Steven Mauk

The Saxophone Studio of

Steven Mauk

Retired Professor, Performance Studies
Faculty, School of Music

Student Materials

 

 

Listed here are several articles, handouts, and other materials necessary for saxophone study at Ithaca College. Students should refer to these materials as needed and download them for further study.

 

 

ARTICLES:

        Alternate Fingerings

        Attention to Details

        Bad Habit Checklist

        Covered C#

        Daily Practice Planner

        Four Steps to Musical Maturity

        How to Practice

        How to Sight Read

        How to Slap Tongue   

        Make the Metronome Your Friend

        Palm Keys as Alternate Fingerings

        Performance Anxiety

        Pitch Bends

        Preparing for the Lesson

        Recital Checklist

        Reed Placement & Adjustment

        Saxophone "House Keeping"

        Score Preparation

        Selected Repertoire for Saxophone

        Success at the Solo Festival

 

SAXOPHONE SCALE SERIES:

        Scale Series - short  (tonic to tonic)

        Scale Series - full range

 

 MASTER CLASS ARTICLES:

        Bozza ARIA

        Bozza IMPROVISATION ET CAPRICE

        Creston SONATA

        Hartley POEM (tenor)

        Heiden SONATA

        Lantier SICILIENNE

        Lunde SONATA

        Muczynski SONATA

        Noda IMPROVISATION I

        Villa-Lobos FANTASIA (soprano)

 

    

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