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DSC_8628The inaugural Australian saxophone retreat will take place at the iconic property ‘Seacroft’ on Victoria’s Great Ocean Road. Visiting artists include Joshua Hyde, Australian saxophonist based in Paris, Joseph Lallo, Australian saxophonist based in Strasbourg and Barry Cockcroft, Melbourne based saxophonist. The residential retreat will feature workshops, performances, ensemble playing, lessons as well the all important time-out for saxophonists to meet, talk music and get to know one another away from their instruments. For full weekend tickets, accommodation, meals and performances are included in the registration fee. Day tickets are available for either the Saturday or Sunday and include some meals and performances without accommodation.

The sessions are geared to all ages and everyone is welcome.

A range of Selmer products will be available to try during the weekend.

7pm Friday 23rd August – 5pm Sunday 25th August

Please visit www.seacroft.com for more details.

CLASAX presents 2013 Professional Development Day Carey Grammar School, 349 Barkers Rd, Kew Saturday, May 11, 9:30-4:30pm (registration 9am) Cost: $ 65 Session One – Instrumental teaching strategies leading to Diploma performances for secondary students. This talk will be presented by Jason Digby (Carey Grammar), Dip Mus Performance, Licentiate Trinity College of London (LTCL), FellowshipContinue Reading

Clasax Presents 2013 VCE Saxophone Workshop Methodist Ladies’ College, 207 Barkers Rd. Kew Sunday March 24, 2-5 PM Cost $30 Presenter Dr. Michael Lichnovsky The afternoon will feature: A session on warming up – how to do it correctly and get the maximum benefit. Bring your instrument and join in! Discussion of program selection toContinue Reading

Featuring an array of works for the saxophone, touching on different themes and styles. Works from Glazunov, Cockcroft, Heiden and more. Thursday 14th March – 7:30 PM Rivergum Theatre, Parade College 1436 Plenty Road, Bundoora (Enter through main gates, parking available at the roundabout or visitors car park. Theatre access via the ramp just offContinue Reading

Clasax End of Year Concert

7:30pm Friday 23rd November 2012 Mt.Waverly Uniting Church Hall cnr High Street Road & Stewart St. Mt. Waverley Melway p.61 G12 Friday evening, 23 November at 7.30 Come and listen to our concert featuring clarinet and saxophone ensembles, quartets, trios and duos and join in the evening’s music-making and socialising. What to bring:  family, friends,Continue Reading

Clasax Junior Clarinet Day

Saturday October 6, 2012 9:30am- 4:00pm Ormond Anglican Church An ensemble day for all school aged clarinettists ranging from one year of playing up to Grade 3/4 AMEB standard. Students will work as a clarinet ensemble with clarinettist and educator Grania Burke (Loreto Mandeville Hall, Toorak), as well as participate in technique and performance workshops with other educators throughout the day.Continue Reading

Super Sax Sunday

Clasax, Yamaha Australia, Selmer, Melbourne Brass and Woodwind Invite Saxophone Players To Super Sax Sunday. August 26, 2012 . 10AM to 5  Methodist Ladies’ College, 207 Barkers Rd. Kew Guest Artists– Barry Cockcroft, Ian Godfrey, Dr Michael Lichnovsky , Dr Michael Duke . 

Please visit http://www.clasax.org/wsc2012/ to tune into the live video stream from the World Saxophone Congress starting July 10, 2012.

Professional Development Day  Clarinet and Saxophone Teachers 9:30am to 4:30pm-Saturday, September 8,2012 Carey Grammar, 349 Barkers Road, Kew  Download the form