January 2021: Congratulations to STEVEN and RAY who both achieved the standing of First Class Honours on their RCM Level 6 Saxophone exams.
January 2020: The Royal Conservatory of Music Practical Exam Results have been posted. Congratulations to ANDREW who achieved Honours for Level 6 Saxophone and to JEREMY who achieved First Class Honours for Level 6 Saxophone.
January 2020: Congratulations to third year University of Toronto student JESSE and the members of the Karisyg Quartet. Chosen as one of the winners of the UofT Winds Concerto Competition, they will be performing Scott McAllister’s X2 Concerto for Saxophone Quartet with the UofT Wind Symphony this February. This past summer JESSE enhanced his studies by taking part in programs at the Université Européenne de Saxophone in Gap, France and at Orford Musique, with Timothy McAllister.
December 2019: DARREN and RUTA recorded movements one and two of the famous Sonata for E flat Alto Saxophone and Piano by Paul Creston. Click here to watch them play with power and feeling!
2019: What an incredible year for DARREN with five stellar performances connected to the Hamilton Music Festival.
Scholarship Fundraiser Concert (March)
Concert Class Competition, Level Ten (April)
Grand Finale Concert of Promise (May)
OMFA Provincial Competition (June)
Duet Club of Hamilton Scholarship Concert (September)
DARREN was awarded a Woodwinds Scholarship from the Duet Club of Hamilton for performance excellence at the Hamilton Music Festival. Bravo!
Summer 2018: DARREN and SARAH recorded movement one (Prélude à deux) and movement four (Intermission) from Fernande Decruck’s Saxophonesques. This performance celebrates these rare and almost forgotten duets and appears to be the only recording on the Internet. Click here to watch.