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Clarinet, Flute, Keyboard, and Saxophone
Skill Levels
Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced
jazz, classical, popular styles
Lesson Duration
60 minutes
Age Groups
All Ages

Max Bessesen

Internationally touring Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute teacher
Teaching Philosophy

I believe that a student’s unique musical goals should dictate the lesson’s content: My students practice what interests them most! My aim is to provide them with the technical facility required to accomplish their art and improve the efficiency of their practice routine.


5 years of experience teaching students ranging from 5-52
Tours all across North America, Europe, South America, Asia, and the Middle East.
Performances with jazz icons like Ingrid Jensen, Ambrose Akinmusire, and Dayna Stephens among others.


BM Jazz Saxophone Performance Oberlin Conservatory
BA in Law & Society Oberlin College


Stanford Jazz Workshop Summer Program Instructor 2015-present
Colorado Honor Band Instructor 2014-present