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Saxophone Summit

February 03, 2020
05:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Fine Arts
Rothwell Recital Hall

Join the Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music for a Saxophone Summit with guests Jody Espina and the Kazoku Saxophone Quartet.

Jody Espina, president, founder and chief designer of JodyJazz and Chedeville products, will present a workshop titled Choosing the Right Mouthpiece in which he will discuss the do’s and don’ts of choosing and purchasing the correct saxophone mouthpiece.

Also performing at the event will be the Kazoku Saxophone Quartet. This classical saxophone quartet, led by Dan Gelok, instructor at the University of Houston, will play a variety of music from Bach to modern. Their concert, which begins at 7 p.m. will also feature a composition titled In Memoriam by noted composer and Lamar alum, Joel Love.

The six o’clock hour of the event will give the students the opportunity to test-play various JodyJazz and Chedeville mouthpieces, along with saxophones provided by the Conn-Selmer company and Swicegood Music.

Registration will begin at 4:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Jimmy Simmons Music Building.

Mary Morgan Moore Department of Music

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