Take a class with a Syos artist!

Some of our great artists are giving online lessons, choose the one you prefer working with and book a lesson :)

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Lorenzo Ferrero

Lorenzo Ferrero and his Syos mouthpiece

Lorenzo teaches a very organized method based on understanding and applying contemporary harmony to improvisation and composition with a simple and effective approach, which demystifies the principles of Jazz vocabulary so that the student can easily create great phrases and expand their vocabulary while training their ears and fingers to become much more fluent.

His mais topics are:

  • Improvisation
  • Composition and arranging
  • Contemporary harmony
  • Big Band Arranging course
  • Saxophone technique and harmonic ear training.

Price: $60 for a single lesson, $220 for the 4 lesson package, and $440 for the 8 lesson package.

All his lessons include a lot of materials, which he will send directly to the student. This includes solos, exercises, extracts of my online e-books, recordings and play alongs.

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Steve Kortyka and his Syos mouthpiece

Steve Kortyka

His main topics are:

  • Chord and Chord Progression Isolation Study
  • Pentatonic/Hexatonic Vocabulary
  • Different Approaches to Rhythm and Odd Time Signature Study
  • Acheiving a Good Time Feel
  • Diatonic Exercises and Diatonic Transposition Over Chord Progressions
  • Modern, Bebop and Old School Playing

"I have been performing as a professional musician for over 20 years now, so I have been working on how to make that feel and look as natural as possible. Students of mine find the joy of discovery that exists within Improvisation and always given a clear idea on how they can improve and find fun ways to approach creating music."

Price: $25 USD for a half hour and $45 USD for a full hour

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Elijah Jamal Balbed

Elijah Jamal Balbed and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • General Improvisation
  • Jazz Theory
  • Saxophone Sound / Technique
  • Jazz Voicings & Harmony on Piano
  • Building Walking Lines on Bass
  • Social Marketing / Self-Promotion
  • Building a Home Studio

Price: 60$ for an hour. There is a 50% discount for the first lesson (or pay what you can).

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Tomoaki Baba

Tomoaki Baba and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Exercises to make your sound better. (For saxophone )
  • How to train your rhythmic abilities
  • Practice routines, etc....

Price: 50$ for an hour.

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Michael Wilbur

Michael Wilbur and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Music theory
  • Improvisation
  • Building unique musical vocabulary
  • Saxophone technique, tone production, breath work and overall musicianship.

Price: $80 for one hour lesson, $120 for two separate hour lessons, $45 for 30 minutes, and $55 for 45 minutes.

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Eddie Rich

Eddie Rich and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Saxophone
  • Improvisation
  • Woodwind Doubling (flute and clarinet).

Price: $40 for 1 hour or $20 for 30 minutes.

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Jason Moore

Jason Moore and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Tone Production
  • Improvisation
  • Rhythm and Ear training studies
  • How to utilize time in the practice room.

Price: $50 for one hour, 30 minute initial consultation is free.

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Zem Audu

Zem Audu and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Saxophone technique
  • Music theory
  • Improvisation
  • Developing your own vocabulary

Price: $25 USD for a half hour and $45 USD for a full hour

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Yuval Cohen

Yuval Cohen and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Sound and technique concepts
  • Improvisation
  • Jazz harmony

Price: 70$ for an hour

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Ofer Assaf

Ofer Assaf and his Syos mouthpiece

Ofer teaches all ages and all levels. He has Experience in the following styles- Jazz, Funk, Jazz Rock, Fusion, Latin Jazz, Brazilian Jazz, Indian music, African Music & Middle Eastern Music.

His main topics:

  • Sight-reading
  • Rhythm
  • Theory
  • Harmony
  • Improvisation
  • Ear-training & mindset improvement

Price: $75 an hour or $50 for half an hour. But flexible for multiple lesson packages.

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Gina Sobel

Gina Sobel and his Syos mouthpiece

Gina really likes to tailor her teaching to her student's interests. She is passionate about finding the right direction for each individual student, and she loves teaching through songs, especially if they are songs that students bring to the table. She is fun and relaxed but serious about practicing and working towards goals that you will set together based on the needs and wishes of each individual student.

Her main topics:

  • Saxophone
  • Flute
  • Voice
  • Improvising/jazz studies
  • Composition/songwriting

Price: $30 for half hour, $40 for 45 min, $55 for an hour

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Yuri Krasilnikov

Yuri Krasilnikov and his Syos mouthpiece

Yuri teaches classical and jazz saxophone at the conservatory and gives online classes.

Price: 15€ per hour

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Gus Leighton

Gus Leighton and his Syos mouthpiece

Gus takes students from beginner-advanced and his lessons stress the importance of a strong technical and theoretical foundation while exploring the music his students are most interested in.

His main topics are:

  • Contemporary Saxophone
  • Improvisation
  • Music Theory

Price: $30 AUD for a 30-minute lesson and $50 AUD for an hour lesson

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Anton Delecca

Anton Delecca and his Syos mouthpiece
Anton has been tutoring woodwinds and conducting bands at schools and universities for almost thirty years. He covers all aspects of playing in his lessons from fundamentals of technique through to learning jazz standards and improvisation. He treats every student individually and tailors a learning program for each student rather than giving them a program of predetermined material.

He has studied Alexander Technique and brings these methods into his own playing and lessons. He is a daily mediation practitioner and is particularly interested in the spiritual and psychological aspects of music and recently has been adopting methods practised by piano master Kenny Werner.

Price: Half-hour free initial consultation, USD $50 per hour, $30 half-hour, Four lesson package: $180

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Kyle Tefft

Kyle Tefft and his Syos mouthpiece

Kyle teaches saxophone with a focus on improvisation and jazz theory education. He also teaches beginning flute. His lessons are to tailored to each students individual needs and desires.

Price: $30 for 1/2 hour and $45/hr.

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Matthew Allen Locker

Matthew Allen locker and his Syos mouthpiece

His main topics are:

  • Developing your personal sound
  • Saxophone technique
  • How to create your own sonic and technical exercises
  • Improvisation in multiple settings
  • Theory and Harmony
  • Developing the "Minds ear"
  • Pacing and developing solid time
  • Extrapolating personal vocabulary from transcriptions

All of his online lessons include personalized and handwritten exercises catered to the needs of the individual student that are based on what will be explored in each lesson.

Price: $50/hour, 4 lessons paid up front - $180 ($5 off/ lesson), 8 lessons paid up front - $350 (extra $10 off), 16 lessons paid up front - $700 (extra $20 off). All in US dollars through PayPal or Venmo and he is offering 30% off lessons during COVID-19.

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Andrew Cox

Andrew Cox and his Syos mouthpiece

As a professional saxophonist Andrew has toured the world as a session player with bands - Postmodern Jukebox and Shed Seven - as well as with my own projects - Renegade Brass Band, Little Violet, Back Chat Brass.

He is teaching Saxophone, Clarinet and Music/Jazz theory on different genres: Specialising in jazz/pop or Classical.

First lesson: In your first lesson he will aim to get a good idea of where you are at with your musical development and which areas will be best to begin focussing on. He likes to get to know the musical tastes of his students so you can focus together on working towards the type of musician that the student wants to be.

Lessons: Students can expect look at a range of subjects dependant on their proficiency level:

  • Active listening
  • Repertoire that builds to the student's aims and musical ambitions
  • Working on sound
  • Rhythmic exercises
  • Scale exercises
  • Transcription
  • Harmony

Beginners: The first lesson will be focussing on getting to know the instrument, putting it together and finding that first sound! From then on, an introduction into the first few notes on the instrument so you can get playing right away.

Price: Andrew is offering a discounted rated on lessons for the next 6 months at €35 per hour (Normally €40ph)

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Byron Asher

Byron Asher et son bec de clarinette Syos

Byron teaches clarinet and saxophone at all levels. His main topics are:

  • Creative approaches to improvisation
  • Finding your personal voice/sound production
  • Composition
  • Music theory
  • Ear training
  • Jazz history, in particular early jazz in political/cultural context
  • New Orleans clarinet.

Price: Byron's rates are negotiable, but start at $50 USD a lesson.

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Dan Forshaw

Dan Forshaw and his Syos tenor mouthpiece

Dan teaches everything from beginners to the advanced harmonic concepts of Coltrane. He is the first study saxophone tutor for Cambridge University. He has been teaching via Skype for ten years now and he is currently offering both one to one and WhatsApp tuition.

Price: £24.95 per month

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