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Mr Geoffrey Atherton* Halifax Sax

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ATCL Recital (Saxophone)
ATCL Diploma
Grade 8 (Honours)-(Guildhall)
Instruments: Saxophone
Jazz Improvisation (including for other wind players e.g. trumpet,clarinet,trombone etc.)
Music Theory
Genre/Style(s): Jazz,Popular & Classical Music
Jazz Improvisation & music theory.
I can teach Trinity, ABRSM & GCSE syllabuses or a more relaxed fun based approach.
I enjoy a 100% pass rate.
Ability Levels: Beginners to Advanced


I am a friendly out-going teacher and I teach all ages and abilities.
I can teach via Skype and have a number of successful students learning this way.
I am the Peripatetic sax & clarinet teacher at Ryburn Valley High School I run saxophone ensembles at school and privately.

I am also bandleader of the Calderdale Big Band.

I was Trinity representative for Halifax & Leeds for many years and have a unique insight into the requirements for grade exams.

I have over 25 years gigging experience in jazz & pop bands.

CRB certificate and MU insurance.
I can offer free loan of sax for initial lessons.

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Contact Geoffrey Atherton*

Address: Halifax Sax
Sowerby Bridge
Yorkshire (West)
Phone: 01422 824242
Mobile: 07780 652090
Fee (30 minutes): £14.00
Fee (60 minutes): £28.00

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