ALL ages and playing levels are welcome!
- Monica’s Private Studio is located in North Phoenix – major cross streets are 7th Ave and Union Hills (Close to the 101, 17 and 51 freeways)
- Online via Skype, FaceTime, Google Video Chat, or E-mail
- In Your Home
Lessons are available on the following instruments:
- Soprano, Alto, Tenor and/or Baritone Saxophone
- Flute and Piccolo
- Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
- Jazz Piano for non-pianists
- Jazz Improvisation on any instrument
- Composition and/or Arranging
- Jazz for the Classical Musician
Lessons can include the following styles:
- Composition and Arranging
- 1/2 Hour Lesson (in studio or online) – $30
- 1 Hour Lesson (in studio or online) – $50
- 1 Hour Lesson (in your home) – $90
- Need longer than an hour? Add an additional 1/2 Hour – $25 each
- Sibling discount available.
- Lessons can be paid for with cash, personal check, or via paypal
Benefits of Monica’s Studio:
- Personal attention – I’m available between lessons to answer questions over the phone or by e-mail
- Flexibility with scheduling
- No middle man – You’ll deal directly with me regarding scheduling and payment. Plus you know that all your money is going to the teacher and not a music store.
- I’m a professional musician – I actual do the things I teach.
- I’m an experienced educator – I know what works and I can approach a subject from a variety of angles.
- I’m a “student” as well – I love to learn and have a contagious passion for learning and discovering new things.
- You get to hang out with my cats!
Monica’s Teaching Experience:
- 19 years private teaching experience, including the current saxophone instructor at Phoenix College
- 10 years of clinic experience
- 7 years classroom teaching experience at Arizona School for the Arts
- over 20 years professional playing experience
- Masters in Music Education – Jazz Pedagogy from Capital University (graduation date summer 2015)
- If a student must cancel a lesson for any reason, as much notice as possible is appreciated. At that time a make-up lesson will be scheduled. There are no refunds for canceled or missed lessons.
- If I must cancel a lesson, a make-up lesson will be scheduled. If no make-up lesson can be scheduled then a lesson will be credited to the following month.