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Karlyn Aprill, Jeff Soffer, Mat Schumer, and Anthony Cincotta were invited and will be performing at the 35th United States Navy Band Saxophone Symposium at George Mason University on January 21, 2012.

 

The two quartets below were invited and performed at the 33rd Annual United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium at George Mason University.  They also gave a recital at James Madison University, and participated in the masterclass Professor Klock gave for Professor Pope's James Madison Saxophone Class.

From left to right - Paul Kinsman (Senior Music Education major), Katelyn Haggerty (Senior Performance/Journalism major), Rachel Drew (Grad Performance major), Elizabeth Hanson (Senior Performance major).

Left to right - Sophomore Quartet, Jeff Soffer (Performance/Music Education major), Jeff Fennell (Performance/Jazz major), Greg Blair (Performance/Jazz major), Anthony Cincotta ( Performance major)

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Professor Klock and the University of Massachusetts Saxophone Quartet were invited by the City of Pskov to be featured artists for their Founder's Day Celebration

Pictures from St. Petersburg and Pskov Russia, July 2009

Quartet and Professor Klock with State Senator Stan Rosenberg who was whose contact the City of Pskov made this trip possible.  Thank you Stan!!!

Tobias Thomas, Kara Nye, Professor Klock, Tom Glassey, Mat Schumer

1st night in St. Petersburg in front of the Spilt Blood Church

Spilt Blood Church

Quartet in front of St. Isaacs Cathedral

View of a rainbow from St. Isaacs Collonade at sunset (11:30 p.m.)

In front of the Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg

Newest member of the Quartet (now a quintet) in the Hermitage Museum courtyard

Dinner with Dasha, Mr. Klock, Kara, Mat, Tom, Tobias, TANYA (who was our absolutely fantastic host and contact person) and Emily from Scotland

City of Pskov Kremlin

Our wonderful student assistants and guides - Dasha, Alex, and Veronika

The whole gang, Mat, Tobias, Mr. Klock, Tom, Kara, Veronika, Dasha, and Alex

Quartet playing in the opening parade the Pskov's Founder's Day Celbration

Tom, Kara, Professor Klock, Mat, Veronika, Sasha (our expert van driver), Alex, and Tobias following the evening recital

Mayor of Pskov with Professor Klock and the Quartet

The Mayor and Professor Klock

Tobias, Dasha, Mat, Kara, Veronika, Tom, and Alex in an opening of the Pskov's historic outer wall (more than 1,000 years old)

Quartet waiting to play for the noon concert which was part of the Founder's Day Celebration

Our last evening in Pskov

11/07/06 - The United States Army Field Band Saxophone Quartet performs at UMASS for the saxophone studio.

Army Field Band Saxophone Quartet with Alum Brian Sacawa (alto)

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MAY 2006 - Mr. Klock summer travels include performances in Singapore with the Singapore Armed Services Central Band and the World Saxophone Congress.


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1/24/2006 - The University of Massachusetts Saxophone Quartet and Mr. Klock travel to Maryland to participate in a series of performances, masterclasses, and clinics. The trip was planned and put together by UMASS Saxophone Studio alumnus, Eric Posner, the instrumental music teacher at Bellows Spring Elementary School.






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10/25/2005 - The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet at the University of Massachusetts Amherst

Above: The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet at the University of Massachusetts Amherst campus on October 25, 2005. The Zagreb Saxophone Quartet is Dragan Sremec - soprano saxophone, Goran Mercep - alto saxophone, Sasa Nestorovic - tenor saxophone and Matjaz Drevensek - baritone saxophone.

 

 




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