WORLD SAXOPHONE CONGRES XVI

                                                 ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND

July 10-15, 2012

 

                

From left to right, Hannah, Chris, Jess, Alex, Angela, Steven (all students of Angela Space at the University of Southampton, England),

David Pope (who also taught Jess), George Weremchuk, Professor Klock, Anthony, Karalyn, Jeff, Mat, and Elizabeth.

Same group with the other Professor Klock joining the picture!

Pioneer Saxophone, all graduates of the University of Massachusetts Amherst Saxophone Class, and Professors of Saxophone in major universities. 

Angela Space, University of Southampton, England, George Weremechuk, University of Central Florida, Professor Klock, David Pope, James Madison University.

Sarah Markham, conductor of Rachel Stott's Serveral Worlds. 

Sarah commissioned the work that calls for 9 soloists (Professor Klock, baritone) accompanied by saxophone ensemble. 

Sarah is in demand as a teacher throughout England, teaching at several colleges including the Leeds College of Music. 

She is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts where she was a graduate teaching assistant for Professor Klock.

Sarah Markham and Professor Klock

Professors Lynn and Laura Klock playing Hsueh-Yung Shen's Lion and the Horse

Professor Klock playing Emanuel Rubin's Prelude for Saxophone Alone.

Pioneer Saxophone Quartet taking a break from their rehearsals in Oxford under a glorious beech tree.

David, Mrs. Klock, Angela, and George partaking of the beer cooler in Oxford!

Pioneer Quartet in historic Oxford.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Saxophone Quartet performing at the World Saxophone Congress in St. Andrews, Scotland.  Jeff Soffer, soprano, Anthony Cincotta, tenor, Mat Schumer, alto, Karalyn Aprill, baritone.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Saxophone Quartet after their performance

with Professor Klock, Sue McKenzie who was one of the primary coordinators of the St. Andrews World Congress and also studied with Professor Klock.  Far right is Elizabeth Hanson who did her undergraduate work with Professor Klock and just finished a M.M. with Tim McAllister at Arizona State University.

University of Massachusetts Amherst Saxophone Quartet (Mat, Anthony, Jeff, Karalyn) just after their performance in historic St. Andrews.  In the distance is remains of the Castle.

Another picture of the quartet!

Mat, Anthony, Professor Klock, Sue, Jeff, and Karalyn.

George upholding the Pioneer Quaret's honor by eating a true Scottish breakfast that included Haggis!

Professor Klock on the famous Old Bridge found on the 18th hole of the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.

David and Professor Klock on the Old Bridge, hole #18 at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.

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