Saxophone Lessons in Derwood, MD

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Maureen W.

6 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Maureen is wonderful! She is really patient and helpful with my daughter. Highly recommend!
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kenny B.

1 Review
Centreville, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
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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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Corinne K.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music: Music Education and Music Composition from University of Georgia
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Corinne K.

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Do you want to play what is known as the coolest woodwind out there? Move aside, oboe!

During a Corinne saxophone lesson, you will learn how to create beautiful sounds first and foremost. If at first you sound like a goose, fear not! A little bit of time with me will go a long way.

Once you are producing some quality saxophone sounds, we will move on to learning notes, reading music, and accomplishing your goals!

Aside from perfecting saxophone technique, we will also work on musicality and listening skills! These skills are important in bringing music to life.

If you already know how to play the saxophone, I will continue your education in whatever direction you would like to go.

I look forward to working with you!

About Corinne

Hello! Thank you for checking out my TakeLessons profile. My name is Corinne, and my passion is teaching. Great teachers can have lasting effects on their students, and I cherish the possibility of improving my students’ lives through music. When I'm teaching a lesson, it may seem on the surfac

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Clara
Corinne takes the time to understand where the student is in their learning process and instruct to the appropriate level. She is patient and gives clear instruction and practice techniques. Yea!!
Ava C.
Corinne is doing a fantastic job helping my daughter, Ava, with her clarinet. She is structured, detailed, and responsive. I appreciate that she communicates with me right after Ava's lesson to provide feedback and homework for Ava.
Philip
Corinne is very encouraging and works well with beginners!

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Derwood, MD

Nick Y.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master's Degree from Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatory
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Nick Y.

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I have been playing the saxophone since 1998. My teaching experience in itself equals to some 10 years.

Through this time period, I have been working with Beginner to Advanced-level students of any ages. We have been practicing in my professional studio, at my trainees’ premises or via Skype.

To any student of mine I offer a tried-and-true combination of techniques that have eventually made up my state-of-the-art teaching methodic.
It contains, but is not limited to, the following:

- developing beginner musicians’ skill;
- establish the basis of musical theory including learning musical notation and reading scores;
- gaining extensive practice through performing popular classic to hit tunes;
- giving rise to intermediate-level saxophonists’;
- getting to know how to play in ensemble;
- learning how to improvise in a variety of genres.
- polishing advanced sax players’ mastery.

And, no doubt, helping prepare for an upcoming concert or competition is an option, too,

About Nick

Hi, everyone. I'm Nick York, a professional saxophone player from Brooklyn, NY. I'm originally from Russia, where I graduated from the Nizhniy Novgorod conservatory in 2013, with a mark of excellence and an honors degree diploma. I am the winner of many prestigious international awards (UK, German

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Jane
I’ve been slowly moving toward playing sax for over a year. So, when I was finally ready, I got puzzled where to find an experienced teacher so as not to pay through my nose. After about a week on the Internet, I found Nick York. After watching some of his videos online, I called him and we started training. Now I can say he stands out of other performers in terms of quality-to-price ratio. Thanks, Nick
Julie
I wanted to learn how to play the sax – and here it is, given to me as a present. I started to look for a teacher and was put on to him. I reckon he is a good teacher. He clearly breaks down information, has a creative approach to studies, always puts something new on offer, and takes his students’ wishes on board. Undoubtedly, Nick is a fair musician notwithstanding his teaching spirit. If any acquaintance of mine sets their sights on playing the saxophone, I will certainly recommend him to them.
Abbie
Nick is an exceptional musician and teacher. My son plays tenor saxophone and with Nick’s help jazz and classical pieces are taught in a fun and meaningful way. He is very patient and is great at giving little tricks and hints. He explains everything thoroughly from scales, technique, etc., His feedback at each lesson is detailed and on point. My son enjoys and looks forward to his lessons with Nick. I highly recommend!!!!
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Brian Lee B.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Awarded Missouri Bright Flight Scholarship from State of Missouri
  • Teaches students Male: 6 and up; Female: 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1991
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Brian Lee B.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

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About Brian Lee

Learn to play guitar, piano, banjo, ukulele, or saxophone AND MORE from a PROFESSIONAL MUSICIAN with over 28+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE in performance and instruction. I am also a MUSIC THERAPY STUDENT at Maryville University. I cater to ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.

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Elyse
If I could give Brian 10 stars, I would. He is enthusiastic, present, supportive and highly knowledgeable. Learning instruments has always been a challenge for me , but Brian makes being a banjo beginner an absolute joy. I look forward to practicing every day, and can really hear my progress - which amazes me because it's only been just over a month. I can see myself working with Brian for the long haul. He puts me at ease, and always gives great responsive tips that improve my playing immediately. I feel SO lucky to have stumbled across his profile.
Melissa T.
I look forward to working with Brian. He's easy going, funny and patient, but very knowledgable and goal focused.

Lauren B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $17
  • Awarded Teacher of the Year from Tuscaloosa Magnet Schools-Middle
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Lauren B.

1 Review
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I am a middle school band director and will be able to provide fundamental skills to my students.

About Lauren

I am a certified music teacher of 12 years. I currently teach guitar, piano, drum set, and songwriting at a Fine Arts Academy. I have experience teaching guitar both in a class setting and a one-on-one setting. I have also led children's music at Vacation Bible School. Prior to teaching, I trave

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Ketourah J.
My daughter was very impressed with her teacher.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Derwood, MD

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Derwood is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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$41 average
45 min
$55 average
60 min
$71 average

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"ryan my son (11) thinks Frixos is an awesome teacher."
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Shannon is very personable and obviously loves what she does. She explains things in a very simple and easy to understand fashion. I was comfortable with her right away. I'm excited about playing my instrument!"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Shannon S.
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"Very good teacher"
Toshi
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"I took sax lessons with Kareem and he is a great teacher, especially if you want to learn about jazz. He made it fun and exciting. One of my favorite things about Kareem is watching his band play shows. He's not just a really good teacher; he's also an amazing player. Every time I go watch him play, I am always inspired to go home and practice."
Bill
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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"Tammye is great with kids. My son really enjoys it!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"Skilled in both jazz and classical saxophone, Ian has been a great source of information and encouragement for the whole eight years I've been playing sax. He is very aware of the differences between members of the saxophone family and has helped me feel comfortable switching between alto and tenor. His ability to analyze and critique what I used to consider minor details in my tone/embouchure/etc. has made a significant impact on how I practice. I've even been able to pick up some quick basics on clarinet while my horns were in the repair shop.

Ian also performs quite a bit around town. I don't often get a chance to see him play (outside of lessons. of course), but whenever I do, I have a great time seeing him apply the same skills that he teaches me."
Dennis
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian T.
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"I am very pleased taking class of saxophone with Michael. This was my third lesson with him. Guess what! I can play a Happy Birth song by memory. He takes seriously to teach me how to read the music and how to recognize major scales. I look forward to learning more from him. I recommend if someone wants to take saxophone lesson, please pick Mike."
Peter Le
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"Very patient and very nice! thank you!"
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Kimberly K.
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"My son is currently taking online lessons with Lucas and we're both quite happy with the experience so far. My son has been playing tenor for 4 years (currently 10th grade- in concert, jazz and marching bands at school) and had only ever taken live lessons before, but we're finding that online works out well. No extra travel time/hassle, which is great since he doesn't drive yet- just log online from our basement. Lucas had good availability and has been open to reschedule as necessary. Lucas has helped him with pieces for honor band auditions so far with specific feedback and even I can hear the difference in my son's playing."
Kieran
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Kareem has been teaching me since I was in the fourth grade. I am currently in 8th grade, and man what can I say, he's as good as it gets! After two years I was in my middle school jazz band, which is not easy for a person who has only been playing for two years. You, yourself will be able to see extreme progress within just a few lessons! You must know Kareem teaches at Pierce College, a class at the Tacoma School of the Arts (which I hopefully will be attending and taking his class), teaches numerous private students every week, and lastly he performs with a stellar jazz band of his own! He is extremely dedicated to the musical field. If I were anybody reading this review and wanted to start playing any of the variety of instruments he plays, I would call Kareem K.!

-Adam Allegro"
Adam
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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