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Machado M.

Portland, OR
Starting at $67
  • Teaching since 2011
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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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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Michael R.

34 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
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Michael R.

34 Reviews
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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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Brandt P.
I returned to saxophone after not playing for years, and at the recommendation of a local player took lessons with Mike. Mike's a great player, but more importantly, he's a great teacher. He's made a study of teaching wind instruments and can really help identify technical issues. Working with Mike on improvising and jazz phrasing and articulation has been really fun and productive for me, and has improved my musicianship in other areas (I'm mostly and upright bassist). I haven't had a sax lesson for a little while, but I recently got a clarinet and I'm back with Mike. The lessons are, as always, rewarding and enjoyable. Highly recommended.
Ava Q.
Ava is enjoying her clarinet instruction!
Heidi
What an AMAZING teacher! Michael always has a positive attitude and connects well with people. He is definitely the highlight of my son’s week (age 10). Michael is talented, knowledgeable and kind. He can connect with all age groups. His studio is also an energetic and delightful place to be. He is a true gem and talented musician. My son says, “He is such a fun guy and great teacher!” He inspires my son.
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Aage N.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch, English, French, Danish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aage N.

6 Reviews
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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.

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Dan F.

5 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Jazz Performance from William Paterson University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan F.

5 Reviews
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I have been teaching privately and in colleges/schools for over 15 years. For all levels, I will help you develop excellent technique on the saxophone and build a strong foundation in music theory. For advanced/intermediate students, I also teach jazz improvisation, if you’re interested! Please bring in the music and songs you want to work on. I believe lessons should be fun and interesting while you learn great stuff, too!

About Dan

Hi, I’m a professional tenor and soprano saxophonist. I graduated from William Paterson University with a Bachelors in Jazz Performance. I also have an MA in Jazz History and Research from Rutgers University. I enjoy helping students to develop improved technique, sight reading, and musicality.

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Johnny
Great lesson, finds your weaknesses and then givesYou exercises so you can work on improving them.
Jamal
I've been receiving instruction from Dan for almost a month, and I'm very impressed with my progression. Dan is a very patient, friendly and knowledgeable teacher who cares about my progress and success as a musician. I’ve seen improvement in my embouchure, increased my sight reading speed, and my intonation. I would highly recommend him to anyone interested in improving their ability to play the saxophone.
Al
Before I engaged Dan Faulk as a teacher, I knew of him as one of the preeminent voices on the tenor saxophone. I had seen him in performance several times and heard him on recordings. I reached out to him for lessons because I knew that he was a great player who could likely help me achieve my goal of becoming a musician able to improvise in the jazz idiom. What I did not know until my first encounter with him was how easy it would be to work with Dan. By that, I in no way mean to suggest that he is a pushover or that my lessons were not serious, rigorous or challenging. What I mean is that Dan is the rare instructor who has the ability to help you stay focused and positive while at the same time challenging you in a disciplined and nurturing way. With his guidance, I certainly became a better musician in every respect.

One of the most important things about my time with Dan is that fact that he used a pedagogical framework that clearly conveyed for me at the outset the work necessary for me to become an effective improvising musician. Dan is extremely knowledgeable about the inner workings and alternative underlying theories of jazz improvisation because he has played with and studied with many of the luminaries of jazz, and he knows how to structure and present this information. With his vast knowledge and desire to facilitate my musical growth, Dan kept me on task during our twice a month sessions and was always available in between sessions for any questions I might have had.

In short, I am very happy that I reached to Dan for lessons as he is a wonderful and enthusiastic teacher.
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Beckie E.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded John Phillip Sousa Award from University City High School
  • Bachelors Degree in Music Education and Music Performance on French horn from Chapman University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Beckie E.

22 Reviews
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Saxophone was the first instrument, aside from Piano, that I started to play. I started in 4th grade with this instrument until my middle school teacher in 6th grade asked me to switch to French horn. I continued to perform on Saxophone in our school's Jazz ensemble in Middle School and High School. I no longer play the Saxophone but can still teach students how to play the instrument!

About Beckie

Hi! My name is Beckie and I have played music for all of my life. I play and teach many different instruments such as the French horn, trumpet, piano, saxophone, mandolin, guitar, and voice. I have my Masters in Music on French horn as well as two bachelor degrees in music performance on Frenc

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Wendy
Beckie is so supportive and encouraging for our beginner, who is now playing Mozart Concertos in the 6th grade. Zero stress for our daughter. She Passed her audition as well in the 5th grade for Junior Winds. Highly recommend!
Forbes B.
Beckie is fantastic! Technically proficient, excellent teacher and highly inspiring! My son has made incredible progress over a few short months.
Zachary
Outstanding instructor! Beckie is very positive and encouraging and my son has learned so much in just a few weeks. My son looks forward to his session each week. She is also an amazing musician herself and plays her instrument side by side with my son which allows him to hear and learn the individual notes.

Lisa N.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $20
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Mathematics and Music from University of Rochester / Eastman School of Music
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Lisa N.

3 Reviews
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I have 20 years of teaching experience, and can help reach your musical goals!

About Lisa

Lisa's first formal introduction to music came when her mother, a masters student at the Eastman school of Music in Rochester, enrolled her in violin lessons at age 6. The family moved to Miami, FL, but Lisa chose to move back north to attend college at the University of Rochester, and continue he

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Lindsay
A truly talented musician, composer, and person! Lisa's passion for music is envious and evident... and it shines every time she picks up an instrument or teaches someone!
Rick
Took jazz lessons from Lisa and learned a lot!!! It was a great experience and she is a great teacher! Lisa has a great way of pushing your comfort zone and bringing out your best. Highly recommended!!!
Mary Anne
As an adult alto sax player, I had Lisa as a director/instructor in several small jazz ensembles. She is supportive and gave me a positive push ("a you can do this") in soloing/improvising. Lisa has been a mentor to me as I continue playing the sax and with her encouragement I was successful in performing in jazz band camp for 2 summers!

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- Bruce Engelhardt
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"I used to play saxophone in high school but hadn't picked it up in over a decade and a few lessons with Jordan gave me my chops back along with a renewed appreciation for the instrument. I look forward to continued growth under Jordan's tutelage. He's a great teacher and inspiration as a musician."
- Marc
Took Saxophone lessons from Jordan L.
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"Gleb is a very skilled and patient teacher that has made taking lessons fun and enjoyable. His lesson plans are well thought out and I always leave feeling like I have learned something new after each lesson. Gleb is a great guy and I highly recommend him."
- Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Great teacher! My daughter is very happy."
- Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ryan G.
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"30 lessons for my high school son with Ben. Excellent teacher. Always on time. Very professional. Baritone Sax. Highly recomend. Will be getting more lessons with Ben."
- Bryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"A wonderful teacher!

Dave is very helpful and patient when it comes to teaching. He is certainly my best,and favorite teacher."
- Alison
Took Saxophone lessons from Dave L.
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"Very friendly and extremely helpful I’m really looking forward to my next lesson. I love how she jumped right in and got me playing."
- Carl
Took Saxophone lessons from Gwendolyn B.
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"Very knowledgeable and easy going. My son had a good rapport with Matt and I sensed he was very comfortable with him."
- Kevin
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Dillan was very excited after on all they went over!"
- Dillan
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"I got a giod first impression from Aaron. First lesson was very fun and exciting. Aaron is very diwn to earth and encouraging. I look forward to more lessons on the saxophone."
- Ryan
Took Saxophone lessons from Aaron H.
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