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2018 Saxophone Symposium Schedule

Friday, January 12

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Choral Room

Instrumental Room

Harris Theater

Grand Tier

MTB 2018

2 p.m.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Relancé Quartet

Rick Firestone

Shenandoah University Meraki

Brian Kauth "The Saxophone Concertino of Roman Palester: Origins and History"

2:30 p.m.

Andy Wen



Slippery Rock University

3 p.m.

Kyle Jones

Youngstown State University Onyx

Susan Summers

Bowling Green State University Aurora

Rulon Brown "The Most Disgusting Science Every Sax Player Should Know"

3:30 p.m.

Wilson Poffenberger


★Matthew Carmichael

Oakland University VASH

David DeBoor Canfield "The 'After' Series"

Ian Jeffress

4 p.m.

Marcus Ballard

University of Hartford Ilithios

Diane Hunger

Southern Arkansas University

★Kevin Arbogast "The 19th Century Saxophone"

4:30 p.m.


★Jeremy Koch with ★Carolyn Braus

Oklahoma State University Fiyo

5 p.m.

Kevin Norton

Andrew Koss

Soren Hamm and Chi Him Chik

Eastern Michigan University Emerald Quartet

Laura Armstrong "Never Have a Bad Reed Again: How to Make and Adjust Your Own Saxophone Reeds"

Andrew Allen

Perry Roth

5:30 p.m.

Anders Lundegård

Colin Crake

Christopher DeLouis

Marshall University Emerald

8 p.m.

Center for the Arts, Concert Hall: U.S. Navy Concert Band with Claude Delangle, Timothy McAllister, MUCM (ret.) Dale Underwood, and the Navy Band Saxophone Quartet



College Quartet Series

★ Military Musician

Saturday, January 13

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Concert Hall

Choral Room

Instrumental Room

Harris Theater

Grand Tier

MTB 2018

9 a.m.

Featured Masterclass
★Jonathan Yanik and ★David Babich

★Chris Condon

Nick Zoulek

Shepherd University Saxophone Quartet

William Tynch "There's an app for that! (Smart device usage for Practice and Performance)"

9:30 a.m.

James Flowers

Duo Breedlove

Andrew Kovaleski

University of Miami Frost

10 a.m.

Resonance Saxophone Orchestra

Adam McCord and ★Paul Tucker

Jeff Antoniuk "Jazz Improvisation"

Caovva Saxophone Quartet

Shenandoah University 3.0 Quartet

Daniel Muller "The Saxophone and the Third Reich: The Holocaust explored through the lives of Jewish composers of saxophone music"

10:30 a.m.

Timothy McAllister

Scott Sandberg

MaXas Duo

Mansfield University MUSQ

11 a.m.

Featured Masterclass
Timothy McAllister

★United States Army Band Saxophone Quartet

Decho Ensemble

Gerry Mulligan Meets Johnny Hodges

Bowling Green State University Segetem


11:30 a.m.

★United States Navy Band Saxophone Quartet


University of North Dakota

Tae Ho Hwang

12 p.m.

Claude Delangle and Florent Milhaud Presentation About Selmer Acoustics

Robert Young

Hutchens/Myers Duo

★Robert Holmes

George Mason University

Garret Klauss

LCD Trio

12:30 p.m.

Cornerstone Quartet and ★USAF Saxophone Quartet

★Jonathan Yanik

Michigan State University Spectra

Chi Him Chik

1 p.m.

Featured Masterclass
Claude Delangle

★Matthew Evans

Brian Kauth

★Luis Hernandez

Matthew Taylor "Getting to the Shortlist: Demystifying the Higher Education Hiring Process"

1:30 p.m.

Russell Haight

Indiana University Soma Quartet

2 p.m.

★Interservice Saxophone Ensemble

Awea Duo

Fuego Quartet

High School Honors Recital

Morehead State University Lockegee

Gregory Dudzienski "Direct Input: Using primary sources to develop a jazz language"

2:30 p.m.

Duo Montagnard

Indiana University of Pennsylvania Nevetés

Bowling Green State University Epsilon

3 p.m.

Featured Clinic
Miguel Zenón
Useful Approach to Solo Transcriptions

Stephen Page

Tyrone Page Jr.

Dale Underwood Tribute Concert

Curt Altarac "The Dream Machine: Transforming Your Saxophone"

3:30 p.m.

James Umble

Jacob Swanson

Oakland University CarpeNoctem

4 p.m.

Matthew Younglove

★USAF Band of the Golden West Saxophone Quintet

Eastern Michigan University Mosaic

David Wozniak

4:30 p.m.

★Doug O'Connor

Wayne State University Concinnity

Ithaca College MFSQ

Andrew Allen "The True History of Saxophone Vibrato"

5 p.m.

Julia Kuhlman

Joseph Lyons

Mana Duo

Georgia State University Centennial

Curtis Gay

5:30 p.m.

University of Maryland Saxophone Quartet

Jacob Kopcienski

University of Rhode Island

Justin Massey

8:00 p.m.

Concert Hall: U.S. Navy Band Commodores with guest artist Miguel Zenón



College Quartet Series

★ Military Musician