Event Information

  • Sat

    Recital: Navy Band International Sax Symposium

    4:00pm Chorus Rehearsal Room A321 Center for the Arts at Mason 4400 University Drive, MS 2F5 Fairfax, VA 22030-4444 703-993-8888 SSGs Doug O'Connor and Nick Starr of The U.S. Army Band "Pershing's Own" present two 21st century works for saxophone and piano. The feature work is Sonata of Puzzles, for alto saxophone and piano by Baljinder Sekhon, a 2015 work recently completed which employs a variety of compositional and extended saxophone techniques. The program concludes with Streetlegal, for soprano saxophone and piano, a barnburner showpiece featuring soaring altissimo and an exhaustive study of [013] and [014] pitch set classes.