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Rebecca T.

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Syracuse, NY
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  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Stetson University
  • Teaching since 2013
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Rebecca T.

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Students can expect structured music lessons that help them play the music they want to play! We will always follow a format of focusing on fundamentals, scales and technique, concert band and/or jazz band music, and fun music.

About Rebecca

If you're looking for a dynamic and experienced virtual music teacher, let's talk! I have taught students of all ages to love and appreciate the wonderful world of music through clarinet, saxophone, flute, and oboe. My past students have won placements in performing arts high schools, won superior

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Eeshan
Great lessons, looking forward to the next ones!
Kimberly
Rebecca is phenomenal for private lessons for all ages. She is very patient and makes learning the clarinet fun. She is detail oriented and will help you be the best you can be while still being encouraging and helpful. Rebecca gives clear feedback and suggestions to fix issues, she also is very knowledgeable about repertoire and new opportunities for playing. I would recommend her to everyone I known interested in clarinet.
Brian
Rebecca has worked with me for a few lessons and each time I can see improvement. I would highly recommend to anyone, including adult learners.
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Chad E.

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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaching since 1996
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chad E.

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I studied classical saxophone at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and Jazz improvisation at Howard University. My lessons will show you just about every aspect of playing the saxophone form articulation for an etude or how to swing the notes for jazz band.

About Chad

Saxophone is my business for over 40 years. Jazz, R&B, Classical, Hip Hop whatever the job needs. If you want to learn how to play classical and need work that will get you that scholarship, you have come to the right place. You could be in the jazz band and need some help with the improvisation, yo

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Eric B.
My son said this after his first lesson with Chad, “Mom, this is the first time I actually smiled after a lesson, I already know I’m going to learn so much from him!”
Eric Thomas
Awesome first lesson. Went over a bunch of things. very patient and very knowledgeable. Looking forward to the rest of the lessons,
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Preston B.

13 Reviews
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  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Preston B.

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I believe in catering lessons to a students individual desires and musical goals. I play Tenor, Alto, Soprano and EWI. Our lessons can cover a broad range of concepts like:
Musicality/Performance
Jazz Improvisation
Composition/Arranging
How to practice
Tone and Sound production
Technique
Doubling
Reading/Sight Reading
Learning Tunes
Using petals and electronic musical components
And MUCH, MUCH MORE!!!

About Preston

With over 20 years playing experience Preston began playing professionally very early. He has toured over 6 countries including England, France, Switzerland and Italy. He received his degree in Jazz Studies/ Performance from the prestigious University of North Texas Jazz program, the first Jazz prog

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Brad B.

67 Reviews
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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Bachelor of Music in Education from Cornerstone University
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Brad B.

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Whatever your level, we will dive into great studies of classic fundamentals, technique refinement, mature tone quality, and of course music that YOU love to play.

About Brad

Greeting! I specialize in teaching trumpet, trombone, saxophone and clarinet. I have taught music at practically every level from Pre-Kindergarten through college (three years on staff with the band program at Cornerstone University), and have run multiple successful mid/high school band programs ov

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He has helped my son so much with playing his note clearer and stronger.
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Robert C.

6 Reviews
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Starting at $42
  • Speaks
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 8 to 75
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Robert C.

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As an accomplished professional musician and teacher, I understand the musical journey. I have been teaching students ranging in ages from 7 to 91(!) for many years, from beginners to professionals. and tailor my lessons to each individual. I believe it is about the journey and enjoying the process. I include context in my teaching, giving a more holistic approach to art and music. I believe the study of music will enrich your life in many ways and that music can become a friend for life.

About Robert

After all these years of playing and thousands of gigs In many genres, I still remember why I started playing in the first place. The excitement and joy of playing and exploring music should last and I strive to impart that in lessons. Of course, you need to know how to work the machine and I teach

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Luke
I'm in 8th Grade and have been taking saxophone lessons with Bob for a year. He is friendly, patient, helpful and makes the lessons fun! I enjoy taking lessons with him because he's not too pushy but still challenges me enough to help me improve my skills. I would highly recommend him as a teacher!
Laurel
Take lessons from Bob Campbell! Do it and you'll be rewarded with a fun, productive, and inspired musical experience that will enrich your life. Seriously. I've studied with Bob for several years and he is a creative and passionate teacher who can show you how to make the simplest exercises musical and interesting, while making more challenging pieces a pleasure to learn.

Bob is a talented, accomplished performer who shares his in-depth professional experience and broad knowledge of music history and culture to educate and motivate. During lessons, Bob has been known to relay stories from classical-era musicians’ lives, play passages from 1930s to current jazz musicians, and impart lessons from his own performance experiences. I'm so often amazed that he has yet another fascinating example or story to illuminate a topic and provide new understanding of a concept.

Bob is a learner-centric teacher who provides creative, deliberate plans and steps to move forward, but will change course if needed to enhance success. Since I started the saxophone later in life, he often mentions the “unique strengths of adult learners” and relates adult life-knowledge to learning musical concepts. Additionally, I have long struggled with confidence in music-making and Bob has come up with creative solutions to help me overcome my own “getting in the way” of music making while keeping me on task. Along the way he has been understanding, kind, and supremely patient while working through this challenge with me.

Bob brings a keen intellect, good sense of humor, and a relaxed and fun teaching style to his lessons. I feel fortunate to have an expert and steadfast guide who encourages me to explore and have fun with music while helping me gain knowledge and skills. Do yourself a favor and call Bob to guide you on your own musical journey.
Jon
I’ve been taking tenor sax lessons with Bob for over 5 years. When I started taking lessons with him, I couldn’t play at all, but I’ve made great progress and Bob has been instrumental (sorry!) in my improvement. In fact, I got good enough to play "Unforgettable" during the service at my daughter’s wedding and everyone both enjoyed it and thought it was quite meaningful. Bob is professional, motivating and friendly and I’ve truly enjoyed working with him. I would very highly recommend Bob to anyone of any age who is interested in lessons on a woodwind instrument.
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Ethan H.

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  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 8 to 80
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Ethan H.

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The saxophone is easy to start on (if you know the right tricks) and tough to master. Wherever you are on your journey with the instrument, I've been there, and I can help. We'll sort out your fundamentals- tone, time, technique and intonation- while learning your favorite tunes and music I recommend for you based on what you like and want to learn. We improvise, compose, transcribe, and arrange so that you can understand music and express ideas fluently in any medium, the same way you can read, write and speak your native languages. The ultimate goal is to give you all the tools you need to create music you love- whether that means covering something you heard on Spotify or improvising new music from scratch.

I've played saxophone for over 15 years, studying first with Dann Zinn in the Bay Area, and then George Garzone and Shannon LeClaire at Berklee College of Music. I've taught the instrument and music to people since I was 18. I learned the instrument through an obsession with ...

About Ethan

My musical life started at the piano when I was four. I've spent the last five years helping students understand the sounds that speak to them and bring them into their own music-making. I spent my early years playing piano, then picked up the saxophone, which took me to Berklee College of Music,

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Isabelle Ng
I have studied saxophone, jazz piano/theory, and songwriting with Ethan for over 2 years, and he is the best music instructor I've ever had. He cares so much about his students and helps us thrive. Not only is Ethan my teacher, he is a friend and a mentor.

I first met Ethan through my school's jazz combo program, and my interest in music immediately grew in the presence of his friendly persona. Ethan organized life changing jam sessions and master classes that I will remember forever. His teaching approach is project based which gives his students something to walk away with. With his guidance, I have become a stronger musician and a wiser person. Thanks Ethan!

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in La Fayette 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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"Ben is such a great teacher for Saxophone. Professional, be patient and nice. He will notice and correct details of kid's breath, mouth, shape of body and even the finger type. My son is so happy to learn with him. And get repaid improvement even he is zero experience to start. Now my son is loving saxophone. And I am so happy we can have Ben as his teacher."
Grace
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Maureen was very committed to helping and making sure my daughter was comfortable with all of the material. She also is very happy to help with opportunities and confidence in general, Maureen has been great for my family and we look forward to more lessons with her."
Allyson
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Online lessons are not the best method for me but I am grateful to be able to be taught by Lucas. I am learning a lot and as soon as I am able to put it all into practise I will be happy. Bridging the gap between understanding and ability is hard. Looking forward to having more lessons."
Carla
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"In just one lesson, intoduced the capacity of the saxophone to produce a classical tone, and opened my eyes to the many intricacies of the saxophone. Great experience!"
Brenden
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Matt has been teaching me to play the sax for several months now. He is a phenomenal teacher. He's patient, understanding and has a in depth knowledge of music. I would highly recommend."
David Finlay
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Kevin is a very good with all kinds of people, a great caring, knowledgeable instructor, and an excellent saxophone player. I have known him 13 years and highly recommend him!"
Gary
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Michael takes the time to really understand our daughters interests and goals, and then develops a plan just for her. He takes his job very seriously, and always provides great advice. I would enthusiastically recommend Michael to any saxophone student."
Marina
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Excellent teacher! Explains things well and is very amenable to answering questions. A great experience. Looking forward to playing some jazz!"
Harriet
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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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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"I recommended Andrew as a teacher for a student that I tutor. She's a slow learner and requires a lot of special attention, but Andrew was a perfect fit! He really takes students where they're at and teaches them the way that is best for them. He's capable of teaching any level of student. He's also passionate about what he does and has a lot to offer as far as knowledge."
Kimberlee
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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