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Saxophone and Clarinet Lessons in Washington DC from Doug
Melody Music Studios was founded in 1989 (that's right...1989!), and hire professional music instructors that are trained, versatile in what they offer, and love to teach! References and full background checks are conducted.
We offer all instruments, levels, and styles, and traditional or by ear lessons, tailoring the lessons to the student's interests and goals, taught in a positive and fun way.
We offer a one business day grace period to cancel after the trial lesson. If you're not happy with the lesson, it's FREE!
*After the trial lesson, future lessons can be cancelled anytime with a 30 day notice

Doug first attended the Universite' Europeene De Saxophone in France in July 2004. He received his Bachelor of Music Performance in 2005 from the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. He continued his education to receive his Master of Music Performance in 2008 and a Certificate in Arts Leadership, as well as receiving his Doctorate of Music and Arts from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY in 2012 and a Minor in Theory Pedagogy. Doug has been a freelance jazz and concert saxophonist since the early 2000's touring around the world. In 2012, he was the saxophone professor at University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire. Doug currently performs with the Naval Academy Bands and continues to perform locally, teach and offer clinics. Doug has been teaching since 2000 and offer classical and jazz styles.

Personality rating: outgoing

Monthly Rates Below for Weekly Lessons, Regardless of 4 or 5 Weeks in a Month

Instructor's Studio
30 min/week $155/month
45 min/week $225/month
60 min/week $295/month
Student's home
30 min/week $185/month
45 min/week $255/month
60 min/week $325/month
Doug has been teaching with Melody Music Studios since: 4/7/2013
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Age: 30's.    Lessons offered in either student's home or instructor's studio.     Washington DC, near Wisconsin Ave and Fulton St
Travels up to 15 miles

Studio description: Separate room in home studio with acoustic wall treatment, approximately 1000 square feet and finished basement for larger studio
Skype lessons offered
Separate waiting area available
Group lessons offered
Equipment: alto, sopranot, and tenor saxophones, various computers/software, music playback and metronome/tuning devices, and 88-key keyboard
This instructor teaches the following instrument(s) and categories:
Theory & improv

Schedule below

*Other times may be available. Please let us know if you need a time that is not listed, and we'll be happy to check with the instructor.

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