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About Emily P.
Emily is a classically trained saxophone and clarinet teacher, currently studying at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been playing music for over 12 years and has experience performing both as a soloist and in a variety of ensembles, learning from some of the best musicians in the country. Emily has extensive knowledge in her instruments which she likes to pass onto fellow students, helping them to become more knowledgeable and rounded musicians. Emily’s organised, loyal and committed nature ensures musicians will get the best out of their lessons with her and can be assured each lesson is planned and delivered in a way to help each individual improve to the best of their ability. Emily is patient, articulate and thoroughly enjoys being in a musical environment, helping musicians in their journey to excel in their musical ability and experience the joy in making music.
Emily teaches saxophone to students of all ages, from beginner to advanced.
Emily teaches clarinet to students of all ages, from beginner to intermediate.
Saxophone and clarinet lessons with Emily include:
- Developing technique, including breathing, posture and articulation
- Note reading
- Rhythm exercises
- Developing tone, phrasing and sound
- Helping to improve knowledge of the instrument and repertoire - playing pieces you enjoy playing!
- Sight reading and ear training
- Performing techniques
Emily specialises in classical saxophone, though also has experience playing jazz, swing and concert band music so is always willing to offer help and guidance in those areas too!
A first lesson with Emily will include breaking the ice, having a chat about what you’d like to get out of the lessons, talking about your interests, what music you like to play or listen to, any experience you may or may not already have and any goals you’d like to achieve. If the musician is happy to on the first lesson, listening to them play is a good starting point to help where we can go from there and make the lessons as fun and interesting as possible!
Just bring yourself and your instrument! No matter what age, beginner lessons with Emily will include getting to know the student, putting them at ease and ensure they’re confident in areas such as putting the instrument together, how to care for it and playing it for the first time. Emily will make lessons fun and valuable from the very first one!