Paula Van Goes and Casey Dierlam

Paula Van Goes is "a virtuoso saxophonist that possesses excellent technical attributes and a deep understanding of the music [she] performs" (Ovación). She enjoys a career as a chamber musician, soloist and educator. Serving as the Interim Professor of Saxophone at Universidade de Brasília Dr. Van Goes is the first American and the first woman to teach saxophone within the university system in Brazil. Paula has toured and lectured throughout Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Canada, China, France, Italy, Peru, Scotland, Ukraine and the United States with recent solo appearances at the 5th International Festival and 2nd Youth Saxofone Competition PERUSAX-2016 in Huánuco, Peru, the 2016 Toronto International Electoracoustic Conference in Canada, the III EncuentroInternacional de Saxofonistas in Argentina, and Saxofoneado 2016 in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, SaxOpen the 2015 World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France, the 2015 Faenza Saxophone Festival in Italy, and at Soochow University in Suzhou, China. Recent engagements include a recital at Casa Thomas Jefferson, the cultural institute of the United States Embassy in Brasília, a United States tour with recitals and master classes at the University of Miami, the University of Memphis, Belmont University and Claflin University as well as performances at the College Music Society Great Plains Festival and the University of Nebraska-Kearney New Music Festival.

Paula Van Goes, saxophone
Casey Dierlam, piano


  • Jul 14 2018

    Paula Van Goes and Casey Dierlam


    Marc Mellits (1966): Mara's Lullaby

    Ingrid Stölzel (1971): With Eyes Open
    Liduino Pitombeira (1962 ): Seresta No. 19 (world premiere)

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