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Noah R In StudioStudio
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Instruments: Saxophone
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, R&b, Gospel, Latin, Funk, Hip Hop, Electronic, Salsa, Reggae, Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova, Soul

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Noah R In Studio
Instruments: Saxophone
Styles: Classical, Jazz, Pop, Rock, Blues, R&b, Gospel, Latin, Funk, Hip Hop, Electronic, Salsa, Reggae, Latin Jazz, Bossa Nova, Soul

Where I Teach:
In Your Home My Studio Online
Ages Taught: 5-80
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Degrees / Training / Special Info:

BA, UCLA, International Development Studies Major, Spanish Minor Ruth Asawa School of the Arts High School, Class of 2009, Discipline: Band

Awards:

2018 - Performed with band Sweet Plot at Outside Lands Music Festival

2017 - Performed with Sweet Plot at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco for album release show

2016 - Performed with former band Soltron at San Jose Jazz Festival and Carnaval in San Francisco

2015-2018: Recorded on three studio albums

2009-2013: Performed with bands at UCLA under the direction of Dr. Bobby Rodriguez and Kenny Burrell

Overview:

I'm a lifelong musician with a strong passion for the saxophone. I began my life in music with the clarinet, later picking up alto and tenor saxophone as well as piano. I graduated from School of the Arts High School in 2009 and brought my tenor to UCLA, where I played in every band that I could. I've been trained in classical music, jazz, Latin jazz, funk, soul, and rock. I love performing, recording, composing, and now I'm excited to teach. I enjoy most genres and I am happy to teach students in whatever genre they wish to learn.

EXPERIENCE

I am new to teaching, though I have had success dabbling in teaching in the past. When I was in high school I coached middle school saxophone students and successfully prepared them for their biannual jazz concert. My experience, however, is as an all-around musician. I have been studying music for 18 years and I have been trained in classical, jazz and many other genres. I have recorded on three studio albums and performed countless shows. The band I currently play in, Sweet Plot, just performed at Outside Lands Music Festival in 2018. I can effectively prepare students for recitals, competitions, performances, recordings and much more.

METHODS USED

I preach the fundamentals, from building tone to gaining proficiency in theory. I will show my students long tone exercises to develop their sound, scales and arpeggios to develop their technique, sight-reading sheet music, and much more. I encourage my students to explore the genres that fascinate them. For example, if they wish to learn jazz, then I will help them learn standards, transcribe solos, and read chord changes, as well as gain an ability to improvise. I try to see what each student wants to focus on to improve as a musician, and then I help them do so.

LESSON STYLE

I want my students to be inspired and enjoy practicing music. Nothing for me beats the thrill of performing live and knowing that you did everything to prepare for a show, and that's what motivates me to get better. I hope for my students to discover what motivates them and use that to practice. I encourage practicing consistently, but I also understand when students are not able to reach an assignment; I've been there too. That said I love to see my students prepared. Music is supposed to be fun, from practicing to teaching, from performing to recording. I want my students to have fun and see themselves improve, and I would love to help them do so.

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