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Michael R.

45 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $31
  • Speaks English
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael R.

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Private Saxophone Teacher

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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Jasmine
Excellent teacher and a great fit for my beginner! Highly recommended!
Alex
My son started to play saxophone a few years ago and he really liked it up until this year. Not a lot was happening with band lessons online this year hence no progress and no motivation. I reached out to Michael with the only goal in mind: to spark the passion to play saxophone for my 12y.o. son again. We've already had a bit over 10 lessons and my son loves his lessons. I can see really good progress but most importantly he wants to play. It's not a chore for him any more. It's actually fun and he enjoys it. Now we can build on that. Michael has great attitude and communicates with kids very well. He definitely has a passion for music and it translates to kids.
Liam
Michael has great energy and excitement for the music. He picked a great fitting piece to work on with our teenager. He helped our son to remember why he loves music and recapture some lost skills with all the COVID down time. Thank you!
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Lonze R.

60 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $38
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Awarded Louis Armstrong award from Cass Technical High school alumi
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Lonze R.

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I am very excited to teach you all what my 23 years of experience in playing the saxophone can bring. I can teach children to adults, beginner to advance players the tools to become a great musician. I workout of various books to suite the students playing level. I also use a metronome , tuners , sheet music all to help develop good habits. I work with adults , kids and teenagers that need assistance with audition or to become more effective in their school band. You must practice at least a 30! mins a day to reach the goals you require . Contact me and you will be on your way to becoming a great musician.

About Lonze

Hello, my name Is Lonze. I can't wait to meet you and start a fun, professional, and rewarding private lessons. I have been teaching for 14 years and I absolutely love it. Every lesson is as rewarding for me as I hope it is for my students. Observing the progression of my students is one of the most

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Marcus M.
lessons are going great! Lonze is an awesome instructor and very knowledgeable. With his teaching style, I am learning fast!
April C.
First time picking up a guitar - Lonze is patient, explains things a few different ways to help, funny and at ease. I was very comfortable in his studio. He is very knowledgeable of the guitar and how to teach someone. Looking forward to the next session!
Nicole F.
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Leslie K.

35 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English
  • BA Music Performance from Adams State University
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Leslie K.

35 Reviews
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While my degrees are in clarinet, I am also an accomplished saxophonist who has performed in ensembles throughout Colorado and Western Massachusetts, including jazz ensembles, musicals, and a professional saxophone quartet with performances at a regional North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference. I have experience ranging from helping students just learning their instrument all the way to students looking at All State or college auditions. My goal is to tailor lessons to meet each student's individual needs and interests, while still reinforcing good technique. Lessons will usually consist of doing a mix of different things such as: long tones, scales, etudes to improve technique and musicality, solos, duets, and Disney or jazz/pop tunes.

About Leslie

Leslie is a Denver based musician—clarinetist and teacher—who performs in solo and collaborative projects across the state while maintaining an active teaching studio. Leslie is in high demand as both a performer and teacher. Recent performances include solo performances is Denver and Stapleton,

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Haylee
My granddaughter was so excited after her first lesson with Leslie. Her band teacher is also encouraged.
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Lucas H.

90 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $32
  • Speaks English
  • Awarded Yamaha Young Performing Artist Classical Saxophone Winner from Yamaha
  • Teaches students 8 to 85
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Lucas H.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at the nations top music schools, I teach students of all levels and ages, whether just beginning or an experienced player. I have a great amount of experience in both classical and jazz and have been playing for about 21 years myself. I currently teach saxophone at Austin Peay State University and Tennessee State University, but truly enjoy working with students of all ages and abilities!

In addition to helping students establish solid fundamentals, I can help you reach your goals, whether that be through working on classical solo repertoire, jazz and improvisation, band music, preparing for a competition or audition, and more. I try to make lessons fun and enjoyable for the student.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online! I have taught online students from 26 different states and 3 ...

About Lucas

I am a professional musician/teacher with over 14 years of experience teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities. I have a Doctorate degree in music from the University of Colorado, have two additional graduate degrees in music, from the University of Michigan and Northwestern Un

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JEFFREY
Very good instructor and very personable. I'm looking forward to my future lessons with Lucas!
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Care, patience and knowledge.
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Aurora D.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $29
  • Speaks English
  • Music Production & Engineering from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaching since 2012
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Aurora D.

6 Reviews
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Hey there! I played sax at Berklee College of Music! I’m Lisa Simpson all grown up and I’m very excited to *positively* push you to wherever you want to go with saxophone! 👧🏻

About Aurora

I want to be here for whatever *your* goals are! Just picking up a hobby? Okie doke. Wanna be a pro? We’ll work on it. I want to be a helper in your journey. I’m happy to push you as far as you want to be pushed, and make you the best you can be - while having an amazing time at the same time!

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Aneta
Great Teacher. My daughter loves the lessons. Highly recommend.
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Martin K.
This is my first time taking lessons from this site. She is a very flexible and professional Saxophone Instructor I look forward to each lesson.
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Chris K.

1 Review
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Starting at $34
  • Speaks
  • Teaches students 4 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Chris K.

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Inspiring students through private instrumental music lessons for saxophone, clarinet, flute, guitar, bass guitar, ukulele, and piano.

About Chris

I have been teaching private music lessons for fourteen years and have been a public school instrumental music teacher for eight years. I have a Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and a Master of Science degree in Music Education. I have a K-12 teaching certification in Maryland. My educati

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Christopher & Winter W.
Kids first lesson with Mr. Kefer went very well! No regrets!

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The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Portland is $72. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $49 and $130 per hour.
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"Excellent instructor! Very patient and great communication! My son is learning a lot and is enjoying his lessons! Highly Recommend!!"
Caeden
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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Barry Gerdsen
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"Very good teacher for my son. He is patient knowledgeable and is able to keep a sometimes unfocused 11 year old, on the topic of learning the saxophone."
Bruce
Took Saxophone lessons from Bill T.
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"Incredibly amiable, professional, and talented as a teacher.

As a senior in high school now graduating and transferring into college, I started my lessons with Dimitry in December last year and had to end this summer at the end of the music school's program. Even though my time learning the saxophone was short, Dimitry used my past musical experience to help guide me through the instrument. His lessons did not feel long in any sense of the word, and in fact some two-hour lessons I took to make up missed weeks blew by, as I was constantly engaged by his teachings. During my studies with him I found myself in the presence of a true musician, and this was only further driven home when I saw him play in the Hanover Wind Symphony at the Morristown Community Theater with Stanley Drucker. I would highly recommend Dimitry as an instructor for a student at any level."
Jeff
Took Saxophone lessons from Dimitry C.
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"Awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Making so much progress. Lots of stuff I didn't know I now Know!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)"
Melissa
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Michael is on time, prepared, thorough, engaging, confident, inspiring, motivating and has an excellent teaching style. He really gets my boys; what their strengths and weaknesses are and what motivates them. He is always a step ahead of their achievements. He is clear about setting goals and expectations for the next lesson and listens carefully to any questions or concerns that they have.

Really Outstanding."
Oscar
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Awesome, she was great and has a very pleasant and helpful personality. We are looking forward to the next lesson."
DeDe
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"Gleb is an absolute please to learn from! He understands his students and patiently brings them to meet their fullest potential. He has a wonderful personality and fun approach to ensure that his students keep the enjoyment playing their selected instrument."
Naf
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"I have been working with Eric for the past 10 years. He has helped my Downey HS Jazz Program tremendously through his method of teaching jazz improvisation. Eric made my job a lot easier, having students understanding the art of creating something out of nothing! As it is very frightening for young musicians to improvise, Eric developed a sense of confidence in our students when it comes to it. I can’t thank him enough for what he does every week"
Cory
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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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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