Adam Du Vall

Adam D.

DeKalb, IL
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Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I work one-on-one with each student to develop not only a better saxophone player, but a solid basis for musicianship. Beginners will start with the basics, but advancing students can choose the area with which they choose to delve into. I specialize in college audition and contest prep, as well as jazz performance and improvisation.
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Adam delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 12+

Teaching since:
January 2014

Adam Du Vall is a jazz, commercial, and classical saxophone player in the northern Illinois area. Hailing from Green Bay, WI, Adam has been gigging since high school. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh studying Music Recording and Technology. His studies have been with Dr. Marty Robinson, Ms. Sarah Kind, and Dr. Drew Whiting. During his time in the Fox Valley, Adam has played with Big Band Reunion, Water City Jazz Orchestra, the UWO Jazz Ensemble and Combos, New Orleans band Brass Differential, the ska group Pam the Bear, blues/rock band Paul Robert and the Hall of Famers, and Mystic Funk. After graduation, Adam moved to the Twin Cites area to pursue an internship at RiverRock Studios in Northeast Minneapolis. While in the Minneapolis/St Paul area, Adam performed in numerous gigging wedding bands (Good Foot Express, Jason Price Infinity Band), as well as several local big bands such as the Twin Cities Latin Jazz Orchestra, Cedar Ave Big Band, and Bill Simenson Orchestra. Adam also worked during the day as the Sax Pro Shop manager for Schmitt Music. As the Pro Shop Manager, Adam fit mouthpieces and saxophones to advancing musicians and presented clinics regarding gear, saxophone technique, and jazz improvisation to middle school and high school students. Currently, Adam resides in DeKalb, Illinois where he is pursuing a Master's Degree in Jazz Studies at Northern Illinois University.

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Private Instructor
Jan 2014 - Present

Saxophone Shop Manager
Jul 2015 - May 2018
Schmitt Music

I managed the largest shop of professional saxophones in the state of Minnesota. I was also utilized by the company to give clinics and masterclasses at middle schools and high schools throughout the Midwest.


Bachelor of Arts
Sep 2011 - May 2015
University of Wisconsin Oshkosh


Fluent / Native Proficiency

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