This blog is part of the bassic-sax.info website of saxophonist/teacher Helen Kahlke.
Helen is a professional horn player and sax teacher who lives in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She plays soprano, alto, C melody, tenor, baritone, and bass saxophones.
Helen has been playing horn for more than 20 years, and has played in a wide variety of musical settings including: rock, blues, R&B, jazz, Latin, concert, dance, and swing bands, as well as sax ensembles and small combos. She has also done studio and solo work.
Besides being an experienced, professional player, Helen has Master’s degree in Adult Education, and more than 20 years teaching experience. She uses many different teaching techniques with her students because she knows there many ways to convey the same information.
When Helen isn’t researching or writing articles for her blog, she is working on researching and writing new areas of content for the main portion of her website (bassic-sax.info). Helen is also working on a new project for her site. She is developing a gallery which will host all the interesting saxophone images of her site, and allow you to upload your own pictures if you like.
Helen is also a Content Expert and Moderator on The Woodwind Forum. If you haven’t yet checked it out, you should, because it isn’t just the same old, same old. It is a forum dedicated to all woodwinds, and has some of the most informed and respected players, techs, and dealers as members. It’s a truly civil place to get the info you’re looking for; no matter what woodwind you play.