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Woodwind Lessons

Oscar Laven is an eclectic saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist based in Wellington and is available to teach the following woodwind instruments.
Please select the one you want to learn when you complete the online enrolment form below.

About Oscar Laven

Oscar Laven

Oscar Laven

Oscar frequently appears in the Wellington jazz scene, he is a busy full time performer, composer and teacher with a Bachelor’s Degree in jazz and classical performance from the New Zealand School of Music.

He has performed/recorded internationally and across the country with many ensembles including the Oscar Laven Quartet, Laven-French Quintet, his big band The Neo Hot Jive Orchestra, The Royal New Zealand Airforce Band, Orchestra Wellington, The Rodger Fox Big Band, New Zealand School of Music Big Band, National Youth Orchestra and Youth Jazz Orchestra, Black Spider Stomp, The Wellington City Shake ‘Em On Downers and many others.

Timetable and Enrolment

Start: 5th May
Finish: 7th July NB No class on 2nd June
Saturdays (actual times tbc) (9 weeks Term 2)
Scots College Creative and Performing Arts Centre Music Rooms
Oscar Laven
Target Market
Anyone aged 8 -adult.
(incl GST)
$360 for half hour lessons for 9 weeks Term 2 (or pro-rata if term started already)
(longer lessons will be charged accordingly)


Sample Performances

Oscar playing one of his original compositions with guitarist Garam Jung

Oscar with the Wellington City Shake-‘Em-On-Downers

Oscar leading his big band Neo Hot Jive Orchestra

The Berrie – Hottentot (John Scofield) Live @ Rogue & Vagabond

Our Location

Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
1 Monorgan Road
Wellington 6022
Rata Studios
Based at Scots College
PO Box 15064
Wellington 6243