Choosing an Alto Saxophone

By Leslie Burnick

Choose an alto saxophone for rental or purchase based on your experience, and get related items like instructional books and a music stand. Learn how from our expert sax player in this free instrument-education video.

About the Author

Leslie Burnick graduated from Auburn University in Alabama with a degree in music education. She has studied with Anthony Gigliotti, former principal clarinetist with the Philadelphia Orchestra, Judith Donaldson of the Alabama Symphony, and Robert Greenleaf from Auburn University. Leslie is the principal clarinetist in several community bands and orchestras in the Philadelphia area. She teaches many instruments privately including clarinet, flute, and saxophone. Leslie has also taught all levels of band and orchestra in public and private schools.