Lecture: The Story and Anatomy of the Saxophone

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Lecture: The Story and Anatomy of the Saxophone

July 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Free

From Belgian military bands to swing dance orchestras to the jazz clubs of Harlem, the saxophone has played a historically powerful role in musical settings of all kinds. Join saxophonist and president of The Classical Saxophone Project Javier Oviedo and pianist Gene Rohrer for an exploration of the instrument’s look, sound, origins, and evolution. The duo will perform selections from a variety of styles and time periods to help illustrate the saxophone’s many aspects.Curated and moderated by Sarah E.R. Grosman, specialist in community-based arts practices.

The Daytime Lecture Performance series features lecture recitals by TBMS faculty members, presented in partnership with Lenox Hill Neighborhood House at St. Peter’s Church. The free event series is open to the public, but RSVP is required.

Lectures are held on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30am at St. Peter’s Church, 619 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, just around the corner from TBMS!

Details

Date:
July 27
Time:
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Cost:
Free

Organizer

TBMS
Phone:
212-753-8811

Venue

St. Peter’s Church
619 Lexington Ave.
New York, NY 10022
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