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Music: Hidden Benefits Above and Beyond the Sound

Most people love some music whether listening or playing and whether classical, pop, jazz, rock...
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Why I Became a Tutor

When I purchased my first saxophone in1982 I was seventeen and had never even held a sax before....
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The Art of Practice

At every stage of musical education, from the first moment we pick up an instrument to the end...
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Adolphe Sax 1814-1894

It is believed that the first step towards the invention of the saxophone was when Antoine...

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  • Theo Travis Finchley Central, N3

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    Hello. I am an experienced Flute/ Saxophone and Music Theory teacher based in Finchley, North London, offering one-to-one lessons in classical/ jazz to students from total beginner to post Grade 8. All ages are welcome above 8 years old.
  • Svaya Gravesend, DA12

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    I am experienced, professional saxophone and piano teacher working with all ages and abilities.
  • Max Johnson Clapham Common, SW4 Gold Member

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    Hello, My name is Max and I teach the Saxophone and Clarinet. If you want to learn either instrument with a relaxed and patient teacher don't hesitate to contact me. As a performer I have played at Ronnie Scotts and The Dorchester Hotel.
  • Dan Bottomley Wandsworth Town, SW18 Silver Member

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    Hello! I'm a friendly northern actor and musician with a wide skills base so feel free to ask me about any similar services not explicitly listen on this page.
  • Ian Marcus Muswell Hill, N10

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    I am an experienced (20+ years) saxophone and flute teacher, specialising in jazz and classical music. I aim to bring a lot of fun to the lessons, and try to draw upon a wide variety of musical styles. I teach at all grade levels.
  • Diane Hammond MMus Chorlton, M21 Gold Member

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    I am an active performer and teacher with over 10 years worth of teaching experience. I teach all ages and abilities, towards exams or just for fun and am able to travel to the student's home at a small additional cost for added convenience.
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  • Music: Hidden Benefits Above and Beyond the Sound Editor's Pick

    Theo Travis Saxophone Teacher (North London) Picture Most people love some music whether listening or playing and whether classical, pop, jazz, rock or religious music. There is something for just about everyone. But there are tangible benefits to singing and playing musical instruments above and beyond the pleasure in hearing it – and...
  • Advise For Beginners - Choosing The Right Setup!

    Alex Western-King Saxophone Teacher (South East London) Picture When purchasing an instrument, it is important not to be sucked in by a store salesman who is more interested in his commission than the welfare of the student! Picking the wrong instrument can lead to slower learning, more financial expense, and in some cases injury. You should always ask your...
  • Saxophone - equipment guide for beginners Editor's Pick

    Guy Passey Saxophone Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture Saxophonists love talking about gear. Mouthpieces, reeds, instruments and all their various intricacies are endlessly fascinating to us - if you don't believe me, type 'mouthpiece' into an online forum for saxophonists and watch as an unending stream of jargon unspools itself in front of you....

 

  • The Approach to Music and the Learning Process

    Marco Marotta Saxophone Teacher (South West London) Picture Since I started teaching privately, I recognized the importance of being flexible and aware of what the pupils really need in their pathaway as students. Even if there are some basic aspects that everyone should develop in order to improve his own skills, I firmly believe that the approach to...
  • Good Practice

    Tom Niblock Saxophone Teacher (Birmingham) Picture The basic rule that 10,000 hours of practice are needed to become a master at anything can sound very daunting to a beginner. But is it really true? Obviously to become world-class at anything is going to take time but what I think is more important is the quality of any practice time. With just...
  • Five Areas of Music

    Steve Mathers Saxophone Teacher (Bath) Picture I believe music can be separated into 5 sections: Theory - the fundamentals of pitch, rhythm and harmony Dynamics - the relative loudness or softness of a note Articulation - performance techniques that affect the way a particular note or series of notes sound Sound - which includes the...