is almost the same fingers as flute and clarinet! We will start with the basics of learning finger placement, breath control, notes, reading, rhythms, songs, theory and improvising.

About Karen

Anyone Can Learn To Sing or Play Any Instrument With My Method! No End To How Good You Can Get! Become Better Than Anyone Out There! Vocal Therapist-Can Cure ALL Vocal Damage! Karen D. -Certified Teacher of the World Famous Dante Pavone Vocal Method -Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Musi

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Kelly S.
Karen was not prepared for the lesson. She spent 15 minutes trying to send me photos from a beginner Tabla book available on Amazon. She did not own a set of Tabla drums. She ensured me she could teach anything, but could not pronounce the words used for proper Tabla technique, knew no history and could not even teach me to tune. She literally was reading out of the book figuring it out along the way. I lost a lot of trust from this and asked for a full refund for future lessons.
Erika H.
Karen is an incredibly skillful teacher. She is very passionate about music and it easy to be comfortable with her. She shares her training and knowledge very clearly. The vocal exercises seem very unique and holistic for body and voice health. She is very encouraging, caring, and soul-uplifting. I feel like I have a new connection with my voice and all that is connected to using it... as an instrument and the journey is only just starting. 45 minutes went by so fast. I am looking forward to my next lessons.
Earl L.
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Stephanie M.

12 Reviews
Boston, MA
Starting at $55
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches students 4 to 65
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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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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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Kathleen F.

4 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 7 to 60
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2002
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Kathleen F.

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Saxophone is a beautiful instrument! Let's make some music and have some fun!

About Kathleen

Kathleen Fontaine, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophone, flute, piano-holds a BA in Music History and Music Theory from Rhode Island College and an AFA (with High Honors) from the Community College of Rhode Island. Katie is an active performer and teacher, She regularly performs with area orchestras,

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Jean
Very patient and understanding teacher!
Athena H.
Kathleen is a hands on instructor with the patience of a saint. Enthusiastic & comitted to her craft she is passionate about teaching others with optimism & the "one step at a time" approach. She is prompt in communication as well.
Steve S.
Kathleen is dedicated, positive and timely. My daughter likes learning from her and I am glad I hired her.

Alfred S.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1988
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Alfred S.

8 Reviews
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Basic scales of the tenor sax starting with the key of Bflat. Scale progression, circle of fifths, finger exercises.

About Alfred

I play professionally, I have over 43 years of music experience I started at a very early age enjoying music, i have played recitals at the high school level on cello. I have been a featured soloist on the 4,5,6,string electric bass as well as the acoustic double bass, I have a CD out that show

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Jesse
Take it from me a former student. Alfred is a fantastic teacher and a amazing player.
Dixie Pottie
alfred shorter jr is a major force to be reckoned with on the bass scene. His clear cut technique for bass comes from years of playing and experimenting with various approach’s to find new ways to open up bass playing to the masses. Book a lessons with him you will not be disappointed. -
Darren S.
Today was my first lesson with Alfred. I am very impress with his knowledge and skill set. We work on some hand and finger exercises and ended the lesson with playing some bass groves. I am looking forward to my next lesson with him.

Aaron H.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aaron H.

7 Reviews
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I am a Juilliard trained musician that has been teaching the saxophone for more than 10 years now. My students have gone onto win state competitions and awards in music, as well as get in honors bands. They have also been admitted to Manhattan School of Music and Juilliard. I can teach all levels from beginning to advanced musicians.

About Aaron

Saxophonist and Producer Aaron Holbrook is a Juilliard trained musician who has performed and toured with many notable artists

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Erica S.
Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier.
Connie P.
Aaron was patience and she felt comfortable with him.
Lee
I have been taking soprano saxophone lessons with Aaron for about 8.5 months now. Aaron is enthusiastic, energetic and knowledgeable. His serious training shines through and he encourages your development along the lines that the student desires. Your musical goals become his for you. I am fortunate to have him as my teacher.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Somerville, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Somerville 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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$56 average
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"I've known Kevin for many years. He is passionate about music. Especially playing the sax. He would be an excellent teacher for beginning students of any age. His positive attitude and easy going personality would make working with him a joy."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"have never touched a musical instrument in my life. Im 46 years old. Dave brought the lesson to my level beginers and I feel confident that I will do well with Dave."
carlos
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel K.
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"My son is learning so much with Julie. She is a great teacher. She is skilled with the sax but also skilled connecting with her students and helping them progress! I'm so pleased!!"
Micah
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"He was a good teacher he taught me a lot in band."
Christian Davis
Took Saxophone lessons from Tyreese P.
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"My 13 year old son was struggling to learn the basics of the saxophone in his beginning band class at school. Anthony gave terrific one-on-one instruction in a fun and positive style. We are looking forward to many more lessons with him."
Nathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Michael is an extremely talented musician, and an equally talented instructor. He challenges me every week with new material to practice, but also keeps the lessons light-hearted and fun."
justin
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Great. My son really liked him. He gave some good tips and directions."
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Hello, my name is Rodney James and I've been a student of Chase at the Juilliard Music Advancement Program for two years. During my time with Chase, I have improved tremendously on my improvisation, technique, and fundamentals on the saxophone. Chase is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable teachers I have ever studied under. The learning process with Chase is very easy and comprehensive because he breaks everything down to the bare roots. He treats all his students with respect and is a very supportive person in general. If you're looking to improve exceedingly on the saxophone, then you're at the right place."
Rodney
Took Saxophone lessons from Chase B.
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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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"Josh does a great job taking the music apart and really explaining to my 11 year old son where he needs improvement in a diplomatic way. He has great rapport with him. Highly recommend him!"
CARRIE
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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