Saxophone Lessons in Southfield, MI

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Benjamin M.

33 Reviews
Detroit, MI
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, French, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 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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Maureen W.

10 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
  • Teaches students 8 to 18
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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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John A.

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  • Teaching since 1998
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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John A.

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30 years of experience playing the saxophone. I studied classical and jazz with a great, old bebopper named Wayne Demsey. I also have 20 plus years experience playing in rock and blues bands. Improve your tone and expression. Understand theory and harmony and learn to improvise. Learn classical repertoire and prep for CMEA or NEMFA auditions.

About John

My name is John Ambrose. I love music and I love sharing the joy of music with others. I have 20 plus years experience teaching. I am patient, knowledgeable and have a gift for making connections with students of all ages and abilities.

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Anthony N.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Anthony N.

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I have been playing saxophone for 18 years and have been involved in every facet of it throughout school (jazz band, marching band, symphonic band) and beyond to professional rock bands. Whether it's fundamentals, improvisational technique, or working on altissimo notes, I can help.

About Anthony

Singing Teacher Specializing in Contemporary/ Rock (Also Saxophone!) Active School of Rock Teacher Hello Everyone, I have made a career onstage in musicals and in rock bands for the past 10 years, while keeping an active Youtube channel where I can promote my own projects. Notable cred

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Brenna
Anthony is a gentle, nourishing teacher who knows exactly what to do to get the best out of you! I love working with him. Not only is he one of the most talented performers I've ever known, as a teacher he cultivates a relaxed, safe environment and is an absolute pleasure to work with. Highly recommend Anthony!
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Matt R.

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  • Jazz Studies, Music Industry from University of Southern California
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Matt R.

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Hello! I've been playing the saxophone, clarinet, and flute for 13 years now, playing professionally in the Los Angeles scene for the past four years. I have teaching experience at all ages/levels. My background is in jazz and classical music, while a lot of the work I do in LA is more in the pop/rock setting- so we can go over any style you'd like. I've played venues such as Umbria Jazz Festival, the Vienne Jazz Festival, the Monterey Jazz Festival, Yoshi’s Oakland, the SFJAZZ Center, The Troubadour, The Roxy, Whisky a Go-Go.

About Matt

Matt Richards is a saxophonist, clarinetist, flautist, and composer based in Los Angeles, California. While in Los Angeles, Matt has worked across genres. Currently, Matt performs and records with his own, five- member blues/contemporary pop band Cab Ellis, singer-songwriter and guitarist David Ay

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Jeremy C.

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Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jeremy C.

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I have over 5 years of experience playing the saxophone and play the soprano, alto and tenor. I have performed as a soloist, in an wind ensemble setting and with jazz ensembles. I hold a Licentiate (LTCL) Diploma (2009) and a Grade 8 Certificate on Flute (2008) from Trinity College London and apply the same learning principles and technique to the saxophone.

I focus on the fundamentals (tone, technique and timing) using my own personalized approach to methods such as long tones, scales/ arpeggios and technical studies. I also allow students to be creative and express themselves through the art of music.

About Jeremy

Jeremy-Paul's passion is music and has worked as a music teacher and assistant primary school director (part-time) for over six (6) years and also as an engineer (full-time) for over five (5) years. He has experience teaching students between the ages of ten (10) to twenty-four (24) as well as adul

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Ann
Jeremy sings and plays the flute in our church choir. He has proved himself to be the ultimate musician. Always amazed by his great skill and talent in enhancing our sound. He would certainly have much to offer the up and coming flutist.
Jann-Marie
I was one of Jeremy's first students. My parents were forcing me to pick up music as a hobby and i was very hesitant because it seemed tedious to me. My mom then heard about Jeremy from her friend and asked if he was willing to teach me. He was very patient as i admit i was not the best student, but he stuck with me and now i am taking auditions to play for an orchestra as a principal flute player. I will always be grateful to him for getting me to love and enjoy music as i was against it in the beginning, I would recommend that everyone make him your teacher, he really is awesome! Love ya teach!
Giselle
As a teacher myself, I find Jeremy-Paul's tutoring service is to recommended as he is very patient and understands the student's capability. As a new learner, he has really given me an excellent start. He makes his lessons interesting and demands a high level of expectations. He is very passionate about his craft and is very enthusiac about engaging his students.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Southfield, MI

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Southfield 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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$52 average
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"Gleb is an excellent teacher. He is an accomplished musician and was patient and thorough during the lesson."
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"I feel that he is very cool, and he will help me get ready for my competition."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Great instructor! Can’t wait to continue with more lessons! He helped me understand what I was trying to focus on!"
Kyen
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"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."
Tali
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave S.
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"Encouraging and attentive, with a relaxed style of teaching. My son enjoyed his weekly saxophone lessons with Mas for several years."
Lorette
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"Lucas is a great instructor, however the internet connection/ experience for the online lessons keeps me from giving a 5 star review."
Wendell
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Amazing first lesson! Tina was incredibly patient and thorough -- my daughter really enjoyed it"
Brad
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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"Fantastic first lesson"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"Excellent teacher...She made me feel comfortable as a old beginner...Explains things well, would definitely recommend her to others!!"
Toyge
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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"First lesson with Lucas- great start. Looking forward to more lessons."
Gary
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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