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Daniel M.

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Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $34
  • Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University
  • Teaching since 2010
  • Awarded Winner from Pittsburgh Concert Society Major Artists Competition
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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), an

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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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Bebé S.

25 Reviews
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Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaching since 2015
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Bebé S.

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Want to be able to read music? Interested in being able to grab your saxophone and play your favorite songs? Want to impress your family and friends with some flashy classical pieces? Well look no further, I will help you build a solid foundation of music theory, sight-reading, ear training, and technique while tailoring to your personal needs and goals. All ages and genres are welcome, my only rule is to have fun, so lets get started.

About Bebé

I am a professional singer, pianist, songwriter, and recording artist. I graduated from Broward College with an Associates Degree in Music Technology and dual -majoring in Vocal Performance. My primary instruments are Voice and Piano, but I also play guitar and trumpet. All of my students can ex

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Debra E.
Bebe is a fun person and Talented Teacher, Bebe knows how to takes the stress from the student and gives them the tools they need to succeed. I love going to Bebe's location and having my daughter get that one on one with her. My daughter was scared to have lesson because she was worried about being judged and Bebe helps them get over that. My daughter thought she was an Alto because everyone would tell her that. But as soon as she started going to Bebe she told her she was not she has more range then that and she is a Mezzo-Soprano. If you want a teacher who is friendly and supporting you need Bebe.. Thank you Bebe for everything you do...
Wendy H.
Bebe was great... very patient and positively:)
Nani
Bebé is great, hands down, I have so much fun in every lesson and actually feel like I am growing as as singer. She takes the time to make sure that I understand each exercise and feel comfortable singing.

Andrew P.

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Starting at $25
  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2013
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Andrew P.

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I want to help you reach your musical goals, while having fun in the process! I have been fortunate enough to work full time as a professional performer/educator since obtaining a degree in Jazz Performance from Temple University in 2014. I am very active on the music scene, and as an educator in the NYC area, with over 7 years of private teaching experience.

I firmly believe that lessons should be catered towards the unique musical goals of the individual. I take pride in finding new ways to teach proper fundamentals and habits in new students, that will ensure long-term success on their instrument and allow them to have fun along the way.

I can offer lessons in both English and Spanish. Lessons can be 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Contact me for more info!!

About Andrew

I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Jazz Performance from Temple University. I am an active performer across a wide spectrum of genres and settings, with a special passion for composing and performing original music. I have been working full-time as a freelance performer/educator in Philadelphia and Ne

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Nicholas F.

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Starting at $39
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Bachelor of Music / Saxophone Performance from North Carolina School of the Arts
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Nicholas F.

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I will take good care of you. Lessons are suppose to be fun with positive experiences. I am a professional saxophonist with 38 of experience. I retired from the U.S. Navy Band and play professionally in my local area. Let's have fun!

About Nicholas

Let's have fun and play great music.

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Andy W.

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Starting at $30
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • Teaching since 1983
  • Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance from University of Georgia
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Andy W.

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I have been teaching and performing professionally for over 30 years at all levels, from beginners to post-doctoral professors of saxophone at major universities. I am a retired professor of saxophone and my students have won various competitions at all levels. We will focus on developing proper technique, building good practice habits, and long term improvement.

About Andy

My students have described our lessons as being fun, intense, humorous, and thought-provoking. Lessons are always tailored to the individual student, because the lessons are about the student making progress toward their goals, not about me. I put a great deal of thought into how to approach each s

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Alexa
Dr. Wen was the best professor and lesson instructor I have ever had. I took lessons with him for over seven years starting in high school and throughout my entire college. He shares his expertise in music theory, techniques, and instrument mechanics. He really helped me gain confidence in my playing abilities, showed me how I should be practicing in order to get the most of each rehearsal, and taught me so much about myself as a player. His ability to instruct on every aspect of playing the instrument is something I really admire. Need help rhythmically? He will help you understand time, measurement, and notes. Need help technically? He has all the ways to practice to get that much closer to perfection and how to maintain it. Need help with scales? He will help you to truly understand the scale in order for you to play it better. Not only will he help with the "how-tos," he will explain the why. Needing help with breathing techniques or articulations? He will take you through exercises that will enhance every aspect of your playing. He sets the standards high, and helps you reach your goals. I will always recommend Dr. Wen!
Valerie
Dr. Wen is an outstanding saxophone instructor, performer, and technician! I learned more from him in my first two 30 minute lessons than I had in 15 years of playing.
He will teach you how to make your practice time more productive, alternate fingerings to play more in tune, techniques to make note transitions easier, how to prepare new reeds for playing.... and on and on.
I had not played for a very long time. Dr Wen got me from there to where I was playing in a University Wind Ensemble, a quartet, and a community band. He also knew exactly where my saxophone needed to be adjusted to make it play better.
Dr Wen was my instructor for approximately 7 years. I learned a tremendous amount from him. You can’t do any better than Dr Andy Wen. He’s outstanding!
Suzy
Excellent instructor. Highly knowledgeable in music theory and the mechanics of the instrument. I took lessons from Andy for many years. He always kept it challenging - never boring, pushed me to do more than i thought I could. Well worth the money. Can't go wrong with this one!

Yakov D.

20 Reviews
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Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • Awarded Gold Award from Forte International Competition
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Yakov D.

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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.
Yoella & Malkiya O.
Mr Yakov is very pleasant, patient and professional. He makes learning fun. One of my daughters is very shy and particular. I was concerned for her first violin. But she ended up loving the lesson and the instructor. We did some lessons online and at his studio. During the online lesson, the connection with our internet was horrible. He could hear her playing but she couldn't hear him. Yet, patiently, he got creative and taught the lesson with my daughter through chat. The environment of the studio is comfortable. You can tell he's passionate about what he does. That left me with a great impression of him. We look forward to more lessons with him for as long as we can.
Thanks Mr Yakov!!!
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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Pittsburgh, PA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Pittsburgh is $67. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $25 and $179 per hour.
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"Rebecca is a friendly yet professional instructor. I felt at ease. She has a natural easy way of correcting errors. And has unique ideas about practicing to correct mistakes. I would recommend her to anyone seeking lessons."
Mike
Took Saxophone lessons from Rebecca F.
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"I took one lesson from another teacher who was unreliable and fumbled around explaining things. After my first lesson with Carter I realized he knows his stuff and knows how teach. He’s a real teacher. I am excited now to learn . Thank you"
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carter W.
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"It seemed like a great first lesson. My son was comfortable and got directly to learning. We are confident that Mr. West will have him caught up with the rest of the 7th grade band in no time!"
Sam
Took Saxophone lessons from Thomas W.
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"Great. He gave lots of good advice and pushed her past her comfort level. Only gave 4 because it’s the first lesson."
Sade
Took Saxophone lessons from Randall K.
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"My son had been taking lessons from Masaru for almost 3 years, from 4th grade to 6th grade. If he didn't move to NY, we would continue the lessons. My son really enjoyed the time with Masaru . He is a wonderful teacher!"
Michelle
Took Saxophone lessons from Masaru K.
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"very thorough. Gave me a great lesson to get started. Looking forward to my future lessons."
Jo
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston B.
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"Joshua was exactly what I hoped for. Right on time, very personable and a great teacher."
Stephen
Took Saxophone lessons from Joshua F.
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"I feel that he is very cool, and he will help me get ready for my competition."
Steve
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Maureen is wonderful! She is really patient and helpful with my daughter. Highly recommend!"
Cora
Took Saxophone lessons from Maureen W.
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"He listens to me and teaches the way that I like. He seems like a good person as well. I recommend him for a saxophone teacher."
Keith Lee
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric C.
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