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Daniel M.

1 Review
Pittsburgh, PA
Starting at $34
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Advanced Music Studies Certificate from Carnegie Mellon University
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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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Tim
I really appreciated the time and patience Daniel had, I'm a total beginner and he made my first saxophone lesson great his music background was fantastic. Thanks for the lesson!
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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Jordan L.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded Outstanding Improvised Solo Award from Reno Jazz Festival
  • Teaches students 6 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Jordan L.

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I have been teaching saxophone professionally for 10 years to beginners just starting out, students preparing for college auditions, and adults trying to get back into playing. I am a very passionate musician and person, and find happiness in helping people get better at the saxophone and playing music! I enjoy performing regularly in the Los Angeles and greater Los Angeles areas at venues such as The Hollywood Bowl, and The Blue Whale Jazz Club. If you are looking to make your first sounds on the instrument, or looking to develop the skills to be a masterful performer and improviser, please reach out to me as I would find great joy in helping you accomplish your goals.

About Jordan

On top of being a professional musician and educator, I am a fun, easy-going, and inspirational person. I come from a family of 6 and used to work as a camp counselor in the summers, so working with kids is my strong suit, I really do enjoy it! I have found in my years of teaching a nice balance of

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Alma P.
Jordan has been a great teacher! I couldn't have asked for someone more patient and gracious. No matter what my challenges were with learning how to play the Saxaphone, Jordan never made me feel like I couldn't overcome the challenges. I will have to put my lessons on hold for now until further notice as it is not feesible at this point and time. Thank you Jordan!!
Tonya
i have been with him for a few months and he is awesome
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Nat S.

Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Awarded #1 Jazz CD from Jazz Week Radio Chart
  • Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Nat S.

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Nat S. is passionate about music and loves sharing that passion with his students!

Students develop superior instrumental technique by playing and studying real music.
Music should be learned visually and aurally (notated music and playing by ear).
Understanding the harmony and compositional techniques used in music leads to a deeper, more authentic musical experience for students.
Students will receive clear and meaningful guidance in how to improvise creative and interesting melodic lines.
Students will learn how to maintain a disciplined practice schedule and hold themselves and others to very high standards.
Students will have lots of fun while learning to play well! Music is a challenging subject, but it is also extremely fulfilling. Enjoying the process of learning is essential to real success in any domain - not just music.

About Nat

I have been involved professionally in music for over 35 years as a music teacher, performing artist, recording artist, record producer, record label owner, arranger and composer. I have written many music books and hundreds of arrangements for musicians of all levels. I have experience in virtuall

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Doyle B.

19 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • B. S. in Music Education from Pensacola Christian College
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Doyle B.

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I have been teaching saxophone for 22 years. I have an earned Masters degree in music and enjoy teaching students of all ages. I am happily married with 5 children at home--4 of them are musicians as well (the youngest is 4).. Students will quickly learn not only the basics of music theory, but will be playing songs as early as their first lesson. It is extremely rewarding watching students have fun, excel, and fall in love with making music. I presently teach music at 3 schools (1 college) and only have a few lessons slots available. I look forward to working with you.

About Doyle

Hello, my name is Doyle Bozone and I am eager to help you reach your goals! I've been teaching private lessons since 1992 and have loved helping my students win competitions at the state level, learn how to advance rapidly on their instrument, and fall in love with making music. I have 3 earned deg

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Jeffrey
Learned bugle calls in 5 weeks! Excellent teacher
Yvonne
As an older beginning student, Doyle had the right combination of patience, expertise and encouragement to make my first lesson great!
JoeIsaac
Great first lesson!!
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Marian P.

Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaching since 2007
  • AA in Music from Los Medanos Community College
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Marian P.

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I have a Music Education degree from SJSU and have been playing saxophone for over 20 years. I can also teach beginning flute, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, and others. I know the pitfalls and struggles that happen when learning an instrument or getting back into playing. Let me help you soar and have fun at the same time.

About Marian

BA of Music in Music Education Experience in: beginning of flute, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and trombone. Can tutor in Music theory Do you need help with any type of audition either for all state, getting into a top group at school, college auditions? I can help with that. I have ex

Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey
  • Awarded Bachelor's Degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey
  • Teaching since 2010
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Kathleen L.

6 Reviews
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I use the Rubank series of method books which are full of exercises and songs that will help you bring your playing and technique to the next level. I also include Scales, arpeggios, and exercises as well. This method of teaching will lead to well-rounded, quick improvement!

About Kathleen

After playing the flute and piano on my own for seven years, I began my classical music education at the age of sixteen with international soloist Jun Kubo. Only a year and a half after I began my studies with Jun Kubo, I was accepted into The College of New Jersey for a Bachelor's program in Music

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Cathy Hayes
Fantastic! Katie is a wonderful instructor.
Jonathan
Katie was really great and engaging with my son.
Kaitlyn H.
Katie is an excellent teacher for both of my children 6 and 8

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"Very good instruction for beginning player. Carl is focused on teaching proper embouchure and technique. Also provides/recommends good baseline music sheets to improve music reading fundamentals. The environment is very relaxed and my 7th grader enjoys his lessons."
Grant
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"Ive had a terrific multi year set of lessons w Tony and he is flexible, patient, experienced and teaches where ‘I’m at’ not where a lesson book would rule or dictate.

Tony often hears things in my tone and technique that he then works into my lessons.

He can prepare a plan or cover what you want: he seems to enjoy the experience of teaching. But if you want to improve, Tony will help you get where you want to go"
Stefan
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"He is a great teacher! He is patient and calm. His lesson is easy to understand. I enjoy a lesson every time. Thank you!"
Mariko
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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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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"So far so good! Love the lesson"
Jamaine
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"He is covering everything in a clear fashing"
Wendell
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!"
Ken
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Excelnte very helpful"
Juan
Took Saxophone lessons from Lorenzo D.
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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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"Helped ease my nerves and was able to play a G scale. Feel much more comfortable about practicing now"
Robert
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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