Saxophonists John Perrine and Brian Utley are both regular guest artists and clinicians at universities and secondary schools throughout the country. Perrine is Associate Professor of Music at Cleveland State University in Ohio, where he teaches saxophone, directs the jazz ensembles, and serves as the Coordinator of Jazz Studies.
Brian Utley is Adjunct Associate Professor of Saxophone at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, and has been a featured soloist with the Vanderbilt Wind Symphony, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Nashville Symphony, Jackson Symphony, and the Nashville-based contemporary music ensemble, Intersection.
The program will include the world premieres of “Sonata: Folie à Deux” by UAB Associate Professor of Music William Price, and “Circling” for two saxophones by David Froom; “The Garden of Love” for alto saxophone and fixed media by JacobTV; "Caprice en forme de valse" by Paul Bonneau; and “Rush Hour” for tenor saxophone and fixed media by William Price.
The UAB Jemison Visiting Professorship in the Humanities sponsors the concert. Admission is free and open to the public. For information, call 205-934-7376 or visit the department online at www.uab.edu/cas/music