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Mike P.

31 Reviews
Fort Washington, MD
Starting at $35
  • Jazz Commercial Performance from Towson University
  • Teaching since 2019
  • Awarded Senior Award from Kurt Lucas
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Mike P.

31 Reviews
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Having a great time learning the saxophone and learning about how to play it in any context!

About Mike

Hello! My name is Michael, I am a graduate of Towson University with a bachelors degree in music and jazz performance and I am eager to teach future musicians how to play the Saxophone/various instruments and to also teach them about music in general. I can also provide clarinet and flute lessons

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Matthew
Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice.
Emilio
My son looks forward to his lessons. He’s learning and getting the one on one instruction that he needs to improve.
Ramon L.
he cares a lot for the student.

Chelsea C.

7 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Awarded Music Scholarship from University of Indianapolis
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
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Chelsea C.

7 Reviews
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I have been playing various types of saxophone (alto, tenor, soprano, and bari) since I was in middle school. I have played in jazz bands and combos in high school all the way through college. I can teach many musical styles and have worked with beginners and intermediate players.

About Chelsea

I have taught music lessons online, at my house, and at various music stores, including Music & Arts and Guitar Center. I have a Master's in Music Technology from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and a Bachelor's in Music (Technology and Recording) from the University of Indianapo

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George
Chelsea was very patient and listened to my concerns. She had material ready for me to play and was very kind when she corrected me. She always found something I did right even when I made mistakes. Very good teacher!
Karen
Chelsea did a great job at our first lesson! She was patient and encouraging. She gave my daughter good suggestions on how she could improve and things to try in areas she was struggling. My daughter felt so much better after the lesson. We will continue to take lessons with Chelsea
Reed
We sent music to Chelsea in advance and she was able to help my son with the difficult parts of his music. The time was well spent and she explained things well. We look forward to our next lesson and working with her over the next month to help him catch up.

Yakov D.

22 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Russian
  • MA in bassoon performance, orchestra conducting, teaching from St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Russia
  • Teaches students 3 and up
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Yakov D.

22 Reviews
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Beginners: posture, breathing techniques, embouchure, sound production, articulation, phrasing, note reading
Intermediate: interpretation of different styles, dynamics, ensemble performance, building solid technique and stamina
Advanced: studying of orchestra excerpts, solo pieces, study of various concert and chamber music compositions

About Yakov

• I have over 20 years experience as a music teacher, conductor, theater/orchestra director and a performer in Russia, Norway and the United States. • I possess excellent interpersonal skills and over the years developed the ability to communicate efficiently and connect with every student I te

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Araf H.
He is just excellent.
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Iasonas & Odysseas A.
Very knowledgable and enthusiastic teacher. He has a way about him that makes the lesson exciting.

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Damien G.

45 Reviews
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Starting at $22
  • Master of Music, Clarinet Performance from University of North Texas
  • Teaching since 1990
  • Teaches students 5 and up
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Damien G.

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Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet soloist with the Loyola Chamber Orchestra in Yugoslavia, Hungary, and Vienna. He has been a member of the UNT Wind Symphony , under Eugene Corporan, and the UNT Orchestra, led by Anshel Brusilow. More recently, he has performed at two UNT concerto concerts as a soloist with the UNT chamber orchestra. Damien also has performed with the Contemporary Theater of Dallas along with other freelance activities in the DFW area. His teachers include: Mr. A. Crisanti,Dr. James Gillespie, Dr. John Scott, Steve Cohen, Daryl Coad, and John Reeks.

About Damien

Damien G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet Performance from Loyola University New Orleans, his Master’s Degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently working on his DMA at the University of North Texas. As an undergrad at Loyola University, Damien toured as a clarinet solois

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Andrew
great teacher!
Ramon L.
he reviews and cares in a broad way
Camille D.
Terrible. Only taught 30 minutes out of 60 minute sessions. On the 3 session I mentioned it and he said he didn’t think my son needed more than that even though we paid for it. Was so disrespectful!!!! Never again!!! Highly unprofessional when asked about why he cut the lessons short. Please don’t leave your kids with this instructor work paying attention. He will get over on you if he thinks you’re not involved.
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Eric C.

14 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $25
  • Speaks English, French
  • Teaching since 2009
  • Teaches students 8 and up
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Eric C.

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I figure out exactly where you are in your technique and knowledge of music and of the instrument. Then, I start teaching from there! For me, the goal of lessons should be the goal of the student, and I do my best to honor that while pushing my students to surpass those goals.

My ultimate aim, is to provide you with an approach to practicing and performing music, that keeps you wanting to go back to do more.

In my career, I primarily play the tenor and baritone saxophones, but I mostly teach alto, and play soprano sometimes. Additionally, I also play the clarinet, bass clarinet, flute and piccolo. With this experience, I help out a lot of my more advanced saxophone students with doubling on these instruments, so they can be prepared for college and the professional world.

I encourage my advanced Jr. High and High School students to audition for various honor groups throughout California and the country such as SCSBOA, CBDA, JBOA, etc. With my background in these groups, I ...

About Eric

Hi there! I'm Eric Croissant, a Music Educator, Instrumentalist, Musical Artist, and Producer that was born and raised in Southern California. I have been teaching music lessons for over 10 years now, with over 5 years experience teaching online through programs such as FaceTime, Skype, Zoom

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Faisal
My son was very happy with the lesson and his self-esteem jumped upwards 100% Thank you, Eric!
Jeff P.
Eric shows concern for helping you work on where you want to go in my music journey
Zac M.
Eric is an excellent teacher. He is very knowledgeable and very thorough when he is teaching his students. He is very talented and player numerous instruments. I would recommend him to anyone for lessons.
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $30
  • Awarded 3 Grammy Award Nominations from Grammy Award Foundation
  • Teaching since 1987
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Rick R.

17 Reviews
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Online Saxophone Teacher

Experienced Sax Teacher of 30 years available for eager students of all experience levels and ages! I structure my lessons so students progress quickly in the direction they want to go. I specialize in rock, blues and jazz, and I use my own method for teaching which takes 10% of the usual time of most methods. I have a video that demonstrates that.

About Rick

I’ve always loved teaching from a young age; finding new ways to break down complex ideas and techniques and making it fun and easy is something that gives me a lot of satisfaction. If you want to play your favorite songs on saxophone, I can save you years of frustration and slow progress. At t

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Bobby
Rick was professional, intuitive, and taught what I needed to learn, and NOT some preplanned generic lesson. I highly recommend him and I rarely recommend anything.
Ken C.
Rick really helps me understanding the concept of the saxophone.
Ken
Rick is my best music teacher I had so far!!!

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"Great teacher, very nice person!"
Anthony
Took Saxophone lessons from Robin L.
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"Mike gives great feedback and helps you understand the basics of the saxophone. Asking you what you want to learn and where you want to go with your practice."
Matthew
Took Saxophone lessons from Mike P.
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"Kaitlyn is very nice and very patient . Really great teacher . I really enjoy taking lessons from her 5 star 🎷"
Cheryl
Took Saxophone lessons from Kaitlyn T.
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"Very patient with an eight year old beginner."
Doris
Took Saxophone lessons from Phil H.
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"Gleb is an excellent teacher. He is an accomplished musician and was patient and thorough during the lesson."
Ann
Took Saxophone lessons from Gleb V.
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"I am a teacher in the LAUSD and I know a good teacher when I encounter one. Rick is unbelievable. After his first sax lesson with Rick, my son’s tone was so rich, full, and bright. He made more progress in that first lesson than he had after months with his previous teacher. Rick has developed a system to teach his students how to improvise. My son now is able to solo at such a high level. He plays in the Jazz Ensemble at his school and the band director now refers to him as a “Monster.” The best thing about Rick is that he gets excited when he sees the growth and progress in my son. He loves to see him succeed and that’s why he works so hard to find the most direct and effective way to bring out the best in his students. I know how challenging teaching can be. Rick is one of a kind and his students are very fortunate to have him!"
Holly
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"What a great first lesson! I sat in the other room overhearing my ten-year-old son's first meeting with Lucas and it was fantastic! He was easy to talk to, super informative and jumped right in. We're already looking forward to next week."
Andrew
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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"My first lesson with Michael was awesome! He's enthusiastic and makes learning fun. Looking forward to many more lessons."
Morgan
Took Saxophone lessons from Michael R.
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"Lucas is a great instructor, however the internet connection/ experience for the online lessons keeps me from giving a 5 star review."
Wendell
Took Saxophone lessons from Lucas H.
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""I learned many essential things in my first lesson." Tomas"
Tomas
Took Saxophone lessons from Lisa B.
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