Saxophone Workshop


July 31-August 5, 2016

Sponsored by Yamaha

Open to all ages

Camp fee: $540 if received by March 1, 2016
After March 1, camp fee is $585

Course Description

The Shell Lake Arts Center in partnership with Yamaha is proud to present Saxophone Workshop. You will receive instruction from a team of top performers and gifted educators. 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 2016 (This list includes 2015 Faculty, and is subject to change):

Instructor - Dr. Cameron Hoffman

Instructor - Dr. David Branter

Instructor - Dr. Julia Nolan 

Instructor - Dr. Steve Stusek

Instructor - Dr. Preston Duncan

Instructor - Dr. Michael Jacobson