The saxophone is a member of the woodwind family of instruments. Although they are usually made of brass they are classed as wind instruments as they are played using a single reed mouthpiece similar to that of a clarinet. Saxophones were developed to provide an instrument with the volume and projection of a brass instrument as well as the agility of a woodwind instrument.
The soprano saxophone is pitched in Bb, one octave higher than the tenor sax and is most often regarded as a doubling instrument - Saxophone players tend to start on either the Alto or Tenor and then progress to playing the Soprano and/or Baritone. That said, some performers have made the Soprano sax the focus of much of their playing and the Jazz giant John Coltrane is the perfect example of this.
We aim to offer a concise range of Soprano saxophones and our range consists of primarily Yamaha and Jupiter models. Do remember that you can make any instrument purchase via the Take it Away scheme, which offers interest free finance for parents purchasing instruments for children in full time education. You can also utilise the Assisted Instrument Purchase Scheme which enables you to purchase instruments through your school in order to save the 20% VAT.