Following the success of the first Sandbach Saxophone Weekend last year, Andy Scott is finalising plans for the second event in what promises to be a popular annual series.
Andy Scott will lead the second Sandbach Saxophone Weekend on Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 July at the Maxwell Davies Music Centre at Sandbach School. This course is aimed at both adult saxophonists and young people of Grade 3 level and above, and will include a stimulating and enjoyable mix of workshop sessions in a friendly, supportive environment.
This year’s event will feature Australian saxophonist Erin Royer and the RNCM and Queensland Conservatorium Saxophone Orchestras. Erin Royer will be playing music from her forthcoming debut album. The RNCM and Queensland ensembles will give a preview of the pieces that they will be performing the following week at the World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, before joining the weekend participants for a massed saxophone spectacular to finish.
The weekend will include different levels of groups to enable intermediate and advanced players to improve their skills and be pushed to the best of their ability. Activities will include Andy’s popular SaxAssault workshop, his Access All Areas introduction to improvisation for non-jazz musicians and an insight into his works for ABRSM and Trinity Guildhall saxophone exams, as well as a range of small and large saxophone ensemble sessions.
With over 20 years in music education, Andy Scott has earned a reputation as a gifted teacher. As versatile an educator as he is a performer and composer, Andy’s wide ranging music interests and experience enable him to teach across classical, jazz and contemporary styles.
The Sandbach Saxophone Weekend is run in collaboration with the Love Music Trust and sponsored by Selmer Paris, Vandoren and Astute Music.
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