Saxophone Lessons in Grosse Pointe, MI

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 2000
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Benjamin M.

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I have played saxophone since I was in 5th grade. I have been in a variety of groups over the years; rock, funk, punk, jazz quartets and big-band jazz, and the experimental use of electronics. You will learn proper breath (dynamics) and embouchure control, tonguing techniques, standard and alternate fingerings, approaches to improvisation and assistance with a varied repertoire for performance. I own a 1967 Beuscher alto saxophone and an Elkhart C-tenor saxophone. My home studio has recording capability which I use to record lessons when they are needed for review. Ear training is a crucial part to music on any level, and I encourage playing by ear as an important element to improvisation and music appreciation. My lessons are fun, informative, and creative!

About Benjamin

Hello Future Students! Whether you want to pursue a Musical Career or simply learn how to Play your Favorite Tunes for friends and family, I am here as your Teacher and Guide. I teach at my own home, at the Student's home or through the use of Skype. I am originally from Ann Arbor. I spent

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Bryan P.
Excellent instructor and a way cool guy. My first lesson was really informative, with so many helpful tips and techniques. Ben is a friendly, patient teacher, and I am looking forward to my next lesson!
Charlie and Cindy
We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)
Bryan K.
30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben.
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Valerie L.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in oboe performance from Valparaiso University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Valerie L.

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I teach beginner through advanced levels with a focus on learning proper breathing, embouchure and form. I teach music theory skills, reed making and adjustments, and musicianship .

I have been a double reed and woodwind specialist for over 20 years and I teach using classical and modern method books, pop, rock and jazz. I teach using positivity and encouragement, that I may help each student visualize and become the best instrumentalist they can be.

About Valerie

I have been teaching for over 20 years and I have studied with Frank Kocman (student of Nilo Hovey), Larry Allen (student of Robert Bloom & Humbert Lucarelli), Hollis Ulaky (Principal Oboist of Charlotte Symphony Orchestra), and Amanda Hardy (Principal Oboist of Portland Symphony Orchestra- student

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Neal
Val has a real positive attitude and infectious energy when working with my son. She has helped him with many minor details (breathing, finger placement, etc) besides just working with him on new content.
Shauna
Val is kind, patient and supportive of our very, very new 13 year old clarinet player. She is always sure to give great feedback as well as what he should specifically work on before the next lesson.
Zeybek
I am having a lot of fun and I get to get better at the same time. It is a class I get to look forward to every weekend.
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kenny B.

1 Review
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University
  • 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.

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Silvia C.

2 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education, Bachelor of Arts and Science, from Salve Regina University
  • Teaching since 2004
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Silvia C.

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I truly enjoy teaching students of all levels and all ages, from the beginner elementary student, and beginner adult, to the more advanced students. I emphasize a students strengths', and go from there. I truly believe that everyone is capable of learning to play and enjoying an instrument. I believe that everyone that has a desire to learn an instrument is capable of that, and I work with my students individually to unlock that potential. I believe that success breeds success, and I look forward to working with you to be successful.
In my instruction in individual lessons, I focus on teaching practice methods, as well as music literacy,and sight-reading. I feel that this is very important, as it is the basis for developing a strong sense of confidence and musicianship that the student will be able to use in a variety of setting, if they play solo, in a band, or in a small group. My philosophy is student centered, meaning that the needs and goals of the individual student determine ...

About Silvia

I have been a music educator for 16 years. I have worked in public school settings as a band director as well as general music teacher for multiple grade levels. I have been the director of two elementary and middle school bands and the general music teacher in two different urban public school

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Julie Carroll, Assistant Curriculum Director: Music - Lynn Public Schools, Lynn MA
I have had the pleasure of knowing Silvia as a professional colleague for 20 years. She is an experienced, educated and passionate music teacher, who has a well-developed ability to accommodate individual students' needs and learning styles. She is especially aware of what the beginning and intermediate woodwind player finds challenging, and I enthusiastically recommend her as a private instructor.
Michael
I have shared band duties with Sylvia at Barnum school. She is a caring teacher and a skilled musician. Her skills and knowledge of woodwind instruments are fantastic. As a twacher she inspires her students to work to the best of their abilities. It has been a joy to work together with her to further our Band program.
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Sean H.

13 Reviews
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  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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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Gio A.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $28
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2005
  • BA Music from University of Central Florida
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Gio A.

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I currently teach alto and tenor saxophone at the New School for Leadership and the Arts, but I have many years' experience teaching music to students of all ages. I teach to the abilities, passions, and ambitions of the student(s).

About Gio

I studied music at UCF (Orlando), focusing on classical and jazz guitar, but I also have years of experience playing rock, blues, folk, hip-hop, and musical theater on both guitar and drums. I have been teaching guitar, drums, and piano for about eight years to students of all ages. Music is wh

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Ron M.
Sure had fun and Gio gave me a lot of homework. This is good. I'm starting to get a good understanding of the Harmonica.
Ron M.
A great introduction to a Harmonica. Looking forward to my next lesson.
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Grosse Pointe, MI

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Grosse Pointe is $65. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $30 and $109 per hour.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible with hours, personable, and most importantly a good teacher. I've learned a lot of more theory and how to play more musically as a result. His jam session also offers a nice opportunity for students to showcase their skills"
Noah
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Kimberly has been teaching my 11 y/o saxophone for 2 years. She is patient and fun. My daughter enjoys the instrument so much more."
Jennifer
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"very good experience thank you"
Carlos
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"We switched my son from clarinet to saxophone in the middle of the school year and hired Matt to help get him caught up with his bandmates. Matt relates very well to an 11 year-old boy, and although he was serious and got to work immediately, he put Josh at ease from the start. I was initially worried that a 90 minute lesson would push the limits of my son's endurance, but he has really enjoyed the sessions, and the longer time has been very beneficial. Overall a 100% positive experience"
Lyn
Took Saxophone lessons from Matthew H.
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"I have to say that Michael is the best music teacher I ever had. and I have studied music for a long time. He is patient, thoughtful and his music skills are outstanding I recommended him as the best."
Amparo
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"Carter is patient and kind, and immediately helpful - just what a beginning sax student would hope for!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"First lesson and very easy to work with during the online session.
Great first experience."
Matthew (Matt)
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"I've been taking lessons from Kareem for about a year now and it has been very helpful in music theory and getting a grasp on improvising. I like Kareem's approach at keeping it simple and focusing on my learning needs I have and would recommend Kareem to anyone interested in private lessons."
sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Kareem K.
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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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"Great! I can tell Randall is extremely knowledgeable, and I'm looking forward to the next lesson!"
Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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