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Joseph Lyons

Tracey Phillips, piano


Suite No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007, Johann Sebastian Bach
Sarabande
Minuet I - Minuet II
Gigue


Sonata deus sax machina, Gregory Wanamaker
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Biography


Joseph Lyons is a music education major at the University of Georgia. He is student teaching at Milton High School, where he assists with rehearsals of the three concert bands, marching band, jazz band and indoor drumline. At UGA, he performed with the Hodgson Wind Ensemble, Saxophone Ensemble, Jazz Band and several saxophone quartets, and was a charter member of the Hodgson Reed Quintet, UGA’s first student reed quintet. Lyons has performed at the 2015 and 2016 NASA conferences, and in masterclasses taught by Claude Delangle, Otis Murphy, Debra Richtmeyer, Allison Adams and Vladislav Vals. He has an extensive drum corps background, performing with Atlanta CV (2011-2012) and with the Bluecoats (2014-2017), where he won a Drum Corps International World Championship in 2016 and was the mellophone section leader in 2017. His principal teacher is Connie Frigo.