25-28 October 2018 - American Single Reed Summit (Kirksville, MO)

Thursday evening concert premiere of Bill Ryan’s Original Blend (new arrangement for Saxophone Quartet, Piano, and Percussion)
Friday daytime performance of Schnittke’s Piano Quintet (version for saxophone quartet and piano by Jeff Hiesler)
Solo performances by ASQ members Matthew Younglove, Adam Estes, and Ian Jeffress throughout the conference

04 November 2018 - Premiere of Benjamin Taylor’s Concerto (Rochester, MI)

3:00pm Concert in Varner Hall at Oakland University - world premiere of Aurum Tetra, a concerto for saxophone quartet and orchestra, composed by Benjamin Taylor

2017-2018 PAST EVENTS

18-22 September 2017 - University of Mississippi Residency (Oxford, MS)

Masterclasses, lessons, guest lectures, and a concert program featuring the U.S. premiere of Franco Donatoni's RASCH II 

9 February 2018 - Eisenhower High School (Shelby Charter Township, MI)

Concert of works by Mellits, Taylor, Torke, and Debussy

12 February 2018 - Oakland University (Rochester, MI)

Concert featuring a performance of Donatoni's RASCH II with pianist I-Chen Yeh and percussionist Jonathan Ovalle, along with the premiere of a new arrangement of Alfred Schnittke's Quintet

9 March 2018 - NASA Biennial Conference (Cincinnati, OH)

Performance of Donatoni's RASCH II with I-Chen Yeh, piano, and Jonathan Ovalle, percussion

18 May 2018 - Spartanburg Philharmonic "Espresso" Series (Spartanburg, SC)

Concert featuring old and new classics, and a performance alongside local saxophonist Tom Wright, as part of Spartanburg's premiere chamber music series

24-29 June 2018 - Carolina Saxophone Camp at WCU

Assembly's long-running Carolina Saxophone Camp, now in its second year in Cullowhee! We will be hosting a week-long residential music camp on the campus of Western Carolina University - details and registration coming soon!

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