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Resource Library

Here you will find a collection of resources on a wide range of topics from experts around the world. We'll be adding to the library regularly!

Want to see a topic added to the library?  Contact us with a question or request here!

Saxophone Care and Maintenance

A brief video on basic care and maintenance from Yamaha Music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UBeuRPtBy0I

Beginning Saxophone Care with Dr. Preston Duncan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMDbNMBau0c

Listening Recommendations

Playlists COMING SOON! 

Wellness and Injury Prevention

A video series on injury prevention, stretching, hearing health, meditation, and more from the University of Michigan

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVy2jdQD7GRzQ2_q6dTb6ojLoh28DEnfa

Book Recommendation: Playing Less Hurt by Janet Horvath

http://playinglesshurt.com/

Overcoming Performance Anxiety

Check out bulletproofmusician.com to find lots of articles and studies on overcoming performance anxiety and developing effective practice strategies. Here's one to start:

https://bulletproofmusician.com/how-to-make-performance-anxiety-an-asset-instead-of-a-liability/

9 Performance Anxiety Tips That Every Musician Should Know

https://playinthezone.com/performance-anxiety-tips-music/

Audition Preparation

Instructional Videos

Taking it From the Top with Jeffrey Leung

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL69HCoiw6DnrdcyieHB-_4sV688YK6xVf

The Saxophone Standard by the United States Army Field Band

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMavox2XJiQ&t=3202s

Lessons with Dr. Eugene Rousseau

https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PL4N8ArA37B2Js4CYPV3YVaVyM4uHSXyeZ

Music Theory

A fun way to learn music theory basics!

musictheory.net

Practice on your phone or tablet with the Tenuto app.

https://www.musictheory.net/products/tenuto