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 on June 13th, 2015 at Fintona Girls School, Balwyn, beginning at 3:30pm. Audience members are welcome for a gold coin donation.

Finalists will also participate in a masterclass with Marcel Luxen on Sunday June 14th between 10-1pm. Audience members are welcome at the same venue as Saturday’s event.

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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

And what a weekend it was! We had nearly 30 participants at both the Teacher’s PD session and the Ensemble Day. Grab a copy of our August magazine for more reports and photographs of the day, but here’s a sneak peak…  

The Music Place and the Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Victoria are pleased to present the Backun Afternoon for CLASAX members and friends.   Saturday May 3rd 2014 between 2:30pm-5pm The Music Place, 339 Clarendon St South Melbourne An exclusive opportunity to try Backun clarinets, barrels and bells and find out some more about these exciting products.Continue Reading

Registration is now open! Click here for registration form.   Saturday May 31st and Sunday June 1st, 2014 at Fintona Girls School, Balwyn Saturday May 31st– Professional Development for Teachers 2pm-5pm $25 CLASAX members $35 non-members This day is for teachers who work with clarinet and saxophone students of all standards, and discussion will focus onContinue Reading