Beginning Alto Sax

This is where you will get information about what to practice each week.

LESSON TIMES:

Tuesday 10:15-10:45 (Cowan, Quinlivan, Wilson)

Tuesday 9:40-10:10 (Kelly)

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Listen to and practice with “Theme for Spring” at 3 different tempos:

Theme for Spring: Slow Tempo

Theme for Spring: Medium Tempo

Theme for Spring: Concert Tempo

Alto Saxophone only tune (click on the link to listen): “The Man on the Flying Trapeze”

Looking for “Theme for Spring”? You can download and listen at the link below:

THEME FOR SPRING

New Music for our Spring Concert in May!

We are working on brand new music for our next concert in May. One of the songs we are playing, “Theme for Spring” will be a combined song with beginning and intermediate band students. There are many new notes to learn and you should use your fingering chart to help you learn and memorize these fingerings. Lost your chart? You can download one here: ALTO SAXOPHONE FINGERING CHART.

Audio Files for all the songs in our current packet!

Check out the playlist below in preparation for our January 25 Concert! You can play along and practice to make sure you are keeping a steady beat:

Week #6 Lesson:

Click on the link below to watch a video of “Give it Up for Two Notes!” and “Why Not This Now?”

GIVE IT UP FOR TWO NOTES

WHY NOT THIS NOW

Week #3 Lesson:

Click on the link below to watch a a video of “Breathin’ Easy” (you’ll need to click on “clarinet”- the sax video is missing…)

BREATHIN’ EASY 

Click on the link below to watch a a video of “Either Or” (click on “Saxophone” to watch)

EITHER OR

Here is a link your Friday October 14 Video Lesson:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwaMz9L4q_ebMGYya3VSdjlGcHc/view?usp=sharing

And a link to your week #2 practice sheet:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwaMz9L4q_ebSk1nZ3IxdmlfX2c/view?usp=sharing