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Jorge R.

2 Reviews
Elmhurst, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
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Jorge R.

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Students will learn how to properly learn and play the saxophone from the absolute basics to a high, intermediate level and beyond in various styles.
Beginners: The basics of embouchure, technical skills, proper breathing techniques, ability to read music.
Intermediate: Playing intermediate level solo pieces, refining technique, extending range, learning how to play music by ear and performing in various styles, from classical to jazz.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I also

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.

Yakov D.

23 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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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.
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Keith D.

3 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Master of Music in Jazz Studies from University of North Texas
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Keith D.

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Did you get your first saxophone and don't know where to start? Have you been playing for some time and want to audition for a music school? Do you just want to relax and play songs for your friends and family? You've come to the right place!
Our lessons will be tailored to your specific needs. We will focus on proper breath support, body posture, embochure and sound. We will also be looking at a repertoire suitable to your level and interests, and we might do some jazz improvisation if you want to learn that too. Just give it a try!

About Keith

I am a professional saxophone player and arranger who has worked for the evening music program of the University of Chile as a saxophone instructor and ensemble coach. During my studies at UNT I also served as a teaching assistant for the Jazz Arranging class and as a grader for Music Theory. A

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Keith Daniels is an exceptional educator, arranger, and composer. During our shared time at the University of North Texas (UNT), I had the pleasure of not only being a student of his but also playing some of his awesome originals and arrangements.

Keith uses a structured approach that gave me a very solid foundation as a composer/arranger. He starts from the basics of harmony/instrumentation and progresses all the way to advanced orchestration and intricate harmony writing. His music notation software of choice is Sibelius, but I used Musescore when studying from him and I was able to learn everything he taught just fine.

One thing I like about him is that he can work at your pace. When I was studying with him, I was in a class with three other students. We were all at different skill levels, but he was able to help all of us progress at our own rate, giving us specific individual feedback depending on our skill. On top of that, he is bilingual in both Spanish and English.

I highly recommend Keith to anyone trying to improve their Jazz composition and arranging! He will seriously help you out big time just like he did for me.
Yeeun Kim
He is a great teacher! I enjoy the lessons with him a lot because he is always passionate and answers every question I ask with easy explanations and examples. He is super knowledgeable and friendly. His musical knowledge and suggestions always surprise me.
Edgardo B.
I had Keith Daniels as an Arranging teacher for a year. He is passionate about teaching, treats his students in a pretty respectful way, and always aware of the student's progress. Keith besides being an impressive musician is such a great human being, honest, patient, pretty open to new ideas, always on the vanguard of his topics, and a great listener who is always there to give you a hand in case you need it. I definitely recommend him, I've been growing with each session and changing my perspective of music in a positive way since I know him.

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James M.

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Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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James M.

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I've been playing saxophone for 28 years, and professionally for over 20. My journey has taken me from beginner in school band to one of the largest music schools at the university level. I've played in a multitude of professional settings including clubs, festivals, tours, and recording studios. I'm classically trained but specialize in improvisational music, jazz, latin, and funk. Over the years I have been fortunate to play with and learn from some true masters. I can teach you the techniques necessary to perform at the highest levels and have fun doing it. Whether you want improve you sound, learn to sight read, learn songs, or play over chord changes at a jam session I'm confident I can help.

About James

I'm originally from the Dallas Fort worth area of Texas. I started playing in the sixth grade and immediately fell in love with all things saxophone. In the seventh grade I began private saxophone lessons and I became addicted. In high school music was the single most preoccupation of my days. I wo

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Lawrence R.
James is awesome. He has a deep knowledge that is only matched by his passion for music.
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Alex L.

16 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Florida A & M University
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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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LaShonda
My son has the pleasure of taking classes with Alex. He hadn't played in a year and Mr. Little has been so patient and provides practice skills each week. He relates well and we're happy to be working with Alex.
Benji
Very engaging!
Stacy
it is amazing
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, a Music Educator, Instrumentalist, Musical Artist, and Producer that was born and raised in Southern California. I have been teaching music lessons for over 10 years now, with over 5 years experience teaching online through programs such as FaceTime, Skype, Zoom

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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"Is a very good teacher he's very patient."
Tara Hodnett
Took Saxophone lessons from Gio A.
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"First lesson was amazing from start to finish, great introductory from how to hold the instrument, down to first steps to making a sound, and even to a first song! Thanks Ian."
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Very good first session!"
Troy
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Patient , helps in new ways to learn quickly"
Rohith
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Welcoming personality makes learning fun

Mary has done a great job with my son. She made my son feel comfortable enough at his first lesson that he kicked me out! On his second lesson he managed to not only forget his sheet music, but his instrument too! Mary still managed to teach him things and by the time I got back with the Sax he was fully engaged in learning some things she wrote on paper. My son has enjoyed his lessons and I see him keeping more interest than with just his school lessons alone. He is DEFINITELY learning and having fun doing it."
Jessica
Took Saxophone lessons from Mary R.
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"Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!"
Suzy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andy W.
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"Patient Teacher! You will definitely learn great things on your first day. This actually wants to see you get better, and is not just about getting his check! I recommend him to anyone, any day!"
Morayo
Took Saxophone lessons from Tosin B.
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"Frixos is really focused and tries to get the best out of the student."
Aditi
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"I have been taking saxophone and jazz lessons with Matt for about a year now. I am happy to say that my experience with Matt is well worth the time and financial investments! Matt knows what he is doing, given his many years as a professional musician. Matt also has extensive experience with teaching music and will help you identify which areas you need to work at in order to achieve your musical goals. It has been a pleasure working with Matt!"
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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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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