Rich Johnson

Rich J.

Los Angeles, CA
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
10+ years of saxophone experience in NYC and LA!
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Rich delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:
December 2010

Rich has been teaching private lessons since 2010 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home and online. Rich has helped students from beginners to advanced improve their musical abilities and perform with confidence.

Rich received his training at The Hartt School, The Juilliard School, and NYU where he received a degree in Music Education and Technology. As an expert in his field, Rich looks forward to helping new students achieve their goals. Rich's teaching style is inspiring, challenging, and fun.


Music Teacher
Nov 2018 - Present
California Music Studios

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Oct 2017 - Present
Piano Teacher Girl

Music Teacher
May 2017 - Present
Children's Music Workshop

Music Instructor
Dec 2010 - Present
Musika Lessons

Music Teacher
Sep 2017 - Jan 2018
San Marino Music Center

Music and Recording Arts Faculty
Dec 2010 - May 2016
Abrons Arts Center


Instrumental Conducting, Music Theory
Sep 2015 - May 2016
The Juilliard School
B.M., Music Technology
Sep 2009 - May 2011
New York University
B.M., Music Education
Sep 2007 - May 2009
The Hartt School, University of Hartford


Limited Proficiency
Limited Proficiency


Music Educators Workshop
May 2014
Carnegie Hall
Dean's List Scholar
May 2011
Music Merit Scholarship
Sep 2007
The Hartt School of Music


Music Teachers' Association of California
Jan 2017

MTAC aspires to be the recognized leader in (1) Student Programs, which make a positive impact in the quality of music education and in the lives of music students; (2) Member Programs, which inspire quality teaching, the pursuit of ongoing teacher education and member involvement with community outreach; (3) a thriving Foundation, which funds Student Programs and member needs through its investments, donations, and grants.

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Photos & Videos

Performing for The Perfect Revolution in NYC.

Carnegie Hall's Music Educator Workshop

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5 Reviews

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Molly Sep 14, 2018
Clarinet · In home

Rich is so skilled and friendly and punctual. My child had a fantastic lesson.

Dedee Apr 2, 2018
Piano · In home

He's great!

Braxten & Maximus P. Mar 29, 2018
Piano · In home


Paula Feb 23, 2018
Clarinet · In studio

Rich has been a wonderful and patient teacher for my 3rd grader as she begins clarinet. His encouragement helps keep her going!

Marshall Feb 23, 2018
Clarinet · In studio

Very knowledgeable, attentive to details, and experienced teacher. My son makes a significant progress working with him. We are very happy that we found Rich to help us with the clarinet practice!

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