YA of WNY: Amherst Saxophone Quartet 1999-2000

Young Audiences Catalog of Programs

The Amherst Saxophone Quartet (ASQ) is a full time professional ensemble that splits its time between touring and its residency at the University at Buffalo, and in Buffalo and Erie County. The ASQwas formed in 1978, and has performed in the United States from Maine to Hawaii, Japan, Bermuda, and the British Virgin Islands. Concert highlights include appearances in Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, and NBC-TV's "Tonight Show," among others. The ASQ has won numerous awards and recorded several albums. When not on national tour, ASQ artists are available to give school performances and workshops that explore sound production, formal musical structures and how to be a good listener. Their repertoire includes classical music and jazz, performing music composed especially for saxophone quartets.

Artists: Susan Fancher, Russ Carere, Steve Rosenthal, Harry Fackleman
Fee: $558 for two back-to-back performances (plus union travel)
Workshops: $90 per classroom, per artist
Grades: Pre K - 12

Young Audiences of WNY 1999-2000 Catalog