Saxophone Revolution

The idea behind Saxophone Revolution was to show how musical traditions and artistry passing from teacher to students. Saxophone Revolution is a collaboration of three generations of musicians from different countries joined together to create their own unique style. The youngest of the group, 16 year-old Katrina Sawyer, is a high school student from Houston (USA) studing Alto, Tenor and C-melody saxophone  as well as clarinet. Her teacher, Tatyana Kazmiruk, is well known in Kazakhstan as a soloist, instructor and jazz festivals participant. She received a bachelor’s and post graduate degree from Kazakh National Music Conservatory as a classical and jazz saxophonist. She is a frequent participant in saxophone competitions in Rennes (France), Houston (USA), Moscow (Russia), New York (USA), Tel Aviv (Israel), Lloret de Mar (Spain). The third member of the group, Tatyana Klushkina, is a well establish performance coach working for Kazakh National Conservatory and Republican National Music school for Gifted children. She taught both Tatyana Kazmiruk and Katrina Sawyer among many other woodwinds students.

Katrina Sawyer, saxophone; Tatyana Kazmiruk, saxophone; Tatyana Klushkina, piano


  • Jul 12 2018

    Saxophone Revolution


    Claude Debussy (1862-1918): Clair de lune (arr. Tatyana Kazmiruk)
    Ralph Martino: A Gershwin Fantasy
    Astor Piazzolla (1921-1992): Libertango (arr. Tatyana Kazmiruk, V. Ivanov)
    André Waignein (1942-2015): Deux Mouvements
    Pedro Iturralde (1929): Suite Hellenique  – Kalamatianos, Funky, Valse, Kritis
    George Metaxa (1899-1950): A song of Abay (arr. Tatyana Kazmiruk)
    Camille Saint -Saëns (1835-1921): The Swan (arr. Lev Mikhailov)


    ACADEMY OF MUSIC Vaclav Huml Hall Trg Republike Hrvatske 12