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Squeaky G and G#

Heya, I'm bringing this problem to the saxes of Musescore because I'm too lazy to make an account for another website and I have a marching band performance on Memorial Day coming up fast. (Just to clarify, this issue is on my tenor.)

So, I've had this problem for my entire time playing saxophone and I've mostly gotten around it with my embouchure, but it's gotten worse. If I try to play G or G#, it squeaks. Quite badly. Just today I noticed that if I kind of focus that squeak, it's actually a really bad palm key Eb, so I was wondering if it was a palm key leak or something else. I did also notice that several of the pads on the palm keys of my (I believe it's a YTS-26? I'll edit the post if it isn't) tenor saxophone were quite a bit out of alignment, especially the high F key, which was several millimeters off center. So, I was wondering if it is a key alignment issue or something else. Any suggestions?

Edit: The palm keys are also really loose on the tone holes, so that won't help. I was thinking of messing with the leaf springs, but I'm no professional. (Finally, that 4th grade science project on levers will help me)

Am I the only one?

Am I the only one who feels so unsafe at school right now? Like, there is literally no security. Just a couple weeks ago, a kid brought a pellet gun to school. That can still really hurt people, and it's still illegal, even though it's not a "real gun". Some days I'm honestly so scared and I just want to hide in the locker room in dance today because I'm honestly terrified and it seems like I'm the only one who feels this way.

Welcome! Why don’t you introduce yourself? :D

Hey guys, welcome to Wolf Pack! Why don’t you take a moment to introduce yourselves?
Also, a thanks to AcousticRenegade for making this group! She’s our leader technically, so listen to her. ;P

Guess I’ll introduce myself.


I’m Jay, I’m a transcriber, arranger, singer, composer, and pianist. I’ve had piano lessons for 2 and a half years, and I’ve been self taught sense. I’m currently learning guitar too. I love making people smile, and I love to talk to people. :)

I've No Idea What To Do

So my parents finally bought me an alto last March (I had 3 years under my belt then) and it's a student yamaha. I thought it sounded fine, and I played fairly decent with it. Marching band passed, and no problems. I got a new mouthpiece (Selmer c star) before auditioning for an all east TN honor band a few months ago in December (I made it), and I thought I sounded good still. My teacher said my sound was fine. Recently, for the past month or two, I've been noticing a subtle "buzzy" sound when I play, and at first I thought it was the reed. I changed reeds and found out that was not the case.  I showed my band director, and he said it shouldn't be a problem. I showed my teacher, too, but he said he couldn't hear it. I even gave my friend a chance to play my sax, and we both could hear it. Fast track to a few days ago; I got my sax out to start practicing, and immediately I was hit with the very noticeable buzzy sound... but much worse than before. Almost every note has the buzzy sound in it; especially middle g through middle d. I'm going to meet my teacher about it in a few days. But, would anyone know any reason for this just suddenly happening? I feel like it could be my mouthpiece, since it has tiny scratches here and there, or my alto itself, or both. Any advice would be appreciated.

Competition for Non Pro users

Hey guys,

Last year I did a competition for non-pro users in which the winner received a pro account for a month as well as a few other things.
I am starting up the competition again! 
So if you are a non-pro user that would like a pro account, please head to this link:

https://musescore.com/groups/isaac-glover-non-pro-composition-competition
There will be a discussion (the only one in the group) that will tell you what you need to do in order to enter. 
If you won in the previous competition, you will not be allowed to enter into the competition again. If you previously entered but didn't win you are more than welcome to go again this year!

Hope to see some submissions soon!!

I bring good news!!! Musix is gone for good!

Hehe, it's rather funny tbh... @Jaybird1 pmed me and asked me if I wanted to help take out another one of Musix's accounts. My goal was to sort of hit on him and flirt with him, and then give him my "phone number". 6054756968. This is the rejection hotline, and it's so funny. The plan would work perfect!

So I start a conversation, ask what he looks like (he's a buff, 6'2" African American btw lol), what instruments, and why he's on musescore. He also called me "hot" which made me really unconfortable right then and there (that freaking pig). I tried to get him to do a face reveal, but he didn't want to do it because he got in a car crash (eye roll). He asks if I wanted to roleplay. I think This dude is definitely musix lol. But then I kind of freak out. This is the creepy stalker dude and I'm agreeing to rp with him? Jay had the same concern and Legendian (rip in peace buddy) said that he said some pretty bad stuff. I agreed that if it got too bad, I would leave.

Eventually, the rp thing gets awkward (I'm terrible at it lol) and it doesn't flow very well. I ask, "Hey! Did you want to exchange numbers to let the roleplaying go a bit quicker?" He said, "Na, this is nice." Well, the plan just went down the drain right then and there.

Jay comes up with a BRILLANT idea of pretending that he liked me, and wanted musix to "confess his love" to me (Jay and I both agreed that it was for the death of the troll and that we actually didn't. Besides, he couldn't compete with the buff African American XD). Well anyway, the roleplaying thing was weiiiird. He was crying on the edge of a cliff because his father got murdered and then an assassin came and killed musix. Musix got reincarnated into a golden wolf and ate the assassin.

Meanwhile, music confesses jays love and this is what it was, (musix posted it word for word because he doesn't like changing words of love because it can "poison the soul") "Could you tell her that I think she has beautiful eyes that pierce my heart, hair that is more beautiful than angels, and a smile that expresses that amazing beauty and grace of her soul?" I know, it's so cheesy. Gag me Jay, wow. So here, I was forced to choose... The big buff African American? Or the person with a bird head? I asked musix what I should do, and he said, "Choose both." So Jay comes up with a poem idea and asks musix for his advice. "Roses are red, Violets are blue, two lips are  kissing, is what will be woo woo. Do you think I should share it?" Musix politely said it was a bad idea. So musix came up with another idea, "You are the wind on thy wings. Without you I shall not fly in the heavens without you. You are my everything. The air I breathe. I think about you each night. Hoping to wake up with you beside me (can I just say, EW!). My one and only,,, I love you." Yeah so he shared that with me and I felt pretty awkward and grossed out. So Jay asks if he would sent it to me for him, and music took full credit of the idea, which made Jay slightly salty lol. Jay also got him to agree that I had an amazing forehead.

Anyway, musix started to get a bit frisky, so I gave him a pretty rough rejection. "Here's a confession.  I never actually cared about you lol. This was all a meme to Jaybird and i. So musix, thanks for the entertainment. I enjoyed myself. Pity you're so obvious about it though. Jay and I have been communicating. All of this was a ploy. Oh! And call the number. It's not actually mine. It's called the rejection hotline. I think it's funny, hopefully you do too. By by musix. Cya on your next account." He made a new account and tried apologizing to me. Both of those got deleted. He made another one that was apparently his cousin wanting to ask me a few questions. So musix said that I was harassing HIM, even though he was the one that said that he "wanted more than a kiss" *shudder*.

Suddenly, Jay gets a WONDERFUL AMAZING email from musescore, saying that they'd make sure he couldn't make any more accounts by tomorrow! We wanted to make the most of pissing off musix. I tried to get in a death penalty debate with him, but he wasn't too down for that. He came up with this genius logic that whoever claims someone is musix, they're actually musix, so basically the whole "the one who smelt it's the one who dealt it" logic. To that I rellied, "That's not how it works. I'm sorry, but that's the dumbest logic I've ever heard in my life. We're the people who cause 9/11 terrorists. If you agree, you are a terrorist. It doesn't work that way." He took that as me trying to call him a terrorist so he started swearing me off. That was the last I ever heard of him. @Jaybird1 , do you have anything else you want to add?
And I'm sorry that took so much letters and stuff, but we felt that y'all needed to know the good news and how it happened.