I have been playing the tenor sax for 10 years now in marching band, concert band, and pep band settings. I recently completed my Bachelors degree at Virginia Tech where I played and held leadership roles in the regimental band, "The Highty Tighties". I emphasize discipline and patience when learning a new instrument. I do, of course, understand that it can be frustrating and boring to sit and just play scales for hours on end, and that playing your instrument should be a fun and exciting activity.
I was responsible for instructing and maintaining the skills and abilities of all the tenor saxophone players in the band (11). Some of the musicians were brand new to the instrument and others had been playing it for years. All students improved in both their marching abilities and their musical abilities.
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