Practical Practice Routine for Saxophone | Lessonface

Practical Practice Routine for Saxophone

Lihi Haruvi Saxophonist

In this masterclass, Berklee College of Music faculty Lihi Haruvi will introduce practical methods, exercises, and techniques that will help you adjust to any musical situation. Lihi will explore melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic development and how to put these techniques to use in a live band situation. Although the class is taught from the saxophone player perspective, if you're looking to improve your solos, learn how to organize your practice, and expand your overall musicianship, this class will be useful.


Lihi Haruvi, an original voice in the music scene today, draws upon influences from her home in the Middle East, her love of the great tradition of Jazz music. She is passionate about focusing on the powerful role of music in the community.

Haruvi has performed on the top stages and festivals around the world including the Newport Jazz Festival, the Cork Guinness Jazz Festival, the Panama Jazz Festival, the Beantown Jazz Festival, Birdland NY, Givatayim Theatre, Jordan Hall, the Berklee Performance Center, and many more. She has performed with and studied with some of the world's greatest musicians, including Danilo Perez, Jerry Bergonzi, George Garzone, Ken Schaphorst, Joe Lovano, John Patitucci, and Terry Lyne Carrington. She also performed with "Rock and roll Hall of Fame" drummer Max Weinberg, the Israeli artists David Broza and Arkadi Duchin. Today she is working as an artist internationally and in the United States East Coast scene.

Lihi's musical education began with the Kibbutz Givat-Brenner Conservatory, continuing at Israel's top musical high school the 'Thelma Yellin School of the Performing Arts'. Also as a high school student, she received the America Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship and the Tel-Aviv Conservatory Scholarship, attending the program for three years.

Her musical road continued by playing lead alto saxophone and writing arrangements for the IDF orchestra as part of her mandatory army service. During her service she was chosen to represent Israel by performing as a soloist around the world, received the status of IDF Exceptional Musician, and attended the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, also with a scholarship.

After her release from the Army she pursued her Bachelor's Degree, attending Berklee College of Music with a full-tuition scholarship and majoring in Performance and Film Scoring. At Berklee College of Music, she was selected as a 'Jazz Revelation Records' artist, awarded the 'Lawrence & Alma Berk Award' and participated in the honorary 'Global Jazz Institute'.

Following her graduation from Berklee College of Music, Lihi continued her studies in Boston, MA, and graduated with a Master's of Music from the New England Conservatory (NEC) in Jazz Performance. At NEC Lihi received the 'New England Conservatory Merit Award' and the 'NEC Award', as well as receiving the 'Entrepreneurial Musicianship Grant' for her educational program 'Project YAFE: Youth Advancement, Forward Education' that was implemented at the Danilo Perez Foundation in Panama.


You may attend the course in-person, at the Lessonface studio at 451 West St., NYC, or online. Choose your preference when you enroll, above. All enrolled students will be able to watch the recording of the class, which will be available within 48 hours of the live class time.

The live class is coming in Spring 2018.

Open to all levels of playing.

This class will be taught from the Lessonface studio in the West Village of Manhattan to an in-studio and live online audience. Students are able to attend by physically coming into the studio OR by joining over the Lessonface high performing video conference platform. The class is covered by the Lessonface Guarantee - let us know if you are not satisfied for any reason within two days of the class and we will refund your tuition in full.

If you have questions or concerns, don't hesitate to be in touch by chatting at us within our office hours, calling 1-800-211-7058, or emailing

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