Performances

– November 21, 2017 –
Oakland University, Varner Recital Hall, Rochester, MI
Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble
Dr. Jeffrey Heisler, soloist; Oakland University Wind Symphony, Greg Cunningham, conductor

– October 29, 2017 –
Oakland University, Varner Recital Hall, Rochester, MI
Fantasmi
Garrett Klauss, solo alto sax; Alex Sellers, solo alto saxophone; Oakland University saxophone ensemble

– October 23, 2017 –
West Virginia University, Bloch Learning & Performing Arts Hall, Morgantown, WV
Notturno: In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu
Samantha Donnell, flute; Justin Massey, alto saxophone; Youngju Lee, piano

– October 20, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, New Music Festival 38, Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green, OH
Face of the Moon
Duo Montagnard: Joseph Murphy, saxophone; Matthew Slotkin, guitar

– October 12, 2017 –
Western Carolina University, Coulter Building Recital Hall, Cullowhee, NC
Postcards, Trope, For Luciano, River Song
Alex Sellers, alto saxophone

– October 9, 2017 –
Georgia Southern University, Carol A. Cortez Concert Hall, Statesboro, GA
Postcards, Trope, For Luciano, River Song
Alex Sellers, alto saxophone

– October 1, 2017 –
Wichita State University, Miller Concert Hall, Wichita, KS
Trope
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Mark Bunce, electronics

– September 29, 2017 –
University of Nebraska Kearney, Fine Arts Recital Hall, Kearney, NB
Trope
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Mark Bunce, electronics

– September 26, 2017 –
Drake University, Turner Jazz Center, Des Moins, IA
Trope
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Mark Bunce, electronics

– September 24, 2017 –
Northwestern University, Galvin Recital Hall, Evanston, IL
Face of the Moon
Duo Montagnard: Joseph Murphy, saxophone; Matthew Slotkin, guitar

– July 19, 2017 –
University of Szeged, Conservatory of Music, Fricsay Hall, Summer Music Study in Hungary, Szeged, Hungary (July 14-28)
River Song. A Postcard from the Sechuan Provence
Li Yusheng, alto saxophone

– June 26, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University SMI 2017, Wolfe Center for the Performing Arts, Donnell Theatre, Bowling Green, OH
Avanti!
Jacob Brawslawce, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– June 19, 2017 –
Snow Pond Music Festival, Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, NEMC Alumni Recital Hall, Sidney, ME
Masks
Epsilon Quartet; Drew Hosler, soprano sax; Nicole Grimone, alto sax; Tess Marjanovic, tenor sax; Jacob Brawslawsce, baritone sax

– June 16, 2017 –
Snow Pond Music Festival, Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, NEMC Alumni Recital Hall, Sidney, ME
Kantada
Joseph Baldanzi, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– June 16, 2017 –
Snow Pond Music Festival, Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute, NEMC Alumni Recital Hall, Sidney, ME
Visions in Metaphor
Robert Hess, alto saxophone

– April 14, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, Choral Rehearsal Room, Bowling Green, OH
Renewing the Myth
Yufei Zhang, alto saxophone; Peisi Luo, piano

– April 9, 2017 –
University of North Texas, Voertman Hall, Denton, TX
Renewing the Myth
Colin Crawford, alto saxophone; Xiao Wang, piano

– April 8, 2017 –
University of North Texas, Voertman Hall, Denton, TX
Renewing the Myth
Sean Murphy, alto saxophone; Xiao Wang, piano

– April 1, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green, OH
Notturno: In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu
ALEA DUO; Paul Mizzi, flute; Chi Him Chik, alto sax; Arata Kaku, piano

– March 31, 2017 –
Western Wyoming Community College, Rock Springs, WY
Notturno: In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu
Verismo Trio– Nicole Riner, flute; J. Scott Turpen, alto saxophone; Theresa Bogard, piano

– March 25, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, Conrad Room, Bowling Green, OH
Lacrimosa
Kendra Heslip, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 25, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green, OH
Shadows and Dawning
Christopher DeLouis, soprano saxophone; Jeffrey Manchur, piano

– March 19, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University, Conrad Room, Wolfe Center for the Arts, Bowling Green, OH
Portraits
Adam O’Dell, piano

– March 18, 2017 –
Ball State University, 47th Annual Festival of New Music, Sursa Hall, Muncie, IN
Sotto Voce
Piano Trio Con Spirito; Yu-fang Chen, violin; Hyerim Jeon, Cello; Soojin Kim, piano

– March 16, 2017 –
Ball State University, 47th Annual Festival of New Music, Sursa Hall, Muncie, IN
Notturno: In Memoriam Toru Takemitsu
ALEA DUO; Paul Mizzi, flute; Chi Him Chik, alto sax; Arata Kaku, piano

– March 11, 2017 –
Place
Quiet Hearts: A Kaddish
alto saxophone

– March 11, 2017 –
NASA Region 8 Conference, Bridgewater State University, Horace Mann Auditorium, Bridgewater, CT
Fantasmi
Gail Levinsky, solo alto sax; Lois Hicks Wozniak, solo alto saxophone; Susquehanna University saxophone ensemble

– March 9, 2017 –
Eastern New Mexico University, Buchanen Hall, Portales, NM
Tierkreis (Marilyn Shrude arranger)
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 9, 2017 –
Eastern New Mexico University, Buchanen Hall, Portales, NM
Memorie di Luoghi
Maria Sampen, violin; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 9, 2017 –
Eastern New Mexico University, Buchanen Hall, Portales, NM
Within Silence
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 9, 2017 –
Eastern New Mexico University, Buchanen Hall, Portales, NM
Lacrimosa
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 8, 2017 –
New Mexico State University, Atkinson Recital Hall, Las Cruces, NM
Tierkreis (Marilyn Shrude arranger)
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 8, 2017 –
New Mexico State University, Atkinson Recital Hall, Las Cruces, NM
Memorie di Luoghi
Maria Sampen, violin; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 8, 2017 –
New Mexico State University, Atkinson Recital Hall, Las Cruces, NM
Within Silence
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 8, 2017 –
New Mexico State University, Atkinson Recital Hall, Las Cruces, NM
Lacrimosa
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 7, 2017 –
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, Center for the Arts, Keller Hall, Albuquerque, NM
Tierkreis (Marilyn Shrude arranger)
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 7, 2017 –
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, Center for the Arts, Keller Hall, Albuquerque, NM
Memorie di Luoghi
Maria Sampen, violin; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 7, 2017 –
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, Center for the Arts, Keller Hall, Albuquerque, NM
Within Silence
Maria Sampen, violin; John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 7, 2017 –
University of New Mexico Albuquerque, Center for the Arts, Keller Hall, Albuquerque, NM
Lacrimosa
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– March 5, 2017 –
NASA Region V, Indiana University-Purdue University, Rhinehart Recital Hall, Fort Wayne, IN
Caritas
Michael Rene Torres, alto saxophone; Yu-Lien The, piano

– March 3, 2017 –
Music by Women Festival, Mississippi University for Women, Connie Sills Kossen Auditorium, Columbus, MS
Quiet Hearts: A Kaddish (World Premiere)
Gail Levinsky, solo alto saxophone

– March 1, 2017 –
Bowling Green State University FAS, Bryan Recital Hall, Bowling Green, OH
Lacrimosa
John Sampen, alto saxophone; Marilyn Shrude, piano

– February 5, 2017 –
Penn State University, Esber Recital Hall, University Park, PA
Renewing the Myth
Carolyn Braus, alto saxophone; Molly D. Orlando, piano