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Michael R.

35 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $30
  • Teaching since 2012
  • Teaches students 10 and up
  • BS Biology minor jazz studies from Portland State University
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Michael R.

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Tired of being frustrated by the pace of self-teaching or is your child bored with the progress in school band class? Are you an adult who never played an instrument but are really interested in learning a wind instrument? Not able to express yourself creatively or don't really understand why your favorite songs or styles of music work? Do you want a more hands-on way of teaching with personalized plans just for you?

Learn how to play the Saxophone with Michael!

Michael teaches a variety of instruments and subjects in the woodwind family:

- Saxophone
- Clarinet
- Flute
- Improvisation
- Music Theory
- Jazz Studies

Michael creates versatile and fun lesson plans that incorporate learning your favorite music while teaching theory, improvisation, note reading, songwriting, or any other interests! He has an easy-to-follow, fun, but yet structured and thorough plan designed for results to help the student reach their goals, rather than imposing an one-size-fits-all plan ...

About Michael

Michael is a freelance musician based in the Portland metropolitan area. His diverse skill set allows him to perform in a variety of musical groups. Michael is hired regularly to perform for: jazz and cover bands, weddings, corporate events, musicals, and studio sessions. He also leads and writes m

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Anthony L.
Really great with my son! Had him knowing the keys in just one session. Thank you!
Avery
Michael is great! My 11yo son loves him.
Ha V.
Mike is an excellent teacher. Friendly, easy and great personality. Teaching in a fun way and easy to understand. My son loves Mike.
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Aage N.

6 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $65
  • Speaks Dutch, English, French, Danish
  • Teaching since 1986
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
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Aage N.

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I have been teaching saxophone for nearly thirty years, and offer a different approach to the instrument. While building strong technique and tone in your band and solo music, we will explore how the saxophone is used in music from around the world, including traditions that pre-date the saxophone itself by many centuries! While learning the basics of music theory, I also encourage playing by ear, and unleashing curiosity and creativity.

About Aage

Oregon native Aage (pronounced like Owen without N) has been teaching woodwinds to students of all ages for thirty years. He has performed throughout the US and Denmark, as well as Iceland (International Viola Congress) and Holland (World Bass Clarinet Conference). He taught for many years at The C

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Brandt P.
A great first lesson. Aage was able to identify my level and chart a course for lessons quickly, drawing on lots of resources and knowledge. I’m just starting clarinet with plenty of saxophone experience, and I think Aage is the right person to guide me.
Robert *.
Kind, patient and obviously knowledgeable.
Gregory R.
Very personable, yet business like. An extremely encouraging teacher which would be important for younger students.

Peter Q B.

11 Reviews
Portland, OR
Starting at $40
  • Speaks English, Spanish, English, Spansih
  • B.A Music from Whitman College
  • Awarded Full Tuition Scholarship from Fondazione Siena Jazz
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Peter Q B.

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Saxophone is my main instrument and favorite to teach!

About Peter Q

I'm a multi-instrumentalist from the Northwest with lots of love for teaching people to groove. I got my bachelor's degree in music from Whitman College with an emphasis in Jazz Performance. I can teach anyone to rock, swing or get unreasonably funky. Lessons can be casual or serious and I'm down t

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John G.
Peter is a great teacher. He finds what your level is and goes from there. Peter finds what kind of style of learning best fits you.
For me, when Peter is playing the drums or Piano after he has given me the structures/scales makes it very easy to learn. Very patient and encouraging. Ask yourself- Why aren’t YOU taking lessons with Peter?
Rami
Great teacher
Debbie P.
Perfect. He matched his lesson beautifully with the music I like and how I am likely to learn quickly. Could not ask for better.

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Lucas H.

82 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $31
  • Teaching since 2006
  • Bachelor's of Music: Saxophone Performance from University of Minnesota
  • Awarded Yamaha Young Performing Artist Classical Saxophone Winner from Yamaha
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Lucas H.

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Professional saxophonist, trained at the nations top music schools, I teach students of all levels and ages, whether just beginning or an experienced player. I have a great amount of experience in both classical and jazz and have been playing for about 19 years myself.

In addition to helping students establish solid fundamentals, I can help you reach your goals, whether that be through working on classical solo repertoire, jazz and improvisation, band music, preparing for a competition or audition, and more. I try to make lessons fun and enjoyable for the student.

If you don't live near me, online lessons are a great alternative to in person lessons. I have had success teaching many students of various abilities and ages throughout the country and abroad online! I have taught online students from 26 different states and 3 other countries.

About Lucas

I am a professional musician/teacher with over 13 years of experience teaching private lessons to students of all ages and abilities. I am pursuing my Doctorate degree in music at the University of Colorado, have two graduate degrees in music, from the University of Michigan and Northwestern Univer

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Lucas has been an excellent saxophone teacher for our 15 year old son. We started taking lesson with him about 4 months ago, working on a level 6 solo piece for NYSSMA. Lucas is a great musician, very patient, encouraging and highly skilled at teaching. He works well with families and has a flexible schedule. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who is looking for coaching at any level.
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Mark A.

Teaches Online
Starting at $34
  • Clarinet Performance from Roosevelt University
  • Teaches Beginner, Intermediate
  • Teaching since 2019
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Mark A.

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I provide thorough one on one instruction to pinpoint any issues which could prevent you from progressing as fast as you potentially could.

About Mark

Hello! My name is Mark and I am a Master Student studying Clarinet Performance at New York University. Before moving to the city, I was adjunct faculty at the New Music School in Chicago, IL. I look forward to working with you soon. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out! Best, Mark

Max W.

6 Reviews
Teaches Online
Starting at $50
  • Speaks English, German, French
  • Teaching since 1997
  • Masters in Music from Manhattan School Of Music
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Max W.

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As a faculty member of the prestigious Manhattan School of Music Precollege, Max has been teaching students of all ages and skill-levels for over 15 years. With his sheer passion for music and extensive teaching experience he is able to inspire his students to achieve their goals, in a fun and supportive environment.

Max is a firm believer that a positive learning experience is achieved by creating an environment in which the strengths and differences of each student are celebrated and encouraged. All lessons are tailored to the individual student, according to their goals, musical tastes, and skill-level.

Instruments and skills taught: saxophone, flute, clarinet, jazz piano, music theory, composition, song writing, ear-training, electronic music production with Ableton Live.

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Drawing from his wide experience as a performer in various genres, Max is able to teach a broad range of styles, from jazz, classical, to pop, electronic, and World Music.

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About Max

Hi, my name is Max. I have been teaching for over 15 years, teaching a range of instruments from saxophone, clarinet, and flute, to jazz piano. I also teach music theory, ear training, song-writing, and electronic music production. I teach students of all ages and skill-levels and hold a Masters de

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Mohamed
Max is very well experinced music producer he made ableton seem very easy for me..thanks a lot
Ana C.
Great instructor, he’s very knowledgeable and also patient when teaching. Highly recommend.
Amy
My first lesson was extremely productive. I am an adult student and hadn't played in many years and Max focused on techniques to help me with my weaknesses, and to quickly surpass the level of playing I was previously at. He is patient, encouraging and an excellent teacher.

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"Josh has been great with my 8th grade son who is taking lessons to support his learning in school."
Ethan
Took Saxophone lessons from Josh G.
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"Jeremy really enjoyed meeting Jon and taking first lesson from him because Jon was fun and relatable. He took time to explain and easy to understand. Looking forward to many more lessons from Jon."
Jeremey
Took Saxophone lessons from Jon S.
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"Love Working With Him!

I study jazz saxophone with Imraan once a week. I originally found him through a recommendation from a friend, and was using him to prepare me for the All State NYSSMA auditions in my senior year of high school. The lessons were so helpful that I continued through college... Since then I've improved so much. He understands how to break down complicated information and present it to you in a way that you'll be able to understand and process. He is active in the music community, so you can drop in on a show and see him and one of his bands in action... Worth a visit.

Also, he always has a great selection of music to choose from for you to learn, and a great set of helpful tips and tools that work great for me! Highly recommend!!!!"
Kyle
Took Saxophone lessons from Imraan K.
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"Had a great first lesson! Boosted my sound 30% within the first hour! Great tips and very friendly!"
Patrick
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Very helpful .My son enjoyed it."
Collin
Took Saxophone lessons from Tammye D.
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"Where to start? Her optimism is her greatest feature when it comes to music and teaching. She really helped me through tough times when I felt my music skills weren't great. She is a great teacher and has a great friendly vibe!"
James
Took Saxophone lessons from Ariel O.
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"first impression is always a good impression. Preston is a very good teacher. He is knowledgeable, patience and encouraging. he made me feel comfortable throughout the session and I have learned a lot for my first lesion. I am impress of the tone and the way corrects my mistakes. thank you Preston."
Devon John
Took Saxophone lessons from Preston B.
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"I've been taking lessons with Rick Rossi for a few years now, both through Skype and face to face. He is a true professional, extremely knowledgable, and cares deeply about his students and teaching.
He has a unique approach to learning improvisation which is as appropriate for veteran players as it is for complete beginners, and he has been a tremendous help for me in terms of technique and improving my sound.
In an era where a lot of great players can't teach, where so many teachers take a dogmatic, cookie-cutter approach, Rick Rossi's student-centered style stands out. He is serious about your learning, he doesn't try to sugarcoat or shortcut anything and gives more if you're willing to, like giving you honest progress feedback on recordings you send him, and working on particular solos and stylistic issues (bop, blues, rock, smooth jazz, pop, etc) that are individually useful and relevant to your level and goals. I'm really grateful to have found a teacher like Rick Rossi in LA."
Elad
Took Saxophone lessons from Rick R.
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"Matt is friendly, patient, and serious about teaching. I enjoy every lesson with him."
Jim
Took Saxophone lessons from Matt L.
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"Jon was a wonderful teacher. He tailored my lessons to my personal goals and musical interests. He was flexible, and really supportive. He also gave me new insight into how I can develop as a musician."
Patrice
Took Saxophone lessons from Jon S.
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