Saxophone Quartet and Quintet to Perform

April 13, 2011

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Illinois Wesleyan University School of Music will present a saxophone quartet and quintet recital on Sunday, April 17 at 5 p.m. in Westbrook Auditorium of Presser Hall (1210 N. Park St., Bloomington). The recital is free and open to the public.

The performance will feature soprano and alto saxophonist Brad Campbell, a senior orchestral instruments major, Jeff Kutschke, a junior music and sociology major, on alto saxophone, Ini Essien, a sophomore accounting major, on tenor saxophone and baritone saxophonist Tim Cobert, a first year music and business administration major.  Adjunct instructor, Keith Zimmerman, will join the performers on soprano saxophone.

The recital will begin with the quartets rendition of a George Frederick Handel piece, The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba.  The saxophone quartet and quintet will also perform pieces by Pierre-Max Dubois, Samuel Barber, Jack Marshall and Percy Grainger.

The saxophone quintet will close the recital with Quintent, op. 111, Intermezzo composed by Johannes Brahms.

For additional information contact the Illinois Wesleyan School of Music Office at (309) 556-3061.

Contact: Sylvia Zukowski ‘12, (309) 556-3181