The Alto saxophone is a woodwind instrument normally made of brass, and is played with a single-reed mouth piece. Saxophones are commonly played in wind, jazz, marching and ska bands. Recommended age 9+ due to size and weight of the instrument. Cost: Individual Lesson: R1200 for 8 x 30 minute lessons per term. Cost: Group Lesson: R800 for 8 x 30 minute lessons per term.