Saxophone Lessons in Clifton, VA

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kenny B.

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Centreville, VA
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Korean
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 9 to 75
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kenny B.

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My objective as a teacher is to ensure I am positioned to motivate students to develop their careers in music and also in critical thinking — to ensure students establish a connection with their audiences through live performances and meet the requirements of professional musicians in the current musical climate.

My approach to private lessons builds from two principles: creative thinking and application. To that end, I explicitly incorporate questions for the students in my lesson plan. I encourage students to ask questions and help them to solve the problems themselves.

About kenny

I believe in private lessons and I’ve been teaching since 2004 and this is what I learned from my previous students. To learn effectively and efficiently, you have to practice and find your way to get better every practice session. I will teach you how to become an artist, saxophonist, musician, an

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Asmita A.
I had my first lesson with Kenny. He is very easy to work with and very accommodating with scheduling. He explained the concepts very well for a beginner level learner like myself.I think I have found a fantastic tutor in him and hoping to continue this journey.
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Maureen W.

6 Reviews
Silver Spring, MD
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish
  • Teaching since 2002
  • Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Peabody Conservatory
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Maureen W.

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Hi there! I am a classically trained saxophonist with a Masters from Peabody Conservatory and over 16 years of teaching experience. I tailor my lessons based on your interests and skill level, finding pieces you enjoy which challenge you. I can also give you a strong sense of the fundamentals, focusing on intonation, finger technique, vibrato and tone. Looking forward to hearing from you!

About Maureen

Welcome to online saxophone lessons! While studying with me we will focus on practice techniques to develop your speed, vibrato and intonation (one of the most important aspects of a good sound!) For students in grade school, lessons can help your skills in band class and in participation in solo a

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Cora A.
Maureen is wonderful! She is really patient and helpful with my daughter. Highly recommend!
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Aidan F.

Falls Church, VA
Starting at $34
  • Teaching since 2016
  • Bachelor of Music Jazz Studies from Rutgers University
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Aidan F.

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My philosophy on teaching revolves around the idea that on the foundation of instrumental technique and functional ear training, all other facets of music are made easier.
Developing instrumental technique teaches the student how to assess and target their weaknesses. This is necessary to make the process efficient. I work with students to create a plan so that they can develop quickly while practicing a reasonable amount. I know their lives are busy enough.
Functional ear training is a skill that not only makes playing music easier, but it also makes listening to music more enjoyable! This is a skill the student keeps for the rest of their lives, regardless of whether or not they continue to play their instrument as an adult.
For jazz music specifically, if the student wants to go down that road, I find it imperative to make sure the history of the music goes hand in hand with the craft of the music. The study of history gives greater context to the music we listen to, which ...

About Aidan

I'm a professional saxophonist, composer, and arranger. I graduated from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies. In my life, I have been fortunate enough to study with jazz legends such as NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris, Gary Smulyan, Victor Lewi

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Inigo G.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $35
  • Speaks Spanish, Basque
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Teaches students 6 and up
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Inigo G.

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I have studied both Classical and Jazz saxophone in Europe and here with some of the best teachers in the world. I completed my Bachelor’s in Performance from Berklee College of Music, where I graduated Summa Cum Laude. In addition, I have a Masters in Music from the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University and over 9 years of experience teaching music. Since every student is different and has specific goals, my lessons are carefully prepared so that you can learn in a fast pace!

About Inigo

Inigo has been teaching private lessons since 2004 and is currently available to teach lessons at your home, at his studio, and online. Inigo has helped students learn from the basics of playing the saxophone to successfully audition for college. In addition, he has taught languages (Basque and Spa

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Arben (.
Inigo is wonderful and we are super happy with him.
Shpresa
very knowledgeable, easy to work with, thorough and friendly. I think Benny will learn a lot and is excited to continue his lessons.
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Dan E.

3 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Teaches students 5 and up
  • Teaching since 2014
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Dan E.

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I have been very fortunate to have had some incredible teachers over the years - George Garzone, Kenny Werner, Billy Kilson, Ed Tomassi, Shannon LeClaire, and many others - and I know how much of a difference the right teacher can make.

I love to teach, and have been teaching both privately and in a school setting, as a band director, for many years. I have worked with students of all ages and levels, from complete beginners to advanced players. Whether you want to learn how to read music, improve your technique, work on your sound, practice the fundamentals, develop your soloing, or all of the above, I can help take you to the next level.

I hope to work with you!

About Dan

Originally from San Francisco, I have been playing saxophone for nearly 20 years. I have been fortunate to perform all over the world, including recent tours in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Panama, and Costa Rica, and have shared the stage with many great artists, including Danilo Perez, Kenny Werner,

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Derek
I look forward to my lessons with Dan every week. I’m a beginner alto player and Dan does a great job patiently answering all my questions and giving comprehensive advice. He’s very analytical and gives you the detailed context of why what you’re learning is important and how it fits into the context of playing in a band, different styles etc. He will flex lessons based on what you need to know but also what you’re interested in. Most importantly he’s fun and just an all around great guy. He’s the man, what else can I say.
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Dan is kind and caring. He was very patient going over the super basics with a brand-new player! He gave good, clear instruction, and is focused on mastering the fundamentals so players can start with good habits and good sound, and so players can make future advancements more smoothly.
Lenka
Dan is a fountain of knowledge; an incredibly talented and eclectic artist. I have been struggling with alto sax for years but with Dan’s approach, I finally feel, I am making some progress. Dan tailors the lessons to fit your needs; making it challenging, comprehensive, engaging and fun. He helps me transcribe small parts of licks I like, which has been an invaluable experience for me. He makes sure that you REALLY get the material you are studying. Don’t just shake your head and say “yes”.
He is always there to answer your questions (no matter how dumb they may seem), encourages and motivates you.
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Bonnie M.

2 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2000
  • DMA from Graduate Center, CUNY
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Bonnie M.

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Online Saxophone Teacher

Solo repertoire, band music, improvisation

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--Online Flute Lessons, Music lessons --experienced in teaching ages 5-adult, beginner, intermediate, advanced, college --experienced (and good with!) with students on the spectrum, students with other challenges such as ADD, executive functioning difficulties --very patient, kind teacher who lo

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Casey R.
Amazing Player...Even Better Teacher.

From my first lesson with Bonnie, she opened me up to a new realm of musicianship and technique that I had never experienced before. She re-ignited a passion in my music that I was beginning to lose. I am forever grateful to her for this.

Bonnie is a hundred percent devoted to music, her playing and her teaching. One of the things I love most about her is that she seems to know everything about the flute, yet she is always striving to learn more. And if, every once in a while, there is something she doesn't know, she investigates. She finds an answer, contemplates it, and teaches me.

Bonnie is also a genuinely caring person who is entirely invested in her students. She often e-mails me after my lesson to tell me something that she had thought about relating to my lesson, proving that she is always thinking about ways to help me in my playing.

Bonnie continues to challenge me and encourage me in all my playing - she truly makes me feel that with enough practice and determination there is nothing I can't play. She even helped me attain a 100 on my all-state level piece this year. However, the score is less meaningful than the feeling I had after I performed that day. I knew that I was playing on a level I had never imagined - all due to Bonnie's inspiring me to always be better and her total confidence in me, not only as a flute player, but also as a musician.

Bonnie's musicianship and playing is unparalleled, her teaching style unique and engaging and, once you get to know her, she is quite the comedian. I am truly lucky to have her as my teacher.
Mary Ellen B.
An engaging and wonderful instructor

I have been extremely fortunate to have had Bonnie McAlvin teaching flute, piccolo and music theory to my older daughter for nine years and flute to my younger daughter for four. She is an enthusiastic and energetic teacher that inspires a great love of musicianship in her students. My older daughter is a first chair flutist in a wind ensemble and plays with a prestigious children's orchestra entirely due to the patient and thorough instruction she has received from Bonnie. It is a great blessing to have musically talented children but an even bigger blessing to have an instructor who can give them the skills and encouragement to achieve excellence. My older daughter is working towards attending a conservatory for college and the younger daughter fully expects to have music be part of her education going forward. This is entirely due to Bonnie's influence and guidance. We could not be more pleased. My girls love their lessons with Bonnie and I cannot recommend her highly enough.

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Average Cost of Saxophone Lessons in Clifton, VA

The average cost of 60-minute saxophone lessons in Clifton is $71. While the exact cost will vary depending on the teacher, type of lesson, and location, you should expect to spend between $35 and $179 per hour.
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$41 average
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$55 average
60 min
$71 average

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"I look forward to my lesson every week! Wouldn’t dare choose another instructor"
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Took Saxophone lessons from Carl W.
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"I know it's too early to write a review after the first lesson. However, I was surprised by the wonderful way Sergio handled the time and the introduction for such a hard instrument like the alto sax.
My son Moneer is so excited to continue learning how to play alto sax with Sergio. In short Sergio is a very talented music instructor!"
Sarah Zaky
Took Saxophone lessons from Sergio M.
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"Great saxophone instructor, couldn’t have asked for better."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"Patient and encouraging, Matt is able to teach to every student's level and interest. As a student, I have benefitted from his creativity and wealth of music knowledge (music theory and instrument lessons)."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Andrew teaches my 12 yr old son. He looks forward to his lessons which is great! Andrew is patient, encouraging. I would definitely recommend him."
Isaac
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"Lonze is fantastic. My son is excited for his lesson and has really improved! I would highly recommend Lonze."
shana
Took Saxophone lessons from Lonze R.
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"Andrew is patient and kind with my son, but not too soft on him. He is doing very well with my middle schooler. He is teaching him things on a one-on-one level that his band director isnt able to in such a large group setting. Thank you Andrew! I appreciate you pushing him and inspiring him."
Guy
Took Saxophone lessons from Andrew L.
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"He is very enthusiastic and a great instructor. My son love his classes."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Frixos P.
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"Shows patience."
Neeyah
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"A good instructor. Easygoing and flexible with student's acomodation. Either for a few introduction lessons to long term lessons he is the person you would like to go with."
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Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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