Saxophone Lessons in Waltham, MA

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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
Ashland, MA
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Teaches students 6 to 70
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

About Jimi

*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
Somerville, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Grand Prize Winner from Meridian Records
  • Teaching since 1980
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Karen D.

35 Reviews
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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

Hi! My name is Karen D. I’ve had the pleasure of performing, singing, writing, and recording since I was seven years old. Besides being an Honor Graduate of Berklee School of Music, I have been a lifelong student of the international world-renowned instructors Dante Pavone and Charlie Banacos.

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John J Conlon
Ms. Karen did a pretty good job, she had ideas for the lesson and provided ideas for the next lesson. She went out of her way to help me with this new idea---------"music" and "reading music." If there was any short fall in the lesson it was on my side and my preparation failings. I have no problem recommending Ms. Karen to others. Regards, JC
Troy W.
Extremely knowledgeable! Karen is a superb guitar instructor. Honestly, I was struggling. Discouraged! She helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses, and moved me from beginner to intermediate in a matter of months. If you’re getting tired of learning from YouTube and smart phone apps, let Karen kick start your guitar playing. You’ll be glad you did. Thanks Karen!!
Aidan V.
Karen was great!
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Stephen T.

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Allston, MA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks
  • Bachelors of Music in Saxophone Performance from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2018
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Stephen T.

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Why do you want to play saxophone? Are you a beginner and want to learn it for school? Looking for a new hobby? Want to get into the state band? Or maybe you're looking for something more serious? Whatever your goal may be, I am here to help :)

I have a very detailed curriculum that my students go through. I pick studies that will help push you to being a better player. These include both jazz and classical saxophone. I also like having my students pick a piece they want to work on at the same time!

About Stephen

I recently graduated the Boston Conservatory with a Bachelors of Music in Saxophone Performance. I finished Cum Laude along with a minor in Philosophy. I am continuing my education at Boston University to get a Masters in Music for saxophone performance. I pitch to my students to live a very ba

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Kurtis
I am a beginner saxophone player and Stephen's lesson has been really good for me. He is able to pace his lessons based on my needs and I really like how he assigns practice material to work on before our next lesson. We always start off each lesson with reviewing the practice material and he always gives me detailed feedback and is really patient even if I was not able to master the practice material. He also lets me bring songs I want to learn and guides me through it. I look forward to our lessons every week. I would recommend Stephen to anyone who is looking to get better at playing saxophone.
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Letha H.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Italian, French
  • Teaches students Male: 10 to 18; Female: 10 and up
  • B.F.A. in Musical Theatre from University of Georgia
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Letha H.

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Saxophone studies are balanced with technic and standard repertoire. Students are prepared to advance in band and ensembles. I improve embouchure and breath support. I can provide coaching for performances and competitions for both band music and jazz studies.

About Letha

With a performance degree from the University of Georgia, teaching certification from Georgia State and over 25 years of professional teaching experience, I am able to offer my students a diverse range of instructional resources. Please note: I am also available in the Smyrna and East Cobb areas.

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Karyn W.
Letha is a true gem!!!!
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 1995
  • Teaches Beginner
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Christopher G.

6 Reviews
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I am a New York State Certified Public School Music Teacher and I have taught hundreds of children how to play the Saxophone. Saxophone can be a highly rewarding and VERY fun instrument. You quickly get the melody parts in Band and many Solos are available. I have 21 years of experience tips and tricks to help you become successful!

About Christopher

I am a New York State Certified Public School Music teacher with over 21 years of experience. I pride myself on teaching with compassion, humor and making learning fun. My students become part of my family. I also know how to prepare you for any musical adventure you want. You want to prepare for a

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Valerie
Mr. Greer did a fantastic job teaching my daughter Clarinet. He is very professional and she got a perfect score on all of her NYSSMA solos that she worked on with him. I highly recommend Mr. Greer for private lessons.
Stu
Worked with my daughter and she really enjoyed the lesson. She asked me if she could continue to take lessons with Christopher. He seemed to be able to easily have her gain confidence.
Jim
He is an amazing teacher. He helped me tremendously with my embouchure issues and my sound. His friendly style and energy really motivated me to practice more. Can't wait to get back to school and audition for first chair in band.
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Jeff J.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks
  • Bachelor of Music Education (BME) from University of Illinios
  • Teaches students 4 and up
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Jeff J.

20 Reviews
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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the saxophone. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a

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Barry Gerdsen
He is funny and makes songs of your choice.
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Waltham, MA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Waltham is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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Abram
Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Really brilliant teacher, has taught me saxophone from scratch. Focuses on a full range of skills in every lesson, from sound, technical exercises, jazz theory, improvisation and jazz repertoire. Have loved every lesson, and feel like I've improved significantly. Definitely recommend him to anyone wanting to learn saxophone, or how to be a jazz musician."
Annie
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"A good instructor. Easygoing and flexible with student's acomodation. Either for a few introduction lessons to long term lessons he is the person you would like to go with."
Máximo
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Great guy , we've been using him for years!!!"
Jake
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Mark is a very clear and learned instrumentalist, my instrument of choice is the Saxophone. His approach is very relaxing and direct, Mark is very complimentary towards the things I did correctly which is a real plus for a student like myself.

I know his knowledge base is deep and look forward to actually picking up something new and redirecting bad habits. Tone, Breathing, relaxing, improving the embouchure enjoy what your doing was his focus on the first visit. 1st lesson five stars...

Russ"
Russell
Took Saxophone lessons from Mark L.
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"Super great, gave me tips and resources to practice at home and had a wonderful personality."
Leslie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Great intro to Sax .. Dr Kimberly was patient with me as a first time attempt to use the instrument. /Reminds me of a song .. its a long long road with many a winding turn ... Thanks"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"I had weekly lessons with Dr. Wen from Fall 2018 - Spring 2019. He opened up my playing beyond the notes on the page and helped me understand musicality. We worked together on etudes and pieces that pushed my technique, and playing the difficult passages was never to be at the expense of phrasing and musicality. From how to physically hold and play the instrument to alternate fingerings and phrasing, Dr. Wen improved every facet of my playing. More than that, he left me with the tools to keep improving. He will do the same for you!"
Gabriel
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"Jordan has been a great teacher! I couldn't have asked for someone more patient and gracious. No matter what my challenges were with learning how to play the Saxaphone, Jordan never made me feel like I couldn't overcome the challenges. I will have to put my lessons on hold for now until further notice as it is not feesible at this point and time. Thank you Jordan!!"
Alma
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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"Positive experience. Rebecca gives clear instructions and helpful suggestions.
Instruction space is a bit cramped but do-able."
Linda Vanhaaften
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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