UA Saxophone Day 2019

Featuring Guest Artist Robert Young 

Saturday, November 23rd, 2019, 10am – 5pm

Join us at Fred Fox School of Music for a full day of clinics, performances, masterclasses, and more!

***For early registration, please click the tab below and fill out the form by November 14th!***

About

 

Saxophone Day is an educational event for saxophonists of all ages and abilities. There will be workshops, clinics, saxophone ensembles, a guest artist recital and master class, and vendors with equipment to try and purchase. The event is hosted by Dr. Edward Goodman and UA Saxophone Studio.

Guest Artist

This year’s guest artist is saxophonist Robert Young, Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. Dr. Young is a renowned soloist, chamber musician, and recording artist. 

For more information visit: https://www.robertyoungsaxophone.com

Schedule of Events 

Track A: High School

  • 9:30am – 10:00am Registration – Holsclaw Hall Lobby
  • 10:00am – 11:00am Saxophone Ensemble I Reading Session (232)
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm TOPIC (Overtones/Altissimo) (Stay in 232)
  • Break (lunch and visit vendors – room 114 & 114A)
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Guest Artist Master Class (Holsclaw)
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm TOPIC (“music opportunities after high school”) (146)
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Guest Artist Recital (Holsclaw)

Track B: Elementary and Middle School

  • 9:30am – 10:00am Registration – Holsclaw Hall Lobby
  • 10:00am – 11:00am Saxophone Basics Workshop (Room 170)
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Saxophone Ensemble II (Stay in 170)
  • Break (lunch and visit vendors – room 114 & 114A)
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Guest Artist Master Class (Holsclaw)
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm TOPIC (“learning and mastering scales”) (Stay in Holsclaw)
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Guest Artist Recital (Holsclaw)

Track C: Adult

  • 9:30am – 10:00am Registration – Holsclaw Hall Lobby
  • 10:00am – 11:00am Quartet Reading Session (Room 146)
  • 11:00am – 12:00pm Q and A with Guest Artist (Stay in Room 146)
  • Break (lunch and visit vendors – room 114 & 114A)
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Guest Artist Master Class (Holsclaw)
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm Product Testing at the D’Addario Booth (Vendors – 114A)
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Guest Artist Recital (Holsclaw)

Half Day

  • 1:00pm – 1:30pm Registration – Holsclaw Hall Lobby
  • 1:30pm – 3:00pm Guest Artist Master Class (Holsclaw)
  • 3:15pm – 3:45pm Attend a clinic of your choice or visit Vendor Hall
  • 4:00pm – 5:00pm Guest Artist Recital (Holsclaw)

 

Cost

***Due to University policies, UA Saxophone Day only can accept checks or money orders. No cash. 

Checks are to be written out to “The University of Arizona” (memo line: Sax Day),

and are to be given in person on the day of the event at the registration table***

Early Registration – Full Day – $15

  • Register by clicking here and filling out the form by November 14th
  • Full access to all clinics and workshops
  • Saxophone Ensemble Reading Session
  • Welcome packet with reeds and other swag

Full Day at-the-door Registration – $20

  • Register at the door
  • Full access to clinics and workshops
  • Saxophone Ensemble Reading Session

Half Day Registration – $10 (includes Robert Young recital)

  • Access to Robert Young master class at 1:30pm
  • Access to Robert Young Recital at 4:00pm

Accompanying parent / family pass – $5

  • Parents or teachers may purchase an accompanying pass (to accompany their child/student) for $5, which admits all additional family members to all events

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Directions / Parking

Please note: “Park Garage” will be paid parking between $5 – $10 as a results of the UA Football game that afternoon. Parking here will be free anytime before 9:00am. Other available parking includes Zone 1 lot just north of the park garage on East Helen Street. By 9:00am, parking may result in payment. 

As a reminder, registration will officially begin at 9:30am in the Music Building in front of Holsclaw Hall.