Nick Suosso

(630)440-3970 – nicksuossossaxophone.comnicksuosso@gmail.com

Instruments & Instruction Offered

  • Saxophone (beginner-advanced-professional)
  • Clarinet (beginner-intermediate)

Lesson Rates

  • $25.00 per 30 minute lesson
  • $50.00 per 60 minute lesson (advanced students only)
  • If you pay for the month, you will only need to pay for 4 lessons. If 5 lessons in the month, the 5th is included in the fee.

I prefer being paid at the beginning of the month, or you may pay per lesson at the start of each lesson. Payment can be made via cash, check, or Venmo.

Lesson Policies

  • Please arrive 5 minutes early.
  • Lesson cancellations – Must be made 48 hours in advance to reschedule for a mutually agreed upon time.
  • Lessons may also be rescheduled due to inclement weather.
  • Lessons cancelled with less than 48 hours notice are subject to reschedule or refund.

Required Materials

  • Saxophone or Clarinet in good playing condition
  • At least 3 good reeds(Vandoren Blue Box 2 or 2.5/Rico 2 or 2.5 for beginners and Vandoren Blue Box 3/3.5 or D’Addario Reserve 3/3+/3.5 for more advanced students)
  • Swab
  • Method Book with Pencil
  • Lesson Notebook

Education & Experience

  • Professional Performer’s Certificate-University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Master’s Degree (saxophone performance)-University of Massachusetts-Amherst
  • Bachelor’s Degree (music education)-University of New Hampshire

I am an active teacher and performer. Most recently I served as Visiting Artist Instructor at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst for the 2018-19 year, teaching saxophone lessons to music majors and minors as well as instructing the methods course for music education majors. I also have experience teaching all levels, having student taught K-12 in New Hampshire, and teaching private lessons throughout my collegiate career. Through my teaching and performance experiences, I can cater to the needs of any student.