Student Saxophone Quartet Performs at International Symposium

Posted on 1/19/2011 5:39:12 PM

A saxophone quartet of IUP students performed at the thirty-fourth annual International Saxophone Symposium on January 7-8, 2011.

The event, hosted by the United States Navy Band, took place at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va.

Professional guest artists from around the world performed with the U.S. Navy's premiere concert and jazz bands as well as presenting two days of recitals and clinics. A College Saxophone Quartet series featured music students from thirty of the finest college music departments in the U.S.

IUP was represented with a saxophone quartet that included graduate Music Performance major William Gillespie and three undergraduate Music Education majors: seniors Melanie Davis and Jake Kearney and sophomore Bailey Fulkroad.