Saxophone Lessons in Woodside, NY

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Bill T.

38 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $40
  • Awarded Theodore Presser Award from The Presser Foundation
  • Bachelors of Music, Jazz Studies from Purchase College Conservatory of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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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 is multi-instrumentalist, jazz musician, composer, arranger and educator. He developed a strong connection to music early in life through some family tradition, encouraging parents and many inspiring and influential teachers. He has gone on to perform alongside a number of noteworthy artists a

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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.
Marco M.
Started my saxophone journey with Bill with a zero experience in music, except for few songs on the guitar. Then the pandemic (corona) hit and we were forced to move to online sessions. I must say, the virtual teaching has not stopped Bill from delivering EXCEPTIONAL and THOROUGH sessions. I have seen significant improvements in my playing skills since we started, exceeding any of my expectations. Especially if you are concerned about online saxophone sessions, I have personally encountered no issues whatsoever and I actually look forward to our weekly zoom calls. Overall, Bill's expertise is matched by his kindness and patience and I am sure you will agree with me.

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Richmond Hill, NY
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Teaching since 1990
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
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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.
Araf H.
Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.

Brittney C.

2 Reviews
Metuchen, NJ
Starting at $34
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • B.A. Music Education from New Jersey City University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Brittney C.

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Whether your goal is to prepare for college auditions, to improve your performance in band class, or to simply learn the ropes of this amazing instrument, I can help you get where you want to go using a combination of my personal performance experience, the Rubank method, and supplementary materials designed by Dr. Joseph d'Auguste.

About Brittney

I am a music educator and professional performer in the NYC metro area. I hold a B.A. in music education with a concentration in woodwind performance. I have taught students from ages 3 to 65, and I have the enthusiasm and resources to help you meet your specific musical goals. Whether your goal i

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Pearl S.
Brittney is an excellent teacher. She is so nice and she helped my daughter figure the parts that were difficult for her. My daughter’s last teacher made her really upset, but after Brittney’s lesson, my daughter was really happy. I definitely reoccurrence you take lessons with her.
Winston
She is the best piano teacher ever hands down.

Meet Online Saxophone Teachers Serving Woodside, NY

Ken K.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaches students 9 and up
  • Teaching since 2007
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Ken K.

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Experienced saxophone instructor of 9 years with over 22 years experience at the semi professional and professional levels.

Students’ lessons are uniquely designed to keep the student actively engaged working to reach each students specific goals/needs.

Not only will you be playing songs in no time, but you will be building a strong foundation of note reading, music theory, ear training, sight reading, technique, and more. Let's get started!

About Ken

Hey hey! My name is Ken. I love lots of things, but my family comes first on that list. We play games, music, and enjoy going on walks together. I’ve been playing sax since the 4th grade. In fact, my parents both play the sax and so does my wife! We love the saxophone! Alto is my favorite but the

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Matthew K.

4 Reviews
Teaches Online
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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Fully Compitant Musician from Life
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Matthew K.

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As Saxophone is my main instrument I have the most to offer.

Learn how to get a great tone, have great style, and learn any song you want.

Sight-Reading, Theory and Improvisation.

Technique and Articulation.

Learn the stylization of Classical, Jazz, Blues, Rock and R&B sax playing.

Also teach Jazz improvisation.

About Matthew

Matthew grew up in Austin, TX attending the Waldorf School and playing music of various styles on saxophone and guitar. For his musical education, he took 8 years of private lessons starting at age 12. His first teacher was Billy Green aka Wil Greenstreet who currently plays a residency atop th

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Jensen
so far good
Earnell
Just had my first lesson with Matt and had to come home and immediately write about it. Matt is a fantastic teacher with loads of music knowledge. He truly has a soul for music and can easily break down complicated musical teachings to a beginner level. He is extremely talented and personable and I cannot wait for my next lesson. I have not felt this excited about playing in along time and a lot of this excitement is due to how much learned in my first session with Matt and how much more I have to look forward to. Matt is a true musician in every since of the word and I highly recommend him to anyone that wants more than just to learn how to play notes but learn to play soulful, beautiful music of any genre.
Chiaki Williams
I recommend Matt to be your music teacher.
He's nice, chill, fun, easy to talk to, flexible...

I learned so much from his lessons because he can come down to beginners level.
The way he explains things are simple and easy to understand even I didn't have any music background.

I really enjoyed lessons from him. If my time works out, I would love to come back to his class again!
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John S.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Masters degree from University of Memphis
  • Teaches Beginner
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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John S.

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I teach beginning saxophone students basic note reading. Advanced students can learn theory and improvisation.

About John

I have been teaching young people and adults how to play musical instruments for over 20 years. A lot of my students are well on their way to a rewarding future with music, some as professionals and others as hobbyists. In addition to being a teacher, I am also a professional performer who has work

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Lianna S.
My daughter wanted some exposure to the instrument so she could continue with it on the side as she has a primary instrument already. John did a great job or arming her with the requisite knowledge to understand how to play. I would recommend him.
Ian Bartels
Rayhan S.
Its great working with John. He is a good teacher.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Woodside, NY

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Woodside is $70. 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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"Emily is a top-of-the-top musician and a fantastic teacher! She is so easy to get along with and loves to work with all ages/kinds of people. Her professionalism and positive attitude are second to none, and make her a great role model. 11/10 stars!"
Matt
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily P.
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"Great first lesson. We are excited to continue."
Oliver
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Michael makes my son’s lesson fun! Adrien looks forward to his lessons and enjoys them thoroughly."
Adrien
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Gleb is an excellent teacher. He is an accomplished musician and was patient and thorough during the lesson."
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Notes from 10 year old student:
Very flexible and caters the lesson to what you want to learn. Clear instructions and easy to understand. Lets you learn at your own pace."
Lincoln
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"I am 5 lessons in to a 10 lesson package and Kim has been excellent. She adjusts her style nicely to the student and has put me on track each week to be better. Great instructor!"
Connie
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Isaiah was excellent with my kids and seems to be super knowledgeable. We are excited to continue."
Miles
Took Saxophone lessons from Isaiah S.
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"Great instructor! Very pleased with the lesson"
Melvin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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"I'm a more "Senior" student who decided that learning the saxophone needed to be at the top of my "Bucket List". I recognize adult students can be particularly challenging because they're a bit more rigid in what they want. Carl is the perfect instructor for all ages. First he's extremely knowledgeable, making you confident he's leading you down the right path. He's has so much diversity in both instruments and styles that he's able to accommodate anyone. With this, he has been able to tailor lessons, mixing the basics with my desire to learn popular jazz tunes. He's picked up on the fact that I'm an engineer and have to understand everything I'm taught, so he's included music theory that makes the lessons, steps, and songs take on a more complete meaning (and improving retention). He's extremely patient and encouraging, as some of my lessons are after very long and tough work days; yet, he knows how to challenge you to ensure continued progress. It's coming up on a year that he's been my instructor and he’s made me so confident I'll stick with playing, that I upgraded to a professional instrument. Superb instructor."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"In just one lesson, intoduced the capacity of the saxophone to produce a classical tone, and opened my eyes to the many intricacies of the saxophone. Great experience!"
Brenden
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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