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Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
2017 (XXXIX)

Masato Kumoi Quartet
Masato Kumoi, soprano
Wataru Sato, alto
Kazayuki Hayashida, tenor
Takahiro Nishio, baritone

Three Fantasies on Folk Tunes of Toyama

Toru Aki

Joseph Lulloff

Michigan State University

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Steven Bryant

MU1 Dana Booher

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Saxophone

Paul Creston

2016 (XXXVIII)

Habanera Quartet
Christian Wirth, soprano
Sylvain Malezieux, alto
Fabrizio Mancuso, tenor
Gilles Tressos, baritone

L'Eveil

Jean-Denis Michat

Kenneth Tse

University of Iowa

Madrid Inspiration

Masanori Katoh

MU1 Jonathan Yanik

United States Navy Band

Symphonic Rhapsody

John Anthony Lennon

2015 (XXXVII)

Vincent David

CR de Versailles

Reflets

Vincent David

James Houlik

Dusquesne University

The Upward Stream

Russell Peck

Michael Ibrahim

West Virginia University

Sonate

Edison Denisov

Navy Band Saxophone Quartet
MU1 Jonathan Yanik, soprano
MU1 Patrick Martin, alto
MU1 David Babich, tenor
MU1 Dana Booher, baritone

Concerto for Saxophone Quartet

David Maslanka

2013 (XXXVI)

Philippe Geiss

Strausbourg Conservatory

Sparkling Fantasy

Philippe Geiss

Otis Murphy

Indiana University

Fantasia

Claude T. Smith

William Street

Concerto for Saxophone

Ronald Binge

MU1 Jonathan Yanik

United States Navy Band

Dusk

David Biedenbender

2012 (XXXV)

Diastema Saxophone Quartet

United Colors of Saxophone

Philippe Geiss

Mario Marzi

Suite Hellenique

Pedro Iturralde

MUCM Dale Underwood, USN, Retired

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Thomas Sleeper

MU1 Jonathan Yanik

United States Navy Band

Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso

Camille Saint-Saëns

2011 (XXXIV)

Barry Cockcroft

Flying Colours

Mathew Orlovich

Rock Me

Barry Cockroft

Chien-Kwan Lin

Eastman School of Music

Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble

David Maslanka

Branford Marsalis

Tallahatchee Concerto for Saxophone and Chamber Orchestra

Jacob ter Veldhuis
arr. Mark Rogerrs

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Fantasie on an Original Theme

Jules Demersseman

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
2010 (XXXIII)

Jonathan Helton

University of Florida

Trancendent Journey 3

Rossano Galante

Bat out of Hell

Paul Richards

Timothy McAllister

Arizona State University

Czardas

Vittorio Monti

Philippe Geiss

Strasbourg Conservatory

United Colors of Saxophones

Phillipe Geiss

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto after Gliere

David Canfield

2009 (XXXII)

Jean-Yves Fourmeau

Conservatory of Cergy-Pontoise

Ballade for Alto Saxophone

Henri Tomasi

New Century Saxophone Quartet
Michael Stephenson, soprano
Chris Hemingway, alto
Stephen Pollock, tenor
Connie Frigo, baritone

Rhythm of the Americas

Bob Mintzer
trans. Rick Hirsch

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Theme from Schindler's List

John Williams
arr. Calvin Custer

La Ronde des Lutins

Antonio Bazzini
arr. Kenichiro Muto
trans. MUC Scott A. Silbert

MUC Michael P. Bayes

United States Navy Band

Kol Nidrei

Max Bruch
arr. Makio Kimura

2008 (XXXI)

Claude Delangle

Paris Conservatory

Escapades

John Williams

Clifford Leaman

University of South Carolina

Concert Suite

William Bolcom

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Soprano Sax and Wind Ensemble

John Mackey

2007 (XXX)

Philippe Geiss

Strasbourg Conservatory

West Wind, Hot Wind, South Wind

Philippe Geiss

MUCM (Ret.) Dale Underwood

University of Maryland,
George Mason University

Nocturne and Ritual Dance

Jay Chattaway

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Fantasie sur un Theme Original

Jules Demersseman
arr. MUC Scott A. Silbert

2006 (XXIX)

Vincent David

Conservatory of Versailles

Concerto for Saxophone

Henri Tomasi

Kenneth Tse

University of Iowa

Concerto Agariana

John Cheetham

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Ingolf Dahl

2005 (XXVIII)

Joseph Lulloff

Michigan State University

Divertimento

Roger Boutry

Masahiro Maeda

Osaka College of Music

Concerto for Oboe

Richard Strauss

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Theme from Schindler's List

John Williams
arr. Calvin Custer

Devil's Rag

arr. MUC Scott A. Silbert

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
2004 (XXVII)

Jean-Pierre Baraglioli

Paris Guarde Republicaine

Histoire du Tango

Astor Piazzolla

Eugene Rousseau

University of Minnesota

Diversion for Alto Saxophone & Band

Bernhard Heiden

Tosca Fantasy

Giocomo Puccini
arr. Ralph Hermann

MUCS Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Fantasy on an Original Theme

Jules Demersseman

2003 (XXVI)

Arno Bornkamp

Conservatory of Amsterdam

Concerto for Saxophone & Band

Simon Burgers

Otis Murphy

Indiana University at Bloomington

Concerto for Saxophone

Paul Creston

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Saxophone

John Heins

2002 (XXV)

Paul Bro

Indiana State University

Holy Roller

Libby Larsen

MUCM (Ret.) Dale Underwood

George Mason University,
University of Maryland

Sax Colossos

Hudson Noguiera

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Carmen Fantasy

Georges Bizet
arr. MUCS Bryan Kidd

2001 (XXIV)

John Sampen

Bowling Green State University

Flight

Marilyn Shrude

Dragan Sremec

Zagreb University Music Academy

Concertino for Alto Saxophone & Band

Mladen Tarbuk

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra

arr. MUC Scott A. Silbert

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
2000 (XXIII)

Claude Delangle

Paris National Superior Music Conservatory

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Henri Tomasi

William Street

University of Alberta

Tre Vie, Concerto for Alto Saxophone & Concert Band

Malcolm Forsyth

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Fantasy and Dance

Andreas Makris

United States Navy Band Saxophone Quartet
MUC Timothy E. Roberts, soprano
MU1 Stephanie M. Longoria, alto
MU1 Michael P. Bayes, tenor
MU1 R. Todd Morrison, baritone

Hoe Down

arr. MUC Scott A. Silbert

1999 (XXII)

Empire Saxophone Quartet 

Urban Requiem

Michael Colgrass

James Umble

Youngstown State University

Fantasia

Hector Villa-Lobos

MUC Cynthia Marr

United States Navy Band

Dithyrambic Escapade (A Hip Hop Bouree for Alto Saxophone)

MUC Carlton Lind

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Pierre Max Dubois
arr. M. S. Erickson

1998 (XXI)

Debra Richtmeyer

University of Illinois

Concerto for Saxophone

Paul Creston

MUC Cynthia Marr

United States Navy Band

Time Cries, Hoping Otherwise

Dana Wilson

MUC Timothy E. Roberts

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Alto Saxophone & Wind Orchestra

Ingolf Dahl

1997 (XX)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Jigsaw

Jack Stamp

Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

Ballade

Alfred Reed

Chris Vadala

University of Maryland

The Feel of a Vision

Chuck Mangione
arr. Fredric J. Lewis

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Fantasia for Alto Saxophone

Claude T. Smith

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
1996 (XIX)

Frederick Hemke

Northwestern University

Concerto

Marilyn Shrude

Steven Mauk

Ithaca College

Calling, Ever Calling...

Dana Wilson

MUC Cynthia Marr

United States Navy Band

An American Ode

George Romanis
arr. MUC Carlton Lind

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Fantasia for Alto Saxophone

Claude T. Smith

1995 (XVIII)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Concerto for Saxophone & Band

Robert Ward
trans. Robert Leist

Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

Kol Nidrei

Max Bruch

United States Air Force Band Saxophone Quartet
CMSgt Keith Young, soprano
MSgt John Thomas, alto
MSgt William Marr, tenor
TSgt Mary-Beth George, baritone

Minton's Playhouse for Saxophone Quartet & Wind Ensemble

James Syler

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Americana Suite

arr. MUCS Ralph Martino

1994 (XVII)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Concerto for Saxophone & Band

Robert Ward
trans. Robert Leist

Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

Kol Nidrei

Max Bruch

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Jerome Kern Songbook

arr. MUCS Ralph Martino

1993 (XVI)

Frederick Hemke

Northwestern University

Time Cries, Hoping Otherwise

Dana Wilson

New World Saxophone Quartet
Michael Stephenson, soprano
James Boatman, alto
Stephen Pollack, tenor
Brad Hubbard, baritone 

Saxophonia

Erland Koch

Jamal Rossi

Ithaca College

Introduction, Theme and Variations

Johann Nepomuk Hummel

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Song and Dance

MUCM Urban Carvalho

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
1992 (XV)

Ted Hegvik

West Chester University

Tribute to Rudy Wiedhoft

arr. Gunther Schuller

SFC Tedd Griepentrog

United States Army Field Band

Aria & Allegro for Soprano Saxophone & Band

Gregory Pascuzzi

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Whirlwind for Alto Saxophone & Band

Allen Vizzutti

Gerswhin Fantasy

MUCS Ralph Martino

1991 (XIV)

SMSgt Keith Young

United States Air Force Band

Danza Capriccio

Ron Nelson

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Concerto for Saxophone

Karel Husa

Songs on Love's Philosophy

MUCS Ralph Martino
text: Percy Bysshe Shelley and Amy Lowell

1990 (XIII)

Roger Greenberg

University of Northern Colorado

Concerto for Tenor Saxophone & Band

William Schmidt

Texas Saxophone Quartet
Donald Fabian, soprano
David Lovrian, alto
Scott Plugge, tenor
Charles Coltman, baritone 

Concerto for Saxophone Quartet & Wind Ensemble

Bill Holcombe

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Dance and Intermezzo

MUCM Jeffrey Taylor

1989 (XII)

Debra Richtmeyer-Truax

North Texas State University

Concerto for Saxophone & Wind Ensemble

David Ott

The West Coast Saxophone Quartet
Phil Sobel, soprano
Leo Potts, alto
Mark Coster, tenor
Christopher Bleth, baritone

Capriccio for Saxophone Quartet and Band

Warren Barker

MUCM Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Dance and Intermezzo

MUCM Jeffrey Taylor

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
1988 (XI)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Essay for Tenor Saxophone & Band

David Ott

MUC Brian Sparks

United States Coast Guard Band

Concertino Lirico for Alto Saxophone & Wind Orchestra

Arnold Franchetti

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Capriccio Concertante

Harold Schiffman

1987 (X)

Frederick Hemke

Northwestern University

Concerto for Alto Saxophone

Ingolf Dahl

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Rhapsody

Sherwood Shaffer

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Fantasia for Alto Saxophone

Claude T. Smith

1986 (IX)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Ballade and Allegro

Ronald Follas

John Mossblad

James Madison University

Concerto for Alto Saxophone, Brass & Percussion

Robert Jager

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Concertino da Camera

Jacques Ibert
trans. Richard Raven

1985 (VIII)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

French Rhapsody

Michael Cunningham

Douglas Masek

University of Southern California

Variations for Soprano Saxophone & Symphonic Winds

Gioacchino Rossini
trans. William Schmidt

Pete Christlieb

Doc Severinsen's "Tonight" Show Band

Contrasts for Alto & Tenor Saxophone

Joe Roccisano

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
1984 (VII)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Coronation

Douglas Borwick

Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

Concerto for Saxophone

Ingolf Dahl

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Soliloquy and Dance

Elliot del Borgo

1983 (VI)

Frederick Hemke

Northwestern University

Concerto for Alto Saxophone & Concert Band

Karel Husa

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Essay for Tenor Saxophone & Band

David Ott

Steven Mauk

Ithaca College

Gossamer Rings

David Deason

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Fantasia

Claude T. Smith

1982 (V)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Concerto for Tenor Saxophone

William Schmidt

CMSgt James Scott

United States Air Force Band

Fantasy and Dance

Andreas Makris

MUCS Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Nocturne and Ritual Dance

Jay Chattaway

1981 (IV)

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Bachburg Concerto No. 1

Sy Brandon

Reginald Jackson

Howard University, University of Maryland

Concerto en Ut Mineur

Benedetto Marcello
trans. V. F. Safranek

MUCS Dale Underwood

United

Concert Piece for Alto Saxophone & Band

MUC David Ward

Artist School/Affiliation Piece Performed Composer
1980 (III)

Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

Tones

Jeffrey Steinberg

CMSgt James Scott

United States Air Force Band

Blue Rhapsody

Jerry Bilik

MUC Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Song and Dance

MUCM Urban Carvalho

1979 (II)

James Boitos

Illinois State University

Introduction and Samba

Maurice Whitney

James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

Concertino

Walter S. Hartley

Steven Mauk

Ithaca College

Poem for Soprano Saxophone & Wind Ensemble

Malcolm Lewis

MUC Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

Concert Piece for Alto Saxophone & Band

MUC David Ward

1978 (I)

Elie Apper

Royal Conservatory of Music, Brussels, Belgium

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James Houlik

North Carolina School of the Arts

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Donald Sinta

University of Michigan

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MUC Dale Underwood

United States Navy Band

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