Saxophone Lessons in Livonia, MI

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Heather P.

31 Reviews
Utica, MI
Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University
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Heather P.

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As a clarinetist, it made perfect sense to me to pick up the saxophone. It is a great instrument to play. I really enjoy it.

I teach beginning and intermediate levels of saxophone. I use the rubank books as well as a few other books for saxophone books.

About Heather

Welcome! Interested in starting a musical journey with an enthusiastic, degreed, experienced teacher? You can learn whether you are an elementary beginner, retiree, a high school student, a musician with special needs, or an out of practice musician. Whatever your level, just sign up and begin!

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Natalia M.
Granddaughter enjoy her time and knowledge of teacher looking forward to next lesson
Jack R.
Heather is a great teacher; she is able to gauge ability and keeps the lessons varied and interesting, always pushing you just at the edge, beyond what you thought you were capable of. Friendly, amiable, and laidback in style, she makes learning in a comfortable atmosphere fun. You can tell she has a real passion for music and teaching, and results after just a few lessons proves she knows what she is doing.

I am a beginning singer, my only prior experience was singing with the congregation in church, not the choir.
Quinn
She's really nice, and makes warm-ups before starting the lesson for your voice range. The variety of songs you can sing is pretty big, you want to sing in Italian? There's plenty! Want to sing in Latin? I'm pretty sure there's a few! There are songs from various musicals, too. All in all, she's a pretty great teacher.
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Rhonda C.

9 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $23
  • Speaks Sign language
  • Teaching since 1970
  • Music Theory, Piano, Instrumental from Perry High
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Rhonda C.

9 Reviews
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We are going to HAVE FUN! I will be customizing your lessons to your needs, your skill level, your age, and most importantly, what you would like to learn on the trumpet.

I will be including the basic fundamentals (for example, scales and arpeggios as warmup exercises when you practice) keeping them fun, not grueling or boring. Students interested in learning alto saxophone will be instructed in the basic principles of the sax such as proper finger placement and how to sit while playing. We will focus on both note reading as well as ear training (learning to play by ear) which opens up a whole new level when playing any instrument. Of course we will focus on the strengths of each student as everyone will vary in these areas. Some are stronger in note reading, whereas others are skilled and even gifted in playing by ear. My ultimate goal is for each student to have fun and enjoy this fun instrument.

I will help you sight read music (new songs) which is extremely useful should you ...

About Rhonda

Welcome to Rhonda's Instrumental Lessons! I love people and music and the two go superbly well together. I've been teaching piano, woodwinds, brass, strings, recorder, harmonica and even some accordion ever since I was 15 years old, which to date has been going on over 45 years of sharing my skil

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Anna D.
My ten year old granddaughter has zip experience with any musical instrument, but she elected to try the saxophone. Rhonda is an excellent instructor. Her praise is genuine and her corrections are gentle. My granddaughter’s comment after her first thirty minute lesson was, “ That was a short lesson..only about five minutes!” That says it all! Highly recommend Rhonda!
Catherine
Such a fun enjoyable first lesson!
Lois K.
Rhonda was knowledgeable, fun and professional. She started where I was at and moved me along at my own pace. The music choices were great. Challenging but absolutely doable. Can't wait for my next lesson!!
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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1988
  • Awarded Whitlock Scholarship from University of New Hampshire
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Lisa N.

7 Reviews
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I have 20 years of teaching experience, and can help reach your musical goals!

About Lisa

If you don't see the time slot you are looking for, please reach out to me: I can often accommodate other times upon request. Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. Th

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William H.
First time doing online lessons. Lisa made it very easy. She is very upbeat and makes lessons enjoyable.
Jack
Awesome teacher! Took several years off from playing clarinet, and Lisa helped me get going again. Best thing I ever did was to start taking music lessons again!
Mary
Lisa is an experienced teacher in so many ways. She is well versed in the mechanics of instruments, and all the nuances of music. She works well with students of all ages, and is an excellent teacher!!!
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Dave S.

5 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 1976
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Dave S.

5 Reviews
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Sound is the key. Developing and nurturing a solid sound opens up all other aspects of music. Once we have a solid sound we can depend on everything we play is more effective.
I teach basic musicianship along with advanced sound production techniques.
Spontaneous creation and composition. I can help you freely improvise in any situation and become a functionary player as well as a soloist.

About Dave

I have been playing the saxophone fro 45 years. I think its all about the sound, the tone. I played with the Microscopic Septet and William Parker's Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra.

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Andrea
Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration.
Can
Very good teacher, makes classes and learning really fun.
Tali
Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants.
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Kevin D.

12 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Awarded WalMart Teacher of the Year from WalMart - Fayetteville
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kevin D.

12 Reviews
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Can teach all levels classical and jazz. Specialize in teaching Jazz Improvisation.

Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone

About Kevin

School music program disrupted due to Pandemic Let's learn online or in person. I am a professional music teacher with 30+ years of experience. Very experienced at teaching all band instruments. Expert at Saxophones - Clarinet. I am very experienced at teaching one on one across TakeLessons, zoom or

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Ramon L.
He showed interest in teaching.
Emory S.
Kevin was patient, encouraging, and easy to work with!
Marion G.
Kevin is a great instructor! He's very patient and knowledgeable. Can't wait for my next lesson
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stephanie K.

17 Reviews
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Starting at $32
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Gold Star Nomination - Rookie Teacher from Highline Schools Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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stephanie K.

17 Reviews
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I hold a bachelors degree in Music Education. I have just completed my Masters in Music Education degree and am eager to build up a woodwind studio again! Clarinet is my primary instrument and can teach beginning, intermediate and advanced students. I also can teach beginning and intermediate sax and flute. I strive to create experiences with my students where instant success is being achieved in each lesson. I love to incorporate fun and variation in my teaching, no two lessons are the same!! Its never to late to begin learning an instrument, all ages and abilities are welcome!

About stephanie

Stephanie Kuborssy was born and raised in Mountain View, California. Stephanie graduated from Southern Oregon University in June of 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Music Instruction and a Minor in Environmental Studies and Policy. While maintaining a 3.83/4.00 GPA, Stephanie participated in the N

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Anthony
Very positive
Anne
great lesson! Than you
Connor
Stephanie is a phenomenal teacher and connected instantly with Connor. It's a match made in heaven.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Livonia, MI

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Livonia is $71. 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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"Patient, a wonderful beginner teacher!"
Anders
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Very friendly and made me want to play more!"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Carl is a wonderful instructor. I may get a little overzealous at times, but he’s always patient and he indulges my imagination of being Kenny Dee. :)"
Dee
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Great first lesson. Carl provided some much needed structure for my approach to jazz improv. We reviewed modes and patterns and he accompanied me on piano while I played sax."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Great teacher! Highly recommend. Teaches the fundamentals while incorporating fun musical facts along the way."
Vanessa
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"Peter is very easygoing and fun to work with. I was very pleasantly surprised and impressed how much we accomplished in our first 45 minute lesson. Look forward to continuing lessons with him!"
John
Took Saxophone lessons from Peter Q B.
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"He is very enthusiastic and a great instructor. My son love his classes."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Our son really enjoyed his first lesson. Michael has a great way of connecting with teenagers and makes the lesson fun."
Caleb
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Gleb has a been a really great teacher for my son! He is really nice and motivates my son to practice and to become a better saxophone player. My son's technique has also improved a lot since he started taking lessons with Gleb. He pays attention to detail and has helped us purchase the correct mouthpiece and reeds."
Louise
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Lucas is very talented and knowledgeable. He has shown me tips and techniques that are not in the beginner or intermediate lesson books. I am a beginner sax player and his insights on the saxophone and music have helped me greatly."
Marv
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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