GCSE Performance Pieces: Alto Saxophone by Sam Corkin


GCSE Performance Pieces: Alto Saxophone by Sam Corkin

The songs have been carefully chosen to provide students with the best opportunity to show off their instrument and skills, with a broad range of artists and styles to choose from. The book has been compiled by an experienced instrumental teacher/examiner, and overseen by our Series Editor Andrew Coxon, who is a senior GCSE examiner and an experienced classroom teacher. This book for Alto Saxophone is: suitable for all exam boards contains ten songs with a range of difficulty appropriate for GCSE level accompanied by a CD of professionally recorded backing tracks It includes songs by: Take That Adele Bruno Mars Aretha Franklin Lady Gaga Abba Corinne Bailey Rae and jazz standards 'Take the 'A' Train', 'Slightly Out of Tune' and 'Fly Me To The Moon'

About the Author

Sam Corkin studied music at King's College, London, where he took his performance classes at the Royal Academy of Music. Graduating in 2007, he went on to study Saxophone for a Master's in Advanced Performance at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where on completion he was awarded a prestigious Artists Fellowship taking a further year of study. Sam is a Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music in the teaching of Saxophone and is an experienced teacher both within schools, and as part of the music department at Christ Church University, Canterbury. Enjoying an eclectic musical career on Saxophone, Clarinet and Flute, Sam is in demand performing classical, jazz, pop, and show music across the UK and beyond. In addition to his instrumental career Sam also works professionally as a singer, regularly deputising in the choirs of Canterbury Cathedral, The Chapels Royal of Hampton Court Palace and Windsor Castle, and across the South East.

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Mixed media product
40 pages


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Publication date

11th October 2012



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