Saxophone Lessons in Mountain Lakes, NJ

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Joshua F.

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Fort Lee, NJ
Starting at $15
  • Speaks Mandarin, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Joshua F.

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My best instrument.

About Joshua

Hello, my name is Joshua. I have years of experience in teaching children, in music and many other subjects---including work with special needs children. I have been in professional bands, composed electronic music for video games and YouTube videos, and written and contributed to textbooks on m

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Randy
Excellent introduction to harmonica. Taught notes and scales. Basics presented clearly.
Karthik V.
Very good instructor. Patient yet strict. My kids are making good progress.
Christa L.
Great teacher for my 6 yr. old son!
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Thomas G.

Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Thomas G.

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10 years of experience playing and teaching woodwinds professionally; Doctorate of Music.
No matter your experience level or goals, I make lessons engaging and positive. Learn fundamentals, improvisation, and play the music you've always wanted to!

About Thomas

Hi there! I've been teaching and playing saxophone, flute, and clarinet professionally for over a decade. I'm a member of a well-known saxophone quartet and frequently tour the United States and Europe giving concerts and teaching. I live in New York City and have worked on Broadway, in film scores

Emily P.

13 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Italian, English
  • Awarded Woodwind Department Assistant from The Boston Conservatory
  • Teaching since 2007
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Emily P.

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The saxophone family is full of potential for a wide array of colors and textures and can be played in a variety of styles: classical, jazz, funk, Afrobeat, rock, and more. I've played saxophone for 15 years, and I teach my students through exercises catered to their musical passions. In addition to the basic technical elements of playing, I focus on listening across the musical spectrum. I encourage the use of long tones and air support to improve tone, flexibility, and all repertoire.

About Emily

Woodwind instrumentalist Emily performs regularly in a range of styles including classical, jazz, rock, funk, Afrobeat, Third Stream, and musical theater. Emily holds her M.M. in Multiple Woodwind Performance from The Boston Conservatory with concentrations in saxophone, clarinet, and flute perform

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Peter F.
A great first lesson. Hoping it continues.
Lucia F.
Emily is warm, energetic, very professional and talented.
We love her!!
Cassel
My daughter had the most wonderful first lesson I could have hoped for! Thank you for making her education enjoyable.. it already left her wanting to come back !

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John C.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Intermediate, Advanced
  • BA from Montclair State University
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John C.

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I play and teach alto, tenor and baritone saxophone. I focus on getting my students to play in tune and in time by working with tuners and metronomes. Duet playing is a key factor in this process.

About John

I have over thirty years of experience playing and teaching clarinet saxophone and flute. I work with digital tuners and metronomes every day to assure that students learn to play in tune and in time. I adjust and maintain all my instruments and can detect problems with instruments immediately. If

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Jeff
John has huge knowledge about music and about jazz in particular,. He's a great player, and he knows how to break down skills and explain them in a way that's accessible. He's tailored lessons to my needs and level. I've made enormous progress since starting to study with him.
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Alexander S.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Music Performance from Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts
  • Teaching since 2014
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Alexander S.

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Hi there! Do you want to learn how to play what you hear and feel on the saxophone? My names Alex S, I graduated with a BFA from The New School in NYC, and have been playing sax for over 15 years! I'm confident that practice, patience, and the materials I provide, you will notice a dramatic increase in your musical abilities!

About Alexander

Hi there! My name's Alex S and I have a BFA in Jazz Saxophone from The New School, a conservatory in NYC. I love teaching students of all levels, as well as styles with a focus on improvisation. I have a studio quality online setup and happily share PDF's, sheet music, or recordings for free. I am

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Eileen
Alex is a very relaxed, easy going, knowledgeable person who knows how to tailor his teaching to his students' needs and desires. Taking lessons with him is both fun and a great learning experience.
Sam
Alex is an incredibly talented player with an equal talent for teaching. I have played for more than decade and had leading instructors in school and Alex has completely taken my playing to another level. Best yet, he makes lessons super fun. He's kind, considerate, encouraging and reassuring. I cannot recommend him enough for anyone looking to begin to play, expand their play, or just keep in shape and have fun. He's the best.
Alex
A super insightful and helpful method of teaching that works so well for Zoom piano lessons. Tons of knowledge of scales, chords, and everything in between!
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Dan E.

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Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • B.S. Business Administration from University of California, Berkeley
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

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Music is, and has always been, an obsession for me.

No one had to force me to practice, or transcribe, or listen. It's just something I love to do.

You can force yourself to learn music. But it's so much easier, and more fulfilling, when it's something that excites you; when you can't wait to pick up the horn.

Every student has their own version of this: a lens through which everything about music feels exciting and natural. My job as a teacher is to help you discover it.

For beginners, you might call this developing an interest or passion for music. Whether you're young or old, this is one of my favorite challenges as a teacher.

For advanced players, it may be more about finding your voice, or dealing with issues of ego, purpose, technique, etc. Having spent years studying with some of the best musicians in the world (Joe Lovano, Danilo Perez, John Patittucci, Kenny Werner, George Garzone, and others), I combine lessons from the masters with my own approach to help ...

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
M
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.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Mountain Lakes, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Mountain Lakes 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 $130 per hour.
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$54 average
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$69 average

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"Another fantastic lesson with Josh. He noted that my son tends to play his notes in a more "jazz" style which is great because I was hoping he would join jazz band in middle school! He is always positive and provides very constructive feedback to my 11 year old son to help him improve his playing. We are very pleased! (and my son is very comfortable with his teaching style... Love his tips and suggestions and his help with improving on songs he is playing for school.)"
Sterling
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Great guy. Works with your musical ability. I’m new to saxophone, but am on my 3rd instrument so I’m not totally new to music. He understands that."
Mark
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Ian is knowledgeable and patient - the perfect mix for an instructor. Looking forward to my second lesson"
Scott
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Lonze was great… Very attentive to what I wanted to learn and patient with things I didn’t understand"
Chas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Jordan is patient and very experienced, Cristian has enjoyed his lessons and looking forward to his next one."
Patricia
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan M.
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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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"Great first lesson - very informative and helpful. I am looking forward to following his guidance/instructions and put forth the effort into playing my tenor as I’ve dreamed of one day."
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Frixos is really focused and tries to get the best out of the student."
Aditi
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"First lesson was amazing from start to finish, great introductory from how to hold the instrument, down to first steps to making a sound, and even to a first song! Thanks Ian."
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"my daughter loves her lessons with Ms Tammye!"
Noemie
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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