Course Summary

Saxophone

Students focus on developing a secure technical ability and covering a wide range of solo, orchestral and chamber repertoire.  There are also opportunities to gain experience performing on doubling instrument and period instruments.

It is recommended that Saxophone students spend at least 2 years studying Recorder as this will provide a thorough grounding in the basics of Woodwind technique. 

Tuition is offered on a one-to-one basis with a 30 minute lesson from grades I-V and a 60 minute lesson from grades VI-VIII.

All Saxophone students have the opportunity to participate in Orchestras, Ensembles & Chamber music, Jazz and Big Band groups when advised by their teachers.

Minimum starting age: 10 years of age (after at least two years of studying Recorder).

Course Description

Saxophone

Students focus on developing a secure technical ability and covering a wide range of solo, orchestral and chamber repertoire.  There are also opportunities to gain experience performing on doubling instrument and period instruments.

It is recommended that Saxophone students spend at least 2 years studying Recorder as this will provide a thorough grounding in the basics of Woodwind technique. 

Tuition is offered on a one-to-one basis with a 30 minute lesson from grades I-V and a 60 minute lesson from grades VI-VIII.

All Saxophone students have the opportunity to participate in Orchestras, Ensembles & Chamber music, Jazz and Big Band groups when advised by their teachers.

Minimum starting age: 10 years of age (after at least two years of studying Recorder).

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