Saxophone Lessons in Park Ridge, NJ

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Joshua F.

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

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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 mu

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AARUSH
Excellent coach. Trained well. My son learn a lot from class and has been using his new moves at home. He loved the chess.
Marisha K.
My son is learning piano and chess with josh. We live in Brooklyn and he’s coming from nj. He’s always on time (even in a thunderstorm)!!! He’s patient but firm with my 5 year old son who’s extremely fidgety and at times absent minded! He’s a very by the book kind of guy and ensures that my son understands the foundation before moving ahead!
George
Joshua is great my 6 years old seems very interested to continue learning
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Elia F.

8 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Bachelor of Music - Clarinet Performance from New York University
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Elia F.

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I am a professional musician passionate about sharing the joy of music with others. I specialize in beginner to intermediate students of all ages. I teach students how to practice and why to practice in order to help them fall in love with the saxophone! Typical lessons involve scales, sight reading, and a piece that the student chooses. If you like having fun and learning about different kinds of music send me a message!

About Elia

Elia F. is available for in-home, in-studio, and online lessons worldwide! Elia has been playing clarinet for over 15 years and teaching music since 2015. She enjoys working with students of all ages and experience levels from beginner to intermediate and advanced. Artists and genres that Elia has e

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Samantha Harris
I have had such a great experience taking clarinet lessons from Elia. She is very good at motivating me to practice in a non-degrading way, and she is always so supportive of my progress and struggles. I find that her explanations are very helpful and easy to understand, which I think is important for any teacher. I feel like I've improved a lot in the short time that I have been working with her, and I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a great teacher!
Patrick
Elle has been very helpful. I am an older student just beginning on the clarinet. Elle took the time to ask what by goal is and my music background. She is very patient and has given me a number of great suggestions to get started. She is always pleasant and positive and I look forward to our sessions.
Abby
I got a perfect score on NYSSMA thanks to the wonderful lessons from Elia! Elia was extremely organized and helped me stay on top of all of the audition requirements. She also gave me tips and exercises for my performance anxiety.
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Thomas G.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Doctorate of Music, Woodwind Performance from Florida State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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,

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Elizabeth Fryer
As a group Clarinet and Flute teacher with Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's, Thomas Giles created an engaging and inspiring music learning curriculum for his students. At each recital all of his students were able to introduce themselves, the piece they have learned, and a bit of history or commentary to go along. Throughout online learning Dr. Giles continued a supportive and creative environment, even through zoom, where each of his students composed and performed their own piece. If you are looking for your student to come away from lessons with a high level of ability and confidence on their instrument look no further than Dr. Giles, they will have the added bonus of learning important skills such as public speaking and presenting. They may even take away some composition and arranging skills!
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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA
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Nathan S.

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Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA. I'm currently pursuing my Master's in Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School. I have studied with Bruce Williams, George Garzone, Ralph

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!
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Carolina M.

1 Review
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Jazz performance from The New School
  • Teaching since 2020
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Carolina M.

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10 years experience playing, teaching and Learning saxophone with the most icónics saxophonists in the world. Currently studying jazz performance saxophone at The New School, I've been awarded from The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to be able to Study in NY and that made my dream possible to be here to learn and I want to share all my experience with you!.
From beginers to advanced leves!
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About Carolina

Carolina M, a tenor saxophonist from Guadalajara, currently resides in New York City. She begins her formal jazz studies at the Jazzuv Studies Center and continuing at LaFaro Jazz institute under the direction of maestro Agustín Bernal. She has participated in various festivals in different states

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Paulina Muñoz
Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her.
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Tristan C.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tristan C.

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My life as a saxophone player began with humble beginnings. Through dedication and hard work I've become experienced musician in Jazz, Broadway, and music production. I've played shows with critically acclaimed productions of Aladdin, Chicago, and Hello Dolly, and have worked with actors like Hugh Jackman. Pretty much anything you want to learn, I can help you! Want to compose? Want to improvise? Working on flute or clarinet? I've got you, and I'd love to help!

About Tristan

Hey! I'm Tristan. I'm a professional saxophonist, composer, and music producer. I've been playing saxophone for 15 years, and playing professionally for 7. Whether you're looking for someone to help you with fundamentals, music theory, improvisation, composing, whatever! I'd love to help cultivate y

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Bridget C.
Tristan is an incredible teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is a patient and helpful teacher with years of experience in all different kinds of woodwinds. He was able to help take me to the next level in my saxophone playing and I really enjoy studying with him! Highly recommend Tristan!!
Sam
Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Park Ridge, NJ

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Park Ridge is $70. 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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"Emily is a top-of-the-top musician and a fantastic teacher! She is so easy to get along with and loves to work with all ages/kinds of people. Her professionalism and positive attitude are second to none, and make her a great role model. 11/10 stars!"
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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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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"My son has fallen back in love with playing his saxophone again. Thanks, Leslie, for your expertise and encouragement."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Leslie K.
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"Top notch teacher.

Norman is an excellent teacher. I have been with him for just over a month now and I have came leaps and bounds. It's my first instrument that I have tried to learned and I can read music and play duets with him. He's friendly and very knowledgeable of the material also. I would say that in a couple months I will be dazzling my friends and family. So if your thinking about an instructor then Norman would be a great investment."
Jordan
Took Saxophone lessons from Norman T.
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"I used to play saxophone in high school but hadn't picked it up in over a decade and a few lessons with Jordan gave me my chops back along with a renewed appreciation for the instrument. I look forward to continued growth under Jordan's tutelage. He's a great teacher and inspiration as a musician."
Marc
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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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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"Very approachable, explains things clearly, friendly, and helped my son (very beginner) work on notes w/o squeaks, scales and other great tips to help him progress. Looking forward to our next lesson!"
Carrie
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Andrew has been an awesome instructor. I've had two lessons online with him so far (and have many more scheduled). He's patient and able to work around my irregular schedule. He gives me exercises and songs to work on, and I feel like I'm learning something every time I practice. I would highly recommend him - especially as a beginner."
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"My son just had his first online lesson with Sergio.
Sergio was conscientious, organized and very good with my 11 year old. Sergio appears to be extremely knowledgeable and very excited to teach. I would highly recommend Sergio!"
Zachary
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Andrew helped me learn how to breathe more efficiently, so the notes sound smooth and not choppy. Good first lesson."
Judith
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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