Saxmoe

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Music Teaching Methods

I use a variety of music methods for my instruction on clarinet, saxophone, flute and brass. Before taking one of my classes, read up on the theories and materials required.

Clarinet

Methods selected from the following: Brimhall Theory Books, Rubank Series, Belwin Band Builder Methods, and First Division Band Method Methods; also Baermann, Rose, Kroepsch, Cavallini, and Stark plus concert solo material from the works of Mozart, von Weber, and Brahms.

Saxophone

Methods selected from the following: Brimhall Theory Books, Rubank Series, Belwin Band Builder Methods, and First Division Band Method Methods; also Universal and Bassi as well as concert solo material from the works of Eccles, Ibert, Jacobi, Neihaus Jazz Methods and improvisation from tapes or CDs made for the student.

Flute

Methods selected from the following: Brimhall Theory Books, Belwin First Division Band Series, Rubank Series, Soussman Series, and Cavally Series,

Brass

Methods selected from the following:  Brimhall Theory Books, Belwin First Division Band Series, Rubank Series and Arbans.

All students will do warm-ups, such as: Major and minor scales, arpeggios, chromatic scale, octaves and thirds.

Materials Required for All Lessons

Whether you are taking clarinet, saxophone or brass lessons, please be sure to bring the following:

• Minimum Of Two Reeds

• Mouthpiece Cap

• Valve Oil

• Cork Grease

• Swab