Dr. Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop


July 26-30, 2015

Sponsored by Yamaha

Open to all ages

Camp fee: $530 if received by March 1, 2015
After March 1, camp fee is $575

Course Description

The Shell Lake Arts Center in partnership with Yamaha is proud to present Saxophone Workshop. World renowned saxophonist, Eugene Rousseau leads a team of top performers and gifted educators at the Saxophone Workshop. This program is designed to meet the needs of participants from various backgrounds. Each day is structured to comprise a series of events and classes, including saxophone ensemble, in which all enrolled will play. There will be sessions devoted to saxophone literature, and to the interpretation of music. The performance in class of solos and chamber music is both welcomed and encouraged. In addition, a wide range of materials prepared by the instructors will be given to each person enrolled. Class sessions each day are planned to cover virtually every aspect of saxophone pedagogy, including:

  • Tone Production
  • Vibrato
  • Articulation
  • Phrasing
  • Reeds and Reed Adjustment
  • Mouthpieces
  • Tuning and Intonation
  • Methods and Materials
  • Repertory
  • Extended Techniques
  • Final Concert - Thursday 7:00 PM (subject to change)

Faculty 2015:

Instructor - Dr. Eugene Rousseau

Instructor - Dr. Cameron Hoffman

Instructor - Dr. David Branter

Instructor - Dr. Julia Nolan 

Instructor - Dr. Steve Stusek

Instructor - Dr. Preston Duncan

Instructor - Dr. Michael Jacobson