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Matt L.

95 Reviews
Astoria, NY
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
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Matt L.

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My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are children and adolescents who are looking to pursue music when they go to college or auditioning for state and regional band programs. Many of my students are very busy adults who are either looking to pick up an instrument for the first time as an ...

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Just took one lesson, but we were able cover a lot in 30 minutes. He was good at explaining things and laughed at my dumb jokes. I am an adult trying to re-learn how a saxophone works, and I trust he will be able to help me do that!

Jan K.

Long Island City, NY
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Slovene, Serbo Croatian, English
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Jan K.

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I am an internationally recognized saxophonist, composer, keyboardist, songwriter, lyricist, vocalist, bandleader, arranger, and producer with a passion for music education.

I have been teaching professionally for 10 years at levels from beginner to Graduate student/working professional (I am a substitute teacher for saxophone legend, prof. Antonio Hart, at Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College, NY). All levels and ages are welcome.

I have a specific teaching curriculum with an emphasis on the control of the saxophone fingering and breathing/sound producing techniques, which ensure visible improvements within weeks of lessons! I am definitely also open to the students' own wishes regarding their repertoire and musical interests.

The unique quality I bring to my student's teaching experience is that I am also a working musician - I have been performing, recording, touring, producing, and band-leading internationally for 15 years now in a wide variety of musical ...

About Jan

I am an internationally recognized New York-based saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, arranger, bandleader, producer and educator. I grew up in Slovenia, where I got my first (very thorough) formal training in both classical and jazz music. I continued my studies at the Royal Conservatory of T

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Kemal
Jan was recomended by my former flute teache, and I started taking clarinet lessons from him as a complete beginner. He is an excellent teacher, very patient, and he understands the psychology and needs of the student. In few weeks, I was able to produce nice sounds, and play simple pieces myself. Jan is also very knowledgeable about music theory. You can see that he is a great artist and musician who is very passionate about it- something that inspires and motivates the student as well. I would highly recommend him.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
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Yakov D.

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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.

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Joshua F.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
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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Jessenia
Joshua has been a great teacher for my 11 year old son! My son is learning how to play the saxophone and even though he's had no experience playing any type of instruments, he's learning a lot because Joshua's a great teacher. He's patient and kind with him and I would recommend him to anyone that's looking to learn something new!
Calista
Josh is very professional and serious about teaching chess. He teaches my 9 year old daughter and she is learning fast. I asked him to make sure my daughter states the rules before each move and he does a great job at that. He is very nice and we feel very comfortable with him. He doesn't joke around or waste time. I like that especially when dealing with kids. We will continue our classes with him. My daughter will take a few mins to get started and he starts the time when she's ready.
Matt
Josh is a no nonsense teacher. I liked that we got right into it the first lesson so to speak. We had to use FaceTime instead of zoom so it was a little hard for me to hear, but he was very patient and repeated instructions many times.
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Lauren K.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Awarded Sherman Van Solekma writing prize from Brooklyn College
  • Teaching since 2009
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Lauren K.

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Teach Alto & Tenor Saxophone

About Lauren

I have taught students from the age of four to sixty in all levels of flute, piccolo, alto and tenor saxophone as well as beginner clarinet. For the younger students I have also used to recorder to teach notes and to build confidence. My goal is to make the learning fun as that turns practicing i

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Rachel I.
First lesson went very well, daughter understood everything she explained .. looking forward to continue with her..
Sonny R.
The lesson went great. My son was very happy. Lauren is a sweet young lady who I could see right away works well with kids.
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Mikaela Y.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 6 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2012
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Mikaela Y.

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Experienced teacher of 6 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so that students learn what they want to learn, while also building a strong foundation of saxophone skills. I specialize in classical performance and typically use Standard of Excellence or Accent on Achievement band method books.

About Mikaela

Music teacher looking to keep busy working with bright young students eager to improve or begin their musical endeavors! I have a Bachelor of Music degree from San Jose State University in Music Education and have taught private lessons for over 10 years. I have also recently completed the teac

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Kate Scott
Kimberly T.
1st class! It was very informative and my son is already playing short songs on his tenor Sax. He loves it !!!!
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Blauvelt, NY

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Blauvelt 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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"There's a difference between knowing how to play and knowing how to teach and Matt is fluent in both. I have given up on the Sax a couple times before due to lack of affordable and qualified teachers so I'm very glad I finally found a teacher who's very patient and kind like Matt 5 stars all the way!"
Marisol
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Mikaela is a very upbeat passionate teacher and was very warm and welcoming. I had no prior experience with instruments and I learned so much in 30 minutes and truly believe Mikaela will get me to my goal!"
Jerrod Nicholls
Took Saxophone lessons from Mikaela Y.
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"Julie is an awesome teacher. I'm in my 20's and was looking for someone to teach me the saxophone. I was a total beginner, and Julie was so patient from the beginning.
During each lesson, Julie taught me new things while enforcing the ideas she taught the previous lessons so that I would work on perfecting one skill while learning a new one, which encouraged me to continue practicing and working on the different techniques.
Additionally, Julie went above and beyond, helping me find a new instrument, as well as sending me many different songs to practice throughout the week. She really took the time to make sure I was learning as much as possible and learning it well.
Overall, I think Julie is a wonderful and talented teacher that really knows how to teach each student on their own level, and I'm so grateful to have taken lessons with her. I highly recommend!"
Chana
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"Great first visit! Rob is great, calm and very informative. Can't wait to see what more comes from my sons lessons."
Jack
Took Saxophone lessons from Rob S.
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"I’m a classically trained violinist and I perform many different styles of music as a freelancer in Los Angeles, however I wasn’t a very confident improviser until I started studying with Rick. It always felt like I was shooting in the dark because I had no idea how to play within the chord changes, I was just relying on my ears. Rick has a very simple system that takes you step by step so it feels very manageable to learn and you feel like you’re constantly improving. It made sense from the very beginning and I started improvising with more control and confidence right away by applying his method to my solos. Rick is a world class musician and his knowledge of improvisation and jazz/blues is inspiring and very impressive. He has also played with so many huge acts and done virtually every kind of gig so he taught me a lot of practical advice that’s helped me get work and get hired again. I owe a lot of my success to Rick, and I cannot recommend him enough as a teacher and mentor!

Rick’s main instrument is saxophone and he teaches amazing jazz improvisation lessons so for anyone who wants to learn how to improvise, there’s no better teacher. If you want jazz sax lessons, I’ve heard some of his students and they are amazing players in a short amount of time. You would be wise to at least check him out for yourself."
Manoela
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Michael is an awesome teacher. He really listens to his students and teaches them in a very engaged way"
Garrett
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey"
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Superb instructor! I am a beginner with alto sax. I would highly recommend Emily for teaching. She is very knowledgeable, patient, and organized!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Joey is the best kind of teacher--he challenges my son and makes it fun for him. He pushes my son outside of his comfort zone, but in a good way. My son's technique and tone have improved so much. And best of all, he's really enjoying Joey as his teacher!"
Christine
Took Saxophone lessons from Joey E.
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"Eric is awesome sauce stuff! :)"
Caira
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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