Saxophone Teachers - East Anglia

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Cambridge, Royston, Saffron Walden

Dan Forshaw
Do you want to be inspired on the sax?

D'Addario Woodwinds & Yanagisawa performing artist Dan Forshaw is now based in south Cambridge with easy access from the M11, A11, A505 and just 5 minutes walk from the train station to his studio. Dan is a passionate teacher who uses innovative and creative teaching techniques to unlock your musical potential. Having studied in both New York and London, toured all over the world and recorded ten albums, Dan has an impressive performance CV. Couple that with a 100% pass rate for ABRSM exams over 12 years of teaching and an incredible 100% distinction rate at Grade 8, you can see why Dan has the credentials to make your sax sing!

All ages and abilities considered, you just need to be 'hungry' to learn more...

Tel: 07968 528929

Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

Doug Woodcock
I teach all levels, and all ages, from beginners to advanced. I cover all styles from classical to jazz & rock improvisation. If you wish to take exams, I enter students in for ABRSM and Trinity Guildhall classical and jazz grades and have a 100% success rate, most of my pupils obtaining merit or distinction.

I am currently only offering home visits, so learn in the comfort of your own home! My fees are currently £25 per 1 hour lesson. If you presently do not own an instrument, I can offer full advice on the purchase or hire of an appropriate saxophone.
I teach Tenor, Alto and Soprano saxophones.

References can be provided on request.

Phone: 01223 212491 / 07753491525

Cambridge - Cambridgeshire

Joel Garthwaite
MMUS GSMD (2007) BMus Hons RWCMD (2006) Dip ABRSM (saxophone teaching 2006)

An experienced saxophonist and teacher. Joel has been teaching pupils of all ages and abilities for the last 10 years. He teachers both classical, pop and jazz styles on all sizes of saxophone form his home studio.

Phone: 07971 256 262

St. IVES and Huntingdon - Cambs

David Walters
I am a fully qualified teacher,
with 100% success. I teach saxophones, clarinet, and guitar.

Feel free to learn for exams or just for fun, including improvising

Phone: 01480 381979

Southend-on Sea - Essex

Graeme Turner
Trevor James product specialist & endorsee. Find me on YouTube " Thesaxteacher"

Phone: 07415 716316

Brentwood - Essex

Julia Austin-Brenes
I am an experienced woodwind tutor in flute and saxophone specialising in improvisation. I currently run a course for intermediate saxophone players at Bishops Hill Adult Education Centre. The course is an evening class for anyone wishing to improve their playing and improvising in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. We regularly host guest tutors and the opportunity to play with a live band.BA HONS MUS, PGCE3 Grade 8’s including piano.
Phone: 07932 008244


John Seeley
BA Music (Performance) MA Music

I am a professional musician and private Clarinet, Saxophone and Music Theory teacher, with 15 years’ experience, specialising in Jazz and Classical music. I am patient, easy going and welcome pupils of all ages and abilities, including those who play for fun or wish to follow the ABRSM grade levels. I also teach Jazz and Classical music theory and can assist with GCSE and A Level Music. I am happy to travel throughout Essex or teach pupils at my home and I am available for lessons during the week, evenings and weekends.

Phone: 07492666612

Tiptree, Colchester - Essex

Andy Brush
Andy Brush has over twenty years experience of playing, international touring and recording. He brings all of this knowledge to his teaching of improvisation and saxophone skills. From the basics to advanced techniques. Lessons are fun and informal and designed around the individual. No matter what style of music you want to play, Andy can help you on your way.

Phone: 01621 815756

Chelmsford - Essex

 Holly Barrett
Freelance musician and Saxophone Tutor offering lessons for beginner - advanced players, teaching Jazz/Classical/Pop. Grades 1-8 and beyond, or just for fun.
For testimonials and more, see my page: 

Phone: 07796448130

Canvey Island - Essex

Joe Green
All abilities accepted from absolute beginner to very experienced.

Lessons from half an hour to one hour duration, weekly or fortnightly. You are never too old to start from scratch - or to pick up again where you left off years ago!

I have a flexible and dynamic approach to teaching and tailor all my lessons to the individual needs of the student to ensure they are an enjoyable, rewarding and productive experience.

Phone: 07804039238

Colchester - Essex

Martin Dobson
I teach Saxophones, Flute and Clarinet at my home in Coggeshall (near Braintree and Colchester) I have over 30 years experience as a busy London freelance player doing sessions tours and concerts. I teach beginners ,intermediates and advanced, basic instrumental tuition and improvisation (Jazz and Rock)..see my website for more info.

Phone: 01376 562689

Clacton-On-Sea - Essexx

Lorna Dredger
Learn to play in the style you want, whether your goal is to join a band, go to jams/open mic nights, or just play generally for fun at home.

I can also help if you are a classical player wishing to learn about jazz/rock/pop improvisation/soloing and playing by ear.

I'm happy to help students through Jazz Grades.

Phone: 07889 963265

Southend-on-sea - Essex

Gary S Hamilton
Aged seventeen, I bought my first saxophone. I taught myself the basics and played by ear, listening to records and copying the solos. I entered Middlesex University when I was 39 and after receiving a BA Hons degree in jazz, I started teaching full time. I play in several local bands covering stlyes such as jazz, blues, soul, swing and funk.

Phone: 07912346385

Essex - Witham

Lorna Dredger
Learn to play in the style you want - whether your goal is to join a band, go to jams/open mic nights, or just play generally for fun at home.

I can also help if you are a classical player wishing to learn about jazz/rock/pop improvisation/soloing and playing by ear.

I'm happy to help students through Jazz Grades

Tel: 01376 517844
Mob: 07889 963265

Norwich - Lowestoft

David Ingham
I have recently left Suffolk County Music Service to focus on performance and private teaching.

I am a saxophonist, composer and band leader. You can visit my website to hear examples of my work.

After studying the at the London College of Music (G.L.C.M.), I specialised in woodwind tuition on the post-graduate course at Birmingham University (P.G.C.E.). I am an experienced (35 years) woodwind tutor, happy to teach any age, beginners to advanced, any style (jazz, classical, rock etc.). Lessons can be adapted to meet individual preferences. Home visits can be arranged.

For grade exams 1- 8, I use either the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) or Trinity/Guildhall syllabi.

Mobile: 07949 055 923

Norwich - Norfolk

Rob Milne
Relaxed and friendly saxophone, clarinet and flute lessons available with a professional musician and teacher who has played around the UK and Europe. All styles, ages and abilities from beginner to advanced welcome. Lessons in your own home.


Mobile: 07984409567

Norwich - Norfolk

David Fitzgerald
Following almost 35 years as an international professional musician I now concentrate most of my energy and attention passing on my knowledge, skills & experience to a new generation of aspiring musicians. I regard this to be a privilege. I am Instructor of Woodwind (Saxophone & Flute) and Director of the Senior Jazz Band at the Norwich (Cathedral) School (12 years). I also run a highly successful & thriving private tuition practice (serving pupils of all ages and abilities across Norfolk). I have pupils from beginner to Diploma level. Over the years pupils have gone on to Music College and professional music careers of their own. At present I have pupils who are members of the prestigious 'Aldeburgh Young Musicians' programme (at the Britten-Pears School of Music in Snape, Suffolk), the 'National Youth Jazz Collective' & various County & Regional Ensembles. Others attend Junior Academy at both the Royal Academy of Music & Guildhall School of Music in London. I invite you to visit my website to discover more regarding my professional work & background:

Phone: 01603 632444

Mobile: 07872 929346

Norwich - Norfolk

Chris Spencer
Pro sax player offers lessons.

Phone: 07941 566616

Beccles - Suffolk

Over 30 years experience. Instruments offered: flute, clarinet, saxophone, piano, recorder, tin whistle, concertina, piano accordion, melodeon. I also offer opportunities to play in my bands: DILLIGAF Ceilidh Band, TUTTI Ceilidh band, TUTTI Jazz Band, TUTTI Swing band.

I also run training courses for Teachers & Teaching assistants to learn how to teach tin whistle and melodeon to children in their schools.


Stowmarket/surrounding areas - Suffolk

Carry Cockell
An experienced alto/tenor sax musician with 10 years gigging with function/party bands, playing rock, to pop to blues and jazz.

Offering tuition in students own homes, providing a fun, informal, yet structured way, she can teach you to read music, theory and playing by ear.

Carry welcomes later starters and can help with beginner/casual players who are not really interested in working for grades.

Tel: 07542 129253

Mildenhall - Suffolk

Tim Parsons
Whether you're already a musician, or a complete beginner, if you want to play the sax, I'm your man.

Give me a call or visit and arrange your first lesson.

Phone: 07907 652663

East Anglia

Glen Johnson
Experienced teacher with a wealth of experience teaching Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute from beginners to advanced levels, alongside music theory and tutoring for GCSE and A-level Music. My students have a 100% pass rate in ABRSM and Trinity grade exams, following both the traditional, and the Jazz syllabi. Whatever your musical goals, I can help you to achieve them, whether playing for fun only or progressing through grade exams/preparing for live performances.

I am an experienced live and studio musician and have performed with top UK and US chart acts, in theatre productions and a variety of other settings. I can offer lessons at my home or I am happy to travel to yours if more convenient. I am available for teaching during the week and at weekends. Contact me to discuss your musical aspirations.

Phone: 07808 507363