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The 6 Month Sax: Online Adult Saxophone Lessons For Beginners

Teaching Concept

My classes are designed to help you achieve two things; effective communication on the saxophone and making sure you're having fun! The later is very important as I have found over the years that this is an element that is often missing from the performance of aspiring saxophone students. They get so caught up in the technique and theory that they lose sight of why they picked up the instrument in the first place; to communicate. This is why I have decided to create a curriculum designed to teach mature students the fundamentals through pop music!

How Does It Work

As my class title suggests, the goal is to teach you basic technique, rudimentary theory, ear training, and a little bit of reading in just 6 short months.
This will empower you to use your ears to learn the music you desire to play and, eventually, will be the foundation for improvisation.
Every unit, I send my students a backing track of a popular song and we break it down, analyze the skills needed to learn it, and develop your technique and theory this way. You can be assured that you will always know WHY you are learning a concept!

Next, the student records himself performing the song and sends me the recordings for constructive criticism. I then use this information to develop your next lesson plan. You'll be amazed at how quickly you improve learning this way!

Lastly, I am always available to answer any of your questions throughout the week. You'll never feel alone in this process.

If this is all of interest to you I hope you will seriously consider studying with me. I promise it will be quite an adventure!

Extra information

Here are a few things you will need for your classes:
- Skype, zoom, what's app or Facebook messenger
- Metronome
- Tuner
- A recording device (iPhone, laptop, portable recording device, etc.)
- Undying love for this beautiful instrument
- And of course, a saxophone! Either an alto or tenor sax is preferable. If you don't have one I can assist you in picking the right saxophone for you

Location

Online via webcam

General info

Skills:

Age:

Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)

Student level:

Beginner

Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English

About Me

Hi,

My name is Kevin and I am an international saxophonist who as been performing and teaching professionally for 13 years. I am formerly from Canada, but now reside in Brussels, Belgium.

I have a honours bachelors of fine arts from York University in Toronto and I have had the privilege of studying and performing with some of the best musicians the city has to offer.

At one point in my career I decided to create my own music school called Duetto School of Music in Toronto. This is where I developed much of my knowledge of saxophone pedagogy, and my motivational teaching style. After all, it doesn't matter how great the teacher is if you are not inspired to put the work into learning the instrument!

I am truly passionate about connecting with others through music. I hope I can share some of that passion with you!

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