With featured soloists Quatuor Habanera, Robert Young, and Chief Musician Dana Booher
This event is part of the 43rd International Saxophone Symposium hosted by the U.S. Navy Band, which features over 150 performances, masterclasses and lectures designed for musicians of all ages. First hosted in 1978, the International Saxophone Symposium annually features some of the most renowned saxophonists in the world while highlighting the prominence of the saxophone in both classical and jazz literature.
Friday night's concert presents the U.S. Navy Concert Band with a mixture of band pieces and classically oriented saxophone solos, with featured soloists Quatuor Habanera, Robert Young, and Chief Musician Dana Booher. In previous years, soloists with the Concert Band have included Vincent David, Claude Delangle, Jean-Yves Fourmeau, Timothy McAllister, Otis Murphy, Donald Sinta and many others.
This event is open to the public and no tickets are required. The U.S. Navy Band Commodores will also perform a concert on Saturday, January 14 at 8 p.m. with special guest Melissa Aldana. For more information on the symposium happening January 13-14, please visit the U.S. Navy Band’s website.