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Saxophone Lessons NYC New york

Saxophone Lessons in
NYC New york

Musika has been offering NYC New york Saxophone Lessons since 2001. Our saxophone teachers create customized lesson plans for each student, and help you bring music alive one note at a time!

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Featured New york Saxophone Teachers

Keith K

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A freelance musician in the New York area, Keith performs on bassoon, saxophone, and clarinet. He has appeared with numerous orchestras, opera companies, chamber groups, and various contemporary music ensembles, and he and is a founding member of TABOR, an ensemble dedicated to expanding the sonorities of the traditional woodwind quintet. Keith occupies the baritone chair with the French American Saxophone Quartet, and his woodwind doubling has brought him to the pit of countless Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals. He currently is on the faculty of the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, the Rockland Conservatory of Music, and the Concordia Conservatory. Keith received his MM from the Mannes College of Music and his BM from the Aaron Copland School of Music; he also holds a BA in art from Binghamton University.

Malvern O

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I’ve been in the music world from my early (8 years of age) and I am so thankful to God because I feel that the music is one of the greatest gifts ever given from God to human being. I was once very shy, timid, lacking self-confidence and I had very low self esteem. My first musical instrument (guitar) became my first confidant and during the process of learning to play it I learned to love, cherish and care for it and in return, I learned to express myself through music.

Amanda C

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I'm a passionate, motivated, and organized instructor who loves working with my students to share my love of music. I graduated from Northwestern University this June with my Bachelor of Music degree in Music Education and Saxophone Performance. I maintained a studio of six saxophone, piano, and percussion students while earning my degree, so I am very experienced with private teaching! As a saxophone player, woodwinds are my specialty. I am very comfortable teaching saxophone, clarinet, and flute, in addition to non woodwind instruments like piano and percussion. I am excited to work with you and your child in the beginning or middle of their musical journey!

Greg W

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I have a BM in Music Ed. I would describe myself as outgoing.  I’m a K-8 Music Teacher working for the NYC DOE, and privately tutor students.  I have NYS certifications in Music B-12 and Students with Disabilities 1-6.  Currently, I am working toward my MA at Hofstra finishing my last class and beginning my thesis.  

Andrew S

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As an active performer, I have played regularly throughout the Phoenix, Boston, and New York City areas with a multitude of groups. My formal training has been in jazz but I frequently perform folk, rock, world music, avant garde, and classical music primarily on bass but also piano, saxophone, and guitar. I enjoy exploring these various musical mediums as a way to learn more about human emotions, cultures, and history. I am most passionate about creating and performing my own compositions and I strive to inspire the same creative mindset in my students. This year, I was a recipient of the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award/Grant.  
 
 

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Convenient

People are busy these days, we get that. So we work around your schedule, giving you the option of taking lessons right in the comfort of your own home.

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Risk-Free Trial Lesson

We stand behind our teachers. If you are not 100% satisfied with your trial lesson, the lesson is FREE. Go ahead give it a try, you really have nothing to lose.

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Musika Qualified Teachers

Our instructors have been hand-picked for their high standard of musical excellence & love of teaching.

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No Hidden Fees

We are straightforward folks here at Musika. You pay for lessons, that's it. Choose from our pay as you go monthly billing or opt for a set of lessons.

 

More Information About Saxophone Lessons

A new saxophonist should begin by renting. Reliable models include Yamaha, Jupiter, and Selmer. In addition to renting a sax, students will need to buy reeds to play. New players should start with a softer reed, either a 1.5 or a 2. Musika suggests consulting your teacher before buy reeds in bulk.
Having lessons in your home gives you the opportunity to express yourself artistically in the space you feel most comfortable. You let the teacher know what days and times work best, and he or she can come to you for the same price as in-studio lessons!
New saxophonists will learn the basics of caring for the instrument, as well as how to hold and properly assemble the sax. Students will learn correct breathing, how to develop a beautiful tone, articulation, and how to form the proper embouchure. All Musika students will be exposed to music theory and the process of reading music.
Saxophone can be an extremely satisfying instrument to study at any age. Most adults, even without experience, find they are able to progress quickly with consistent instruction and focused practice. The saxophone is great instrument for solo playing or in a group setting.
The saxophone is a wonderful instrument to begin in elementary or middle school. Young saxophonists are able to progress quickly and many schools have jazz programs that feature sax. Typically, Musika recommends waiting until age 8 before beginning sax lessons.

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