Professional Development with Ian Morgan: August 2nd Super Sax Sunday with Dr James Nightingale: August 23rd Monash Clarinet Mega Day: August 30th Junior Day with Daniel Nealon and Ben Snowden: September 25th

This day is for all clarinet and saxophone students who range from beginners to AMEB Grade 4 standard . The purpose of the day is not to develop virtuosic skills on the instrument, but to have fun and enjoy making music!  Students will spend the day as part of an ensemble, led by educators and single reedContinue Reading

CLASAX is thrilled to be running Super Sax Sunday for the fourth year in 2015, this time with clinician Dr James Nightingale. The schedule for the day will be as follows: 9:00am Registration 9:30am Warm up/ Ensemble Rehearsal 1 10:45am Morning Tea 11:00am Masterclass: James Nightingale 12:00pm Forum: Sam from D’Addario reeds. 12:45pm Lunch (PleaseContinue Reading

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 generalContinue Reading

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