Flute, Clarinet & Sax Lessons in Geneva, IL
Our Approach to Woodwind Lessons at Hix Brothers Music School
The approach we take to providing a balanced music education includes three key elements: fun, fundamentals, and personalized instruction. We perfectly align these three priorities to offer students exactly what they are looking for when they come to our school for lessons.
Woodwind instruments are such beautiful instruments, each with its own unique sound. At Hix Brothers Music School we offer lessons for flute, clarinet, sax. Our instructors work closely with students of all ages and skill levels, helping you achieve your musical goals. Whether you’re looking to explore a new hobby or competing for a prestigious scholarship that would afford you professional or performance opportunities, our instructors have the resources to help you get there.
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Woodwind Lessons Should Be Fun!
Woodwind instruments produce rich, expressive, and emotionally impactful music in both solo and group settings. At Hix Brothers Music School, we teach a variety of woodwind instruments – including flute, clarinet, and saxophone – each of which plays a critical role in bringing to life the music we know and love.
Regardless of your specific instrument, one thing is consistent across all of our woodwind offerings: fun! Simply put, we want all of our students to LOVE their music lessons. Hix Brothers Music School’s experienced staff blends a high standard of music education with a creative, student-focused approach that gives students space to discover and nurture their passion for music – while having fun along the way.
We Emphasize Healthy Technique
We believe strong fundamentals are key to providing a strong foundation for a musician’s growth. At Hix Brothers Music School, you’ll learn the key elements of strong woodwind technique including breath support, voicing, embouchure, articulation, finger technique, and posture. Understanding these necessities will help you maintain control of the tone and quality of your music.
Our lessons offer an enriching, well-rounded music education that pairs fundamentals with a strong foundation in music literacy. From sight reading and ear training to music theory and history, our instructors bring a wealth of knowledge and extensive teaching résumés to foster an optimal student experience at Hix Brothers Music School.
We Care About Your Musical Interests & Goals
Every student is unique and their instruction should be, too. The talented team at Hix Brothers Music School is committed to helping each student pursue their musical interest at a pace that works for them. We’re passionate about all things music and all things success!
Do you dream of becoming the next great jazz soloist? Earning a spot in your high school band? Turning a simple intrigue into a hobby? As our teachers get to know your goals, we tailor our lessons accordingly. Both beginner and advanced students will be challenged and inspired on their musical journey at Hix Brothers Music School.
Our Woodwind Teachers
Each lesson plan is created by your instructor and catered to each student’s specific needs.
How it works
Together we explore student musical goals.
We match students with one of our expert instructors.
Start attending lessons! Parents can receive progress reports each week.
“Hix bros has been an exceptional experience. My instructors have been great at allowing me to get a great broad understanding of guitar, and a feeling of overall confidence with it. Shoutout to Brian and Sam, two Awesome instructors.”
“Extremely happy with the quality of lessons and the flexibility and ease of scheduling. Very happy to see my son back into his saxophone and practicing without being asked!”
“We have been going to Hix Bros. for several years now and the teachers have been great. My daughter plays guitar and now bass, and Ken has really helped her become a better musician. The Rock School program is so much fun! Would recommend them to anyone”
“My daughter has been taking beginner guitar lessons with Brian for a few months now and has been really loving her sessions. He keeps her interested by considering her personal music taste. Definitely recommend!”
“TMMA is awesome! What a great place for kids and adults to learn music! Larissa is the best! Such a talented vocalist and teacher. You should go there!”
Frequently GET STARTED
What is the minimum age to begin woodwind lessons at Hix Brothers Music School?
An instrument like a flute, clarinet, or saxophone requires a certain level of physical development, and dexterity. Proper lung capacity is needed to produce the right sound and tone
We recommend starting woodwind lessons no earlier than age eight. At this point, students tend to have the necessary physical attributes that allow them to be successful when learning to play the clarinet or saxophone.
In addition to physical development, reading and comprehension skills must also be developing in order for a student to achieve proficiency.
If you’re not sure whether or not private woodwind lessons are right for you, our highly capable instructors can answer your questions and help you find the perfect fit.
Do I need any prior experience?
At Hix Brothers Music School, we support students from a variety of musical backgrounds. From your first time through the door to your very last music lesson, you’ll find a community that is dedicated to meeting you where you are and helping you achieve your goals. There’s no need to be intimidated by trying something new – especially when you come to our music school for woodwinds lessons.
What styles of music can I learn?
We are proud of the unique and diverse musical backgrounds that our instructors bring to our school. From classical music to trendy jazz, there are no restrictions on the styles of music available for exploration. If you have an idea of what style you’re interested in, we can find you the perfect match. If you’re more interested in the freedom to explore, we have something for you, too!
What materials will I need?
Completely personalized lesson plans come with equally as customized resource recommendations. Once our woodwind instructors have gotten to know you and your goals, they’ll provide you with a list of books, materials, and online resources that will support your journey.
Why Come to Hix Brothers Music School for Woodwind Lessons?
Combining talented and dedicated instructors with a well-rounded approach to music education, Hix Brothers Music School is the perfect place for any student looking to learn a new instrument.
We believe that our learning environment is simply unmatched. Creative expression and exploration is at the heart of what we do. You’ll find that your instructors encourage you to explore and push your own boundaries so that you can take advantage of everything music has to offer.
Additionally, we’ll follow your lead, supporting your music education with many years of expertise. Our student-driven approach puts you in control of your journey with a woodwind instrument.