Steve is an experienced teacher that offers private and group lessons from his home studio in East York, near Woodbine and Danforth (Toronto). Using established music curriculum and structured lessons, you will learn:
Proper assembly and care of your instrument (how to keep your horn in top shape)
Correct breathing technique (blow like a pro!)
Tone production (how to get the best sound from your horn)
Intonation (how to play in tune)
Sight reading (how to play the notes on the page)
Rhythm (how to count, interpret and play rhythms in real time)
Ear training (how to understand what you are ears hear)
Music theory (understand the building blocks of music)
Jazz Improvisation (how to play the music YOUR WAY)
One hour: $65 (recommended)
Half hour: $45
Group Lessons (2-5 students)
Clinics - Master Classes
Steve has been a Jupiter Canada Artist, Endorsee and Clinician since 2011 and regularly performs woodwind master classes (saxophone, flute, clarinet) for band classes (grades 5 through 12) in schools across the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario. Clinics for amateur or professional bands, community groups, and others are also available.
Presentations focus on the fundamentals of woodwind playing (breathing, embouchure, tone production, intonation) including more advanced discussions of instrumental technique, ensemble playing, jazz performance and improvisation, where appropriate.
Ask about special rates available exclusively for school groups.
Current police background check available upon request.