Kenneth Tse

Kenneth Tse is widely recognized as one of the leading classical saxophonists in the world. He burst on the scene in 1996 as the winner of the prestigious New York Artists International Award, which resulted in an acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie Hall. The Alex Award from the National Alliance for Excellence led to another Carnegie Hall performance. These are but two of the multitude of awards that Tse has garnered. He has been a frequent soloist in five continents and a guest clinician at conferences hosted by the California Band Directors’ Association, Iowa Bandmaster’s Association and the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinics. Prestigious universities and conservatories worldwide have invited him to give master classes. Tse has been an active recording artist since his first CD for Crystal Records at age 23. There are now a total of seven Crystal CDs, as well as eight other releases and more in process on RIAX records, Enharmonic records, Arizona University Recordings and MSR Classics. As an advocate for new music, Tse has had over thirty works dedicated to him by notable American composers as well as international composers. His articles have been featured in the Saxophone Journal, The Instrumentalist, Fanfare Magazine, Saxophone Symposium and others. Tse has founded the Hong Kong International Saxophone Symposium. He is currently Professor of Saxophone at the University of Iowa, Past-President of the North American Saxophone Alliance, and serving his third term in the International Saxophone Committee as President.


  • Jul 12 2018

    Kenneth Tse


    ACADEMY OF MUSIC Room 339 Trg Republike Hrvatske 12