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High School Saxophone

For students and band directors alike....topics such as jazz band, solo and ensemble contests, college prep, and everything else high school related

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Advice on improving, Auditions or anything you'd think would help

Hey! I'm a sophomore in High School and rising junior. Ive been playing Bari since 7th grade (so about 4 years) Before bar…

8 years ago
by A1Bull

Braces w/ Tenor/Alto

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8 years ago
by FluffyCreeper921

What's a good research question regarding the "glissando"

Hi

I'm a senior in High School (I study Music and my main instrument is the Saxophone) and we have to write a p…

8 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

Need help

my son is a soph. In high school and plays alto. He has a beginner sax that we purchased for him 4 years ago and he wants…

8 years ago
by RyanCannonball (45 posts)

Need Help Buying a Soprano

Hi there! I'm a brand new account, but have used this webite many times for helpful information and research. Although I'm…

8 years ago
by DoctorCzar

Cannonball Keilwerth or Eastman Tenor?

Hi! I'm a 9th grade Alto Sax player and I've recently switched to Tenor for my jazz combo. I'm currently using myneighbors…

9 years ago
by coinlineukssss (0 posts)

cannonball on classical

i've been playing saxophone for about a year now. i've been playing the bari sax that belongs to my school this whole time…

9 years ago
by lee123 (0 posts)

How Cheap is too Cheap?

I played Alto for the last coupleof years and I'm looking at buying a tenor. I found some used ones that are under $500, b…

9 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

Good Marching Horn?

I've played sax for now 7 years and I've been marching with a badly-worn Bundy alto from around 70's I think. I recently got…

9 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

New Tenor Sax Metal Mouthpiece Not Working

Hi everyone, 
I recently purchased a new metal tenor moutpiece from amazon (link below), however something isn't…

9 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

A student sax for a retiree

I have just retired, am learning to enjoy this great instrument and have attended a beginner's sax class wi…

9 years ago
by FlyTWA (6 posts)

Challenge Chair Auditions Music Selections?

I play Bari, Tenor and Alto grade 11 and like to know about some great challenging music to work on for chair placements.…

9 years ago
by FlyTWA

My saxophone stop playing after 45mins

After 45-60 mins of playing my sax stops playing what is the problem and how do I fix it. 

9 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

Marching Band Shows w/ Saxophone Solos

I'm just curious, does anyone know of any Marching Band Shows with one or more saxophone solos? Hopefully a lot, because l…

10 years ago
by jp4hc

LACM, Finest Music Universities, Giving Away $500k in Scholarship

Los Angeles College of Music, One of the Finest Music Universit…

10 years ago
by fuschiairis

P Mauriat System 76

I was wondering if the 76 system is a good sax for me Im in 9th grade

10 years ago
by saxgourmet (127 posts)

Low G (first, second, third, no thumb key) making a pulsing noise

I've checked my reed, it's seems to be in place, I can't figure out what's wrong. Also, almost all of my Gs come out to hi…

10 years ago
by wesburnham (3 posts)

Need Advice

So im wanting to upgrade from my used yas 23 to something else. Im a freshman in highschool. I found the Buffet 400 profes…

10 years ago
by etseco (4 posts)

Section Leader in the Need of Help

Hello, I am currently the Low Woodwind captain (saxophone section leader) of the Wesley Chapel Highschool Marching Band. I…

10 years ago
by arsenicCatfish (2 posts)

Audition Piece for TN Governor's School for the Arts

Hi I'm a bari sax player and I've decided to audition for the TN GSA this year. My lesson teacher has told me I need a pie…

10 years ago
by logibear13

York Saxophone

Anyone had any experience with a York soprano saxophone that has 2 necks? Someone gave me this horn.

11 years ago
by jamallax89 (1 post)

Best Saxophonists & Recordings

Hi! I'm not sure if I've put this in the right place, but I have a question for anyone who may be able to help. I'm about…

11 years ago
by Adrianne (2 posts)

Henri TOMASI Concerto pour saxophone !! emergency help me :(

Hi I'm Aykut AYAR in Istanbul. I'm a student in conservatory. I need Henri Tomasi Saxophone Concerto notes. Do you ha…

11 years ago
by aykut

looking for durable and reasonably priced Tenor

I have a few nice horns and a 1949 Conn 10m tenor that i am in love with. However it is my Jazz horn, i cant (and won't) t…

11 years ago
by kelsey (930 posts)

Aquilla Tenor Sax

I played a nickle plated Conn tenor sax all through high school 1951-1955 in the HS band and also in a big band for dances…

11 years ago
by Tom Pearson
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