Mike Naber Music

Mike Naber Music

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About

I have been a professional musician in the North Dallas area for over 20 years. I graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of North Texas in 1997, and I absolutely love to help students grow their passion and fluency in the language of music. For more information, check out my website at www.mikenabermusic.com.


Highlights

Hired 16 times
1 employee
27 years in business
Serves McKinney , TX
Offers online services

Payment methods

Cash, Check, Venmo, Paypal, Zelle

Details

Years experience

No formal training, No formal training; some self-taught experience, 0 – 2 years experience, 2 – 4 years experience, 4+ years of experience

Able to read music

Student can read music, Student cannot read music

Lesson length

30 minutes, 45 minutes, 60 minutes

Student's age

5 – 10 years old, 11 – 13 years old, 14 – 18 years old, 19 – 25 years old, 26 – 45 years old, 46 – 65 years old, Over 65 years old

Student has instrument

Students who have a piano, Students who have a keyboard, Students who have neither

Interested musical styles

Classical, Jazz, Pop, I can make recommendations

Photos and videos


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    robin B.

    My son started lessons with Mr. Mike a few months ago. My sons main instrument is the bass clarinet, but he wanted to learn and play the tenor sax for his jazz band class. I went on a hunt for a private lesson teacher and I found Mike. The first thing I noticed about Mike was how he made my son comfortable, even on lesson one. He is very complimentary and supportive. It is a great find to have someone cheer for your child when they are fed some much negativity elsewhere. Mike takes his time with my son, answers his questions and I am happy to report, my son made 2nd chair for Tenor Sax in Region Jazz Ensemble 1 for his division. Thanks Mike.
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    September 28, 2023
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    Susan N.

    Patient, caring, enthusiastic, kind and talented. Very wise and gifted teacher. Explains things at the students level.
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    July 11, 2020
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    Christine H.

    May 20, 2019
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    Daryl M.

    Mike is extremely knowledgeable about music 🎶 and is easy to understand .....
    Plus he is just a really nice guy 😂
    I’m glad I found someone with his experience to work with me indeed.
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    December 23, 2018
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    Shawn M.

    Mike is fantastic! He is extremely patient and is very diverse in his teaching methods. Being an older student that is trying to get back into piano, Mike teaches you what you want to learn how to play while honing your basic skills at the same time.
    I would strongly suggest Mike as a piano instructor to anyone who would like to play. You will not regret it.
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    October 30, 2018
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    Victor C.

    A true professional musician, my daughter has been taking alto saxophone lessons from Mike for two years now and shes only a fifth grader. He easily communicates his instructions to the level she understands and plays along with her to reinforce them. As a result, she is now able to perform well at a 7th grade level with practice. Mike Naber has my highest recommendation to anyone wanting to learn not only the sax, but clarinet, flute and piano.
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    September 25, 2018

    Frequently asked questions

    In our first lesson, I like to find out what you already know about the instrument/subject and what you would like to accomplish.  From there I work with you to set up a plan for lessons that will be fun and put you on track to meet your goals and grow you as a musician.

    I have a bachelor's degree in music education from the University of North Texas with a concentration in saxophone.  I have performed in the North Dallas area since 1997 in a variety of groups and venues on saxophone, piano, woodwinds, and voice, as well as keeping a studio of students.  In addition to my teaching experience, I have a good deal of experience in performance, recording, songwriting, arranging, and music theory.

    My rates vary depending on the venue (I contract for a few studios in the area as well as doing lessons at my home).  Contact me for specifics.

    All ages, from grade school to adults.

    Find a teacher and venue that you like.  Music education should be fun! Also find someone who knows what they are doing - experience and skill is important.  


    Services offered

    Piano
    Clarinet
    Brass Lessons