The University of Massachusetts Amherst



Related image            

                                                           Adam Larson                                     Otis and Haruko Murphy


On-Site Registration available at all events

High School Competition | College Showcase | Community Saxophone Ensemble | Travel Information | Accessibility

Come enjoy, learn about and make the sweet sounds of the saxophone with us at the 38th Annual New England Saxophone Festival & Competition at UMass Amherst!

Astonishing guest artists Otis and Haruko Murphy and Adam Larson will present fine public clinics and recitals in a relaxed, intimate, and friendly atmosphere. Faculty, collegiate, high school, and community member performances are sure to delight as well.

Open to the public, $30 daytime admission; free to all UMass faculty, staff, and students with ID. Includes lunch! Evening faculty and guest artist recitals are free public admission.

Additional Opportunities for Sax Players!

We hope to see you soon!

With best wishes, 
Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and Felipe Salles

Tickets and Online Registration

Day Pass: $30 (includes lunch and all events; free to UMass students)

4+ non-UMass students register for $95 total, including free teacher admission

4pm UMass Faculty Concert: Free and Open to Public

7pm Guest Artist Concert: Free and Open to Public



 and the UMass Arts Council   

  1. Felipe Salles
  2. Related image Adam Larson
  3. Otis and Haruko Murphy
  4.  Jonathan

Also Featuring UMass Faculty

  1.  Nadine Shank
  2. Shigefumi Tomita
  3. Thomas Giampietro
  4.  Jeff Holmes

8:00am Registration and Sponsors Booths Open. Breakfast available!

8:30am Community Saxophone Ensemble Rehearsal

9:30am Saxophone Clinic with Professors Hulting-Cohen and Salles

10:30am 6th Annual Gerry's Music Saxophone Competitions

11:15am New England Colleges Showcase

12:15pm Lunch

1pm Visit our Sponsors!

1:30pm Otis Murphy Master Class

2:30pm Adam Larson Master Class

3:30pm Last Call for Sponsor Visits

4pm UMass Faculty Recital

7pm Guest Artists Recital