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  1. Teaching
    Hey everyone! Here is episode 3 of my series "How to NOT SUCK at Teaching Music!" In this episode I talk about the concept of "never stop learning" and how we can keep growing and learning as educators. Let me know what you think!
  2. YouTube videos
    Hey everyone! Here's the first episode of my new video series - "How to NOT SUCK at Teaching Music!" I see so many issues in music education and I really want to talk about some of them and hopefully find some solutions. In this first episode I talk about what I think is the biggest problem in...
  3. Polls and Surveys
    Hello, I wasn't sure where I would put this post, so sorry if there was a better spot Hello, I am a saxophonist from down South, and I was wondering if anyone from the NYC area knew of the best schools for saxophonists or performers in general. I am wanting to learn as much as I can at the...
  4. Clarinet
    I'm only getting into teaching sax now. What good method books and solo books are there for beginners and intermediate players? I have a really great student (tenor sax) who needs a complete method (scales, solos, overtone studies, etudes, and sight reading). He wants to be a jazzer, but I...
  5. High School and College
    http://harmonyrising.org Harmony Rising: A Music School Online provides the highest quality instruction with some of the best teachers in the world! We offer live, one-on-one lessons right in your own home! Visit http://harmonyrising.org and sign up for your FREE trial lesson today...
  6. High School and College
    As I continued looking into colleges and majors, I am getting more and more undecisive of what I want to do. And I am also not clear on what kind of career is related to them. (I am planning on continuing to graduate school) So what are the careers that available for the performance and music...
  7. High School and College
    I'm a junior in High School and I'm starting to look into different universities. I'm looking for a good jazz school and or music education as I still cannot decide which I want to do. And planning on continuing into grad school. So I'm looking at UNT, Miami, FSU, BYU and UT. But what other...
  8. Announcements and Bulletin Board
    Hello sax-on-the-webbers... I'm coming to the UK the end of this month for a tour with a great band (see poster below). I had hoped to do a clinic in London while there (I will be doing one in Barcelona) but the UK distributor for P. Mauriat doesn't feel there's enough time to promote it...
  9. High School and College
    Does anyone know of a pre-college music division at a north texas college?
  10. Teaching
    Hi all, I just posted some instructional videos. Education people are talking about reverse teaching in schools, where students are introduced to a concept via video before they have a lesson on it. These videos were designed for my band students, but they might be useful for any beginner. I...
  11. New Product & Dealer Announcements
    Hello SOTW Community, I'd like to share with you a project I recently finished. Drone Tones is a collection of drones in each pitch of the chromatic scale tuned to A = 440 Hz. The collection of sounds are intended as a practice aid for woodwinds, brass , strings, vocalists, and any other...
  12. Websites, Books, Magazines, Photos and other Lit.
    Hey guys, As the title of this thread indicates, I just wanted to share that I recently published a post on my blog that's a listing of places online where folks can get amazing free online saxophone instruction. Websites by folks such as Tim Price, Rick Hirsch, Pete Thomas, Matt Otto and...
  13. Misc. Saxophone Discussion
    Lately i've noticed a larger rise in younger students becoming snobby when it comes to horns... These are students mind you who i think most of the time probably couldn't tell the difference accoustically between two different horns. I recently went to a local highschool at the request of a band...
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