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Visiting artists are an important component of our studio experience. Our guests offer differing artistic perspectives and teaching styles, new ideas, and frequently help reinforce curriculum.

Ellie Parker, “I Am My Future: A Collaborative Residency in a Youth Detention Facility,” virtual, April 2020

 

Erik Elmgren, “Creative Placemaking in Music Study in Higher Education,” an essential teaching tool and vehicle to deepen the connection between universities and their surrounding communities, virtual, April 2020

 

Steven Banks, Ithaca College, November 2019

 

Kenneth Radnofsky, New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, and Boston University, April 2019

 

Steve Metcalf, administrator, critic, journalist, arts consultant, composer, April 2019

 

Shane Rathburn, Barkada Quartet, Hartt alum, April 2019

 

Dr. James Umble, Professor of Saxophone at Youngstown State University, March 2019

 

Dr. Kathryn Goodson, Collaborative Pianist/Coach, University of Michigan, February 2019

 

Steve Fizgerald, Band Director at Regional School District 13, Durham, CT, Hartt alum, January 2019

 

Ogni Suono Duo (Dr. Noa Even, Dr. Phil Pierick), October 2018

Kevin Stewart, Freelancer, CA, May 2018

Joe D’Aleo, United States Coast Guard Band, Hartt alum, April 2018

 

Dr. Katherine Weintraub, Visiting Assistant Professor at Florida State University, November 2017

 

Barkada Saxophone Quartet, December 2016

 

4Saxess, saxophone quartet from Slovenia, April 2016

 

Jonathan Hulting-Cohen, Professor of Saxophone at University of Massachusetts, October 2015

 

Marco Albonetti, Professor of Saxophone at Conservatory of Music in Trento, Italy, October 2015

 

United States Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet, October 2014

 

Rob Wilkerson, Member of Michael Buble’s Big Band, The Darcy James Argue Secret Society, and the Alan Ferber Big Band, NYC Freelancer, September 2014

 

Marco Albonetti, Professor of Saxophone at Conservatory of Music in Trento, Italy, March 2014

 

Jan Berry Baker, Professor of Saxophone at Georgia State University, February 2014

 

John Sampen, Professor of Saxophone at Bowling Green State University, October 2013

 

Timothy McAllister, Professor of Saxophone at Northwestern University, April 2013

 

Gaetano di Bacco, Professor of Saxophone at Conservatory of Music in Pescara, Italy, April 2013

 

Lynn Klock, Professor of Saxophone at University of Massachusetts, March 2013

 

Hilary Tann, Professor of Composition, Union College, Schenectady, NY, March 2013

 

4Saxess, Slovenian Saxophone Quartet, January 2013

 

Tanya Anisimova, Cellist and Composer, September 2012

 

Griffin Campbell, Professor of Saxophone at Louisiana State University, April 2012

 

Joseph Lulloff, Professor of Saxophone at Michigan State University, April 2012

 

United States Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet, October 2011

 

Wildy Zumwalt, Professor of Saxophone at SUNY Fredonia, April 2011

 

David Stambler, Professor of Saxophone at the Pennsylvania State University, March 2011

 

United States Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet, November 2010

 

Carina Rascher, Founding member of Rascher Saxophone Quartet, April 2010

 

Thomas Liley, Saxophone Historian, April 2010

 

Chien-Kwan Lin, Professor of Saxophone at the Eastman School of Music, February 2010

 

Duo Montagnard, Joseph Murphy and Matthew Slotkin, October 2009

 

Donald Sinta, Professor of Saxophone at the University of Michigan, May 2009

 

United States Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet, October 2008

 

Rob Wilkerson, Lead Alto Saxophonist, Michael Buble Big Band, 2008

 

Rubix Saxophone Quartet, Bowling Green State University, April 2007

 

Marco Albonetti, Professor of Saxophone at Conservatory of Music in Bari, Italy, October 2006

 

Joshua Thomas, Coast Guard Band Saxophonist, November 2005

 

Griffin Campbell, Professor of Saxophone at Louisiana State University, April 2005

 

Brian Sacawa, Professor of Saxophone at the University of Arizona, February 2005

 

Eric Lau, Professor of Saxophone at the University of New Mexico, April 2004

 

Steve Mauk, Professor of Saxophone at Ithaca College, February 2004

 

Joseph Murphy, Professor of Saxophone at Mansfield University, PSU, January 2003

 

The Ambassador Duo: Clifford Leaman, Professor of Saxophone at the University of South Carolina, and Derek Parsons, Professor of Piano, Furman University, PSU, October 2002

 

John Sampen, Professor of Saxophone at Bowling Green State University, and Mark Bunce, Electronic/Recording Engineer, Bowling Green State University, PSU, September 2002

 

Rob Wilkerson, Freelance Musician, New York City, PSU, April 2002

 

Eric Nestler, Professor of Saxophone at the University of North Texas, UNM, November 1999 

 

Timothy McAllister, Professor of Saxophone at the State University of New York at Potsdam, UNM, March 1998 

 

Kadri Gopalnath, Carnatic, classical, commercial and jazz saxophonist from Mangalore, India, UNM, March 1997

 

Susan Cook, Professor of Saxophone at DePaul University, UNM, March 1997

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Upcoming Performances

Hartt by Heart with Heart

Feb 9, 2020

Berkman Recital Hall |  2 PM

Spring Fling!

April 16, 2020

Berkman Recital Hall |  7:30 PM

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