Paul Lessard

Saxophonist Paul Lessard has performed in the United States, Canada, France, Italy and Turkey. Recent engagements include performances as a soloist with the Hagerstown Municipal Band (Maryland, USA) and with the Symphony Orchestra and Wind Symphony at Gettysburg College (Pennsylvania, USA). He is currently serving as a Teaching Assistant for the saxophone studio at the University of Florida, where he is working towards a Masters degree in saxophone performance and composition. In addition to performances and recordings done as a member of university ensembles, Paul recorded on the latest release by the Atlantic Chamber Winds and has performed live in styles ranging from classical recitals to shows with the punk band The Shackeltons. His primary teachers have been Jonathan Helton and Amanda Heim and he has performed in masterclasses for Arno Bornkamp, Claude Delangle, Vincent David, Gerard McChrystal, Joonatan Rautiola, and others.
  • Jul 12 2018
    12:30

    Paul Lessard

    recital

    Avner Dorman (1975): Suite for solo saxophone - Prelude, Gigue, Sarabande, Canon (European premiere)
    Raaf Hekkema (1968): Suite for solo saxophone - Prelude: to (day)dream, Allemande: to learn, Courante: to work, Sarabande: to think, Menuet: to talk, Gigue: to dance

    SAINT MARK'S CHURCH Trg Sv. Marka 5