Dr. Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop – August 3-7 (USA)


Dr. Eugene Rousseau Saxophone Workshop


August 3-7, 2014

Sponsored by Yamaha

Open to all ages

Camp fee: $520 if received by March 1, 2014
After March 1, camp fee is $565


Course Description

The Shell Lake Arts Center in partnership with Yamaha is proud to present Saxophone Workshop. World renowned saxophonist, Eugene Rousseau leads a team of top performers and gifted educators at the Saxophone Workshop. This program is designed to meet the needs of participants from various backgrounds. Each day is structured to comprise a series of events and classes, including saxophone ensemble, in which all enrolled will play. There will be sessions devoted to saxophone literature, and to the interpretation of music. The performance in class of solos and chamber music is both welcomed and encouraged. In addition, a wide range of materials prepared by the instructors will be given to each person enrolled. Class sessions each day are planned to cover virtually every aspect of saxophone pedagogy, including:

  • Tone Production
  • Vibrato
  • Articulation
  • Phrasing
  • Reeds and Reed Adjustment
  • Mouthpieces
  • Tuning and Intonation
  • Methods and Materials
  • Repertory
  • Extended Techniques
  • Final Concert – Thursday 7:00 PM (subject to change)


Instructor – Dr. Eugene Rousseau

Instructor – Dr. Steve Stusek

Instructor – Dr. David Branter

Instructor – Dr. Julia Nolan

Instructor – Dr. David Branter 

Instructor – Dr. Javier Valerio

Instructor – Dr. Preston Duncan

Additional faculty to be announced

Special Guest: SONSAX 

Dr. Javier Valerio, Professor of Saxophone 

Associate professor
School of Music, University of Costa Rica

PRESIDENT, Comité ALASAX ( Alianza Latinoamericana de Saxofonistas)

Secretary, Comité International de Saxophone


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