Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

Sax Quartet advances in competition

The BGSU River Rouge Saxophone Quartet has advanced to 2nd round of the North American Saxophone Alliance National Competition. Finals will be held at Arizona State University (March 15-18, 2012).

Members of the quartet are all graduate students studying with Dr. John Sampen and include John Cummins (soprano), Elissa Kana (alto), Noa Even (tenor) and James Fusik (baritone).

John Sampen announces performance schedule

Upcoming performances for Distinguished Research Professor John Sampen:

March 4 Guest Recital/Masterclass– University of Alberta (Edmonton)
March 13 Guest Recital/Masterclass – Oklahoma State University
March 15-18 Soloist at the North American Saxophone Alliance national convention performance
at Arizona State University
March 19 Guest Recital/Masterclass- University of Missouri Columbia
March 20 Guest Recital/Masterclass – University of Missouri/Kansas City
March 30 Guest Recital with Mark Bunce – Western Michigan University
April 3 Paris Conservatory Presentation with Dr. Marilyn Shrude
April 5 Selmer Showroom Recital with Dr. Marilyn Shrude (Paris)
April 10 Bordeaux Conservatory presentation with Dr. Marilyn Shrude