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Sergio M.

6 Reviews
Garfield, NJ
Starting at $34
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • B.A. Music Business from NJCU
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Sergio M.

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I've been playing saxophone for over 15 years and i like to teach beginners or intermidiate level students. I graduated with a Bachelor's of Arts in Music Business.
I stress patience and helping in anyway needed

About Sergio

Hi, there! My name is Sergio and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons for a few years and have loved helping my students play saxophone, DJ, and learn the basics of piano. I went to New Jersey City University and earned a degree in Music Business in 2018. I'm a patient and u

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Kelly O.
Thanks for a great lesson! recamend you to everyone!
Jackson
So glad that we found Sergio! Sergio has been teaching my oldest Son saxophone for a while now. My younger Son recently found interest in the recorder and had his first lesson with Sergio today. Sergio was great with him and made sure to find music that he is interested in. I highly recommend Sergio for any kid!

Tyler B.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
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With training at high-level schools and over a decade of diverse professional experience, I'm well-suited to teach saxophone in any style. Whether you need help with school ensemble music, want to learn your favorite melodies, or even want to write your own music, I can offer experienced and relaxed guidance towards your goals!

About Tyler

I'm a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, composer, and arranger, living in Brooklyn, having moved from Boston in 2018. My professional experience on saxophone, keyboards, clarinet, flute, and bass in many different musical styles has offered me a wide-ranging palate to teach from. For the past six-plu

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John B.
Tyler is an excellent instructor.
Karen
My daughter enjoyed learning clarinet with Tyler. As another reviewer has noted, Tyler is a gentle and patient teacher. My daughter could be difficult during lessons and often got distracted, and Tyler was great at steering her back on track and engaging her through new music and exercises.
Katrin
Tyler was the piano teacher for our two daughters for almost 5 years. They were piano beginners aged 4 and 6 when we started. My daughters are more on the shy side, and Tyler ended up being the perfect teacher for them. He is gentle and patient but at the same time got them excited about learning the instrument and playing music of different genres. My daughters enjoyed the lessons very much and they were sad to see Tyler leave for New York. I can highly recommend Tyler as a teacher especially for shy beginners like my daughters were.
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Inigo G.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Basque
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Saxophone Performance from Berklee College of Music
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Inigo G.

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I have studied both Classical and Jazz saxophone in Europe and here with some of the best teachers in the world. I completed my Bachelor’s in Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition, I have a Masters in Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and over 9 years of experience teaching music. Since every student is different and has specific goals, my lessons are carefully prepared so that you can learn in a fast pace!

About Inigo

Inigo has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Inigo has helped students learn from the basics of playing the saxophone to successfully audition for college. In addition, he has taught languages (Basque and Spa

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Arben (.
Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him.
Shpresa
very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons.

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Upper East Side

Raphael R.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2013
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Raphael R.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Technique, Music Theory, ear training Reading Music (Classical/ Jazz/ Bossa Nova/ Chorinho/ Samba/ Pop/ Rock/ etc...)
Theory, Improvisation (Beginners)
Saxophone, Clarinet, Piano

About Raphael

I am a professional musician with years of experience in classical music and many other genres. Started with the clarinet, piano then the saxophone. I teach and play in weddings, and all types of events

Tyler B.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $42
  • Speaks Portuguese, Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Tyler B.

6 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

With training at high-level schools and over a decade of diverse professional experience, I'm well-suited to teach saxophone in any style. Whether you need help with school ensemble music, want to learn your favorite melodies, or even want to write your own music, I can offer experienced and relaxed guidance towards your goals!

About Tyler

I'm a multi-instrumentalist, teacher, composer, and arranger, living in Brooklyn, having moved from Boston in 2018. My professional experience on saxophone, keyboards, clarinet, flute, and bass in many different musical styles has offered me a wide-ranging palate to teach from. For the past six-plu

Recent Reviews
John B.
Tyler is an excellent instructor.
Karen
My daughter enjoyed learning clarinet with Tyler. As another reviewer has noted, Tyler is a gentle and patient teacher. My daughter could be difficult during lessons and often got distracted, and Tyler was great at steering her back on track and engaging her through new music and exercises.
Katrin
Tyler was the piano teacher for our two daughters for almost 5 years. They were piano beginners aged 4 and 6 when we started. My daughters are more on the shy side, and Tyler ended up being the perfect teacher for them. He is gentle and patient but at the same time got them excited about learning the instrument and playing music of different genres. My daughters enjoyed the lessons very much and they were sad to see Tyler leave for New York. I can highly recommend Tyler as a teacher especially for shy beginners like my daughters were.

Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey
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Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

I use the Rubank series of method books which are full of exercises and songs that will help you bring your playing and technique to the next level. I also include Scales, arpeggios, and exercises as well. This method of teaching will lead to well-rounded, quick improvement!

About Kathleen

Kathleen Little, after playing the flute and piano on her own for seven years, began her classical education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after Ms. Little began her studies with Jun Kubo, she was accepted into The College of New Jersey for a Bach

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Cathy Hayes
Fantastic! Katie is a wonderful instructor.
Jonathan
Katie was really great and engaging with my son.
Kaitlyn H.
Katie is an excellent teacher for both of my children 6 and 8

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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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"A very solid and engaging first lesson. My 12-year old son was in a very good mood afterwards!"
Alexander
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"My son enjoys lessons w him very much."
Mayuko
Took Saxophone lessons from Steve M.
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"Emily is excellent! Emily is very knowledgeable, yet knows how to convey that knowledge to the student. She is smart, confident, patient, kind, and personable! I would highly recommend Emily to any student seeking to move to another level in saxophone mastery!"
Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Tony is an excellent teacher. My son has been taking lessons with him for few months now and he loves it. He has learned a lot. Tony is very patient, flexible, has a lot of energy and you can easily tell he enjoys what he does. My son is looking forward every Monday for his Tenor Sax lessons. I highly recommend him"
Daniel
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Absolutely phenomenal person!
Taught me some key things that immediately helped me out - highly recommend!"
Jose
Took Saxophone lessons from Granville M.
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"Overall, Alastair does a great job teaching. Stay tuned....."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Alastair W.
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"Preston is incredibly knowledgeable and professional. He is kind and takes time for new students to understand the concepts at their pace. Our son is really looking forward to his next lesson! Thank you!"
Sammy
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston 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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"Very good instruction for beginning player. Carl is focused on teaching proper embouchure and technique. Also provides/recommends good baseline music sheets to improve music reading fundamentals. The environment is very relaxed and my 7th grader enjoys his lessons."
Grant
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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