Andrew J. Allen is an assistant professor of music at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Dr. Allen has premiered nearly twenty works for saxophone and has performed and lectured at the World Saxophone Congress, the International Saxophone Symposium, the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors Conference, and national and regional gatherings of the North American Saxophone Alliance and the College Music Society. He currently performs with the Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, the Lone Star Wind Orchestra, SAGA Quartet, Rogue Two, and the Allen Duo. In addition, his writings have appeared in The Instrumentalist, The Saxophone Symposium, The NACWPI Journal, JazzEd, School Band and Orchestra, Saxophone Today, and the TBA Review, and he has served as a clinician at gatherings of the North Dakota, South Dakota, and Texas Music Education Associations. His debut album with saxophone/percussion duo Rogue Two is forthcoming on Equilibrium Records. Dr. Allen currently serves as editor of The NACWPI Journal and is a member of the editorial board of The Saxophone Symposium. He holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University, Central Michigan University, and the University of South Carolina where he studied with Phil Barham, John Nichol, and Clifford Leaman. He has undertaken additional study with Joseph Lulloff, Claude Delangle, Arno Bornkamp and Vincent David, among others.
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recitalFrançois Rossé (1945): Olassimo for solo soprano saxophone (European premiere)Robert Lemay (1960): Into Thin Air (premiere performance)Fang Man (1977): Spring Bliss (premiere performance)
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