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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…

6 years ago
by A1Bull

Braces w/ Tenor/Alto

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6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 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…

7 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…

7 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…

7 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…

7 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…

7 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.…

7 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. 

7 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…

7 years ago
by jp4hc

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

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

8 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

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 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…

8 years ago
by logibear13

York Saxophone

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

8 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 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…

9 years ago
by Tom Pearson
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