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Aage N.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch, English, French, Danish
  • M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies from Boise State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aage N.

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I have been teaching saxophone for nearly thirty years, and offer a different approach to the instrument. While building strong technique and tone in your band and solo music, we will explore how the saxophone is used in music from around the world, including traditions that pre-date the saxophone itself by many centuries! While learning the basics of music theory, I also encourage playing by ear, and unleashing curiosity and creativity.

About Aage

Oregon native Aage (pronounced like Owen without N) has been teaching woodwinds to students of all ages for thirty years. He has performed throughout the US and Denmark, as well as Iceland (International Viola Congress) and Holland (World Bass Clarinet Conference). He taught for many years at The C

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Brandt P.
A great first lesson. Aage was able to identify my level and chart a course for lessons quickly, drawing on lots of resources and knowledge. I’m just starting clarinet with plenty of saxophone experience, and I think Aage is the right person to guide me.
Robert *.
Kind, patient and obviously knowledgeable.
Gregory R.
Very personable, yet business like. An extremely encouraging teacher which would be important for younger students.

Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
  • Teaching since 2005
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Peter Q B.

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Saxophone is my main instrument and favorite to teach!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.
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Michael R.

35 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 2012
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
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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 m

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Anthony L.
Really great with my son! Had him knowing the keys in just one session. Thank you!
Avery
Michael is great! My 11yo son loves him.
Ha V.
Mike is an excellent teacher. Friendly, easy and great personality. Teaching in a fun way and easy to understand. My son loves Mike.

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Benjamin S.

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Starting at $35
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2015
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Benjamin S.

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I hope to make learning instruments a fun, comfortable experience that people will want to come back to. With music education as my primary background, I am trained to tailor lessons to each student's needs and backgrounds. I want to get you to play music that YOU want to play.

About Benjamin

Hi everyone! My name is Ben Scharf, and I'm here to help you learn saxophone. My goal is to help everyone have a fun, personalized experience in learning my favorite instrument. Through me you will learn tips, technique, musicality, and practice methods to eventually become an independent and effic

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Ian B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Ian B.

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I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I offer online saxophone lessons to players of all ages, levels, and backgrounds! I have performed with Grammy Nominated blues singer Sugaray Rayford, jazz trumpeter Jon Faddis, blues legend Buddy Guy, Brazilian vocalist/composer Luciana Souza, amongst others. Currently

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Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Always a great lesson

Aidan T.

Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Speaks Spanish, French, Dutch, English
  • Teaching since 2017
  • Awarded Music Director Award from St Michael's College
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Aidan T.

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I have played professionally in the Orchestra of Toronto, The Greater Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra, North York Symphony Orchestra, London Youth Philharmonic Orchestral Project, and I conduct the Toronto Philharmonic Orchestra Project. I also work professionally for the York University Symphony Orchestra, the York university Theatre Department, St Michael's College Music Department and the St Michael's College Theatre. All of these in a professional capacity either giving lessons, playing in symphony orchestras or musicals, or conducting or composing.

About Aidan

I like to be picky and specific when it comes to all things music but understanding as long as effort is put in. I have real world composition, conducting and performance experience that I am always more then happy to share. I have played professionally in the Orchestra of Toronto, The Greater T

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"Mary and I started working together after I co-founded a 60s soul/R&B/ska/reggae-beat band in which I sang vocals and was asked to play alto sax by the bandleader. I hadn't played sax in years (clarinet is my primary instrument), and among other things, I needed to start learning how to improvise - challenging for a symphonic band player whose head was always in sheet music. Mary's approach and teaching methods worked well for me; she's great at getting to know you as a player and your goals, and once she did that for me, she was immediately able to formulate a course of action. In the six months we were together, my tone, pitch, and playing improved, and my confidence grew. I heartily recommend Mary; no matter your instrument, she will get right down to business, keep you moving, and inject some fun into the whole process. A great player and entertainer, Mary has been a strong role model for me. I am grateful for everything I've learned from her, and I look forward to working with her again."
Robin
Took Saxophone lessons from Mary R.
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Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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"Kim is very supportive and motivational that push me for improvement with her very kind and smart tips and teaching approaches."
Ibraham
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Kimberly K.
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"My daughter has been playing for five years in school band. Today she had her thrird lessons with Maureen. She is very knowledgeable, and great at communicating with my daughter in a way that is encouraging. So far, we love the lessons."
Sadie
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"Awesome person and teacher."
Igor
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"When my 11 year old son first began saxophone lessons with Michael Weiss, he was a true beginner but within 5 months, he was playing a song at a recital! Michael is patient and kind but firm in his direction and has instilled confidence in my son that he can play whatever songs he wants to play with focus and practice. Michael is flexible and adept at tailoring his lessons to the individual's needs. I highly recommend him."
Suzette
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael W.
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"I am a local band director and have sent several students over to Max. From absolute beginners to your lead player Max tailors an approach that works for each individual. My students love studying with him!"
Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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"Dr. Stow was knowledgable in all aspects of the saxophone. As an undergrad there were struggles that all students go through, but Dr. Stow had exemplary answers whenever I needed them. He was an extremely relatable professor and always had several solutions to any playing inquiries I had. I would reccommend him as a private instructor."
Seth
Took Saxophone lessons from Dr. Nick S.
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"Jeff Johnson is a phenomenal teacher. He's been giving my 13 year old saxophone lessons since the fall, and I've been very impressed with the improvement. He's working with him on both jazz and traditional music and I've seen a lot of growth in the quality of the sound and rhythm of the music. But even more importantly, I've seen a change in my son's attitude. He was thinking of quitting saxophone early in the school year, and now is practicing without being reminded, and wants to stay with it through high school."
Karen
Took Saxophone lessons from Jeff J.
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"Sergio is terrific! Highly recommend. Smart, easy to talk to, clear instruction and good sense of humor too. Big thumbs up!"
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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