College of Music Program Book 2011-2012: Student Performances, Volume 3 Page: 49
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UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS
College of Music
SAXOPHONE DEPARTMENTAL RECITAL
Fifty-seventh program of the 2011-2012 season.
Monday, September 19, 2011 12:00 pm Recital Hall
ROBERT YOUNG MASTERCLASS
Quatuor (1969)..........................................................Guy Lacour (b. 1932)
III. Rondo Final
Andrew Martz, soprano saxophone * Ben Tate, alto saxophone
Sean Murphy, tenor saxophone * Chris Reardon, baritone saxophone
Andante et Scherzo (1938)........................................Eugene Bozza (1905-1991)
Kyle Stec, soprano saxophone * Eric Mills, alto saxophone
Mark Smith, tenor saxophone * Jason Pockrus, baritone saxophone
about our guest artist
Robert Young joined the faculty of Wichita State University in the Fall of 2010. As assistant
professor of saxophone and jazz, Young teaches applied saxophone, improvisation courses,
and also directs the jazz ensembles. Young received a bachelor of music degree from the
University of South Carolina in 2006 where he studied with Clifford Leaman. He received
his master of music and doctor of musical arts degrees from the University of Michigan in
2008 and 2010. There he studied with internationally acclaimed saxophonist and pedagogue,
Donald Sinta. Young studied jazz saxophone with Andrew Bishop and was a recipient of the
prestigious Lawrence Teal Fellowship. Young has received numerous awards of regional,
national, and international acclaim including; semi-finalist of the 2009 Concert Artists
Guild International Competition (NYC), silver medalist at the FischoffNational Chamber
Music Competition, 3rd prize winner in the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet
Competition, 1st prize of the Society of Musical Arts Competition, winner of Tuesday
Musicale of Detroit Competition, Ist prize in the Josie Etta Daley Young Artist Competition,
3rd prize in the 2005 MTNA National Collegiate Young Artist Competition, I1st prize in the
2002 MTNA National Woodwind Competition, winner of the USC Young Artist Concerto
Competition, and a finalist in the University of Michigan Concerto Competition. In addition
to his achievements as a soloist, he has performed with the Detroit Chamber Winds and
Strings and with the Charleston, University of Michigan, and Plymouth symphony orchestras.
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