TRANSCONTINENTAL SAXOPHONE QUARTET INFORMATION

CD release of MOUNTAIN ROADS, featuring compositions by David Maslanka, David Stock, and Russell Peck. Albany Records Troy 412.

Performance at the 12th World Saxophone Congress in Montreal, Canada. Performance of David Maslanka's Mountain Roads.

World Premiere performance of David Maslanka's Mountain Roads at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI on Nov 30, 1998. Performance of Mountain Roads at the NASA 1999 convention at Indiana State University. Feb 20, 1999.

Mid-West tour including concerts at: Lawrence University, Indiana State University, Bowling Green State University, Penn State Hazleton, Michigan State University. December 1998. Performance of David Stock's "SAX APPEAL" at the 11th World Saxophone Congress in Valencia, Spain - Oct. 1, 1997

Performance at Interlochen Center for the Arts, August, 1997.

1996 Tour of Italy with the Transcontinental Saxophone Quartet. Including Portico, Bologna, and the Ravenna Music Festival.

First place national winner of MTNA competition, Chamber Music Division,1995.

Prize winner in Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, May, 1995.

1995 tour of Cyprus and Italy, including Faenza, Tredozio, Ferrara, Agia Napa, Limassol, Polis, Pathos.

1994, New Music & Art Festival, Bowling Green State University. Performance of David StockÔs SAX APPEAL by The Transcontinental Saxophone Quartet.

July 1994, Tour of Italy and Cyprus with The Transcontinental Saxophone Quartet, including Faenza, Porto San Giorgio, Marradi, Cervia, Pathos, Agia Napa, Nicosia, Limassol and Larnaca.

Series of 30 Young Person Concerts 1993-1995 (including schools and museums in Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo).

Featured performers at the 1994 North American Saxophone Alliance Convention in Morgantown, West Virginia; Bowling Green State University, Ohio 1993-5; Capital University, Ohio 1995; Lawrence University, Wisconsin 1995; New Mexico State University 1995; Albuquerque, New Mew Mexico, 1995; Oberlin Conservatory of Music, 1995; Toledo University, Ohio 1995; Northwestern University, Illinois 1995.



Recordings/Broadcasts

Mountain Roads, (works by Maslanka, Stock and Peck) Albany Records, 2000.
THE TRANSCONTINENTAL SAXOPHONE QUARTET, cassette recorded in Bowling Green, Ohio,1995.
PIK 1 (CBS) ,1994 Performance in Nicosia, Cyprus.
LTV Lumier, 1994 Live Concert in Nicosia, Cyprus.
Cypriot Radio, 1994 Live Performance, Nicosia, Cyprus.



Commissioned new works

David Maslanka (USA), Mountain Roads for Saxophone Quartet, 1997.
Giorgio Babbini (Italy), VARIANTI 95 for Saxophone Quartet, 1995.
Phanos Dymiotis (Greece), BALLAD for Saxophone Quartet, 1995.
Kirk O'Riordan, SCENES FROM MACBETH for Saxophone Quartet, 1994.
Greg Wilder, POISON SUMAC for Saxophone Quartet, 1993.
Rachel Manley, FOUR SAXOPHONES, for Saxophone Quartet, 1995.
Rachel Kampf, SCENES ON GENESIS for Saxophone Quartet, 1995.
Edward Wallace, A VIEW OF EDO, for Saxophone Quartet, 1993.
Jennifer Furr, INSOMNIA for Saxophone Quartet, 1995.



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