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Michael R.

53 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes mu

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Daniel
I've been trying to improve my tone for the longest time just to realize that I've been doing it wrong! my whole embouchure was wrong! Thanks to Michael I can now focus on getting making my tone sound way better by playing the right way! 10/10
J grant
Michael is an excellent teacher and able to listen and teach great value. Thanks.
Dana L.
Lots of fun!
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Jacob G.

Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Jacob G.

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Jacob Gibson offers a variety of expertise in his approach to saxophone teaching. As a current PhD student at Kent State University, Jacob ensures his teaching is sociologically savvy and fosters an environment of openness and acceptance. Jacob has taken his private instrument students to regional/state/and national competitions. Jacob has been teaching saxophone privately for 8 years, and has been a public school music teacher for 5 years. He is an active member of the Ohio Music Education Association, the Association for Popular Music Education Association, and the National Association for Music Education. He is a former member of the Pennsylvania Music Education Association and the Northwestern Educational Association of PA. Jacob has remained current with all forms of educational clearances on an annual basis beginning in 2012. Jacob currently performs as a saxophonist with the Kent State University Wind Ensemble and the Kent State University Saxophone Ensemble. As a saxophonist, ...

About Jacob

Hello! My name is Jake Gibson. I currently am a PhD Student in Music Education at Kent State University. I am also the Graduate Assistant in Music Education at Kent State. I play the saxophone and piano as my primary instruments, but as a former band director, I feel comfortable teaching a wide rang

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Matt L.

140 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Bachelor of Music Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia
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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 ...

About Matt

Hello! In addition to the following paragraphs about me, you might also enjoy the video that I've prepared below entitled "your first lesson" (note: videos may only be available by accessing the Takelessons website on a web browser and may not show up if you are using the Takelessons app on a pho

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Hilary
Matt has been a fantastic teacher for my 16-year-old son over the past year and a half. He brings a ton of experience and knowledge, and has expanded my son’s appreciation of the music and instrument. His lessons are always detailed, engaging, and fun, and my son comes out of them excited to practice and apply what they’ve been working on together. I really, enthusiastically recommend him!
Gabriel
Nicole P.
Matt is a pleasant, skilled, and encouraging instructor. He teaches to the level of the learner, working to advance their skills. He communicates well with the student and family members. My granddaughter enjoys her lessons and practicing her saxophone.
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Kaitlyn T.

8 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Kaitlyn T.

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My students excel in everything they do because of the techniques we learn that incorporate skills to strengthen learning in subjects including: math, science, languages, reading, writing, creativity and many more life long skills. I challenge my students and encourage them to have fun most of all in pursuing their passions for music.

About Kaitlyn

Associates in Music from San Diego Miramar College Bachelor's in Music Studies from Berklee College of Music Master's in Music Education from Boston University What I Teach? I have taught public school band and orchestra since 2012. I teach at Tilghman's Academy of Music online privately and

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Rachel
Kaitlyn is exactly the right teacher for my 5th grade clarinet player.
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Evan
My 10 year old son really enjoyed the clarinet lesson. He learned a lot and thought she was very nice.
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Frixos P.

65 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Some Spanish, English, some Greek, some Portuguese
  • Awarded Epilepsy Foundation Award from Raising $10,000 by producing and selling a dedicated CD
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Frixos P.

65 Reviews
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I will teach you the fundamental basics as well as some tricks I learned from various artists I've played with. We will be using the Jamey Abersold books, Bob Mintzer books, and some of the tunes in the fake books. Also we will work on scales. I will also teach you how to write and compose your own music using my background music I send you.

About Frixos

Frixos states that his love for music probably started before he was born. “I’m pretty sure the Motown sounds my mother loved to listen and move to permeated to me through her.” Add to that his exposure to different ethnic sounds like Greek (his origins) folklore and contemporary music, Portug

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Melissa K.
Excellent
Paula M.
I have been very pleased with the piano instruction Frixos has provided to my grand-daughter. He is very encouraging and tries to make the piano lessons interesting.
Frixos has been very understanding when problems arise and lessons need to be changed.😊 If you are looking for a reputable instructor, let me suggest Frixos.
Paula
We love Frixos! He is a wonderful teacher and person. We were unsure how online classes would go, but it’s been great. Frixos has done an excellent job of teaching our granddaughter. He makes it easy for her to learn, yet still challenges her.
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Daniel M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Awarded Winner from Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Artists Competition
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Daniel M.

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In my 17 years playing the saxophone, I've performed in all sorts of places and styles - orchestras, jazz bands, chamber groups, rock concerts, musical pits, you name it! I've taught beginners, college students, and even retirees.

I've studied classical and jazz music at Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne, and Baldwin Wallace Universities with James Houlik, Mike Tomaro, and others. I have studied composition, music theory, and music history, too. After all, there's more to learning an instrument than just knowing which fingers to press down!

I can help you improve your skills and style whether you're just starting out on the sax or fine-tuning your college auditions!

About Daniel

Hi! My name's Dan, and I'm a saxophonist, flutist, clarinetist, teacher, and avid learner of pretty much everything! I just received my Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, adding to my Master's in Music from Duquesne University (also in Pittsburgh), a

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Tim
I really appreciated the time and patience Daniel had, I'm a total beginner and he made my first saxophone lesson great his music background was fantastic. Thanks for the lesson!
Xin
Dan is an incredible saxophone teacher and he helped me a lot. In the quartet, he helped me how to listen to the other group members’ parts and then I can really fit into the group. For my solo piece, he gave me a lot of helpful comments, which helped me make my music sound beautifully. What he does all the time is helping me be aware of everything, and growing to be more professional!

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"Sean is a great teacher-very upbeat and positive! He explains things in a way that makes it easy to understand. Sean makes learning fun! :)"
Jenae
Took Saxophone lessons from Sean H.
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"Lonze does a great job of making lessons informative and fun. Highly recommend his ability for any one wanting to learn."
sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Kay is very knowledgeable, kind and accommodating. She is very encouraging and never makes me feel dumb when I hit a sour note. (As a beginning beginner, that happens a lot!) I am amazed at how much I have learned in such a short time!"
Angelique
Took Saxophone lessons from Kay S.
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"Very good first lesson"
Javier
Took Saxophone lessons from Harry G.
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"Stephanie was just fabulous, introducing my grandson to the saxophone. She was very nurturing and encouraging, yet gave me tons of information. I highly recommend her."
Isaih
Took Saxophone lessons from stephanie K.
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"Jeff Johnson is a wonderful private lesson teacher! He is an outstanding musician and is very knowledgeable about the saxophone, literature, and what it takes to help students improve. I highly recommend him as a private instructor."
Julie
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"Dan is an incredible saxophone teacher and he helped me a lot. In the quartet, he helped me how to listen to the other group members’ parts and then I can really fit into the group. For my solo piece, he gave me a lot of helpful comments, which helped me make my music sound beautifully. What he does all the time is helping me be aware of everything, and growing to be more professional!"
Xin
Took Saxophone lessons from Daniel M.
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"Lucas is very patient. He works around any obstacles that may pop up. He is very knowledgeable in teaching. Thankful we decided to try him. Would highly recommend him to anyone looking for a good saxaphone instructor."
Ashley
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"This was our introduction. Maureen took the time to understand what I am interested in. She laid out a vision for how we would proceed with my training and provided. Me with materials to get up and running quickly. As a beginning player and an adult learner, I couldn’t be happier with her."
Chet
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"I have been taking saxophone and jazz lessons with Matt for about a year now. I am happy to say that my experience with Matt is well worth the time and financial investments! Matt knows what he is doing, given his many years as a professional musician. Matt also has extensive experience with teaching music and will help you identify which areas you need to work at in order to achieve your musical goals. It has been a pleasure working with Matt!"
Max
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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