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  1. Sax Lifestyle & Sax Related Health Problems
    I am a 16 year old sophmore and I play alto saxophone at a state level and also qualified my freshman year, and I intend on majoring in saxophone performance at Northwestern, eventually to audition for a military band. I have always been told that I have insane amounts of ambition and drive...
  2. Jazz and Improvisation
    hey guys, Well ive been away for a while now, few months, but life happened to catch up and dealt with that. anyways, last i year i looked into auditioning for the all state jazz group but my district seven president of a band director said "no its a far level of playing ahead of you." well now...
  3. Teaching
    I'm coming into my senior year in high school and I really want to make the district and all-state band. My junior year I made all-county but I got first-alternate at district on alto sax. Friends of mine who are music majors highly recommend taking private lessons. The issue is that I'm unable...
  4. High School and College
    Hi everyone, I am currently a junior in high school I play alto sax, and I will soon be sending in my audition for all-state. This year the music for California all-state is the Creston Sonata, but apart from the audition I am sending in, what scales should I expect to play at the live audition...
  5. Playing Songs
    Can anyone give me the 2011-2012 TMEA High School saxophone region etudes? I will be auditioning for high school all region next year and I want to start getting used to learning music at that level. Thanks.
  6. Practicing
    I'm going to be doing my final run-through's of my all-state jazz audition (etudes, chromatic scale, 2-5-1's, Bb or F 12 bar blues) on Thursday over Skype because the audition is on Saturday, I'm not going to practice on Friday so I don't blow my chops, and I really need some constructive...
  7. High School and College
    Several jazzers (bass trombone, alto sax, bari sax) have posted on facebook that they made all state jazz. DOES ANYONE HAVE THE LIST? Alto sax results in particular :mrgreen:? THE AGONY IS KILLING ME [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] [Impnt] (I normally don't do all...
  8. High School and College
    I have compiled a practice kit for all of the Texas All-State saxophone etudes for this year for both Eb and Bb saxophones. These kits are free of charge (donations are accepted, but not required) to download and contain performance and practice guidelines, tuning notes, and practice tracks for...
  9. Bb Soprano
    Hi all, I made allstate this year again which is great but, I have a problem. One of the pieces calls for a clarinet double that I do not play and I would need to rent a soprano for this part which does not seem to be a problem. However, the problem comes in when actually playing the piece...
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