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Alex G.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian, Ukranian
  • Teaches students 5 to 75
  • Teaching since 1994
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Alex G.

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Saxophone students learn to read notes, improvise and play various styles of music.

About Alex

Hi, my name is Alex and I'm a Professional Guitar / Music Teacher with B.A. and M.A. in Guitar / Music Education. I have over 25 years of experience giving private lessons and teaching in schools in the Tri-state area to students of all ages and levels, from a complete beginner to advanced. I cove

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Wilson
Alex is a very patient and down to earth teacher. I've had teachers before but none have helped me progress as fast as Alex. He is very knowledgeable and shows me what a wonderful instrument the guitar is. I'm always excited to play more after our lessons. Would highly recommend him to anyone who wants to pick up the guitar.
Edward
I've been Alex's student for over 3 years and I've definitely noticed how much of a great teacher he is. He is very resourceful and knowledgeable so he can teach a lot of different genres from classical to the pop songs we hear today. His ability to teach makes it easy for me to learn and understand songs and pieces. Not only that, Alex cares about my progress and makes sure that I'm not confused or lost about any of the material he teaches me. In my time with Alex, I've noticed how much progress I've made and definitely recommend him for anyone who's looking to learn how to play the guitar.
Calum
Very patient with our 9-year-old
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Carolina M.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2020
  • Awarded Gifted Tuition from Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation
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Carolina M.

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10 years experience playing, teaching and Learning saxophone with the most icónics saxophonists in the world. Currently studying jazz performance saxophone at The New School, I've been awarded from The Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation to be able to Study in NY and that made my dream possible to be here to learn and I want to share all my experience with you!.
From beginers to advanced leves!
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About Carolina

Carolina M, a tenor saxophonist from Guadalajara, currently resides in New York City. She begins her formal jazz studies at the Jazzuv Studies Center and continuing at LaFaro Jazz institute under the direction of maestro Agustín Bernal. She has participated in various festivals in different states

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Paulina Muñoz
Taking lessons with Carolina had helped me to improve enormously. She is a great one teaching and advising about almost anything. Flexible and comprehensive. I strongly recommend her.
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Thomas G.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $35
  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Thomas G.

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10 years of experience playing and teaching woodwinds professionally; Doctorate of Music.
No matter your experience level or goals, I make lessons engaging and positive. Learn fundamentals, improvisation, and play the music you've always wanted to!

About Thomas

Hi there! I've been teaching and playing saxophone, flute, and clarinet professionally for over a decade. I'm a member of a well-known saxophone quartet and frequently tour the United States and Europe giving concerts and teaching. I live in New York City and have worked on Broadway, in film scores,

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Elizabeth Fryer
As a group Clarinet and Flute teacher with Youth Orchestra of St. Luke's, Thomas Giles created an engaging and inspiring music learning curriculum for his students. At each recital all of his students were able to introduce themselves, the piece they have learned, and a bit of history or commentary to go along. Throughout online learning Dr. Giles continued a supportive and creative environment, even through zoom, where each of his students composed and performed their own piece. If you are looking for your student to come away from lessons with a high level of ability and confidence on their instrument look no further than Dr. Giles, they will have the added bonus of learning important skills such as public speaking and presenting. They may even take away some composition and arranging skills!
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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Saxophone from Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
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Nathan S.

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Lesson topics include

-Fundamentals of saxophone sound and technique
-Jazz Improvisation
-Solo Transcription
-Music Thoery
-Ear Training
-Compostion

About Nathan

I am a professional saxophonist, composer, and educator based in New York City. I have a Bachelor's in Music Performance from Berklee College of Music, in Boston, MA. I'm currently pursuing my Master's in Jazz Studies at the Juilliard School. I have studied with Bruce Williams, George Garzone, Ralph

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Ariel A.
Nathan is a great saxophone instructor. He was able to help my son with our song and understood what we need right away. Looking forward for our lessons together...
Eric
Knows what he's talking about, gets to the point, does not waste time, personable, and listens to where I want the training to go.
Soma C.
Great teacher! I enjoyed our lesson!
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Alain M.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Classical Performance (Saxophone) from Conservatoire Lausanne
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Alain M.

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Saxophonist, Composer, Educator.
21 years of practice, 10 years of teaching, 1 MASTER of Pedagogy, 2 BACHELORS in Classical and Jazz Performance (New School, NY).

My motto is efficient work for maximum pleasure. The idea is to build up a strong foundation of basic technique of the instrument (body, sound, air, time) in order to quickly come to play along your music idols.

With more than 20 years of practice and more than a decade of experience teaching, I've seen and gone through all kinds of mistakes myself which allows me to really know the correct and sane way to play saxophone, effortlessly and beautifully. Moreover, I have played all kinds of music through the years going from Bach to John Cage, from pop to classical to jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, etc. Therefore, I'll be able to adapt my teaching specifically to your goals and to enlarge your scope of knowledge.

Caution : risks of addiction, immense satisfaction and personal development.

About Alain

Hello there! My name is Alain, I have more than a decade of experience teaching saxophone and conducting large Wind Bands. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Conservatoire of Lausanne, Switzerland, in classical Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy and I earned my BM degrees in jazz Saxophone Performan

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Sonja
Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly.
Ohad
Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,
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Tristan C.

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Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English
  • Music Performance / Jazz Studies from University of Michigan
  • Teaching since 2015
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Tristan C.

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My life as a saxophone player began with humble beginnings. Through dedication and hard work I've become experienced musician in Jazz, Broadway, and music production. I've played shows with critically acclaimed productions of Aladdin, Chicago, and Hello Dolly, and have worked with actors like Hugh Jackman. Pretty much anything you want to learn, I can help you! Want to compose? Want to improvise? Working on flute or clarinet? I've got you, and I'd love to help!

About Tristan

Hey! I'm Tristan. I'm a professional saxophonist, composer, and music producer. I've been playing saxophone for 15 years, and playing professionally for 7. Whether you're looking for someone to help you with fundamentals, music theory, improvisation, composing, whatever! I'd love to help cultivate y

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Bridget C.
Tristan is an incredible teacher and multi-instrumentalist. He is a patient and helpful teacher with years of experience in all different kinds of woodwinds. He was able to help take me to the next level in my saxophone playing and I really enjoy studying with him! Highly recommend Tristan!!
Sam
Tristan is a fantastic teacher!! Patient, informative, and easy to talk to. I never felt afraid to ask questions, and he made sure I understood all concepts before moving on. Can’t recommend enough!!

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"Tony is terrific. He's full of enthusiasm for the saxophone and brings a great deal of encouragement and positivity needed when you're starting out. He's also very capable of adjusting his teaching style to reflect the interests and needs of the student. For example, I've got some music reading skill, so Tony adjusted the lessons to reflect that. He and I txt when I have a question during the week. He's always encouraging."
Stefan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Jordan is a very kind, articulate and knowledgable teacher, and has been giving my son saxophone lessons for 3 years. My son wants to audition for the jazz program at a few schools, and absolutely looks forward to his weekly lessons with Jordan. They have a lot of fun together in their lessons, and my son is feeling more confident about his audition with each week that passes. I definitely recommend Jordan as a teacher to any level of student looking to learn the saxophone!"
Sophia
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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"What a great teacher!

Sean is a very talented, patient, and FUN sax/keyboard teacher. He actually makes me want to practice! He is always in a good mood, and he will never make you feel silly if you have a hard time learning something new. I highly recommend him to students of any age or talent level."
Melanie
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Sergio is terrific! Highly recommend. Smart, easy to talk to, clear instruction and good sense of humor too. Big thumbs up!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"He is slways ready and on time. He is very patient with my son, who is learning to play the saxophone."
Santi
Took Saxophone lessons from Stephen Y.
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"enjoyed the class and learned a lot THE FIRST TIME!"
Dwight
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Michael has the technique and tools to make lessons fun and fabulous. I started lessons because my son wanted me to play sax with him. I didn't expect to enjoy it so much!"
TC
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"It was an honor and a pleasure working with Gwen. Due to personal circumstances, I had to stop working with her, but I highly recommend her as an instructor. She's very knowledgeable, accommodating, and made me feel comfortable. You'll find yourself in good hands with her."
Alexis
Took Saxophone lessons from Gwendolyn B.
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"Effective instructor and she really knows how to hone in on what you need to work on. She is very approachable and that really helps getting the lessons along smoothly. I don't need to say much else, I recommend."
David
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Great instruction, very patient with this beginner."
Chesarae
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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