Category Archives: Howarth Saxophone News

‘The Practice Challenge’ by Rachel Broadbent

When beginning to learn an instrument, it can sometimes be difficult to know what or how to practise. Acknowledging this, professional oboist Rachel Broadbent has created a game aimed towards young students of the oboe, flute, clarinet, or bassoon, bringing … Continue reading

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Your First Saxophone Steps

Are you interested in learning Saxophone but not sure where to start? Here is a quick guide to help make all the right choices. Picking the instrument New or second hand? There are wonderful second hand Saxophones out there; some have … Continue reading

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Howarth Charity Grade-One-athon

September; our bank holidays have gone, our summer cools off and our children go back to school. Some hopeful and festively optimistic souls are even beginning their countdown to Christmas. Here at Howarth of London seven brave staff members have … Continue reading

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Single Reed News May 2013

Second Hand Mouthpieces – Last few days remaining!  There is only a few days left of the Second Hand Mouthpiece Month here at Howarth. At the end of May the mouthpieces will be returned to their owners so take the opportunity to … Continue reading

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So as a sax player, who needs another reed?

It’s not as if there aren’t enough types available, the choice is well, quite daunting! However, saxophone players are always on the hunt for the perfect reed which will fill them with the confidence to perform freely. Talking to woodwind … Continue reading

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The Powell Silver Eagle Saxophone – Designed by Mike Smith

On Friday 14th September we had a visit from Chicago saxophonist, Mike Smith, representing Verne Q. Powell. Verne Q. Powell are renowned flute makers who have now joined forces with Mike Smith to design a brand new saxophone. “Verne Q. Powell … Continue reading

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