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Saxophone: The Versatile Singer

The saxophone is a fascinating and exciting instrument with a variety of roles to fill in...
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Saxophone - equipment guide for beginners

Saxophonists love talking about gear. Mouthpieces, reeds, instruments and all their various...
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Hot Tips for Playing Single Reed Instruments

Greetings to all woodwind players! I'd like to share with you a little known fact about single...
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Music Exam Nerves

It's quite natural to feel some nervousness before an exam or a performance. It proves that...

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  • Kevin McMahon Benhilton, SM1 Gold Member

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    Please call me for a chat, i would be delighted to help you if i can on your saxophone journey.
  • Tom Niblock Central Birmingham, B16 Silver Member

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    I am a Saxophone, Piano and Music Theory tutor based in Birmingham with a large amount of experience performing.
  • Campbell Murray Motherwell, ML1 Gold Member

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    Professional Guitar/Saxophone Tutor with over 30 years playing experience, Mobile service available in Motherwell, Bellshill, Mossend, Law Village, Carluke, Hamilton, Airdrie, Coatbridge, Wishaw, Newarthill, Uddingston, Lanark. Lanarkshire.
  • Tom Thorp Gorse Hill, M41 Gold Member

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    I'm a full-time professional musician and experienced instrumental teacher. I believe in patient, methodical and thorough learning and I like to instil a passion and enthusiasm for organised practise and relaxed performing in my students.
  • Evgeny Strigalev Central Westminster, WC2R Gold Member

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    My aim as a teacher is to provide a relaxed but focused environment to guide students in achieving their own goals, helping them to improve their technique, improvisational skills and develop their own style. Beginner to advanced levels are welcome.
  • John Macnaughton Dulwich Village, SE22 Gold Member

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    Patient, young and enthusiastic teacher, keen to pass on a real passion for music.
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  • Careers Advice for Saxophonists

    Saxophone Teacher (Hemel Hempstead) Picture Did you know that most classical saxophonists make a lot of their money from doing shows in the West-End? If you want to make a career out of playing the saxophone, think about taking up the flute and clarinet as well. These instruments will place you in a much better position to be able to make...
  • Advice for Beginners on Sax

    Saxophone Teacher (Hemel Hempstead) Picture Taking up the saxophone at too early an age can cause problems in later life. You should not take up the saxophone until you are at an age when at least your two front teeth are adult teeth as the pressure put on baby teeth and therefore onto the gums from playing the saxophone and some other...
  • The Saxophone - Good or Evil?

    Saxophone Teacher (Hemel Hempstead) Picture Did you know that when the saxophone was made (and for a good 50 years afterwards) it was thought of as an evil instrument? No bands or orchestras would allow the saxophone in as they thought that it would create a sense of disruption and disturbance. Some years after it was made, it was...

 

  • How Long Should I Practise For?

    Saxophone Teacher (South West London) Picture This is a tricky question - how long and how often should you practise when you're learning the saxophone? One of the most important things for a beginner is to start building up the muscles around the mouth to create a good 'embouchure' or shape with the lips; this will really improve your...
  • Keep it Fun!

    Saxophone Teacher (York) Picture When people first pick up an instrument with the intention of learning, they can become disappointed during the early stages if it is not as simple as they first thought. After all, the professionals make it look so easy! I believe that right from the start the student should be given a...