Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to learn the saxophone?

With all things, the more you practice, the better you will get. Learning to play the saxophone is no different and you will progressively get better with consistent lessons with Sarah Saxophone. Most students with the right level of practice and enthusiasm should be able to read simple melodies, improvise and play with others comfortably within 2-4 years.

How many hours a day should you practice on the saxophone?

The amount of time you practice each day will widely depend on how proficient you would like to be as a saxophone player and how much time you have. A professional saxophone player will practice at least 2-3 hours a day whereas a recreational player or beginner will require around 30 mins of practice a day to learn and keep sharp.

Is it too late to the learn the saxophone?

It is never too late to learn the saxophone. Sarah Saxophone has worked with students of all ages and abilities. Many students wishing to learn the saxophone have never picked up an instrument let alone a saxophone before their first lesson. Playing the saxophone is a joy that isn’t reserved for younger players and you should absolutely start playing no matter your age.

Is the saxophone hard to learn?

The good news is that the saxophone is much easier to learn than other instruments, and it’s a whole lot of fun! Like many instruments, the saxophone isn’t too difficult to begin playing but challenging to master. Many people say that it’s easy to make a sound on the saxophone but harder to make a good sound. Sarah Saxophone will give you the tools to play well on your road to mastering the instrument.

If I need some assistance whilst learning with the online tutorials, how do I get help?

Just post us a little video on instagram and tag us in with your question and Sarah will do her best to assist with your questions. Or you can sign up to the membership that allows for online support!

Can I buy the tutorials as a gift?

Yes! They make the perfect Christmas gift or Birthday Present. Just hit sign up now, and when you come to pay you have the option to send as a gift to a someone. Follow these online instructions and we will send them a cute sign up gift card to get started.

Are the saxophone tutorials suitable for children?

Absolutely! The great thing about the videos is they can be paused and watched over and over again. So you will never forget a thing, learning at your own pace.

What happens if I would like 121 Saxophone lessons alongside the tutorials?

No problems at all, just drop me an email or what’sapp and we can get you booked in.

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