Course curriculum

  • 1

    Start Here - Download the Course Sheet Music Companion Book

    • Beginning Saxophone Sheet Music Companion Book

  • 2

    Module 1 - Intro to Saxophone

    • Lesson 1: Intro

    • Lesson 2: Putting it Together

    • Lesson 3: Breathing

    • Lesson 4: Playing Position

    • Lesson 5: Taking it Apart

  • 3

    Module 2 - Embouchure

    • Lesson 6: Intro

    • Lesson 7: Recap

    • Lesson 8: Embouchure

    • Lesson 9: Notes B+C

    • Lesson 10: Tonguing

    • Lesson 11: Tonguing and Tuning

  • 4

    Lesson 3 - Reading Music

    • Lesson 12: Intro

    • Lesson 13: Recap

    • Lesson 14: Long tones

    • Lesson 15: Learning to Read Music

    • Lesson 16: Exercises 1

    • Lesson 17: Exercises 2

  • 5

    Module 4 - Slurring and Tonguing

    • Lesson 18: Intro

    • Lesson 19: Recap

    • Lesson 20: Notes A + G

    • Lesson 21: Half Notes v Whole Notes

    • Lesson 22: Slurring

    • Lesson 23: Slurring + Tonguing

    • Lesson 24: Articulations Combined

    • Lesson 25: Articulations Combined, part II

    • Lesson 26: Half Rests

    • Lesson 27: Final Exercise

  • 6

    Module 5 - Crossing the Break

    • Lesson 28: Intro

    • Lesson 29: Recap

    • Lesson 30: Notes D, E, F, F#, and G

    • Lesson 31: Quarter Notes

    • Lesson 32: Counting

    • Lesson 33: Crossing the Break

    • Lesson 34: Combined Rhythyms, Notes, and Articulations

    • Lesson 35: Mary Had a Little Lamb

    • Lesson 36: Lightly Row

    • Lesson 37: London Bridge

  • 7

    Module 6 - 3/4 Time

    • Lesson 38: Intro

    • Lesson 39: Recap

    • Lesson 40: Notes - Low C, D, E, F, and F#

    • Lesson 41: G Major Scale

    • Lesson 42: 3-4 Time + Dotted Half Notes

    • Lesson 43: Exercise 1

    • Lesson 44: Exercise 2

    • Lesson 45: Exercise 3

    • Lesson 46: Exercise 4

    • Lesson 47: Hat Dance

    • Lesson 48: Birthday

  • 8

    Module 7 - The Octave Key

    • Lesson 49: Intro

    • Lesson 50: Recap

    • Lesson 51: Notes - High A, B, and C + C Major Scale

    • Lesson 52: Quarter Rests

    • Lesson 53: Exercise 1

    • Lesson 54: Exercise 2

    • Lesson 55: Exercise 3

    • Lesson 56: Exercise 4

    • Lesson 57: Theme from 'Symphony No. 1'

  • 9

    Module 8 - Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 58: Intro

    • Lesson 59: Recap

    • Lesson 60: Notes Bb + B

    • Lesson 61: F Major Scale

    • Lesson 62: Eighth Notes

    • Lesson 63: Eighth Notes Continued

    • Lesson 64: Yankee Doodle

    • Lesson 65: Polly Wolly Doodle

  • 10

    Lesson 9 - Articulation

    • Lesson 66: Intro

    • Lesson 67: Recap

    • Lesson 68: Notes G# + C#

    • Lesson 69: A Major Scale

    • Lesson 70: Legato

    • Lesson 71: Staccato

    • Lesson 72: Articulations Combined

    • Lesson 73: Eighth Rests

    • Lesson 74: Syncopation

    • Lesson 75: This Old Man

    • Lesson 76: Lightly Row