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If you're looking for exciting, in-person saxophone lessons, you've come to the right place! We teach saxophone students of all ages and abilities how to have fun and make serious progress.

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Hands down the best place to go if you want to take music lessons.




Hands down the best place to go if you want to take music lessons.
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Saxophone Lesson Basics

There are three main sizes of sax: alto, tenor and baritone. They all have the same fingerings, so if you can play one, you can play them all.

Alto Saxophone

The alto sax is in the key of Eb. It's small, light and easy to handle. It's the best saxophone for young kids and is the size almost everyone starts with.

Tenor Saxophone

The tenor sax is in Bb. It's the most commonly played in rock, pop and jazz, so students often start on alto and move up to tenor as they get older or more experienced.

Baritone Saxophone

The baritone - or bari - sax is the lowest, the rarest and most expensive of the saxophones. It has a deep, low growl and is usually played by experienced players.

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- David, student since 2014

Lessons For Beginning Sax Players

Kids and Very Young Beginners

Saxophone students usually start around nine years old on the alto. For younger students, or kids on the small side,
the clarinet is a good place to start. For very young kids the recorder is a great place to start. It can be taught to kids as young as three or four.


If you have lungs and a mouth, you can play the saxophone and it's never too late to start. If you're an adult and just starting, we'll help you find the right instrument and start strong!

Did you know Musicologie was voted Best Music Instruction in Columbus by readers of Columbus Parents Magazine? We've been among the top studios in town in the trusted family publication since we opened our doors.

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Sax for Experienced Players

Are you in middle school or high school band and need help preparing for an audition, competition or performance?
We've been there and know exactly how to approach those nerve-wracking situations. Let us know what you're working on and we'll help you do your best!


Meet our students

Many of our students are young beginners, but we also have students attending Berkelee, adult who are just starting out, and semi-pro players honing their chops.

Stephanie plays guitar at the Musicologie concert

Stephanie has been taking lessons since 2016. She's played in our Guitar Ensemble and is working toward playing open mics.

Sara at the Musicologie Kid's Concert

Sara has been taking lessons since she was five.
She's breezed through three lesson books and is learning Roar

How saxophone lessons work at Musicologie

1. Introduce Yourself

Fill out our form so we can get to know you and what your goals are

2. Do an Assessment

We'll match you with a teacher who will best help you succeed

3. Attend Lessons

Get good! Sign up for weekly lessons and work your butt off!

Join hundreds of other students - young and old, beginners and pros


Photo: Kids Recital 2016