Hall offers a variety of concert and pedagogical programs. Any
combination of the following presentations, or new events, may
- A full concert featuring music for solo saxophone, saxophone and
piano, and saxophone and electronics. Works are drawn from contemporary
and traditional saxophone repertoire as well
CONCERT SOLOS - Performances with orchestra, wind ensemble
or chamber ensemble, repertoire ranges from classical to the avant-garde.
MASTER-CLASS - The traditional pedagogical format in which saxophone
students receive a public coaching in interpretation and technique.
MUSIC OF GIACINTO SCELSI - Presentation on aesthetic and
analytical issues of twentieth century Italian composer Giacinto
Scelsi based on research done at the Scelsi Foundation in Rome.
IMPROVISATION WORKSHOP - A clinic/demonstration for musicians
interested in exploring the possibilities of improvisation in various
idioms of contemporary art music. Topics include developing structural frameworks for
improvisation, using modern
instrumental techniques, and incorporating other arts and media.
WORKSHOP - A workshop for composers to help them better understand the
possibilities of the modern saxophone. It explores
the capabilities and notation of extended techniques, as well as
their aesthetic potential.