Saxophone Lessons in Valley Stream, NY

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Nathan S.

6 Reviews
New York, NY
Starting at $35
  • Bachelor of Music in Performance from Berklee College of Music - Boston, MA
  • Awarded Honorable Mention - Saxophone from Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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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, Ralp

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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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Jeremy C.

3 Reviews
New Rochelle, NY
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 10 to 50
  • Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) Diploma for Flute from Trinity College London
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Jeremy C.

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I have over 5 years of experience playing the saxophone and play the soprano, alto and tenor. I have performed as a soloist, in an wind ensemble setting and with jazz ensembles. I hold a Licentiate (LTCL) Diploma (2009) and a Grade 8 Certificate on Flute (2008) from Trinity College London and apply the same learning principles and technique to the saxophone.

I focus on the fundamentals (tone, technique and timing) using my own personalized approach to methods such as long tones, scales/ arpeggios and technical studies. I also allow students to be creative and express themselves through the art of music.

About Jeremy

Jeremy-Paul's passion is music and has worked as a music teacher and assistant primary school director (part-time) for over six (6) years and also as an engineer (full-time) for over five (5) years. He has experience teaching students between the ages of ten (10) to twenty-four (24) as well as adul

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Ann
Jeremy sings and plays the flute in our church choir. He has proved himself to be the ultimate musician. Always amazed by his great skill and talent in enhancing our sound. He would certainly have much to offer the up and coming flutist.
Jann-Marie
I was one of Jeremy's first students. My parents were forcing me to pick up music as a hobby and i was very hesitant because it seemed tedious to me. My mom then heard about Jeremy from her friend and asked if he was willing to teach me. He was very patient as i admit i was not the best student, but he stuck with me and now i am taking auditions to play for an orchestra as a principal flute player. I will always be grateful to him for getting me to love and enjoy music as i was against it in the beginning, I would recommend that everyone make him your teacher, he really is awesome! Love ya teach!
Giselle
As a teacher myself, I find Jeremy-Paul's tutoring service is to recommended as he is very patient and understands the student's capability. As a new learner, he has really given me an excellent start. He makes his lessons interesting and demands a high level of expectations. He is very passionate about his craft and is very enthusiac about engaging his students.
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Bill T.

39 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
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Bill T.

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The saxophone can be one of the funnest instruments to play, no questions asked! In order to reach that point it's important to have certain things in order such as: sound production, breath support, musicality, and technique. In lessons use a variety of exercises and method/etude books, playing duets together, as well as listening and ear training to give my students a well rounded approach to the saxophone and music helping them to become the best musician they can be.

About Bill

Bill T. is a Broadway musician with over 20 years of teaching experience and as a performer. Bill currently leads his own group and is a member of several others ranging from big band to Ethiopian funk music. Bill enjoys working with students of all ages and abilities and specializes in teaching pr

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Franck
Bill is the real deal! The reviews were dead on. Bill is a superstar instructor. He is energetic, engaging, and an amazing teacher who knows the instrument. You will make great progress. I highly recommend him!
Charles H.
Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience.
Micah
I started with Bill almost two years ago and I was at about zero on the piano. He's helped me reach the point where I can play some standards and even improvise a little over them, and I look forward to improving even more. We began in person but the transition to remote lessons has been seamless.

Bill is patient, attentive, and a whole lot of fun to work with. He has a positive attitude and a great sense of humor, and he backs it up with strong motivational skills to keep you practicing and putting in the work to reach your goals.

Oh, and of course, he's got some incredible chops! He's a talented multi-instrumentalist and a beast on the saxophone. His love of music and knowledge of jazz is sure to rub off on you.

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Valley Stream, NY

Joshua M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Masters Degree, Music Performance (Jazz Studies) from William Paterson University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Joshua M.

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I'm a saxophone teacher and I also teach flute, clarinet, and piano as well as jazz improvisation and other instruments such as bass and drums from time to time. Saxophone is my primary instrument and I fell in love with playing it at an early age.

I've been playing for about 25 years now! I'm well versed in any style you can imagine including jazz, classical, funk, blues, or anything else you can think of! I can also teach you how to improvise and play solos over chord changes or quickly come up with parts on the fly if you're playing in a band or are interested in writing. If you're interested in just getting the basics down, I can help with that too. I remember what it was like getting started in school band and some methods that you can use to get comfortable on the horn pretty quickly and just playing some music! I'd love to hear what kind of music you're into as well- it's more fun for everyone involved if we can incorporate some of that into the lessons too!

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About Joshua

I have been playing music since I was a kid. I started out in church, then went on to play in school band and started gigging here and there. I just loved playing from the beginning and wanted to learn how to play improvised solos. There was just some magic in being able to make up what you play on

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Patrick B.

Teaches Online
Starting at $18
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Music education from University of West Florida
  • Teaching since 2020
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Patrick B.

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My varied background in saxophone makes my lessons unique. I've been taught different styles in different states by different people. I mixed them all up to give the best of all of them.

About Patrick

My name is Patrick. I am a music education major at the University of West Florida. I have experience in multiple states, multiple styles and with multiple private instructors and I can give you the best of all worlds! I can get you wherever you want to be. Do you want to be 1st chair in your ba

Chelsea C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from University of Indianapolis
  • Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsea C.

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I have been playing various types of saxophone (alto, tenor, soprano, and bari) since I was in middle school. I have played in jazz bands and combos in high school all the way through college. I can teach many musical styles and have worked with beginners and intermediate players.

About Chelsea

I have taught music lessons online, at my house, and at various music stores, including Music & Arts and Guitar Center. I have a Master's in Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a Bachelor's in Music (Technology and Recording) from the University of Indianapo

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George
Chelsea was very patient and listened to my concerns. She had material ready for me to play and was very kind when she corrected me. She always found something I did right even when I made mistakes. Very good teacher!
Karen
Chelsea did a great job at our first lesson! She was patient and encouraging. She gave my daughter good suggestions on how she could improve and things to try in areas she was struggling. My daughter felt so much better after the lesson. We will continue to take lessons with Chelsea
Reed
We sent music to Chelsea in advance and she was able to help my son with the difficult parts of his music. The time was well spent and she explained things well. We look forward to our next lesson and working with her over the next month to help him catch up.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Valley Stream, NY

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Valley Stream is $68. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $109 per hour.
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$56 average
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"We feel very fortunate to have found Robin. She is a wonderful and very talented teacher."
Danna
Took Saxophone lessons from Robin L.
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"Getting connected to the internet was a pain but once that was done the lesson one very well looking forward to more"
Kyler
Took Saxophone lessons from Seth D.
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"Matt is the best instructor ever
He teaches with so much understanding and willingness to teach well. I feel so blessed having him as my tutor because I understand faster with the way he teaches.
Even if I am finding it hard to understand some things, he breaks it down and makes it so easy to understand.
I would highly recommend him to anyone 100%
Please do not hesitate to pick him as your tutor, you won’t regret it at all."
Oluwafunmike
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Bill has a competent, easy manner that makes learning an enjoyable experience."
Charles
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"My son is currently taking online lessons with Lucas and we're both quite happy with the experience so far. My son has been playing tenor for 4 years (currently 10th grade- in concert, jazz and marching bands at school) and had only ever taken live lessons before, but we're finding that online works out well. No extra travel time/hassle, which is great since he doesn't drive yet- just log online from our basement. Lucas had good availability and has been open to reschedule as necessary. Lucas has helped him with pieces for honor band auditions so far with specific feedback and even I can hear the difference in my son's playing."
Kieran
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Frixos is very professional and attentive. The classes are proficient and fun. Thank you!"
Filipe
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Kevin is a great instructor! He's very patient and knowledgeable. Can't wait for my next lesson"
Marion
Took Saxophone lessons from Kevin D.
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"Excellent job and I am looking forward to my son having more lessons"
Tyler
Took Saxophone lessons from Joseph M.
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"Mary and I started working together after I co-founded a 60s soul/R&B/ska/reggae-beat band in which I sang vocals and was asked to play alto sax by the bandleader. I hadn't played sax in years (clarinet is my primary instrument), and among other things, I needed to start learning how to improvise - challenging for a symphonic band player whose head was always in sheet music. Mary's approach and teaching methods worked well for me; she's great at getting to know you as a player and your goals, and once she did that for me, she was immediately able to formulate a course of action. In the six months we were together, my tone, pitch, and playing improved, and my confidence grew. I heartily recommend Mary; no matter your instrument, she will get right down to business, keep you moving, and inject some fun into the whole process. A great player and entertainer, Mary has been a strong role model for me. I am grateful for everything I've learned from her, and I look forward to working with her again."
Robin
Took Saxophone lessons from Mary R.
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"Great first lesson. Looking forward to the next ones."
Olivier
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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