Clinic Topics

Mike Tracy is available for clinics, workshops, ensemble rehearsals and individual instruction. Topics are varied and length of time depends on availability. Artist corporate and grant support is possible.

Possible topics for classes, workshops, ensemble rehearsals, and individual instruction:

Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced

Combo Rehearsal and Performance
Small Jazz Ensemble Techniques

Big Band Rehearsal and Performance
Large Jazz Ensemble Techniques

Private Saxophone
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced, Jazz and Classical

Saxophone Master Class
Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced, Jazz and Classical

Jazz Theory
A Practical and Useful Approach

Jazz History
General Jazz History, History of the Jazz Saxophone

Listening To Jazz
How and What to Listen for in a Jazz Performance

Improving Your Rhythm Section
Concepts and Rehearsal Techniques

Jazz Piano Voicings
For the Experienced and Non-Experienced Pianist

How to Develop and Organize a Quality Jazz Program
Administrative and Conceptual Ideas

Innovative Concepts for Better Teaching
Thoughts On Making Teaching More Interactive

“Inner Game Of Music”
Overcoming the Fear of Performance

Bridging the Gap Between Musical Styles
Performing and Teaching Various Styles, Dealing with Attitudes