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Capitol Saxophone Quartet to Perform at UW Oct. 26
October 20, 2011 — The acclaimed Capitol Saxophone Quartet will perform Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts concert hall.
Tickets for the Department of Music Faculty Recital Series concert cost $7 for the public and $5 for students and senior citizens. For tickets, call (307) 766-6666 or go online at www.uwyo.edu/finearts.
The quartet will teach a master class Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 132 of the Fine Arts Building.
The Capitol Quartet is widely considered to be among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Composed of saxophonists who are faculty members at America's leading music schools and alumni of the premiere U.S. military bands, the Capitol Quartet has captured the imaginations of critics and audiences alike. Since its formation in 1991, the Capitol Quartet has performed regularly at major concert venues throughout the United States, earning wide acclaim for its musical versatility and innovative style.
Dedicated to advancing music education, the Capitol Quartet regularly performs and lectures at national and state music educators conferences. They have also taught master classes at many universities.
Wednesday's program is sponsored in part by the UW Department of Music, Wyoming Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts.
The Capitol Saxophone Quartet will perform Wednesday, Oct. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the University of Wyoming Fine Arts concert hall.