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Jorge R.

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Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Jorge R.

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Students will learn how to properly learn and play the saxophone from the absolute basics to a high, intermediate level and beyond in various styles.
Beginners: The basics of embouchure, technical skills, proper breathing techniques, ability to read music.
Intermediate: Playing intermediate level solo pieces, refining technique, extending range, learning how to play music by ear and performing in various styles, from classical to jazz.

About Jorge

I have over 10 years of experience on the Clarinet and other reed instruments. I have a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Music Education from the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College and have studied classical clarinet as well as saxophone under various professors at the college. I also

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Kevin
Jorge was a great teacher, he started me off learning clarinet. Very kind, postitve and knew all of his stuff. Would definitely recommend as a teacher.
Holly
Jorge tutored me for a few weeks in music theory and it greatly benefited me. He shows through his examples and explanations that he really understands concepts of music theory and keyboard, as well on his clarinet too. I highly recommend hiring Jorge since he goes over the information at a good pace and nice manor. He will go over whatever you need help on.
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Kevin D.

11 Reviews
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Starting at $25
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Bachelor of Music from Appalachian State University
  • Teaching since 1983
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Kevin D.

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Can teach all levels classical and jazz. Specialize in teaching Jazz Improvisation.

Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone

About Kevin

School music program disrupted due to Pandemic Let's learn online or in person. I am a professional music teacher with 30+ years of experience. Very experienced at teaching all band instruments. Expert at Saxophones - Clarinet. I am very experienced at teaching one on one across TakeLessons, zoom o

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Emory S.
Kevin was patient, encouraging, and easy to work with!
Marion G.
Kevin is a great instructor! He's very patient and knowledgeable. Can't wait for my next lesson
Ken
Kevin is very knowledgeable and easy to learn from.
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Zach T.

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Starting at $34
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Awarded Louie Armstrong Award from Heritage Highschool
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Zach T.

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I have a broad understanding of music. I am well versed in saxophone, jazz, music theory, composition, and arranging. Aside from my experience in all these fields, I have a curriculum that offers students a skill tree. The skill tree both cleary documents what students has learned and what the next steps are in the student's path. This also gives students choices in their education. I am all about students being able to provide their own input into their education. My job is to set expectations and guide students through their musical path.

About Zach

Hello, I'm Zach Tyler, a professional saxophone player, composer, and arranger. Right now I am offering lessons to anyone with a desire to begin or further their musical path. I am a huge believer in music being a core part of the human experience which is why I have cultivated a curriculum that

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Alex L.

1 Review
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Starting at $40
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Master of Music from Manhattan School of Music
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Alex L.

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Specialized approach for each individual student. Focusing on the students needs not dated pedagogy. From the budding beginner to professionals, I can create a program for students to reach their musical goals.

About Alex

*** Studio Equipment *** Digital Piano, stereo, Logic Studio *** Specialties *** Saxophone, Improvisation, Jazz, Composition, Sibelius. Logic

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Robert
Thanks for letting me provide a reference for Alex. I have taken alto sax lessons from him over the years, starting about 4-5 years ago. Alex is a great musician and teacher. Each lesson was consistently structured for: sound quality and listening, technical work and reading, duets, and improvisation. Rather than heavy music theory, he would instead provide routines to reinforce these concepts. He was always patient, and emphasized what I did well, with subtle redirection to correct problems. I definitely improved under his guidance and teaching.

The only reason I stopped seeing him was that my job became very demanding, and I could not devote enough time to practice and justify the time and cost of lessons. But even when I showed up unprepared, he was understanding and flexible to work with me.

If it would have been possible to have Alex come to me, I would have welcomed that.

Steve M.

8 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Professional Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Steve M.

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I love working with brand new beginners all the way seasoned players who might be prepping for music college. I like to keep an fun atmosphere around the lesson and try to find out what drives my students.

We'll work through pieces from school and expand into topics such as improvisation, reading, music theory, and finding inspiration from great players. I have a jazz background, and love working with aspiring jazz musicians as well.

About Steve

I'm a saxophonist, pianist, arranger & songwriter. I graduated from Berklee College of Music with a Professional Music Degree, and currently run a sheet music startup called NiceChart. I have been a Music Director for Middle School and High School Bands and also have over 15 years experience teac

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Lucas L.
Steve has been great. We had to switch to online due to social distancing, and it has worked out just fine. He even gave us the first online lesson free to see if it we wanted to continue with it. He is a natural at communicating with kids, keeps it very fun, and has been great at getting our 8 year old started with piano.
Mayuko G.
My son enjoys lessons w him very much.
Alina
Great first lesson with my brand-new to music kids (age 8 and 10). Steve is a natural with kids.
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Heather P.

31 Reviews
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  • Bachelor of Music from Wayne State University
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Awarded Scholarship to College from Macomb Community College
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Heather P.

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As a clarinetist, it made perfect sense to me to pick up the saxophone. It is a great instrument to play. I really enjoy it.

I teach beginning and intermediate levels of saxophone. I use the rubank books as well as a few other books for saxophone books.

About Heather

Welcome! Interested in starting a musical journey with an enthusiastic, degreed, experienced teacher? You can learn whether you are an elementary beginner, retiree, a high school student, a musician with special needs, or an out of practice musician. Whatever your level, just sign up and begin!

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Jack R.
Heather is a great teacher; she is able to gauge ability and keeps the lessons varied and interesting, always pushing you just at the edge, beyond what you thought you were capable of. Friendly, amiable, and laidback in style, she makes learning in a comfortable atmosphere fun. You can tell she has a real passion for music and teaching, and results after just a few lessons proves she knows what she is doing.

I am a beginning singer, my only prior experience was singing with the congregation in church, not the choir.
Quinn
She's really nice, and makes warm-ups before starting the lesson for your voice range. The variety of songs you can sing is pretty big, you want to sing in Italian? There's plenty! Want to sing in Latin? I'm pretty sure there's a few! There are songs from various musicals, too. All in all, she's a pretty great teacher.
Ruth H.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Philadelphia, PA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Philadelphia is $69. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $40 and $130 per hour.
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$55 average
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"My son started taking saxophone lessons with Gleb in April, 2016. He was at 6th grade at that point and was playing saxophone as a Music Elective in his Middle School. In October/November, 2016 my son auditioned for the Special Music High School playing saxophone and, as we learned in March, 2017, got accepted. My son did not have a privilege of parental help or support as far as musical education or experience goes, and he is not exactly a very purpose oriented type “A” achiever kind of boy. So he could only rely on Gleb’s help and effort. In a month or so, my son said that he likes working with Gleb and would like to prepare for upcoming auditions. This is when we decided that we have to intensify their practices. Starting from June, 2016 my son was taking 2-hour lesson with Gleb 3 times a week. Since, as I mentioned earlier, we could not help our son with composition selection for his auditions, I just printed the Audition requirements from High School’s website and Gleb suggested a selection and worked on them with my son. I would definitely recommend Gleb for your young musician. I believe that he knows what he is doing not only in terms of music, but he is definitely able to work and find a way with different kids, not only the best out of the best, which you would often hear from very well acclaimed teachers and tutors."
Irina
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"Can't go wrong with Ian ! Shoot for the stars!"
Ed
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Having a very good experience with Lisa. I have enjoyed all 3 hours."
Paul
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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"Frixos was a terrific teacher for my son (now 12) and my daughter (now 14). He worked with them once per week for about two years, when my son finished 5th grade and my daugher was finishing 6th grade. He helped my son get started and learn the alto sax from scratch, and helped get my daugher on track, and correct her many mistakes. In short, both my kids made the top band in middle school at the end of their 6th grade years. My daugher was the top alto sax in her middle school by middle of 7th grade, and my son by the end of 6th grade. The both had a blast with their instruments, and the worked with them on the scales, and playing various genres of music including jazz. Their understanding of music was far beyond most of their classes, and they enjoyed their class time with him, and got to know a person that spend their entire life and professional career in the music business. In addition to Alto Sax lessons, he worked with the kids to learn music studio tools and play keyboard. After two years, we had to stop the lessons, due to financial constraints, but Frixos was like family to us, and I would highly recommond him to anyone without hesitation. He's a great guy!"
Jonathan
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Lonze has been great for my son who is practicing to make 1st chair in the marching band. Lonze is teaching him proper breath techniques and support which will help him tremendously when moving around. He is extremely knowledgeable and helpful. I highly recommend him for your student."
Lindsay
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Very informative for my son."
Kurt
Took Saxophone lessons from Benjamin M.
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"Great teacher! So happy with my lessons. Eric is patient, kind, professional and easy to get along with."
Nicole
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric F.
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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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"Welcoming personality makes learning fun

Mary has done a great job with my son. She made my son feel comfortable enough at his first lesson that he kicked me out! On his second lesson he managed to not only forget his sheet music, but his instrument too! Mary still managed to teach him things and by the time I got back with the Sax he was fully engaged in learning some things she wrote on paper. My son has enjoyed his lessons and I see him keeping more interest than with just his school lessons alone. He is DEFINITELY learning and having fun doing it."
Jessica
Took Saxophone lessons from Mary R.
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"Friendly, respectful made learning fun for our son."
Gavin
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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