Alex I.

Alex I.

Online lessons tailored to you, your budget and schedule.

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Soprano Saxophone Lessons

Levels Taught: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Within lessons, I strive to balance meaningful and practical musical development with technical improvement. Underlining everything though is to share in the satisfaction of music making. Enjoy those feel-good feelings and the stress release that is associated with playing an instrument.

Let’s focus on:

A wide rang of styles, including classical, jazz, funk, pop, latin, + others

Specific songs and pieces

Transcription service available for music you don’t have

Improvisation

Rhythm

Tone

Technique

Band repertoire

Music theory

Aural (listening) skills

Any additional aspect, you name it, or let me guide you

Each lesson includes follow-up teacher’s notes and appropriate supplementary materials sent to you via email.

Learning music is fun, but does require focus, patience, and commitment. The rewards are worth it.

For all ages and levels of experience.

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About

  • Male

  • Teaching since January 2010

  • Police check (Issued: 07/09/18)

  • Teaches students aged 5+

Hi, I'm Alex.

Now more than ever is the ideal time to engage with music. Learn that tune you always wanted to, discover new sounds, release your inner improviser, improve technique, and plug into a beautiful universal language. I can assist you with your playing and learning goals.

I’m university educated, have over 10 years teaching experience across all ages and levels, and freelance professionally.

Lessons are conducted online through Zoom. I can teach you no matter where you are in the world.

Put the kettle on, brush off the case, and let’s go.

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More about me______________________

Born and raised in Adelaide, Australia, Alexander Ioakim was exposed to music from a young age through his grandpa and uncle. He went onto study a Bachelor of Music majoring in Jazz Performance – Saxophone at the Elder Conservatorium at the University of Adelaide graduating with First Class Honours in 2015.

Alex has studied in the USA under acclaimed musicians Ben Wendel, Walter Smith III and Will Vinson. Alex’s wide and varied freelance portfolio has seen him perform with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, musical theatre, cabaret and dance productions, as well as numerous jazz, funk, pop and soul bands across a variety of settings.

Alex has over 10 years private instrumental teaching experience, privately and at various schools (primary and secondary). His teaching style is calm, structured, and focused, allowing students to achieve their best in an enjoyable atmosphere. He is registered with the AMEB and has guided many students to successful exam results.

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Lessons____________________________

Within lessons, I strive to balance meaningful and practical musical development with technical improvement. Underlining everything though is to share in the satisfaction of music making. Enjoy those feel-good feelings and the stress release that is associated with playing an instrument.

Learning music is fun, but does require focus, patience, and commitment. The rewards are worth it.

Let’s focus on:

A wide rang of styles, including classical, jazz, funk, pop, latin, + others

Specific songs and pieces

Transcription service available for music you don’t have

Improvisation

Rhythm

Tone

Technique

Band repertoire

Music theory

Aural (listening) skills

Any additional aspect, you name it, or let me guide you

Each lesson includes follow-up teacher’s notes and appropriate supplementary materials sent to you via email.

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Student Feedback

Nicholas M.

Alex is brilliant- great teacher and directly addressed my needs and i felt i was learning alot from the very first minutes of the lesson. 5/5!

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  • Tenor Saxophone
  • 25/10/21
  • Teachers Studio

Jules F.

Alex is a really good teacher i would reccomend getting lessons

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  • Alto Saxophone
  • 20/10/21
  • Online

Peter T.

Excellent teacher
Attention and understanding

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  • Clarinet
  • 27/09/21
  • Teachers Studio

Michael H.

Alex has been great. I am an adult who is returning to the sax after 25 years, so a little rusty is an understatement. Alex has been super patient, walking me through all the basics again and dealing well with my stops and starts. Would highly recommend

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  • Alto Saxophone
  • 19/09/20
  • Online

Justin L. (Student)

Alex, at every stage of my musical development, infused lessons and my learning experience with an extraordinary passion for his craft, bringing boundless creativity, global experience as a performer and teacher.

Tuition, is never confined to just each lesson, Alex's generous commitment to his students and teaching includes constant mentorship between lessons.


I would without hesitation, encourage you to book a complimentary lesson with Alex.

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  • Saxophone
  • 14/07/20
  • Online