CLASAX are pleased to present a Professional Development afternoon for teachers on Sunday August 2nd with Ian Morgan.

This session is for clarinet and saxophone teachers of all levels of experience, led by Melbourne music educator Ian Morgan. Topics will focus on specific clarinet and saxophone teaching techniques and troubleshooting, as well as more general music teaching issues.

Please feel free to suggest topics which you would like to discuss!

Professional Development certificates will be available for teachers wanting to use this time to contribute towards Victorian Institute of Teaching professional learning quotas.

Click here for registration details: PD Day 2015

Congratulations to all participants! 10 years and under 1st Brendan Jin Hyun Park 2nd Alexandra Dobell-Hall 3rd Xiao Yang Ni 12 years and under 1st Jason Chi 2nd Ivy Chen 3rd Nathan Liu HC Priscilla Yang HC Luke Adjudicator’s Encouragement Award Ruwan Jinadasa 12 years and under CLASAX Championship 1st Nathan Liu 2nd Priscilla YangContinue Reading

After running our first Jazz Improvisation sessions for the year in Term 1, Brian Fitzgerald is raring and ready to go with another short course, beginning in late July on Wednesday evenings between 8-10pm in Mt Waverley. Any lead instrument is welcome and any reasonable skill level. Participants would be advised to brush up onContinue Reading

The 2015 Annual Performance Competition is drawing closer! CLASAX are pleased to announce that the finalists in the Buffet Anniversary Prize are: Justin Beere, Kenny Keppel, Konstantine Karatenislis, Magdalenna Krstevska and Sungpil Lee. Congratulations to all entrants- the standard of entrants was high and extremely impressive! The final of the competition will be held onContinue Reading

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Sunday March 22nd between 2-5pm, Methodist Ladies College (Kew) with Neville Shade and Monty Mackenzie This session is for clarinet  and saxophone students in Years 10, 11 and 12 who are studying or intending to study VCE Music Performance , and teachers of VCE Clarinet and Saxophone. The afternoon will include: ¨ Strategies for successful preparationContinue Reading

Do you ever get the urge to cut loose and  IMPROVISE?   From time to time CLASAX receives enquiries from musicians keen to brush up their improvising skills. This year we are providing a series of 6 fortnightly sessions where you can come along and let it rip under the guidance of one of CLASAX’s less disciplined members.Brian Fitzgerald hasContinue Reading

We are excited about our upcoming events for 2015! Click here for more information.

 

  Super Sax Sunday- Sunday July 20th 2014 This day is for saxophone players of all ages and abilities– school students, teachers, university students, and community musicians. The day will be run by guest artists Jessica Voigt and Dr Stephen Page, who are visiting from the USA. It will feature masterclasses, forum-style discussions, an all inContinue Reading