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Event Archive - UVic Faculty Recital: 4 Saxophones: Wendell Clanton, Erik Abbink, Ross Ingstrup, Gordon Clements

Sun. May 13th 2012 Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (Uvic) (All Ages)
2:30 PM
By Donation
Presented by: UVic School of Music

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Music: Classical, Jazz / Blues
Four of the West Coast's premier saxophonists converge on UVic to present a May afternoon recital of light works for quartet. Well known Victoria jazz musician Gordon Clements and Victoria Conservatory colleague Dr. Erik Abbink, UVic saxophone professor Wendell Clanton together with long time associate and gifted pedagogue Ross Ingstrup reunite for a concert featuring a tango sandwiched between jazz inspired pieces and vibrant French neoclassical compositions. Experience original saxophone quartet compositions from the 1800s to the near present on the occasion of the birth of legendary Canadian pianist, composer and arranger Gil Evans.


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Wendell Clanton (Saxophone all styles.)

"I've taken lessons from Wendell for years and he's fantastic. An amazing player and teacher." - Nev Gibson Currently the resident Saxophone teacher and Vocal Jazz Ensemble Director at Uvic. B.Mus., B.Ed., M.M. Studied under Dr. Frederick L. Hemke. Guest performer with: National Conservatory at Bordeaux Saxophone Ensemble; The S... more info

Erik Abbink (Classical and contemporary classical music)

Saxophonist Erik Abbink has performed as a chamber musician in Canada, the United States, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Poland and Turkey. He appeared for Sonic Boom Vancouver, The Netherland Wind Ensemble, Percussion Group The Hague, Aventa Ensemble, and Redshift. As an orchestral musician he appeared with the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra,... more info

Gordon Clements

An active member of Vancouver Island's musical and educational community for over 30 years, Mr. Clements has recently become very much in demand as an adjudicator and clinician. His unique experience as both classical and jazz performer has made his classes and workshops inspirational to students of all ages and levels of ability. As a classical... more info