Whether you are planning on being a music educator, performer, or you happen to be a casual performer who is seeking to improve your skill set, solid fundamentals and quality practice sessions are essential. I hope you find these topics and ideas helpful. Like most of us, my teaching philosophy is a combination of ideas that my teachers have handed down to me as well as to master teachers and artists that I have witnessed along the way – I give full credit to all of these wonderful musicians who have inspired and encouraged me.
I teach university level and pre-college students on the saxophone and bassoon. The following topics are fundamentals-based and are applicable to all woodwind instrumentalists. I hope you find the following information and videos helpful.