Including a world Premiere by Greg Wanamaker.
Recital with pianist Nadine Shank!
David Amram - Three Greenwich Village Portraits
Stephen J. Rush - Flying Fancy for solo soprano saxophone *world premiere
Salvatore Macchia - Spira B for alto saxophone and live electronics
David Liebman - Three as One
Jackson Berkey – Homage to Emily Dickinson
Two performances with Chamber Music Northwest of William Walton's Façade. All-star ensemble with clarinetist David Shifrin, bassoonist Julie Feves, Percussionist Jonathan Greeney, cellist Dmitri Atapine, violinist Arnaud Sussman, flutist Joanna Wu, trumpeter Jeffrey Work, pianist Gloria Chien, and the inimitable William Bolcom-Joan Morris duo. A dream come true.
The AHS, Inc., Summer Institute, held in odd-numbered years, focuses on the student harpist with workshops, master classes, and concerts by the best performers and pedagogues in the world. The Summer Institute is held in conjunction with AHS, Inc., National Competition, where dazzling young harpists compete for awards and scholarships.
Performance with legendary Dutch saxophonist, Arno Bornkamp, of Felipe Salles' new double concerto for soprano and alto saxophones and orchestra, La Sagrada Familia, as well as a recital with harpist Jennifer R. Ellis as part of the Admiral Launch Duo. Guest artists Arno Bornkamp and Steve Wilson, as well as UMass jazz faculty Felipe Salles. Gerry's Music Shop High School Saxophone Competitions and Community Saxophone Ensemble registrations available here: https://www.umass.edu/saxophone/symposium.
9am – Hosting a panel on "Regionally Diverse Saxophone Pedagogies" with Brett Wery of Schenectady County Community College, Gail Levinsky of Susquehanna University, Philipp Stäudlin of Boston Conservatory, and Jon Amon of Bridgewater State.
11:40pm – Premiere performance of Thomas Oboe Lee's Saxophone Quartet with Philipp Stäudlin, Sean Mix, and Eric Hewitt.
3pm – Giving one of two featured master classes at this event.