Ancia Saxophone Quartet – Sat. May 4th & 5th

April 17th, 2013 by

Ancia Saxophone Quartet

Ancia Saxophone Quartet

The Ancia Saxophone Quartet  will be performing twice in the Twin Cities in early May. Details below.

Studio Z
Saturday, May 4, 7:30 pm (Talk with Jeff Herriott at 7:00 pm)
Works by Herriott, Sturm, Dove, Glass
Northwestern Building, 2nd Floor
275 East Fourth Street Suite 200
St. Paul, MN 55101
Prices: $5 here or $10 at the door ($5 for students/seniors)

Weisman Art Museum
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 4:00 pm
Works by Desenclos, Glass, Dove, Dodgion, Carisi
University of Minnesota
333 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Free Admission!

The Ancia Saxophone Quartet was founded in 1990 as an ensemble dedicated to the creation and performance of new works for saxophone quartet as well as the performance of traditional saxophone quartet repertoire.

About

Brandon Wozniak is one of Minnesota's most exciting saxophonists. He returned to the Twin Cities in 2006 after six years in New York City and a six-month stint in Shanghai, China. Brandon studied music at Indiana University with David Baker and privately with Tom Walsh. He performs regularly with Dave King's (Bad Plus, Happy Apple drummer) Dave King Trucking Company with saxophonist Chris Speed, the Atlantis Quartet (City Pages Best Jazz Artist 2011, Star Tribune Best Jazz Artist 2012), the great drummer Eric Kamau Gravatt (Weather Report, McCoy Tyner), Bryan Nichols Quintet, Chris Bates Red 5 plus others. Brandon has also performed with singer Nellie McKay, toured with the Tommy Dorsey Jazz Orchestra and shared the stage with organ great Dr. Lonnie Smith and guitarist Jonathan Kreisberg.

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I definitely plan to send my oboe to the repair techs at MMI in the future. I don't think my oboe has played this well since I've purchased it!