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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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good music to play at college auditions

For solo and ensemble and college auditions my senior year, my sax instructor picked out Concertino da camera (Ibert). THis p…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

The Accent Soprano Saxophone

I am a 7th grader who has been playing the Tenor for over a year (currently practicing from Rubank Advanced Book 101), and wi…

10 years ago
by karebear1012 (395 posts)

This is Kinda Buggin me

ok, i got a pretty big problem guys, and need help, as u probably know, im a junior in highschool, ive just rescently seen my…

10 years ago
by saxgrobie (86 posts)

Music Camps

hey! does anyone know any really good summer music camps on the east coast that I could go to? I really like jazz (classical…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

tuning altos

Hi, I have a question about tuning in band. When we warm up every day our band director(percussionist) makes the low brass an…

10 years ago
by SaxMan (559 posts)

Tenor & low brass question

my question: "In your band what section are the tenors in?" in my band we are considered low brass, and we have been since…

10 years ago
by Spike (248 posts)

New prosax for highschool new or vintage?

ok, so well i havent been ready to buy a new saxophone but now i am, its just a matter of finding the right one now. So im en…

10 years ago
by tenor562 (297 posts)

I just got into Music IB and...

they require you to play 15 minutes of music. I only was in jazz band one year( and the music the teacher chose was kinda dul…

10 years ago
by Redsax (27 posts)

Jazz mouthpieces

I'm a flute player- turned - sax for jazz band. Through a strange series of events I ended up with a free alto (a Selmer Sign…

10 years ago
by Sax Mom (964 posts)

i have a realy old sax should i get a new one

it's old and nappy looking but it plays great my director doesn't like how it looks on the feild should i get it refinished o…

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

Auditions

I live in New England, and I was looking for bands to audition for. I'm already gonna audition for All-State and stuff, but I…

10 years ago
by sax_maniac (984 posts)

angle while playing bari

sometimes when i play my bari standing up, i keep my neck straight and chin at a 90 degree angle, but i let the bari fall a b…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

lighter sound on baris

we have 4 baris in our marching band, and our one big problem is that our sound is to heavy, like walking through sludge, can…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

band venting

Ok, so I'm not normally one of those "downer" kind of people but I'm getting frustrated with band! I wanted to take jazz band…

10 years ago
by saxgrobie (86 posts)

How do you get noticed by professionals?

I'm going into high school, and I was wondering how to get your name out as a sax player. I audition for stuff, and i'm lead…

10 years ago
by barimachine (323 posts)

cleavland alto

Hey, I have a a 1960s Cleavland alto sax, which I recieved from a friend, so I could play in my school band. I had to have th…

10 years ago
by saxjazza22 (13 posts)

I made a sax shirt

I like to make T-shirts and I made a sax shirt. Tell me what ya think. 4 replies by saxgrobie (86 posts) 10 years ago

10 years ago
by Spunky2sax75 (75 posts)

need a new tenor sax for a concert band

I'm going into high school this year and I need a good instrument so I don't have to worry about getting my only beat up so b…

10 years ago
by ts20 (2 posts)

Soprano playes in high school

my band director will not let me play soprano in marching band or even in concert band, do yall have this problem, he says"so…

10 years ago
by Saxman2200 (64 posts)

Straight versus Curved (Info PLEASE!!)

Which sax is better to get? I play a tenor sax and march in the marching band, so it can get very tiring to hold the sax up!…

10 years ago
by PIP (29 posts)

AMRO music

I live in Dyersburg,TN which is about 85 miles north of Memphis. Is there anyone else in the general area that is as fed up w…

10 years ago
by PIP (29 posts)

New and Nervous

Hi everybody! I'm new to this discussion forum, and relatively new to the sax. I played piano for mmany years, and only start…

10 years ago
by chiamac (586 posts)

College Auditions

I'm looking to enroll in Eastern Michigan University for music ed and I would appreciate any helpful hints on an audtion proc…

10 years ago
by wesmiller (55 posts)

$1,400 OBO New Tenor Sax

1.5yr.old DC Pro II Tenor Sax, no damage at all, 100% laquer-black nickel with gold keys, plays beautifully especially for ja…

10 years ago
by johnsonfromwisconsin (767 posts)

I'm worried....

I just bought a new Helmke Tenor Sax a few days ago for this upcoming marching season. It hasn't come in yet, but I have been…

10 years ago
by Tom-Sax (2 posts)
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