in English

EnglishHere you can find a short resume of the most important information on this site in English. For further information, advice or to make an appointment, please feel free to contact us.

A reasonably, but not impeccably translated version of the website can be found here.

Saxophone Academy Amsterdam

Would you like to learn to play the saxophone?
Do you want to learn to improvise, or do you want to deepen or refresh your skills?
We teach beginners and advanced players, children and seniors.

Trial lesson

Not sure whether saxophone playing is something for you? Start with a trial lesson!
In this first, non-committal session, we explore your expectations, in what style you would like to learn to play, and, most importantly, whether we think we can get along.


Price for a typical lesson of 50 minutes (adults) is 45 euro. For other prices, check this page (in Dutch) or contact us.

Buying or renting an instrument

We can give you advice on any questions you may have concerning buying or renting a saxophone for your lessons.

Frank Paavo, saxophonist and teacherMB-2017 03 25 Goois Jazz Festival - 10 The New York Second-006

I have played the saxophone for over 30 years, and have taught students for more than 25 years. Students praise my personal approach, my professionalism and the fun they have during lessons.
Apart from being a teacher, I am also a performing jazz musician.

Saxophone Academy Amsterdam,
Frank Paavo – +31 (0)20-66 434 66