On this page you'll find help with things such as putting your instrument together, taking good care of it, using a fingering chart, and a fingering review game!
"HOW-TO" VIDEOS FOR STARTING ON YOUR INSTRUMENT!
SAX Step 1
Opening the case and naming the parts.
SAX Step 2
How to Assemble the Sax
SAX Step 3
How to Hold the Sax
SAX Step 4
First sound on the mouthpiece
ALTO SAX Step 5
How to Play First Note: B!
ALTO SAX Step 6
How to Play Second Note: A!
ALTO SAX Step 7
How to Play Second Note: G!
ALTO SAX Step 8
How to Play "Hot Crossed Buns"!
Our 6th Note (G)
Intro to Music Notation
Staff, Clef, Measures, Time Signature, Whole Notes, Whole Rests, Line and Space Notes, Br Lines, Double Bar Line
Half Notes, Half Rests and Repeat Sign
Review of Intro to Music Notation, and Half Notes, Half Rests and the Repeat Sign
How to Play Hot Cross Buns
Next Notes: E, F, G
"HOW-TO" VIDEOS FOR TAKING GOOD CARE OF YOUR INSTRUMENT
Assembling the Sax
How to Use a Fingering (or Slide Position) Chart
Watch this video on how to use the fingering (or slide position) chart in the back of your lesson book AND YOU WILL BE ABLE TO TEACH YOURSELF new notes!!!
MusicRacer is a FUN note name and fingering game...and it's FREE! This video explains how to use it.
This app helps you strengthen your ability to recognize notes on the staff and to remember the fingering (or slide position) you need to play those notes. Organized in 3 increasingly challenging levels. What level can you make it to?