Saxophone Lessons in Clifton, NJ

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Granville M.

7 Reviews
Mount Vernon, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Jazz Composition from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 1998
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Granville M.

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About Granville

I operate in the music arena as a touring musician; a Music Director for musicals, jazz ensembles and choirs; a composer & songwriter; a band teacher at my local elementary school, a private instructor and a producer with a degree in Jazz Composition and Professional Music from Berklee College of M

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B. Jones
Although I can only compare Granville to one other teacher as a beginner. I can say that he keeps me very engaged. I'm excited to go to class and he always takes time to explain things in a way that feels personalized to me.
Michelle
Amazing Instructor! I felt so comfortable and at ease while learning. Can’t wait to continue my lessons with Granville!
Bryant
Granville is an excellent instructor, he took the time to access my skill level and is guiding me towards my goal to play the piano. I look forward to my lesson every week and if I have a question about ANYTHING I text him and he replies quickly. Glad I found him!!

Mark A.

New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2019
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Mark A.

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I provide thorough one on one instruction to pinpoint any issues which could prevent you from progressing as fast as you potentially could.

About Mark

Hello! My name is Mark and I am a Master Student studying Clarinet Performance at New York University. Before moving to the city, I was adjunct faculty at the New Music School in Chicago, IL. I look forward to working with you soon. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out! Best, Mark

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Jorge R.

2 Reviews
Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jorge R.

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Students will learn how to properly learn and play the saxophone from the absolute basics to a high, intermediate level and beyond in various styles.
Beginners: The basics of embouchure, technical skills, proper breathing techniques, ability to read music.
Intermediate: Playing intermediate level solo pieces, refining technique, extending range, learning how to play music by ear and performing in various styles, from classical to jazz.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I am have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I al

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.

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Jeff J.

18 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jeff J.

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As a certified music teacher my lessons help students quickly gain confidence on the saxophone. With my guidance, students become well-rounded musicians able to play their favorite songs, explore new possibilities, make their own music, and take on new challenges!

About Jeff

My Lessons are customized in a number of ways to create the ideal experience for each student and family. • Curriculum adheres to student and parent generated long-term goals • Musical arrangements and accompaniments are created to accommodate individual interests • Students can learn a vari

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Julie P.

36 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Julie P.

36 Reviews
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I am a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience. I know that each student learns differently so I use many different teaching methods and musical genres in lessons. I can help you get started on an instrument, improve your current abilities, work on school band and orchestra music, prepare for festival and solo auditions, prepare for college auditions, or just find great enjoyment in playing.

I pack a lot into each lesson making sure we address things such as: posture, theory, accuracy of rhythm, note reading, warm-ups, scales, etudes, solos, musicality, composition, interpretation and technique.

I also specialize in teaching students how to practice so that they can make the most of their practice time and progress as quickly as possible.

About Julie

Julie P. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience. She is currently in the orchestra for West Side Story on Broadway. Julie enjoys working with students of all abilities and specializes in teaching practice techniques that help her students progress quickly. Julie's lessons

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Mike
It's never too late to learn if you have the right teacher. Julie is knowledgeable, consistent, and amazingly patient with an old man that sometimes finds himself staring slack-jawed at the sheet music.

When I hit a stumbling block, she always helps me find a way around it. If I'm having trouble internalizing a new concept, she always finds another way to look at it.

Julie has helped me to take the modest musical aptitude that I've squandered for most of my life, and finally begin to focus it.

I'm still early in the learning process, but Julie has me well on the road to achieving the personal goals I set for myself.

Thanks Julie. Keep up the good work.
Adriana
Julie is organized, communicates clearly, and takes teaching seriously. She is patient and understanding while also having quality standards for her students' musicianship. I appreciate her consistency in lesson structure, as well as her continual exploration of the modern tools available for teaching and learning an instrument.
Marjorie
She's so thorough! A true professional, but also a very personable woman. My kids and I trust her completely and are excited with our progress.
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Nathan L.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Honorable Mention from Gulf Coast Steinway Society Concerto Competition V
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Nathan L.

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I have played saxophone for 6 years both academically and professionally. I taught myself first and then got lessons in college. I played bari sax in jazz band for all four years in college.

About Nathan

Since 2009, I have been playing clarinet, but my musical skills do not start there. I started piano lessons when I was 5 years old and this is where I learned how to read music. I grew my love of music through elementary school and started playing recorder. After I saw how well I excelled at record

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Clifton, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Clifton is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $109 per hour.
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$56 average
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"Ive had a terrific multi year set of lessons w Tony and he is flexible, patient, experienced and teaches where ‘I’m at’ not where a lesson book would rule or dictate.

Tony often hears things in my tone and technique that he then works into my lessons.

He can prepare a plan or cover what you want: he seems to enjoy the experience of teaching. But if you want to improve, Tony will help you get where you want to go"
Stefan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Lauren has been giving my son saxophone lessons for over 4 years. She has been an excellent teacher always on time and available. He has progressed under her direction very well. Currently, she's teaching our daughter acoustic guitar and we've been very happy with her progress."
Scott and Marcia
Took Saxophone lessons from Lauren M.
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"Stephen does an excellent job of instructing and encouraging. I've always wanted to learn how to play an instrument but was a little intimidated due to my lack of experience. Stephen put my anxiety to rest and made me feel comfortable learning something new. Did I mention I am 52? Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Stephen shows it just takes the right teacher.
Joe D."
Joe
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"Matt is a great teacher. He's flexible and patient and really knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!"
Dina
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Dan E.
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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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"Hi everyone,
You call him Anthony,
I’ll call him,Tony.
The man is out of this world.He is great,
He listen to you,What you have to say.
He’s a great teacher,In his own right...

B. Webster"
Bernard
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Crazy, awsome guy. Really enjoys what he is doing and gets you excited about learning to play. Flexible and offers multiple ideas to reach a goal.
Cool guy!"
Jac
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!"
Suzy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"A lot of Windows was open as of understanding the horn and music theory in just three lessons.I look forward to continuing my learning with Matt"
Andre
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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