Angela Space, a saxophonist and composer, currently teaches at the University of Southampton (UK). She has had a wide variety of performance experience with ensembles such as the New World Symphony, Florida Philharmonic, the South Bend Symphony, The Temptations, Ensemble X, the All American College Band at Disneyland, and her own three-piece punk band, Rainbow Reservoir. Angela graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a dual degree in music education and saxophone performance studying with saxophonist Lynn Klock and composer Sal Macchia. She earned a Master of Music from Ithaca College where she was teaching assistant to Steven Mauk, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Miami studying with Gary Keller and serving as an adjunct saxophone faculty. She has performed on multiple saxophone congresses and conferences as both a soloist and member of the Pioneer Saxophone Quartet. George Weremchuk, Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of Central Florida, has performed and recorded with such diverse groups as the New World Symphony and the Sam Rivers Rivbea Orchestra. He is featured on the New World Symphony's recording entitled New World Jazz (RCA Red Seal), and performed with Sam Rivers at the Chicago Jazz Festival, Matosinhos Jazz Festival in Portugal, and at Lincoln Center in New York. George regularly performs with the Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra, The Florida Orchestra, and performed with the London Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Marin Alsop, during their residency in Daytona Beach, Florida. George holds the Doctor of Music degree from the University of Miami. He is a magna cum laude graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Indiana University where he received the Master of Music degree. His teachers include Eugene Rousseau, Lynn Klock, and Gary Keller. Carolyn J. Bryan is Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University. Bryan received her Doctoral and Master’s degrees in saxophone literature and performance from Indiana University and the Bachelor of Music Education degree from Baldwin-Wallace College. Dr. Bryan has performed and lectured at the 12th and 13th World Saxophone Congresses, the Southeastern Saxophone Summit, North American Saxophone Alliance conferences, the Festival of Women Composers International, and meetings of the Florida and Minnesota Music Educators Associations. Dr. Bryan’s research focuses on developmental literature for the saxophone and music by American women composers. She was a contributor to Women and Music in America Since 1900 and Yamaha’s Educator Series. Bryan has been involved in numerous orchestral, chamber, and solo premiers and recorded with the Winds of Indiana on Eugene Rousseau’s CD Saxophone Vocalise and the Savannah Jazz Orchestra’s Satin Doll. Dr. Bryan has also served as conductor for Georgia Southern Opera and led a professional production of Amahl and the Night Visitors.
Jul 13 201811:00
recitalPhilip Parker (1953): Merry Music (premiere performance)Angela Space (1976): Body Bagatelle (premire performance)
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