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Naum G.

2 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $80
  • Speaks Russian, English, Hebrew
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Bachelor from Jerusalem Academy of music and dance
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Naum G.

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Over the course of 10 years teaching experience, I have gained tremendous success teaching saxophone to students young and old. I have taught in conservatories as well as privately, and have refined my methods of teaching the passionate rigor which music demands.

I currently have a private studio where I teach, on 72nd Street in Manhattan. I can also travel to your home. I teach Classical and Klezmer music, to kids and adults who have never played an instrument before, as well as advanced players. I also teach theory.

I am a devoted teacher, and over so many years, I feel what I have to offer my students has grown exponentially. I know how to work with individuals on their own terms, and have a good sense of how my own playing can help inspire and guide my students.

About Naum

“ Education is not the filling of a bucket, but the lighting of a fire” –Yeats Over the course of 10 years teaching experience, I have gained tremendous success teaching clarinet to students young and old. I have taught in conservatories as well as privately, and have refined my methods of tea

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Jacob P.
Very nice, patient, skilled.
Amanda L.
Studying with Naum I not developed my musicality tremendously, while still focusing on technical aspects of playing. He is a patient, inspiring instructor. My little brother (13) studied with Naum for three years and is now playing at a level above many his age. What I appreciate the most about Naum's approach, is his ability to adapt to his student's individual needs and abilities. I always felt my lessons were made for me, and this helped me grow very quickly as a musician. I should also add that Naum is a fantastically talented player, and very moving to hear in concert.

Jacob S.

1 Review
New York, NY
Starting at $50
  • BFA Musical Theatre from Ithaca College
  • Teaches students 7 to 18
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jacob S.

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Saxophone is such a fun instrument to play because it is all about style. The more energy and dynamics used, the greater sounding a piece will be. In addition to focusing on technique, I teach to understand the passion behind the song so that it's not only fun to listen to, but also to play.

About Jacob

I am a multi-instrumentalist from Upstate New York. I started playing guitar and saxophone 10 years ago and simply couldn’t stop! Over the years, I picked up ukulele, clarinet, mandolin, flute, among others, studied voice at Ithaca College as part of their BFA MT program, and have become a singer/s

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Nick
Jacob is an excellent instructor! He was patient and encouraging with my daughter while laying a wonderful foundation in what I hope will be a life-long relationship with music. They also have a lot of fun every time which definitely makes learning anything new easier. Have recommended to friends and family!
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Masaru K.

18 Reviews
Brooklyn, NY
Starting at $57
  • Speaks Japanese, English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Art in Improvised Music Studies from San Jose State University
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Masaru K.

18 Reviews
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Music is a universal language, and it is for everyone.
I believe in a fun and safe learning environment, and my goal as a teacher is to have the student leave the lesson feeling inspired, encouraged, and connected. I was touched by music at a young age, and it remains to be the most amazing, and the most positive force in my life, and it's been truly rewarding to be able to share this magic with aspiring musicians.
Throughout the years, I helped many of my students develop a strong bond with music. Many of them have succeeded in school ensembles and became award winning soloists.
Upon graduating from high school, some have moved on to pursue music in college and beyond, while some of them continue to enjoy playing as a hobby : )

About Masaru

Hello! My name is Mas and I have been serving communities around the world as an active musician and a music educator for over 20 years - performing and providing private lessons on saxophones, flute, and clarinet, as well as improvisation workshops, and various school enrichment programs. I believ

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Rick Jacobs
As a language teacher, I was looking for a clarinet/saxophone instructor with excellent communication skills and the ability to teach musical technique in an empathetic way. I was lucky to find Masaru Koga in Cupertino, California.

I enjoyed weekly lessons for about three years and really reached the point where I was constantly improving my clarinet mastery and getting closer to my performance goals. At one point, I became so enthusiastic, I also began saxophone lessons with Masaru!

I looked froward to meeting him for my weekly lessons and felt he gave more than 100% in patience, encouragement, and musical technique. He has a very warm, giving personality and when we were together, I made great progress and was very motivated to study and practice on my own.

I enthusiastically recommend Masaru Koga to other music students and wish I could be his student again!
Lorette
Encouraging and attentive, with a relaxed style of teaching. My son enjoyed his weekly saxophone lessons with Mas for several years.
Caden
He was awesome teacher! He upgraded me in higher level of playing sax.

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Cameron R.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Awarded European Tour Scholarship Recipient from Berklee College of Music
  • Performance/ Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
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Cameron R.

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Saxophone playing has been a part of my life from as early as remember. My father was a jazz saxophonist and this inadvertently led me toward a similar path. I have been playing professionally since the age of 18 and play gigs every week in the set coast area. I have studied with some of the best saxophone teachers on the planet at Berklee, and constantly draw on information they passed along to me when expressing my style of teaching. I think people automatically assume that if you play saxophone you must play jazz, but I feel that there are so many stylistic opportunities with this flexible instrument. i've managed to play on gigs of all genres with what I know and the approach I take to playing. In my lessons I like to focus on fundamentals but then on how such fundamentals can be applied to different playing situations. From the beginner to Immediate player I really try to focus on sound quality and production, finger technique, time, articulation, theory and building a ...

About Cameron

Hello there! My name is Cameron Rivero and I'm a professional saxophonist, producer composer and educator from England and Spain who studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston. Saxophone playing has been a part of my life from as early as remember. My father was a jazz saxophonist and this inadv

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Chase
What a great experience I’ve had taking lessons from Cameron over the years. Not only is so kind hearted and organized but he knows his stuff and is an amazing player/teacher. With him I learned how to improve my sound production/embouchure, technique, time and overall musicality. He explains it all so well! I’d highly recommend. Thanks Cam!!
Janine
5 stars!! Cameron is not only a very talented player, but a great instructor. He created a personalized lesson for me and my goals. Cameron is knowledgeable, patient and inspiring. I would recommend him again and again!!!

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

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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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Jon S.

13 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2005
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jon S.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

I work with the student to develop a curriculum based on their musical interests and my own teaching pedagogy. I strongly feel that for musicians to own their education, they must have a say in what they play. Assigning method books and mindless etudes to practice doesn't have nearly the same effect asking them "Ok, what kind of music do YOU like? What do you want to PLAY? What do you want to LEARN?".

I believe that students learn best when they are invested in a subject, and the best way to get them invested is to individually get to know each one, speak to them on their level, and get them playing music they're interested in.

About Jon

I'm a professional performer, educator, and recording artist. I received my Masters in Music from New Mexico State University, and my BA and BME from the College of Wooster in Ohio. Students can expect to improve their technique and performing repertoire within a matter of weeks. We will collabo

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Matthew
Amazing teacher. Very gentle and kind.
Sophia D.
A great start!
Craig
Jon was a great teacher for our teenager, helping him improve his reading while still leaving room open for self-expression and improvising with music that he likes. He is himself a really great musician, and a teacher that knows how to meet students where their interests are and help them learn.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Yonkers, NY

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Yonkers is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $134 per hour.
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$56 average
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"It wasn’t easy for me to find my Teacher as I wanted was an end-to-end solution. Not only playing, learning solfeggio and all that jazz. But also developing my ear and impro skills. Happily, Nick has given me some advice on how to train on my own for the best result – even with the help of some apps on my phone."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Nick Y.
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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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"Awesome teacher! Knows her stuff!"
- Anthea
Took Saxophone lessons from Alexia P.
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"Shows patience."
- Neeyah
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"My son enjoys learning Saxophone from Tammye. I observed that she adopts to the pace of hi s learning. She is also flexible on timing. Highly recommended."
- Dan
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"Good teaching and kind."
- Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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"Josh has been great with my 8th grade son who is taking lessons to support his learning in school."
- Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Superb instructor! I am a beginner with alto sax. I would highly recommend Emily for teaching. She is very knowledgeable, patient, and organized!"
- Tom
Took Saxophone lessons from Emily W.
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"Matt Lavon is a real musician and an excellent teacher. He is patient and encouraging, and he knows his stuff."
- James
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Gleb shares a wonderful energy and deep understanding of music with a practical, hands on style that makes you wish the lesson never ends! Looking forward to continuing!"
- Naftoli
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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