Elliott Carter’s Au Quai for Bassoon and Viola

On March 30th I performed Elliott Carter’s Au Quai for Bassoon and Viola with my colleague Sheila Browne, viola teacher at UNCSA. Carter wrote this about the piece’s origin: The title of this piece was suggested by Arnold Schoenberg’s short…

UNCSA Bassoon Quartet Performance

The UNCSA Bassoon Quartet performed as part of the emerging artist series at Watson Chamber Music Hall Feb. 24 on the campus of University of North Carolina Bassoon School of the Arts. UNCSA students Kristen Goguen, Sebastian Castellanos, K.C. Chai,…

Gubaidulina’s Quasi Hoquetus

Performance of Sofia Gubaidulina’s trio for bassoon, viola and piano Quasi Hoquetus with UNCSA faculty members, Sheila Browne, viola and Karen Beres, piano. The performance was part of a faculty concert at UNCSA on Valentine’s Day called “Ménage a Trios.”…

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.…