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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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OCC ALTO SAXOPHONE AUDITIONS

im looking for audition peices my audition is Feb 24th does anyone know of a good etude ? here is what the site said Required…

3 years ago
by Allentara (1 post)

help with audition music (i suck)

Hi, I really want to join the jazz band for my school, but I don't quite understand the music that they gave us. here's the l…

3 years ago
by EVilla (3 posts)

Helmke tenor Sax

I own a Helmke tenor sax. My major question is, is the brand any good?

3 years ago
by TBone55 (5 posts)

Just Pulled The Trigger on an Evette-Schaeffer Alto

New member here. Daughter is in her second year of High School, and playing the alto in both marching- and symphonic band. Sh…

3 years ago
by Dragonwing (1 post)

Solo or ensemble contest for scholarship?

Do you know of any contests that offer scholarship money, money towards instruments, or a chance to be recognized? I live in…

3 years ago
by SaxyClarinet (1 post)

I need a good classical horn that can rip it up in jazz!

What are good horns that can be used for playing classical pieces with a great tone and has the capability to have a good jaz…

3 years ago
by LifeCrescendo (4 posts)

Cannonball Vintage or Yamaha Custom Z

Hi i am a senior saxophone player at my high school that is about to graduate and go to college and my dad is buying me a new…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Professional Tenors for under $3,000

I am a sophomore in high school and I have been playing saxophone for six years. I am currently using my school's old '52 Beu…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

What sax should I buy?

I have been playing alto for 5 years, and will be a sophomore in September. I'd like a sax that works for both marching (we h…

3 years ago
by dgallego (27 posts)

Pro Alto!!!

I've been playing sax for 5 years now, (a freshman in high school) and i'm very serious about playing. I usually practice for…

3 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

Saxophone Audition Thoughts?

I'm getting ready to audition for college on the alto saxophone and i have chosen "Gypsy Rondo" by Joseph Haydn. I'm just ask…

3 years ago
by SaxMan88 (318 posts)

How to hold a saxophone

I'm in 10th grade and in a dispute with my director... do you hold the saxophone between your legs or on the side? Any commen…

3 years ago
by joel amos (1 post)

YAS-62 Alto Saxophone - Vintage Purple Label

What do people know about this model? It's not new...about 15 years old. Is$1500 a decent offer for this sax which the person…

3 years ago
by buschy (1 post)

No one over 18 allowed!!!

this is a thread for anyone in high school, here you will get information from other kids instead of the more "logical" infor…

4 years ago
by Neco293 (3 posts)

HELP with chords and stuff? :/

I was wondering if someone could give me a link to a webpage that shows all major jazz chords. I've never learned how to read…

4 years ago
by KennyBee (4 posts)

How good is an alto Selmer Aristocrat AS600??

My son has been playing this horn since he begin band in middle school and is now a freshman in HS. He has advanced greatly a…

4 years ago
by Stephanelli (2 posts)

Selmer c* mouthpiece

I have a Selmer C* mouthpiece, and i was wondering if anyone knew of a way to get an odor out of it. I got it used and it is…

4 years ago
by chalazon (547 posts)

Tenor Sax Solo with Concert Band Music-High School Level

I'm looking for a a tenor sax solo with concert band piece that is at a high school level for band and soloist. Any suggestio…

4 years ago
by cmsoper (1 post)

Yamaha yts 23

I am looking at buying a Yamaha YTS 23, I am a beginner and I don't want to spend too much money. I found one that is a prett…

4 years ago
by kelsey (802 posts)

Upgrade from YAS-23?

I've been playing Alto sax for three years in my school band, and I think that it is time to upgrade. I was looking at some i…

4 years ago
by cuber (653 posts)

Has anyone hear of Ashley saxophones?

Has anyone heard of Ashley saxophones? I was told that they are a brand from Europe, but that is about all i can find on them…

4 years ago
by pietjepur (1 post)

Looking for feedback on tenor saxophone playing

Hey guys. I play tenor saxophone in my high school combo, and I recently played a version of Cannonball Adderley's "Poor Butt…

4 years ago
by scarter6 (9 posts)

Why are there so many guy saxophone players?

I'm the only girl saxophone player in the 9th grade. And I think there is only one girl sax in the 8th grade(but I highly dou…

4 years ago
by scarter6 (9 posts)

cannonball saxes are they good

i'm in highschool and i'm look

4 years ago
by scarter6 (9 posts)

ok i feel stupid so please be nice

I go to a music school every saturday and one of the seesions they run is this awesome stage band. My inspiration for startin…

4 years ago
by scarter6 (9 posts)
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