#8 Jon Wintringham Masterclass on Programming

Programming is such a vital part of being a performing musician.  Jon Wintringham brings his vast experience and enthusiasm for program construction into this important masterclass.  WARNING! The information here may just enhance your willingness to prepare a well thought out music program for your audience.  We hope you are encouraged by this episode.  Write us at themodernsaxophonist@gmail.com to let us know how it impacts you. 

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Back to School Checklist

Mark & Eric share some thoughts on making sure you’re ready for the beginning of school.  This checklist has some simple things, but if you haven’t thought of them they might help you save a lot of time later when performance counts.  Check out our facebook group The Modern Saxophonist Community where we will post a written version of the check list so you can follow along and keep for a reminder.  Also, remember to subscribe on iTunes and follow us on Twitter @themodernsax.  BAND DIRECTORS please share with your students as this is meant to be a solid encouragement for every saxophonists success.  

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Jonathan Wintringham Unplugged Interview

Jonathan Wintringham joins Mark McArthur and Eric Bradley to talk about his recent travels to Japan and China for recitals and masterclasses.  Hear how Japan has influenced Jon though his studies and further concertizing while China is opening up their doors to learning saxophone with open arms.  We also discuss programming decisions and how his studies with Tim McAllister shaped him into the player he is today.   You can always find more episodes by subscibing on iTunes.  We will release his masterclass on recital programming on Monday 8/31

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Jonathan Wintringham Unplugged Interview

Jonathan Wintringham joins Mark McArthur and Eric Bradley to talk about his recent travels to Japan and China for recitals and masterclasses.  Hear how Japan has influenced Jon though his studies and further concertizing while China is opening up their doors to learning saxophone with open arms.  We also discuss programming decisions and how his studies with Tim McAllister shaped him into the player he is today.   You can always find more episodes by subscibing on iTunes.  We will release his masterclass on recital programming on Monday 8/31

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Tips for Adding a New Piece to Rep

Dr. Rhonda Taylor shares some wisdom on establishing a system for learning a new work in three short steps.  I. Do Your Homework II. Analyze III. Listen.   Host Mark McArthur also adds some insights in a conversation that may just end up saving you some time in your practice room.  Please remember to check out our website at www.themodernsaxophonist.com and follow us on Twitter @themodernsax.    ENJOY!
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