Mejunje del Fagobongo Published

Mejunje del Fagobongo, a piece for bassoon and bongo written for me by Puerto Rican composer Alfonso Fuentes, has now been published and is available for purchase. After some minor editing by the composer, it is being published by TrevCo…

Woodwind Day at UNCSA – December 6th

The University of North Carolina School of the Arts hosted a woodwind day December 6th from 9am until 5pm. The event included master classes, reed making seminars, clinics on performance anxiety and practice methods by myself and UNCSA faculty members…

2008-2009 Performance and Events Schedule

The following is Saxton Rose’s performance and event schedule for the 2008/2009 season. It is subject to change so if you have questions about attending an event, please contact me. Map to University of North Carolina School of the Arts.…

Dominic Teresi Masterclass at the Puerto Rico Conservatory

Dominic Teresi, bassoonist and historical performance practice specialist of Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra gave a masterclass and period instrument demonstration at the Puerto Rico Conservatory Monday, Feb. 4. Tafelmusik performed in San Juan at Centro de Bellas Artes Sunday night and…

IDRS.org Website Redesign

I’m very excited to announce that the newly redesigned International Double Reed Society website, IDRS.org has finally launched. I have been maintaining the homepage for 4-5 years now and was responsible for its design but the enormous amount of research,…

Masterclass with Ingo Reuter

Ingo Reuter, Solo Bassoonist of the Berlin Staatskapelle Orchestra gave a masterclass at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music Monday, January 14th. Mr. Reuter is in Puerto Rico with the Staatskapelle to perform orchestra and chamber music concerts as part…

Mejunje del fagobongo

On Sunday, October 21st I had the pleasure of performing the world premiere of a new work for bassoon and bongo by the Puerto Rican composer Alfonso Fuentes (b. 1954). Maestro Fuentes is on faculty at the Puerto Rico Conservatory…

Harlaxton Chamber Music Festival 2007

From May 28 to June 16, 2007 I taught and performed at the Harlaxton International Chamber Music Festival in Lincolnshire, England. It was a wonderful festival with great faculty and some really talented students. As this was its inaugural year,…