Saxophone Lessons in Pasadena, TX

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Mark L.

4 Reviews
Spring, TX
Starting at $59
  • B.S Music Education from University of Minnesota
  • Teaching since 1966
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Mark L.

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I am a retired high school band director, professional classical saxophonist and a woodwind repair technician. I play and teach sax, clarinet and flute. I was in the top concert band at the University of Minnesota and currently playing 1st Alto sax and conducting in s professional concert band.

About Mark

I am a professional saxophonist, (all saxes) a retired High School Band Director and Woodwind Repair Technician. I started private teaching as a junior in High School and have continued intermittently to the present. Almost all of my private students became first chair players. I currently play 1

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Aaron S.
Mark is a fantastic instructor and Aaron enjoyed his first lesson very much!
William
I am writing in support of Mark Levenson. I have known Mark for over ten years. In this time I have been lucky to work with him on several projects. Mark is a very fine musician and a great person. 'For the past several years he has been Principal Alto and Saxophone Section Leader for the Sarasota Concert Band. This is a semi-professional Symphonic Band that I conduct. His playing is at an artist level and his commitment to the ensemble is exceptional. When needed to help out, Mark will gladly switch to play soprano, tenor or baritone saxophone for the good of the group. And he plays these equally well. Also, about once a year, Mark would take the baton and guest conduct with great ease and artistry. Mark also worked for the Board of Directors of the SCB. In this capacity he was very helpful in many aspects of keeping the band running smoothly. Raising money, suggesting music, publicity, concert and rehearsal logistics and more are all elements Mark was always willing to help with. His previous experience as a high school band director makes him able to understand and have expertise in all areas of band affairs. He is always willing to help with a positive attitude. His experience in Human Resources also helped in matters of personnel and logistics.

Another way I have been involved with Mark is through his teaching. The SCB has a commitment to fostering music education in our area. Mark has served as a teacher and mentor to many high school band students in our area. We run an Honor Band, a Summer Music Camp and regular playing opportunities for middle and high school students. Mark's hard work and high level of knowledge has always helped our groups..

Mark is also a very fine musical instrument repairman. He does a great job repairing both woodwind and brass instruments. For the past decade or so he has been my main repairman for my clarinets and saxophones that I play professionally.

When Mark and his family decided to leave our area, it was a big loss for us. Besides myself, many other music teachers, performers and students miss the influence of Mark. I know that Mark will continue his high standards and exceptional commitment where ever he is. Our loss is your gain. I enthusiastically recommend Mark Levenson to you.
Russell
Mark is a very clear and learned instrumentalist, my instrument of choice is the Saxophone. His approach is very relaxing and direct, Mark is very complimentary towards the things I did correctly which is a real plus for a student like myself.

I know his knowledge base is deep and look forward to actually picking up something new and redirecting bad habits. Tone, Breathing, relaxing, improving the embouchure enjoy what your doing was his focus on the first visit. 1st lesson five stars...

Russ
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Shannon S.

41 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $30
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Awarded Vivian Menees Nelson Music Award winner from Vivian Menees Nelson Foundation
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Shannon S.

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Private Saxophone Teacher

all levels through college/adult.

Affiliations:
American Association of University Professors
American Federation of Musicians
American Symphony Orchestra League
College Music Society
Houston Flute Club
International Double-Reed Society
International Clarinet Society
National Flute Association
North American Saxophone Alliance

About Shannon

AFFILIATIONS: Music: AAUP, AFM, ASOL/LAO, CMS, HFC, NFA, IDRS, ICS, NASA. Fitness: ISSA, NDETA, ASHI, USAT, LCT, BAM, HRTC. -------------- MUSIC (see fitness below): Shannon has numerous years experience teaching all skill levels on woodwinds, and beginning-intermediate piano & classical str

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Shannon is a great teacher, very professional and more than accommodating. Wholeheartedly recommended.
Kayla
Very knowledgeable. Easy to talk to and ask questions.
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Paul W.

25 Reviews
Houston, TX
Starting at $45
  • Speaks Dutch, English
  • Teaches students 3 and up
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Paul W.

25 Reviews
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Extensive music theory application and rhythm concept.

About Paul

Professional musician, engineer, producer, music educator with a lot of experience teaching kids and adults alike. Taught and performed all over Germany, The Netherlands, Belguim, Canada, Great Britain,Portugal, Africa , U.S.A. etc. Still Performing, recording all around the United states.

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cheryl
Wow! Mr. Paul is correcting 35 years of bad habits playing the piano. Can't wait to see what lesson #2 has in store. Great teacher and very patient.
Emily F.
Drew C.
Paul 's positive attitude and excitement for making music is a major factor in a good instructor. His encouragement and wanting you to learn makes the lessons challenging. If you listen to his expert musical advise, practice what he teaches, you will see a vast improvement in your playing ability and understanding of music. He is patient and has a good temperament that makes learning fun. I know I have challenged him with my rhythm issues but I have progressed to a level in a short time that I am confident in playing with others and enjoy making music. Thanks Paul!

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Ariel O.

18 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Music Education from University of Jamestown
  • Teaches students 7 and up
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Ariel O.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Are you looking to start out on the saxophone? Or are you already a sax player looking to improve as a musician and reach that next level of playing? Wanna crush your jazz solo or audition? I can help you get there.

About Ariel

Hello there! My name is Ariel. I graduated from the University of Jamestown with a Bachelors in Music Education and Flute performance. I am primarily a flute family specialist: piccolo, flute, Alto and Bass flute are all in my wheelhouse. Through my years of schooling I have learned many other inst

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Heather
Ariel is tenacious in overcoming any obstacle presented to her. She has a tremendous passion and love for music.
Ken
I have known Ariel for many years. She is a tremendous musician, and a wonderful person!
Courtney
Ariel was very passionate about her conducting. She was determined to help us learn the material and play the music at our best. Ariel came in everyday with a positive attitude that was contagious, she made the band room a better place.
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Ian B.

23 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $45
  • Speaks English, Spanish
  • Teaches students 8 and up
  • Teaching since 2009
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Ian B.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

I teach saxophone lessons to students of all abilities, ages, and interests. A working professional musician and current graduate student at New England Conservatory, I offer online saxophone lessons that include instrumental technique, expression, and different styles of music. Ear training, sight reading, and rhythm are included as the student develops. Most importantly, studying any musical instrument is a fun and gratifying experience.

About Ian

Hi, my name is Ian and I have been playing music professionally since 2006 and teaching since 2009. A graduate of The New School for Jazz & Contemporary Music, I have taught at the community college level and at Young Lions Jazz Conservatory in San Diego, CA in addition to maintaining my private st

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Yuka O.
Me and my 12-year-old son started saxophone two years ago together. Ian had a great guide to us who had never played the instrument. My growth is slow due to age issues, (of course satisfied) but my son's growth was great. My son now has a great deal of confidence as a jazz player, and he was able to work on other things positively too. We met Ian then became more into music and jazz. He is patient and will tell you until we can do. Ian is mainly jazz, but he is also very familiar with brass band and classical saxophone too. He is a working musician who do live performance, gig, and compose in various places. He loves music from the heart, his solo is so beatuiful. Ian's lessons has changed our life. We really grateful for giving us his time.
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Elliot J.

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Starting at $30
  • Psychology, Minor in Music from University of Arizona
  • Teaching since 2001
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Elliot J.

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My music education began 27 years ago with private lesson on clarinet. 5 years later, I began studying guitar, bass, theory and improvisation.

I am a professional musician who plays guitar for a local cover band. I also sub for local groups in the area and have been asked to perform as a guest musician. This is also my 4th year as musical director of a brass band in which I am responsible for selecting and arranging their music, as well as directing then during live performances.

Studying theory and multiple instruments at a young age allowed me to become quite diverse as I am able to play or teach any style. Lessons are customized to each student to ensure that the fundamentals are mastered as well as focusing on what interests the individual student.

I have taught music for 7 years and my students have ranged in age from 6-45 years old.

About Elliot

I believe that all students need to learn the fundamentals of their instrument, but lessons should be fun and geared toward the individual. My lessons are customized to each student and are the perfect combination of fundamentals and studying the styles, artists, and topics that interest YOU!

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Pasadena, TX

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Pasadena is $70. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $17 and $134 per hour.
30 min
$42 average
45 min
$56 average
60 min
$70 average

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"Great teacher, well organized, and high energy"
- Eric
Took Saxophone lessons from Ashley E.
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"My son likes the class and show me what he learns in the lesson."
- Jimmy
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Lonze, does a great job of working with my son to make sure he understands not only the instrument but the theory behind what he is asking him to do."
- Sean
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"I have to say that Michael is the best music teacher I ever had. and I have studied music for a long time. He is patient, thoughtful and his music skills are outstanding I recommended him as the best."
- Amparo
Took Saxophone lessons from Lance R.
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"Irina is having a wonderful Saxophone experience with Frixos and I am very happy with Irina's progress."
- Holly
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"He has help build confidence thru positive reenforcement for my son."
- Kelly
Took Saxophone lessons from Anthony L.
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"Crazy, awsome guy. Really enjoys what he is doing and gets you excited about learning to play. Flexible and offers multiple ideas to reach a goal.
Cool guy!"
- Jac
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Great! She is loving it so far. Thank you."
- Arionna
Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I returned to saxophone after not playing for years, and at the recommendation of a local player took lessons with Mike. Mike's a great player, but more importantly, he's a great teacher. He's made a study of teaching wind instruments and can really help identify technical issues. Working with Mike on improvising and jazz phrasing and articulation has been really fun and productive for me, and has improved my musicianship in other areas (I'm mostly and upright bassist). I haven't had a sax lesson for a little while, but I recently got a clarinet and I'm back with Mike. The lessons are, as always, rewarding and enjoyable. Highly recommended."
- Brandt
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"calm and relaxed fun and funny all while I learn all about my saxophone"
- Randy
Took Saxophone lessons from Tina D.
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