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National Saxophone Day!

National Saxophone Day!

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Concerts and method books

Concert page on my website

Method Books - Essential Elements, Bk. 1

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For 6th Grade Families Only - Young Lions Concert on Thursday, November 7th

General Details - 2 reminders sent home on paper already

Statement of Attendance

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Musicians and cleaning instrument parts

Cleaning instruments

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What Makes Learning and Performing on an Instrument so Challenging and Frustrating?

Have you ever wondered why first- and second-year musicians struggle with learning to perform on an instrument so often?   It isn’t creating the tone. It isn’t reading the music. It isn’t understanding the math of the rhythms. It isn’t identifying the pitch or note name. It’s the level of and amount of decision making that must...
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