Managing a Private Studio: Back to School Tips

JD Little

Returning to school after a three month break brings excitement in many different ways to teachers, students, and parents.  As teachers begin work on their lesson plans, coaches on their playbooks and band directors on drill for the upcoming marching band show, there is another group of specialized individuals who are also excited that back-to-school time is finally upon them; private lesson teachers.

Contrasting the Classical and Jazz Saxophone Embouchure

Contrasting the Classical and Jazz Saxophone Embouchure

Today’s saxophonists are expected to perform many styles of music at a high level. Consequently it’s vital they know how to correctly formulate an embouchure that will allow them to do so. Most often, younger students are unaware that there is a difference in a classical and jazz embouchure.