Saxophonist and pedagogue Neal Postma holds degrees from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music (MM) and the University of Colorado (BM) and is a currently a DMA Candidate at the University of South Carolina where he serves as an Instructor of Music Appreciation. He is also on the faculty of Winthrop University and Claflin University teaching applied lessons on saxophone and chamber music. As a concert saxophonist Neal has performed across the United States, Europe and Asia giving performances in such venues as Los Angeles’ Walt Disney Concert Hall, The Newman Center for the Performing Arts and The Idyllwild Performing Arts Center. His primary teachers are Dr. Cliff Leaman, Dr. James Bunte and Tom Myer. As an educator Neal currently is currently on the faculty at Winthrop University and at Claflin University and at the University of South Carolina. Clifford Leaman is Associate Dean, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Professor of Saxophone at the University of South Carolina, Leaman is in great demand as a soloist and clinician and has performed and taught throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, Spain, France, etc. Leaman has recorded four compact discs with piano, and two additional discs with percussionist Scott Herring as the RoseWind Duo. In addition to his work with piano and marimba, Leaman has performed as a concerto soloist with numerous Wind Ensembles and Orchestras and has recorded concerti by Brant, Bassett and Dahl. Leaman is an avid supporter of contemporary music and he has commissioned and given the world premiere performances of over 30 works, including concerti by William Bolcom, Leslie Bassett, Frank Ticheli, and Michael Colgrass.
Neal Postma, saxophone; Clifford Leaman, saxophone; Hannah Creviston, piano
Jul 12 201816:15
Neal Postma, Clifford Leaman and Hannah Creviston
recitalAdam Silverman (1973): The Things That Go (premiere performance)Carter Pann (1972): Vultures
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