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Alain M.

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  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaches students 7 and up
  • Teaching since 2011
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Alain M.

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Saxophonist, Composer, Educator.
21 years of practice, 10 years of teaching, 1 MASTER of Pedagogy, 2 BACHELORS in Classical and Jazz Performance (New School, NY).

My motto is efficient work for maximum pleasure. The idea is to build up a strong foundation of basic technique of the instrument (body, sound, air, time) in order to quickly come to play along your music idols.

With more than 20 years of practice and more than a decade of experience teaching, I've seen and gone through all kinds of mistakes myself which allows me to really know the correct and sane way to play saxophone, effortlessly and beautifully. Moreover, I have played all kinds of music through the years going from Bach to John Cage, from pop to classical to jazz, afro-cuban, brazilian, etc. Therefore, I'll be able to adapt my teaching specifically to your goals and to enlarge your scope of knowledge.

Caution : risks of addiction, immense satisfaction and personal development.

About Alain

Hello there! My name is Alain, I have more than a decade of experience teaching saxophone and conducting large Wind Bands. I earned my BM and MM degrees from Conservatoire of Lausanne, Switzerland, in classical Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy and I earned my BM degrees in jazz Saxophone Performan

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Sonja
Despite the covid and the distance, the courses are online. Alain is very pedagogical and patient (I'm blond and not so young), and of course a very good saxophonist. I highly recommend him.
With Alain you will progress quickly.
Ohad
Alain's is an incredibly gifted saxophone teacher. He has been teaching our son who absolutely loves him. His patience and thorough understanding of the music make it a pleasurable experience for all. It is a delight to witness Alain's bring music to life to a teenager who is enjoying the process.
Highly recommended,
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Alex S.

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  • Teaching since 2010
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Alex S.

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What are three things you enjoy about your playing and what are three things you wish were improved? I ask this question of each student so we can customize YOUR lessons and practice sessions. I love to see my students grow and learn what fuels their passion for music and we will develop exercises and songs that fit your interests. With ten years of teaching experience and multiple students in honor groups, I stand by studio's results!

About Alex

I attended the music program at California State University, Long Beach (Go Beach!), where I completed a bachelors of music in 2007. This time was spent immersed in saxophone performance, jazz studies, music theory, and music education. I have been active in music education for a decade, maintaining

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Our son Charles started taking lessons with Alex Sadnik when he was in 6th grade, and he is now going to be a senior in high school. It was in -home until the pandemic last year. After changing to him, Charles made tremendous progress quickly. Alex is a terrific teacher. He has patience , and is encouraging. He would often spend part of the lesson playing together with him, which was helpful. He would also allow Charles to choose some of the music he was interested in learning.
We would highly recommend Alex to anyone who wants to learn Saxophone or flute . You won’t be disappointed!!
Naomi
Thank you Alex for being such a great teacher, musician and mentor. My son has enjoyed playing and learning saxophone under your guidance for the past five years.
We are happy that the transition from in person to online lessons has been seamless. We find it helpful that you review his prerecorded music/practice clips ahead of time so that lessons are spent giving feedback on what is most important. We appreciate the extra effort and thought you put into planning each lesson as well as your customized worksheets. We value your professionalism, commitment, positivity and encouragement in his musical journey.
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TITUS G.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Master's of Music in Jazz Studies from North Carolina Central University
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TITUS G.

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My lessons are always student-specific. That means I change my approach depending on the needs of each individual person I teach. I've been teaching instrumental music both privately and in public schools for over a decade. I have two degrees in music, one in education and the other in Jazz performance. I love to play. If you are serious about learning how to play and understanding what you are doing on the saxophone then contact me.

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About TITUS

A Saxophonist and vocalist. Titus grew up playing and singing in his hometown church in South Carolina where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Education from the historic Claflin University, studing Classical Saxophone under Bryson Borgstedt. After graduation, he moved to North Carolina e

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Brian T.

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  • Speaks English
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Doctor of Musical Arts from University of Arizona
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Brian T.

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I have taught saxophone to beginning and advance students, from age 10 to college level students studying to be music educators as well as adults and every age. I also have 30 years experience teaching both privately and as a band director. I know the curriculum and techniques to help you efficiently and effectively reach your goals.

The most important element of becoming a musician is learning to play musically. As I lead my college students into a music profession, I remind them that I am primarily teaching them to be musicians who perform musically through their chosen instrument. This is what sets performs apart and I can help you become a better musician on saxophone, clarinet or any other instrument.

About Brian

Brian L. T is a graduate of the University of Arizona (1993) where he earned a Doctorate of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and a minor in Music Education. He also has Music Education degrees from Moorhead State University, Moorhead, Minnesota (M.S., 1990, B.S., 1986). He is a proud mem

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Alex L.

19 Reviews
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  • Speaks Spanish, English
  • Teaching since 2003
  • Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Florida A & M University
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Alex L.

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I have been a musician for 30yrs. with Alto Sax being my Primary Instrument. Being a Woodwind player I also play Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, and Percussion. I have performed in many large/medium/small venues with many Bands and Ensembles throughout my career. I have also, been a Georgia Certified Teacher, member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity, and member of the Music Educators National Conference for 14yrs. Most recently as an educator in Clayton County I performed with other musicians at a County production of "The Wiz".

About Alex

I have lead others and taught them before ever having my own classroom as a leader in High School and College. It has greatly pleased me that my students have had many accomplishments in many groups. These vary from various Honors Bands, the Atlanta Youth Symphony Orchestra, and many High Valued Sch

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Nate B.
My 1st lesson was great. Alex is an excellent instructor. His demeanor, engaging approach coupled with his experience makes an atmosphere that is very conducive to learning. I highly recommend him.
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LaShonda
My son has the pleasure of taking classes with Alex. He hadn't played in a year and Mr. Little has been so patient and provides practice skills each week. He relates well and we're happy to be working with Alex.
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Jimi Z.

16 Reviews
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  • Speaks English, Italian
  • Awarded Max Winkler Music Scholarship from Belwin Mills Music Publishing
  • Teaching since 1981
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Jimi Z.

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All levels. Embouchee focused on with sound production first month with cutting edge Method Books utilized.

About Jimi

*****SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING COVID-19 FOR NEW STUDENTS WANTING TO STUDY IN PERSON AT THE ASHLAND, MASSACHUSETTS MUSIC STUDIO: We are excited to announce the return of in person lessons for those students wanting them. Because of the evolving changes that the Corona Virus gives us progressively

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Jim
This was my first piano lesson in 50 years. It was everything I hoped it would be... intellectual, fun, relaxed... and it filled me with hope that I could finally make something out of a musical instrument I left in the dust so many years ago. Jimi is wonderful to talk with and work with. This was beyond my expectations.
Dan G.
I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg
Ryan
Very engaging. My 16 year old is enjoying the lessons.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in West Mifflin, PA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in West Mifflin is $70. 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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"Ian is great. My 9 year old was very excited and is looking forward to his next lesson."
Emanuel
Took Saxophone lessons from Ian B.
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"Eric is a great and knowledgeable instruc"
Vijay
Took Saxophone lessons from Eric P.
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"Great first lesson. Carl provided some much needed structure for my approach to jazz improv. We reviewed modes and patterns and he accompanied me on piano while I played sax."
Michael
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I’m 80 years old and play sax in a Senior band. I signed up for several lessons with Jimi Z. to improve my tone and breathing. I think Jimi did a great job with me, and I recommend Jimi for sax lessons. Dan Ginsberg"
Dan
Took Saxophone lessons from Jimi Z.
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"I loved my first lesson with Schroeder, he was knowledgeable, energetic and communicated in a great way! Looking very much forward to my next lesson."
Brian
Took Saxophone lessons from Schroeder S.
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"Patient, knowledgeable and professional. Glad I found her."
Kaz
Took Saxophone lessons from Natsuki S.
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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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"I took lessons from Andrew for about 9 months. I’m an adult non-professional sax player who just wanted to continue to learn and work on improvisation. I felt the lessons were really well tailored to my situation and goals. Andrew recognized what my existing playing level was, including where I had some weaknesses. I improved a lot over a short period of time, and stretched my abilities in jazz improvisation. We did a lot of tune learning, transcription and ear training. Andrew is skilled at piano as well, so it was helpful when he would play chords and progressions on piano and have me work over the top of it to give me time to hear and experiment with feedback."
Jeff Carlsen
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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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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"My first experience learning the saxophone was really great!! Max is a great teacher. He was patient with me. And he took it bit by bit for me to follow easily. I definitely want to continue with him. I look forward to my second lesson with him."
Ify
Took Saxophone lessons from Max S.
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