Wind Instruments

At the Mayo School of Music, we take pride in offering top-class tuition in wind instruments. Over the past number of years, we have witnessed a growing interest in these classes, and we are excited to provide expert instruction to students of all levels, ages, and abilities. Our one-on-one wind instrument tuition is designed to help you develop your skills and achieve a high standard of musicianship.

Our dedicated instructor specializes in a variety of wind instruments, including:

  1. Saxophone: Explore the expressive capabilities of the saxophone with our experienced teachers. From jazz to classical, we cover various styles and techniques to help you become a skilled saxophonist.
  2. Trumpet: Whether you're a beginner or an advanced player, our trumpet tuition will help you refine your sound, master technical skills, and broaden your repertoire.
  3. Flute: Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of classical flute. Our expert instructors will guide you through proper technique, breath control, and interpretation to enhance your playing.
  4. Clarinet: Develop your clarinet skills through personalized instruction. Our instructors will focus on tone production, articulation, and musical expression to help you become a proficient clarinetist.
  5. Recorder: Start your musical journey with the versatile and accessible recorder. Our teachers will introduce you to the fundamentals and guide you through various musical genres, laying a solid foundation for future progress.
  6. Tin WhistleAt the Mayo School of Music, we also offer expert tuition for the Tin Whistle, a traditional wind instrument. Experience the joy of playing this iconic instrument with our dedicated instructors who will guide you through proper technique, ornamentation, and traditional Irish music repertoire. 

At the Mayo School of Music, we offer a comprehensive wind tuition program that encompasses various aspects of musicianship. Our students not only learn to read sheet music but also develop their embouchure (mouth technique) and cultivate a deep understanding of their chosen instrument. With personalized one-on-one classes, our instructor tailors their teaching methods to suit your individual learning style and goals.

As part of our wind tuition program, we encourage our students to work towards the Royal Irish Academy of Music exams. These exams provide a structured pathway for progress, allowing students to measure their achievements and receive internationally recognized certifications.

Moreover, we encourage our students to participate in group settings. Playing in an ensemble setting helps foster collaboration, musicality, and performance skills. Our instructors can guide you on your journey to becoming a confident and skilled ensemble player.

Join us at the Mayo School of Music and embark on an enriching musical experience. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced player, our wind instrument tuition will help you grow as a musician. Contact us today to schedule your one-on-one classes and discover the joy of playing wind instruments!

Teacher: Suzie Smithson, Davóg Frayne