American saxophonist Connie Frigo is an internationally accomplished soloist, chamber musician, teacher, speaker, and founder of numerous festivals. Highlights of her career include six years with the premiere U.S. Navy Band, Washington, D.C.; seven years touring nationally as the baritone saxophonist with the New Century Saxophone Quartet; guest artist recitals, masterclasses and summer workshops in Europe, South America and the United States, including the American Saxophone Academy and The Great Plains Saxophone Workshop; and faculty positions at the Universities of Tennessee and Maryland before arriving to The University of Georgia, where she serves as Associate Professor of Saxophone. In 2017 with The Yargo Trio (flute, saxophone, piano), she released the album “Voices, Reimagined” with Mark Records. She is a Fulbright Scholar (Holland), and graduate of Ithaca College (BM), U. of Illinois (MM), Conservatorium van Amsterdam and U. of South Carolina (DMA). Her teachers are Steven Mauk, Debra Richtmeyer, Clifford Leaman and Arno Bornkamp.
Branford Marsalis, soprano saxophone
Casey Dierlam, piano
Jul 11 201818:30
Connie Frigo, Branford Marsalis and Casey Dierlam
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