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Oakland Saxophone Teachers

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  • 3 years in business
  • 379 hires on Thumbtack
Marla E.
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Great experience with Reverb. Very communicative, easy to book. And my piano lessons were great.

  • 15 years in business
  • 19 hires on Thumbtack
Irene J.
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My son and his classmate took saxophone lessons with Andrew to be ready for Fall Band in 5th grade. He is straight forward and they learned fast from him. I highly recommend him.

Step Up Music Vallejo
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Jeff B.
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I have taken bass lessons from a handful of instructors over the years. Ariane is different. She has explained things to me that I have either never heard or never understood in new ways that help me to connect the dots. She makes the lessons fun and always challenges me and encourages me to stretch myself while giving me to the tools to do so. Do not hesitate to give hear a test drive.

Jeremy Sax Lesson
5.0
from 5 reviews
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Suellen P.
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Jeremy is a consumate musician, whose fluency and creative imagination on the saxophone place him among the most gifted exponents of the instrument. He plays all genres of music with utter ease, with perfect intonation, and exquisite nuancing, As a teacher, Jeremy is gentle, patient, professional, punctual and masterful in helping his students learn how to navigate the intricacies of sound production. In working with Jeremy, as he helps them hone their technical skills and develop the art of deep listening, his students are soon able to find their unique voices, play the music they love, and express themselves , with full confidence, on their instrument.

Georgianna Krieger
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Ashish Y.
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I am visibly United States from India and was hoping to take few saxophone lessons while I'm here cause there is hardly anyone who teaches saxophone there. Georgianna was really helpful. She gave me useful exercises to develop my tone as well as helped me with all my queries. I'll definitely recommend her.

  • 19 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Theresa H.
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Joe is great! Super knowledgeable and enthusiastic about sharing his love of saxophone and jazz. It’s cool that he is also a working musician, not just a teacher, because he is also always learning new things to share with his students. Highly recommend!

Music Lessons by Mario Godoy
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 12 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Joel W.
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I've been taking saxophone lessons from Mario for close to 2 years now; I am an adult (complete) beginner with limited time to practice. I have learned a lot from my lessons with Mario (of course, if I practiced more I would make faster progress, but music has to take a back seat to my other obligations) and I will be continuing to take lessons with him. I definitely recommend Mario - he listens to you play and shows and tells you what you are doing wrong and how to correct it. Elements such as embouchure, tone quality, articulation, sense of rhythm, etc, are things for which you really need a teacher by your side who can observe you and show you where and how you need to improve, and Mario really helps me in these areas.

  • 9 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Manny P.
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John has been tutoring the saxophone to my mid-schooler for the last year. During that time, I've found him to be very patient, personable, and respectful. Our son continues to enjoy music class in school (while some of his peers have stopped playing) and has shown progression is his ability to play pieces that require higher skill.

SaxClar Instruction
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Niki T.
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Mark Sowlakis has been an excellent saxophone and clarinet teacher for both of our sons. Our older son started taking saxophone lessons with Mark when he was in middle school and studied with him through high school. Our younger son began clarinet lessons with Mark about seven years ago. In middle school he decided to take up the saxophone so he could join the jazz band. Mark was able to teach him both instruments. Our sons always enjoyed their lessons with Mark and he really helped bring out their best musical talents. In addition, he has always been flexible with scheduling lessons. Most recently he has accommodated our requests for help with music scholarship applications and auditions.

Nate Vaughan Saxophone
5.0
from 1 review
  • 5 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Kendra S.
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He played my friends wedding as a solo saxophonist it was outstanding!!!!!!!

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I strive to share my own passion for music with students to teach them to listen with open ears and minds and to instill in them a curiosity for music that will last a lifetime.

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I am a high school band director that has been teaching in the Bay area for 9 years. I play saxophone myself, and give lessons to all aspiring woodwind musicians.

  • 19 years in business
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I'm a female saxophonist, business owner, educator, performer who put her heart and soul into everything I do! I've been teaching and performing for over 20 years, and can handle most any situation spontaneously with a good outcome. I'm smart and level headed, and always work to create the "win-win" situation.

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I have been teaching music for the last 30 years. I'm a professional Trombone player and singer, as well as a writer/arranger. I charge $200/month or $50/hour for the following: 1. Trombone: Beginner-Advance 2. Trumpet: Beginner-High Intermediate 3. Sax: Beginner-Intermediate 4. Motif & Fantom Workstations: Create music sequences for commercials, songwriting, etc I Travel To Your Home (San Jose area).

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I teach all levels and ages on the saxophone (alto, tenor and baritone) and Bb clarinet. I can show you how to read music, get a good tone and improvise. I tailor my lesson plan to the student's individual goals. I've been performing professionally for almost 20 years.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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We are experienced musicians that have a degree in music concentration on performance. Some of the teachers can travel to students' house which might be more convenient for some families.

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You can be a better saxophone player! I teach saxophone and/or improvisation to players of all levels from beginner to advanced. I have played professionally in the Bay Area for many years. I will teach either at your location or at my home studio in San Mateo.

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I am a music composer, producer, and saxophonist available for music theory, saxophone, songwriting, and audio engineering lessons.

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Hello! I teach saxophone, flute and clarinet to students of all levels and ages, and will help you build and grow a solid musical foundation to play any style of music. Through the study of technique, music theory, ear-training, songs, sight reading, composition and more, I will help you achieve your goals in a fun and comfortable environment. I love to share my passion and diverse knowledge of music, and students appreciate my friendliness and patience. Best, Teddy

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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We offer lessons in piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, keyboard, bass guitar, clarinet, saxophone, ukulele, mandolin,and banjo. Our experienced and caring instructors teach in a professional, supportive, and fun setting. Students of all ages and levels are welcome. We are open 6 days a week, by appointment and till late evening. Other services include live bands for all occasions, recording studio services, piano tuning, and guitar repair.

  • 6 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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  • Frequency of lessons
    Once a week
  • Level of experience
    Beginner
  • Student age
    10-13
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