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March 28, 2024, 7:30 pm ET
Guest Artists
Bezanson Recital Hall; Free

Guest Artist Concert: Seychelle Dunn-Corbin, baritone saxophone

with Adam Merrill, piano

Includes William Grant Still's Romance, Eugene Bozza's Aria, Mark Watters' Rhapsody, Yusef Lateef's Klockology & others

This event is part of the UMass Amherst 2024 Spring Arts Festival. Learn more about the festival on the website.

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Seychelle Dunn-Corbin is a Boston-based saxophonist known for her inclusion, dedication, and advocacy of African American artistry in performance and education.  Prior to her work in the Greater Boston area, Seychelle worked in education for the Baltimore Public School system and is an alumna of Morgan State University; a Historical Black College. While attending MSU, Seychelle studied with accomplished composers Dr. James Lee III and Dr. Nkeiru Okoye, as well as, jazz saxophonist Tim Green and pianist Dr. Stephanie Bruning.

Upon completing her studies and earning both a B.A. & M.A. degree in music, Seychelle furthered her education at  Longy School of Music of Bard College in Cambridge, Ma  earning her graduate performance diploma while studying with classical saxophonist Kenneth Radnofsky. It was at Longy that Seychelle was able to refine her skills as a classical musician. 

In 2019, she completed her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Saxophone Performance from Boston University. Currently, Seychelle performs with the Area 9 Saxophone Quartet, NorthStar Duo, and Megalopolis Saxophone Orchestra in addition to serving as faculty at Bunker Hill Community College,  Salem State University and Longy School of Music of Bard College. Recently, Seychelle joined the Committee on the Status of Women, an affiliate of the North American Saxophone Alliance, as a mentor for the 2020-2021  CSW Mentor Program.