William W.

Composer
Beginner to Advanced
Fun and Engaging Lessons
Certified teacher in improvisation, saxophone
From £22.20 / 30 min.

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William tags

Composer
Beginner to Advanced
Fun and Engaging Lessons
Jazz Specialist
From £22.20 / 30 min.

Lowest price includes 20% discount for block booking.

Replies in 8 h. and 40 min.

About William W.

Will just moved across the ocean to London from Ann Arbor, Michigan, having worked both as an educator at the University of Michigan music department and a freelance musician, and now proudly joins Musictutors to share the craft.

From beginners to advanced pupils, Will teaches the saxophone and jazz improvisation with an approachable, empathetic and fun demeanor, ensuring students feel eager to engage.

A typical three-step lesson for saxophone:

1. Breathing/Sound development- long tones, overtones/harmonics, meditative breathing exercises
2. Gettin' 'round the instrument- scales and arpeggios, chromatic shapes up and down
3. Repertoire- songs, tunes, pieces

A typical three-step lesson for improvisation and aural skills:

1. Rhythmic communion- clapping/tapping rhythmic cycles, basic polyrhythms
2. Harmonic movement- identifying intervals and chords, hearing patterns
3. Repertoire- songs, tunes, pieces

Various of the above elements subject to reduction, reorganization, addition, subtraction, emphasis; all depending on what moves you forward!

Will is also experienced in graded music examination and can prepare students accordingly, having himself achieved diplomas in both classical cello and jazz saxophone.

Do you like what you have been reading so far? Drop Will a message with any further questions, and you will be quickly responded to!

William tags

Composer
Beginner to Advanced
Fun and Engaging Lessons
Jazz Specialist

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