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Nick Y.

8 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Russian, English
  • Teaching since 2008
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Nick Y.

8 Reviews
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I have been playing the saxophone since 1998. My teaching experience in itself equals to some 10 years.

Through this time period, I have been working with Beginner to Advanced-level students of any ages. We have been practicing in my professional studio, at my trainees’ premises or via Skype.

To any student of mine I offer a tried-and-true combination of techniques that have eventually made up my state-of-the-art teaching methodic.
It contains, but is not limited to, the following:

- developing beginner musicians’ skill;
- establish the basis of musical theory including learning musical notation and reading scores;
- gaining extensive practice through performing popular classic to hit tunes;
- giving rise to intermediate-level saxophonists’;
- getting to know how to play in ensemble;
- learning how to improvise in a variety of genres.
- polishing advanced sax players’ mastery.

And, no doubt, helping prepare for an upcoming concert or competition is an option, too,

About Nick

Hi, everyone. I'm Nick York, a professional saxophone player from Brooklyn, NY. I'm originally from Russia, where I graduated from the Nizhniy Novgorod conservatory in 2013, with a mark of excellence and an honors degree diploma. I am the winner of many prestigious international awards (UK, German

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Jane
I’ve been slowly moving toward playing sax for over a year. So, when I was finally ready, I got puzzled where to find an experienced teacher so as not to pay through my nose. After about a week on the Internet, I found Nick York. After watching some of his videos online, I called him and we started training. Now I can say he stands out of other performers in terms of quality-to-price ratio. Thanks, Nick
Julie
I wanted to learn how to play the sax – and here it is, given to me as a present. I started to look for a teacher and was put on to him. I reckon he is a good teacher. He clearly breaks down information, has a creative approach to studies, always puts something new on offer, and takes his students’ wishes on board. Undoubtedly, Nick is a fair musician notwithstanding his teaching spirit. If any acquaintance of mine sets their sights on playing the saxophone, I will certainly recommend him to them.
Abbie
Nick is an exceptional musician and teacher. My son plays tenor saxophone and with Nick’s help jazz and classical pieces are taught in a fun and meaningful way. He is very patient and is great at giving little tricks and hints. He explains everything thoroughly from scales, technique, etc., His feedback at each lesson is detailed and on point. My son enjoys and looks forward to his lessons with Nick. I highly recommend!!!!

Ashley W.

East Orange, NJ
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2007
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Ashley W.

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Highly individualized lessons for students of all ages. One can expect the basics to be covered, such as caring for your saxophone and breathing exercises; as well as building on skills to improve your playing and taking it to a level beyond simply reading the sheet music.

About Ashley

Ashley is a multi-instrumentalist with a deep love for both music and teaching. She strongly believes that the arts help further one's skills in nearly every discipline. Primarily, Ashley is a saxophonist. She also plays the bass, cello, and pitched percussion' as well as sings. All of her music le

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Dave S.

5 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaching since 1976
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Dave S.

5 Reviews
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Sound is the key. Developing and nurturing a solid sound opens up all other aspects of music. Once we have a solid sound we can depend on everything we play is more effective.
I teach basic musicianship along with advanced sound production techniques.
Spontaneous creation and composition. I can help you freely improvise in any situation and become a functionary player as well as a soloist.

About Dave

I have been playing the saxophone fro 45 years. I think its all about the sound, the tone. I played with the Microscopic Septet and William Parker's Little Huey Creative Music Orchestra.

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Andrea
Dave is a very good teacher. I learned a lot from him about sound and improvisation. The lessons are always a lot of fun and inspiration.
Can
Very good teacher, makes classes and learning really fun.
Tali
Dave is a great teacher and I would recommend him to anyone who asks :)
He's flexible (in both scheduling and teaching) and adapts to whatever the student needs or wants.

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Ian B.

23 Reviews
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Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • BFA Jazz Studies from New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ian B.

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I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I offer online saxophone lessons to players of all ages, levels, and backgrounds! I have performed with Grammy Nominated blues singer Sugaray Rayford, jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis, blues legend Buddy Guy, Brazilian vocalist/composer Luciana Souza, amongst others. Currently

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Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Thomas M.

11 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Arts in Music (Minors in Religion and Philosophy) from Bucknell University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2004
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Thomas M.

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Saxophone has always intrigues me... and you as well if you are reading this. Its throaty, expressive sound has been the delivery vessel fro some of the greatest melodies in history! Students will learn basic reading, scales, arpeggios as well as proper technique. Lessons are available in both Alto and Tenor Saxophone.

About Thomas

I LOVE to teach and I am looking for a few more motivated students online and at my home studio on Merritt Island, Florida. Lessons are fun and motivating! Beginning students learn songs that they love while also learning basic theory and instrument technique. Advanced students will have their mind

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Jason
Tom taught my daughter for almost 3 years before moving back East. We were very sad, he is the best! My daughter always left her lessons happy and I could definitely hear her progress over time which was awesome! Highly recommend!
Tristan (.
thank you from first timer.
Jim B.
I really enjoy learning guitar theory from Thomas. He is very enthusiastic and fun.
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Alex L.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded Second Place Trophy from Six Flags over Georgia
  • Teaching since 2003
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Alex L.

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I have been a musician for 30yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sc

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Richard G.
Great first lesson.
DeMarcus
On time for lesson, Respectful, knowledgeable. Alex offered great warmups, etc that showed improvement to my sons playing right away. Very excited about the lessons to come.

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"So good. learning to do a solo"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"My son has completed 5 lessons with Andrew and it is amazing to see his progress! Andrew is punctual, professional, and very good with my son."
Connor
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"We were nervous about taking lessons online, however the alternative (in-person) was twice the cost and required either travel or allowing a stranger in my house. My son had a great first experience with lessons online. He has a new outlook on playing the saxophone."
Bryson
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I am a beginning Tenor Sax student and a senior citizen. I have played other instruments years ago, but never a woodwind instrument. Ian has been a marvelous instructor for me. Although I had never picked up a sax until December 2014, he already has taught me how to play several simple tunes and a number of scales. His patience and sensitivity to the appropriate pace is impecable. He also keeps me informed of other activities - concerts, recordings, community events to reinforce my interest. I would recommend Ian as a music teacher to anyone without reservation or hesitation."
Bow
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian T.
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""I learned many essential things in my first lesson." Tomas"
Tomas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa M.
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"Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Yakov to help us with the saxophone practice!"
Roman
Took Saxophone lessons from Yakov D.
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"Aaron has really inspired my son to pick up the Sax again after a six month hiatus. Aaron pushes him musically and challenges him daily on scale work, music theory and song performance. I could not be happier."
Erica
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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"Really just great, I started playing with Bill about three months ago and it couldn't be going any better. His patience, demeanor and amazing skill must be commended and everyone should sign up immediately you definitely won't regret it I promise."
Albert
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Julie is great. She patient and kind. My daughter enjoys every lesson."
Hailee
Took Saxophone lessons from Julie P.
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"Michael is an excellent teacher and he was so patient with my daughter (5th grade). She was way ahead of the other students in her class and he found additional music for her to learn so she wasn't bored."
Rebecca
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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