Our private flute lessons generally start at age 7 and older, 但有时, younger students will start with a special curved-head flute. We have both male and female flute instructors and as with all our instruments, the teachers have university or college degrees in woodwind instruments. Our flute lessons are offered in 30 minutes, 45 minute, or 1-hour lengths. Our flute students have the option to perform in our Spring recital, and many of our flute students also perform in local music festivals and honor bands.
萨克斯风 & 单簧管 Lessons – Our private saxophone lessons and clarinet lessons start from age 8 onwards. 8岁以下, a student typically does not have the lung capacity and strength to handle these instruments. Our saxophone and clarinet instructors are proficient on both instruments so a student can start with clarinet lessons if they wish and switch to saxophone lessons without having to change instructors. Our saxophone and clarinet instructors actively perform in all types of bands and ensembles and as soloists. 萨克斯风 lessons and clarinet lessons are offered in 30 minutes, 45分钟, 和小时长度.
巴松管 & Oboe Lessons – We also offer lessons in other woodwind instruments such as bassoon and oboe. Most bassoon lessons or oboe lessons start at age 11 or older as these double reed instruments are a little more difficult for younger students. Our private bassoon lessons and oboe lessons are offered in 30 minutes, 45分钟, 和小时长度.
有趣的事实:长笛, 萨克斯风, 单簧管, 巴松管, and Oboe instruments are classified as “woodwind” instruments because they have a wooden reed that vibrates when a person blows across it which produces its lovely sound. 笛子, 一次, used to be a wooden instrument and that is why it is classified to this day as a member of the woodwind family.