Mervyn Johnston

Mervyn Johnston

5.0 (1)
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1 employee
17 years in business

About this pro

I have been teaching saxophone for over 20 years. I have been fortunate to study with some great players and have made a carreer playing and teaching music. It is important for me to pass this information on and help others reach their goals and dreams. I have a degree in saxophone performance from Duquesne University and I am the artist in residence at Boynton Beach High School. I play 4 plus gigs a week and bring this love of playing to my lessons.

I love helping students grow in ability and love of music. I work with all ages and levels from a child looking to audition for a music/art school up to a beginig adult who wants to learn songs.

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Ocean Ridge, FL 33435
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  • Jim Warfield

    I've had several alto teachers - Mervyn Johnston is by far the best. Not just as a teacher of the instrument, but as a teacher of the music. His passion for the music, his understanding of the music, his total focus on encouraging you to make the best music you possibly can - all with kindness and expectations that match your potential - make him a gift for any student at any level.

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What is your typical process for working with a new student?

I find out what their goals are and structure a plan to help them achieve the desired outcome.

What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

I have a deree in saxophone performance and have taught for over 20 years. I am Artist In Residence at Boynton Beach High School and many of my students have gone on to Music and Art schools.

Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.

$50 per hour

How did you get started teaching?

I wanted to share the great information and experience I have gained over the years.

What types of students have you worked with?

From middle school to adult.

Describe a recent event you are fond of.

One of my students just played his first gig at a retirement home in front of his grand mother.

What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?

Know what you are looking to achieve.

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