Saxophone Lessons in Sandy Spring, MD

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Maureen W.

6 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
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Maureen W.

6 Reviews
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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
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
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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.

Sean H.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Jazz Studies from San Diego State University
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Sean H.

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I have been an avid saxophone player since I was in middle school. I have much experience leading saxophone sections and jazz bands, as well as coaching private students.

It is my philosophy that learning and playing an instrument should be an enjoyable experience, and it is my goal to spark a love of music in all my students. I will have you playing in no time, and will also teach you the theory behind music that is so essential for any musician to understand.

About Sean

Hello! My name is Sean H, and I am very passionate about helping my students accomplish their musical goals. I have been teaching for over six years and also have extensive experience as a performer. I have received several musical awards, including the prestigious Louis Armstrong Jazz Award and ha

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Alfred S.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 18 to 65
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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.
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Bonnie M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • DMA from Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bonnie M.

2 Reviews
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Solo repertoire, band music, improvisation

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--Online Flute Lessons, Music lessons --experienced in teaching ages 5-adult, beginner, intermediate, advanced, college --experienced (and good with!) with students on the spectrum, students with other challenges such as ADD, executive functioning difficulties --very patient, kind teacher who lo

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Casey R.
Amazing Player...Even Better Teacher.

From my first lesson with Bonnie, she opened me up to a new realm of musicianship and technique that I had never experienced before. She re-ignited a passion in my music that I was beginning to lose. I am forever grateful to her for this.

Bonnie is a hundred percent devoted to music, her playing and her teaching. One of the things I love most about her is that she seems to know everything about the flute, yet she is always striving to learn more. And if, every once in a while, there is something she doesn't know, she investigates. She finds an answer, contemplates it, and teaches me.

Bonnie is also a genuinely caring person who is entirely invested in her students. She often e-mails me after my lesson to tell me something that she had thought about relating to my lesson, proving that she is always thinking about ways to help me in my playing.

Bonnie continues to challenge me and encourage me in all my playing - she truly makes me feel that with enough practice and determination there is nothing I can't play. She even helped me attain a 100 on my all-state level piece this year. However, the score is less meaningful than the feeling I had after I performed that day. I knew that I was playing on a level I had never imagined - all due to Bonnie's inspiring me to always be better and her total confidence in me, not only as a flute player, but also as a musician.

Bonnie's musicianship and playing is unparalleled, her teaching style unique and engaging and, once you get to know her, she is quite the comedian. I am truly lucky to have her as my teacher.
Mary Ellen B.
An engaging and wonderful instructor

I have been extremely fortunate to have had Bonnie McAlvin teaching flute, piccolo and music theory to my older daughter for nine years and flute to my younger daughter for four. She is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher that inspires a great love of musicianship in her students. My older daughter is a first chair flutist in a wind ensemble and plays with a prestigious children's orchestra entirely due to the patient and thorough instruction she has received from Bonnie. It is a great blessing to have musically talented children but an even bigger blessing to have an instructor who can give them the skills and encouragement to achieve excellence. My older daughter is working towards attending a conservatory for college and the younger daughter fully expects to have music be part of her education going forward. This is entirely due to Bonnie's influence and guidance. We could not be more pleased. My girls love their lessons with Bonnie and I cannot recommend her highly enough.

Doyle B.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 1992
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I presently teach music at 3 schools (1 college) and only have a few lessons slots available. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle B. and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned degrees

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Wonderful man. Great teacher
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Doyle was fabulous. He was patient & caring. I think I can learn alot from him. Great teacher.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Sandy Spring, MD

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Sandy Spring 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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"We are on our third lesson. Great so far!!
Maureen is a fantastic teacher."
George
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Lessons are enjoyable

Bill is easy to work with and accommodating. My son thinks that he is cool. I would like Bill to be a little harder on my son. I feel son should be along further; practice more. But Bill encourages him, which is good, but the son thinks he doesn't have to practice much."
Sherri
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Nick is a remarkable educator. His lessons are smooth sailing, him staying demanding and informative at the same time. He always tries to explain complicated things with simple words, in layman’s terms. Nick is a teacher focused on the practical effect, not on deep theoretical knowledge. His attitude to studies really motivates! That is why my advice to all who are still on the fence: cease doubting!"
Gregory
Took Saxophone lessons from Nick Y.
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"Came away from my first class feeling challenged and enthusiastic. That's just what I was hoping for. Thank you, Mr. Paul."
Richard
Took Saxophone lessons from Paul W.
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"I'm getting better!!!"
Owen
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas K.
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"Rebecca is a friendly yet professional instructor. I felt at ease. She has a natural easy way of correcting errors. And has unique ideas about practicing to correct mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking lessons."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"Best saxophone teacher I ever had."
Aziz Gueye
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Absolutely phenomenal person!
Taught me some key things that immediately helped me out - highly recommend!"
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Lucas is patient and descriptive. The lesson was great. I look forward to the next lesson."
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"A very patient teacher, explains things well. Learned a lot about solos and got to play some cool pieces. Very knowledgeable."
junwei
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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