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TEACHING STUDIO

Anders has been teaching saxophone and ensemble work privately and at various public schools and colleges in the Madison and Southern Wisconsin area since 1991.  During this time Anders has taught at Beloit College, The UW-Madison Summer Music Clinic, The UW-Madison Mini Courses, The Madison Pubic Schools, The Waunakee Summer Music Camp, The Memorial and East High School Jazz Bands, The Sun Prairie Band Booster Lesson Academy, Ward Brodt Music and The Eastwood School of Music. On many occasions Anders had the pleasure of working with world-class clinicians such as saxophonists Frank Morgan, Greg Abate, Jon Irabagon and the author of Pepper Adams’ “Joy Road,” Gary Carner.

 

Anders teaches students of all ages and styles and if you are interested in taking lessons, please feel free to contact him using the contact form. For the 2022-2023 year he is teaching privately in person at Trinity Lutheran Church in Madison, WI on Mondays and Tuesdays. Lessons are $50 per hour.  

 

Various Lesson Topics-

 

Tone Production

Finger Technique and Hand Position

Sight-reading

Intonation and Tuning

Basic Jazz Improvisation

Band and Jazz Band Tutoring

Solo and Ensemble Tutoring

Basic Arranging, Composition and Theory

Preparing for College Auditions

Recording in the Studio

Jazz and Classical Saxophone History through Guided Listening

Basic Saxophone Repair and Maintenance

Buying or Selling Saxophones

Mouthpiece and Reed Selection

Vintage Horns and Mouthpieces

Unlocking your Inner Creativity