The Hope College Saxophone Studio

The mission of Hope College is to educate students for lives of leadership and service in a global society through academic and co-curricular programs of recognized excellence in the liberal arts and in the context of the historic Christian faith.

The saxophone studio at Hope College is a diverse, vibrant community of artists. If you are interested in finding out more, I encourage you to come and visit us this year to discover why Hope is one of the leading liberal arts colleges in the country.

Interested in finding your voice at Hope College?


We are holding pre-recorded video scholarships auditions for the 2021 academic year. Contact me for details! 

Saxophonists should prepare: 

  • All major and minor scales (full range of the instrument)

  • Two contrasting pieces or movements from the standard saxophone literature. 


For more information and to sign up for an audition, please visit

For specific questions about audition repertoire or to schedule a lesson as a prospective student, please contact Dr. VanHemert at

For more information about studying music at Hope College, visit