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Hector Berlioz

Hector Berlioz was the 1st composer ever to use the saxophone (1844) in an adaptation for 6 wind instruments of his “chant sacré”. The saxophonist on duty was none other than the inventor, Adolphe Sax, himself! He played a prototype of the baritone saxophone. Unfortunatly the score was lost…

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Traveling With Saxophone

Several saxophone players asked me about my experience of travelling by plane with my saxophone. Their concerns are legit, because policies by airplane companies are still not adapted to musicians with instruments.

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Music As A Language

Think about it.
How did you learn how to speak? Who did you speak with? How many rules did you have to follow when you started speaking?
There were absolutely no rules, you just listened to your parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, neighbours,… and started to imitate them.

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Be Your Own Teacher

One of the greatest struggles as a music student is figuring out how to practise? There’s no clear cut solution for this problem, but I stumbled on this terrific short video from a master class Hans Leygraf gave at the Mozarteum in Salzbrug.

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