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  • 21 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11215

Matthew M.

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I have been taking saxophone lessons with Joshua Shneider for about two months. I could not be happier. He has a great temperament for teaching. I have made great strides in a short time due to his ability to recognize what I am capable of and push me past it without overwhelming. I highly recommend him to anyone looking to strengthen their technical skill and broaden their theoretical understanding.

  • 3 years in business
  • 17 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10023

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I knew I had chosen the best piano teacher for my daughter when she said, "I don't want to leave!! I want to come back for another lesson tomorrow!!". Tammy Ying is a gem. Not only is she an incredibly talented musician, it's also apparent that she is great with young children. My 6 year old daughter left her first lesson excited and anxious to practice. After only the third lesson, she was able to play a song with both hands, which makes her feel very accomplished! Tammy uses age appropriate piano books and takes the time to jump to specific song lessons to fit my daughter's skill level. Tammy is very easy to communicate with via text for a quick response which is invaluable for parents on the go – the timing of little ones to drop off/pick up... in my case a 6 year old and a 3 year old...(future student perhaps??). You will get everything you've hoped for in a piano teacher with Tammy!

  • 12 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
  • Astoria, NY 11103

Fraser M.

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Highly recommend Jim - enthusiastic, knowledgable and patient teacher of the Saxophone. I am thoroughly enjoying my lessons.

  • 11 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • San Diego, CA 92130

Ines E.

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Very professional and caring. Generous with the time and paying attention to the necessities of the student.

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Somerville, MA 02145

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  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11216

Danielle K.

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We just had our first session with Nick and he is terrific! My son has really been struggling with clarinet for the past year and Nick was really patient and constructive.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11205

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My son took saxophone lessons from Nathan a couple years back. Nathan has a way of pushing students to their potential but still makes it fun for them and want to continue playing. I would recommend Nathan to any level woodwind player or anyone interested in jazz.

  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10033

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I offer jazz and saxophone lessons for beginning to advanced levels. My expertise includes jazz harmony, jazz improvisation and saxophone techniques. Some of my experience in the jazz world includes recording with and playing in the bands of Grammy award-winning trumpeter Brian Lynch, leading my own groups at leading NYC jazz clubs such as Smalls and Fat Cat, and being selected as a semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. I am also a graduate of NYU.

  • 7 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Belleville, NJ 07109

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I am accepting students for private music lessons in saxophone, flute, clarinet and oboe. I have 13 years of private teaching experience, 15 years of professional performing experience and have a master's degree in music. Lessons are catered to each individual student's needs and goals. Lesson elements can include ear training, music theory, history, repertoire, composition and improvisation (jazz or otherwise). All ages are welcome. I have experience teaching students from ages 4 to 70. Half hour, forty-five minute and hour lessons are available.

  • New York, NY 10001

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I offer saxophone and flute lessons in Manhattan for beginners to pros. I went to Berklee, and have played with Beyonce, Slick Rick, etc. I am an NYC pro saxophonist and flutist ready to teach you.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10026

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I provide instruction in saxophone, clarinet, and flute performance. We will cover technique, tone, improvisation, and repertoire. Please check out my contact info and other details on my website. Please contact me for more information regarding lessons and pricing.

  • New York, NY 10036

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Saxophone and clarinet lessons are available. All ages and levels are welcome. I've been teaching privately for 6 years, and I have had great success with my students. I am well-versed in jazz and classical music, as well as music theory. Feel free to check out my website, and email me with any questions that you may have.

  • New York, NY 10010

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We provide customers in New York with great music lessons in their own home or in the teacher's studio. We offer classes in almost every instrument, including guitar, piano, voice, saxophone, bass, drums, and more. The first lesson is only $25!

  • Brooklyn, NY 11211

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Chris Cuzme specializes in saxophone performance and saxophone instruction of all ages and all levels. With a heavy background in jazz and classical, Cuzme provides the formal training required to master your instrument and develop a voice of your own. His goal is to teach people to teach themselves the art of improvisation and effortless mastery through critical thinking while never abandoning the primary concept that music is meant to be fun and expressive. As a teacher, he hopes to become as useless as possible as soon as possible. His motto: learn everything and forget it as soon as possible. "Music is a language. When someone says the word 'can't', they don't think 'I'm going to take the word can and not, drop an O, scrunch it together, throw in an apostrophe and then say 'can't'! They simply say the word because they mean to say it. Music and improvisation is the same concept. Do not think about the notes; hear the melody, and say the melody."

  • 17 years in business
  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • Brooklyn, NY 11218

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I offer saxophone, flute and clarinet lessons to students of all ages and ability levels. I am known internationally as a jazz musician and composer and my training includes a strong knowledge of rudiments and technicality, which I feel every student should have in order to become a strong instrumentalist and musician. I've had the opportunity to teach privately and as a clinician at the following schools: Jazz workshops, master class and private teaching: The New School (New York, NY); New York University (New York, NY); City College (New York, NY); SUNY New Paltz College (New Paltz, NY); Bard College (Poughkeepsie, NY); Kutztown University (Kutztown, PA); Reykjavik University (Reykavik, Iceland); Kultura Zarautz (Zarautz, Spain); Edinburgh University (Edinburgh, Scotland); Lawrence University (Appleton, WI); Williams College (Williamstown, MA); Yale University (New Haven, CT); Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, NY); Innsbruck Music School (Innsbruck, Austria); Metro State University (Denver, CO); University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, MN); University of Colorado (Colorado Springs, CO); Metro State University (Denver, CO); University of Massachusetts (Amherst, MA); Duke University (Raleigh Durham, NC) Saxophone instructor: 2007-2009 American Composers Orchestra New York, NY 2007-2009 Third Street Music Settlement New York, NY 2006-2007 NYU Graduate Studies New York, NY 2006-2007 Midori & Friends New York, NY 2006-2007 Turtle Bay Music School New York, NY 2000-present The New School New York, NY 2000-present Master class/educator global and regional BFA music performance 2000-2002 Manhattan School of Music New York, NY 2002-2003 The New School New York, NY 2004-2005 Empire State College New York, NY Awards and honors * Downbeat Magazine Rising Star Nomination (2005) * CMA/ASCAP Young Composers Award (2005) * Award For Adventurous Programming-Chamber Music America (2005) * Zoot Sims Scholarship-New School University (2003) * Semi-finalist Thelonius Monk Competition (2001) * Full merit scholarship-Manhattan School of Music (1998) * Outstanding Performance Award-Downbeat Magazine (1996-1998)

  • Edgewater, NJ 07020

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We provide in-studio and in-home music instruction on most instruments for all ages and all levels to residents in Northern New Jersey, New York city, and Long Island. Our most popular instruments are guitar, piano, drums, saxophone, violin, and voice. Contact us for details regarding the introductory package of 4 private lessons for $99.

  • Brooklyn, NY 11234

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New York Youth Musicians provides high quality, well-rounded music education without the expense of programs that we are compared to such as pre-college Programs at Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music and the like. Our small staff of 3 (graduates from Juilliard, LaGuardia, Interlochen, The New School for Jazz, etc) are dedicated to providing the same quality of instruction with a warm and welcoming atmosphere at a substantially more affordable rate for outer-borough families. We offer private lessons for the following majors: * Piano * Guitar * Drum set * Orchestral Percussion * Solo Marimba * Saxophone * Clarinet * Flute We offer music therapy for children with special needs. We also offer music production and engineering for older students interested in involvement in modern styles of music such as hip-hop, pop and dance. We have a magical way of incorporating music theory, ear training, music history and music technology into our lessons, making it a fun learning experience for our students. They leave our lessons wanting to share all of the new information that they've learned, and you'll be impressed by their new found knowledge in music. Our "PEP!" program includes over a dozen master classes given by well accomplished and famous musicians. It's a great opportunity for our students and families to learn and interact with these notable musicians. Our director, Ms. Diana, provides free ensemble rehearsals throughout the year for our "PEP!" members. We have performed band arrangements of songs by Panic! At the Disco, Eminem, and classical ensemble pieces as well. Contact us to schedule a free introductory lesson!

  • Brooklyn, NY 11218

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I can help you improve your saxophone and clarinet playing with an individualized instruction plan that will help you improve your tone, technique, posture, breathing and performance. Lessons are fun and fast paced. I can help you with NYSSMA, youth orchestra auditions, grammy band auditions, etc. Lessons may include classical repertoire and/or jazz improvisation. I have a BM and MM from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, and I have over 15 years of teaching experience. Most importantly, I love music and I encourage the love of music above all else.

  • 1 hires on Thumbtack
  • New York, NY 10032

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Professional lessons on Saxophone, either Alto, Tenor, or Soprano offered from a graduate of Manhattan School of Music. Lessons could be in either Jazz, Classical, Funk, Blues or anything in between. Students could range from complete beginners to experts looking to refine their playing. Also offering lessons on Flute or Clarinet for saxophone players looking to double, or vice versa (teacher also plays piano, so we can jam if student is capable). Experienced in teaching and offering hour or 1/2 hour lessons at a very fair prices ($40/hour, 25/half hour). Would like to do lessons uptown, but willing to go to student's house (have means of going outside the city as well). A very friendly personality with a wealth of playing experience, lessons promise to be fun but also very beneficial for student's musical growth with emphasis on the importance of discipline needed if one wants to be a true virtuoso.

  • Brooklyn, NY 11215

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I offer lessons in piano, saxophone, clarinet, flute, music theory and sightreading. I have 20 years of experience in teaching children, adults and teenagers. I help my students prepare for their auditions, band rehearsals, and recitals. I also teach them how to play by ear and improvise. I teach all styles of music. Unlock your talent!

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I have been an active music educator for 5 years. I currently hold a bachelor of arts in music education, and am currently working on a master's degree in music education. I teach in both public and private schools where I run several instrumental music programs, as well as teaching private lessons outside of the schools. I provide 45-minute lessons once a week to your child, where we will cover technique, music theory, and performance skills. Not only do I gear my lessons around standard music practice, but I also like to encourage students to select music that they are interested in playing, so that they can get further enjoyment out of their lessons. Please contact me with any questions. I'm looking forward to working with you and your child.

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South Ozone Park, NY

Frequency of lessons
More than once a week
Experience
Beginner
Student age
14-17
$50
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