As one of America's leading concert saxophonists, John Sampen is particularly recognized as a distinguished artist in contemporary literature. He has commissioned over one hundred new works and has soloed with ensembles from all over the world. Sampen has recorded with Belgian and Swiss National Radio and is represented on the AMP, Orion, CRI, Albany and Capstone record labels. He has presented masterclasses at important universities and conservatories throughout Europe, Asia and North America. In addition to contemporary literature, Sampen performs traditional saxophone repertoire in recital with pianist/composer Marilyn Shrude. Dr. Sampen is currently a Distinguished Artist Professor at Bowling Green State University and is Past President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.
Jul 14 201812:45
John Sampen & Saxophone Ensemble from Bowling Green State University
ensemble performanceToru Takemitsu (1930-1996): Distance for alto saxophone and optional sho (arr. Toru Takemitsu and Claude Delangle)Marilyn Shrude (1946): Quietly Revealed for saxophone ensemble (premiere performance)
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