Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at the University of Oregon, Idit was recently awarded two prestigious teaching awards: The 2015 Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellent in Pedagogy in areas of saxophone technique and chamber music coaching; and the 2016 University of Oregon Faculty Excellence Award. Her students consistently win Concerto Competitions as well as Downbeat magazine awards. She is a sought-after clinician, who taught numerous master classes throughout the USA and Israel.


Shner Studio Syllabus

Shner Studio Syllabus – JAZZ

Practice Aids

Scale & Arpeggio Worksheet


Circular Six (PDF)

On E (PDF)

First Waltz (PDF)