Online lessons with Jane Tuff

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Learn to play Clarinet Saxophone, or Flute
Online lessons with Jane Tuff

Jazz muscian Jane Tuff is a freelance woodwind performer and teacher of saxophone, clarinet and flute.

After studying at The London College of Music and The Royal Academy of Music, Jane started her performing and teaching career. She has since garnered a vast of amount experience in most musical genres, having worked in the West End and The National Theatre; with Big Band artists and renowned orchestras such as the CBSO and the RPCO, as well as with pop artists.

Jane Tuff

For thirty years Jane chose to combine her performing with teaching in schools and colleges while building a private practice. She has always been passionate about teaching and continues to teach individuals as well as coaching Saxville, a saxophone group and a clarinet and flute ensemble.

Since March 2020 Jane has been enjoying and offering online tuition for saxophone, clarinet and flute, teaching all ages and all levels. At present her youngest student is 9 years old and her eldest is 76. Jane offers a free 30-minute meet up on zoom to see if it’s for you.

Clarinet, photo by Hal Gatewood

For those interested in taking ABRSM or Trinity exams Jane’s students have had a 100% pass rate, this includes the new online performance exams up to Grade 8. While these results speak for themselves, here also are a couple of testimonials:

“My son’s saxophone teacher, Jane Tuff, radiates an enthusiasm for music and her students that flows generously, even via the internet! When we were plunged into lockdown, she didn’t miss a beat in seamlessly transitioning my 12 year old Grade 4 saxophone candidate to remote lessons via Zoom. We are very grateful.  Being able to continue with music study in our current environment maintains normality, and this is a real blessing. Furthermore, although remote learning is a different experience than learning face to face, the pace of progress has not slowed. In some ways, it actually is more efficient as lessons can be more easily managed around a student’s academic schedule. Even after face to face lessons are once again able to resume at school, we will opt to remain with the flexibility of Jane’s Zoom lesson offering.”  – K H (parent).

“I have been enjoying lessons on alto sax with Jane for three months. Her tuition style is friendly and encouraging. With good progress I am already playing uplifting swing tunes, such fun! Online lessons work perfectly for me. We listen to each other, discuss my progress, and play together, in comfort at home. I download pieces which Jane also sends as audio files, invaluable for practice. I so look forward to my lesson, it is the highlight of my week!” – D F Wokingham.

If you are interested in Jane’s lessons for saxophone, clarinet or flute, you can contact her at jazzinyourspace@gmail.com. For more information check out www.jazzinyourspace.com.

pictured at top: Flute, photo by Rajesh Kavasser

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