Saxophone Lessons in Bend, OR

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Matt L.

86 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Matt L.

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My goal as a teacher is to provide an in depth understanding of the instrument to my students. Whether we are learning technique specific to the instrument or general musical concepts, it is important to me that I take the time to insure that my students not only learn how to do something, but also the reasons why we are learning a specific concept or technique. At the end of the day, my ultimate goal is to teach you how to teach yourself, so that you may enjoy playing the instrument outside of our lessons together.

I prefer not to conform to a specific teaching style, because every student is different, and I have been fortunate to have a great variety of types of students throughout my years as a teacher. Some of my students are children and adolescents who are looking to pursue music when they go to college or auditioning for state and regional band programs. Many of my students are very busy adults who are either looking to pick up an instrument for the first time as an ...

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José
Matt is an awesome teacher. Engaging always and adapting the goals according to the level of student. Learning so much with him.
Bob H.
Awesome teacher!
James
Matt Lavon is a real musician and an excellent teacher. He is patient and encouraging, and he knows his stuff.
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Michael M.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Child Psychology from John Tyler Community College
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Michael M.

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I've been teaching Saxophone for 15 years and my students have gone on to College, and other performing goals.I use a variety of books from the typical book you would use as a student in a band program to a more advanced method for other players. Each student is different so I try to evolve to meet their specific needs and learning styles. I love working with students of all ages and experience levels and I can't wait to meet you! I plan and offer yearly student performances to give students a practical application to their instruction.

About Michael

Hello, My name is Michael and Im excited to meet you! I've been teaching private & Professional lessons since 1997! I love helping students accomplish their goals like, getting into college, hit auditions, and more, but above all I love to inspire the love of Music and Performance Arts! Throug

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Justine
I am an adult who has no experience with any type of instrument and was very nervous and intimidated at first. Then I met with Michael, and though there was a ton of information we had to go through, he really made me feel at ease. He has the knowledge, patience, and understanding I was really looking for in a teacher and I'm so happy I found him!
Holly
With his flexibility and willingness to accommodate us my daughter learned a lot from him. He was a wonderful teacher and a great person to do business with.
Sharon
Michael is very energetic and passionate about music. My kids have really enjoyed their time with him and we would recommend him to anyone!
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kenny B.

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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaching since 2004
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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kenny B.

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My objective as a teacher is to ensure I am positioned to motivate students to develop their careers in music and also in critical thinking — to ensure students establish a connection with their audiences through live performances and meet the requirements of professional musicians in the current musical climate.

My approach to private lessons builds from two principles: creative thinking and application. To that end, I explicitly incorporate questions for the students in my lesson plan. I encourage students to ask questions and help them to solve the problems themselves.

About kenny

I believe in private lessons and I’ve been teaching since 2004 and this is what I learned from my previous students. To learn effectively and efficiently, you have to practice and find your way to get better every practice session. I will teach you how to become an artist, saxophonist, musician, an

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Maureen W.

3 Reviews
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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2002
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Mukisa D.
Knowledgeable, professional and caring instructor.
Ayush V.
My son who plays in high school honors band is taking alto sax lessons with Maureen for past few months. Maureen is an amazing teacher, very detail oriented focused. My son has learned advanced techniques and won few medals at state level with superior rating of 1. I would highly recommend Maureen, she is a fabulous saxophone teacher who is actively involved and renowned personality in music community with playing in many DC metro area concerts. My son enjoys every lesson and will be continuing to be her student in coming year.
George S.
We are on our third lesson. Great so far!!
Maureen is a fantastic teacher.
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Joshua A.

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  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Joshua A.

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I have been a saxophonist for 11 years, currently studying as a saxophone student majoring in Music Education & Composition at Kansas State University.

Lessons for saxophone will consist of three main areas:

Technical Work:

No one wants to hear it, but this means scales and patterns! Learning all of the major and minor scales is a great start to learning new music, and will be the first goal for my students. Included in technical work is proper cleaning and care for the instrument, proper breathing, and physical habits such as posture.

Repertoire:

I want you to experience music that is capable of your skill level, exciting, and will help you learn about different styles and history. I have a substantial collection of music that can help you find what you enjoy playing! Along with learning to play new music, you will be learning about the significance of the music we play. Who wrote it? What time period? Why was it written? I am also a composer, so I have original ...

About Joshua

Hello! Are you ready to dive into the musical world of the saxophone!?! My name is Joshua, a teacher, composer, and performer. I am proficient in saxophone, and competent in flute, clarinet, composition, and piano. My Bachelor of Music degree comes from Kansas State University in the area of Mus

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John J.
i think joshua understands his student. he is also on time of his schedule, patient to student. i think he is a good teacher.
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Machado M.

Teaches Online
Starting at $67
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Machado M.

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I am a multi-instrumentalist, with 14 years of experience playing saxophone, 8 years of collegiate study in saxophone performance with modular studies in Jazz, Music Theory, Composition, and Pedagogy.

With a broad range of skills spread across a wide gamut of instruments, I have ample experience in adapting and learning concepts in a cross-disciplinary manner and have a great facility for fostering growth and diagnosing learning discrepancies.

Lessons are comprehensive; covering not just saxophone technique, but valuable skills and concepts within the idiom that provide students with a well-rounded education and understanding of their musicianship.

Most importantly, I am performing professionally on a weekly basis and putting my own skills and education to work constantly.

About Machado

I am a professional multi-instrumentalist, producer, composer, audio engineer, and educator based out of Portland, OR. I have 8 years of collegiate experience in performance, composition, theory, and pedagogy from Washington State University, University of Puget Sound, and Whitman College. I play

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Bend, OR

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Bend 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 $130 per hour.
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$42 average
45 min
$57 average
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$70 average

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- Bruce Engelhardt
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"London is a patient and excellent sax teacher. I was having problems and, within minutes he corrected me. He also showed me how I can self correct."
- Paula
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Couldn't ask for a better instructor! If you're thinking of taking lessons, Michael is your guy."
- Lewis
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"3 lessons in and we can already see a difference! Corinne has a great rapport with our daughter and it’s fun to see her so excited for lessons. Thanks Corinne!"
- Emily
Took Saxophone lessons from Corinne K.
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"My first lesson with Michael was awesome! He's enthusiastic and makes learning fun. Looking forward to many more lessons."
- Morgan
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Eric is a great and knowledgeable instruc"
- Vijay
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"We had our first saxophone lesson with Benjamin today and it was excellent! He is clearly a master that can assess a student’s skill level and adapt the lesson to suit their needs. He is just what we needed :)"
- Charlie and Cindy
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Andrew helped me learn how to breathe more efficiently, so the notes sound smooth and not choppy. Good first lesson."
- Judith
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"A very patient person.Listens too what i'm saying has got me doing things i really haven't thought about doing before,such as listening and playing the notes from the bass line.Something new i'm going too have too get used to doing in order too become a better sax player."
- joel
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston B.
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"My five lessons with Ashley was fruitful and productive. She takes time out to come up with a lesson plan. She also emails me a summary of the lesson after every lecture. With Ashley’s help I was able to improve my embouchure and expand on my ability to read and write music. I highly recommend you give her a try."
- Moses
Took Saxophone lessons from Ashley E.
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