Our saxophone courses for
Adults

SAXOPHONE ENSEMBLE

Description

 

In this Saxophone Ensemble Course you will acquire fundamental skills necessary to play in a large musical setting. Improve your sight-reading and intonation, refine your sense of rhythm, understand the funny gestures conductors make. Relax with other fellow musicians after work and enjoy weekly rehearsals in a non-judgmental environment. We are a great bunch and rehearsals are always a fun evening.

 

 

WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAY:

 

“In just a matter of weeks in playing in the ensemble my sight reading has improved vastly, along with my timing and intonation.
Martino has a passion to ensure that each and everyone of his students is improving.

He is extremely patient, knowledgeable and strives to get the best out of his group”
– Fran, saxophone student

Details

 

Class size: 12-15 players
Level Intermediate players
Duration 12 weeks
Location Notting Hill
Dates and Prices See table below

What will I learn?

 

Musical teamwork – understand how to make music as a group rather than being a “room-player”.

Intonation – develop greater ears by improving your sense of intonation.

Following a conductor – learn to identify what conductor’s gestures mean and how to follow them while you play with the ensemble.
Rhythm – reinforce your sense of rhythm.
Reading – improve on your sight-reading.
Keeping part – learn not to be distracted by what others play and keep your part solid and musical.

Performance prep – learn how to prepare for a public performance within the group.

Concert – you will get to perform live with a band in our Christmas or Summer Concerts.

Benefits

 

Stress relief
  Music is a perfect way to relieve stress, but an ensemble provides a place to go, share music, and see the finished product of everyone’s hard work.
Increase practice
  Students have said they tend to practice more at home while taking the ensemble course due to the added motivation that comes from the group.

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Saxophone Weekend Course

Description

 

This Saxophone Weekend Course is an intense 2-day course that will cover many aspects of saxophone playing.

From intonation to sight-reading, sound to rhythm, this intensive course is a great to boost your motivation,
Be prepared to play a lot during these 2 days.

 

 

 

WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAY:

 

“Fun. Stimulating, Insightful. 

Definitely recommended” – Alison, saxophone student

Details

Class size: 5
Level Intermediate players
Duration 2 full days
Location  Notting Hill
Dates and Prices See table below

What will I learn?

 

Sight-Reading – You will play a lot of new music in these two days. We will look at techniques to make your sight-reading more agile. Pieces are divided in levels so we’ve got you covered no matter your level of technique.
Sound  – Learn how to effortlessly have a greater sound. We will go through methods for improving embouchure and the most common problems students have and how to resolve them.
Intonation – Develop greater ears by improving your sense of intonation and methods for accurate practice.
Rhythm – A professional drummer will run a rhythm workshop to help you understand methods and tricks to stay in tempo while you play.
Anatomy – We will briefly touch on the anatomy of the respiratory system to understand how to breath in the best possible way when playing.
Performance anxiety – We will look at simple techniques of visualization to help you prepare for public performance and deliver the best performance you can give.

Benefits

 

Group learning – learn in a non-judgmental environment with other adults with no previous musical experience. Have a great time learning the saxophone.

 

 

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Introduction to Saxophone

Description

 

Have you always wanted to play the saxophone?

 

In the Introduction to Saxophone Course you will learn everything you need to know to get you started to play the saxophone. 

From producing a great note to playing your favourite tunes, by the end of the course you will have the  perfect  overview of the basics of saxophone playing.

 

 

 

WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAY:


“Many thanks LSS for making my first experience with the sax a great one and helping me establish solid fundamentals to progress”

Preet, saxophone student

 

Details

 

Class size: 5 players
Level Complete beginners
Duration

5 weeks

(1hr lesson a week)

Location Notting Hill / Oxford Circus
Dates and Prices See table below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What will I learn?

 

Saxophone set up –  Learn how to put together your saxophone and how to place the reed correctly.
How to make a sound  – Learn the proper way to position your mouth to make a great sound.
Fingering – Learn to play the notes on the saxophone, their names and how to write them on the musical staff.
Rhythm – Learn how to stay in tempo and recognise the difference between tempo and rhythm.
Reading – Learn how to read musical notation and the tricks to recognise the notes on the staff.

Group performance – Play your favourite song and play it with your group at the end of the course.

Benefits

 

Group learning – Learn in a non-judgmental environment with other adults with no previous musical experience. Have fun learning the saxophone.
Stress relief – relax after work learning a new skill.

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1 to 1 Lessons (In-person or online)

Description

 

Ready to refine your saxophone skills or take up the saxophone from scratch? Book a private lesson with our teachers at LSS, now! 

 

We recommend starting with a consultation and then choosing a package of 5, 10 or 20 lessons.

 

Our teachers have vast experience in working with kids and adult learners of any level.

 

 

We focus on teaching you essential skills to become a wll-rounded saxophonist. These include learning by ear, transcription, improvisation, reading musical notation, rhythm, sound production, musicality, theory, preparation for auditions, preparations for ABRSM exams.

 

 

WHAT ARE STUDENTS SAY:

 

“I could cry. 
So long I have looked for a tutor and I have finally found you. Thank you Martino.”
– Beverley, saxophone student

 

Details

 

Class size: 1
Level All levels
Styles All styles
Location Notting Hill / Oxford Circus / Online
Dates and Prices See table below

What will I learn?

 

Get a great sound -so you can effortlessly produce a rich and powerful tone.
Understand the basics and beyond – so you can apply them to new songs and pieces.
Learn or improve your reading – so you can enjoy playing more music you like.
Learn or sharpen your jazz improv skills – so you can compose beautiful melodies on the spot.
Practice secrets – so you can maximise your time in the practice room and see more results.

Benefits

 

Develop creativity – so you can expand your potential and express yourself with music.
   
Stress relief – relax after work learning a new skill.
   

Course Dates and costs

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Premium 1 to 1 lessons (COMING SOON)

Description

 

Take your saxophone skills to the very next level with our premium service.

 

Book a package of 20 lessons that includes monthly ongoing support via text, voice message, audio and video for the duration of your package.

 

Leave no questions unsolved between lessons and guarantee faster progress and better results in your playing.

 

This is a premium service only available for a limited time for a very limited number of students.

Details

 

Class size: 1
Level All levels
Styles All styles
Location Notting Hill / Oxford Circus / Online
Dates and Prices

See table below

What will I learn?

 

Get a great sound -so you can effortlessly produce a rich and powerful tone.
Understand the basics and beyond – so you can apply them to new songs and pieces.
Learn or improve your reading – so you can enjoy playing more music you like.
Learn or sharpen your jazz improv skills – so you can compose beautiful melodies on the spot.
Practice secrets – so you can maximise your time in the practice room and see more results.

Benefits

 

Develop creativity – so you can expand your potential and express yourself with music.
   
Stress relief – relax after work learning a new skill.
   

Course Dates and costs

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Your plan for becoming a great saxophonist

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Book a call

Book a free discovery call to discuss with our teachers the best lesson package for you or if you want to ask us any questions about our courses.

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Attend our lessons

Schedule a consultation lesson and get a personalised plan. Choose among many different learning options to suit your own schedule.

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Become a better player

See great results quickly as you attend our courses to visualise your progress as a saxophonist.

What our students say about us

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