Music

 

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Instrumental Study

  • Nine years studying Alto Saxophone with Mr. Robert Porecca during the school year
  • 2015 & 2016 Summer: Study with Professor Ken Randofsky at Tanglewood Saxophone workshop
  • 2014 Summer: Study Mason Gross School of the Arts Rutgers Band and Orchestra Camp

Awards

  • 2014-Current: Tri-M National Music Honors Society

Example Repertoire

  • Solo: Glazunov Concerto, Creston Sonata, Claude T. Smith’s Fantasia, Chopin’s Cello Sonata (transposed for Saxophone), Concertino Da Camera
  • Jazz Band: Take the A Train, Groove Merchant
  • Saxophone Quintet: Yardbird Suite, Take Five
  • Wind Ensemble: Pictures at an Exhibition, Bookmarks from Japan, Incantation and Dance

Notable Performances

  • Performing solo at Tanglewood following workshop completion
  • 2015, 2016: Wind Ensemble performed at NJBA All State Gala
  • Playing in a saxophone quintet at Fellowship Retirement Village

Ensemble Experience

  • 2015- current: Ridge High School Wind Ensemble during lunch (scheduling conflicts)
  • 2013-current: Ridge High School Jazz Band
  • 2014-2016: Self-Organized saxophone quintet; perform at school concerts
  • 2014-2015: Ridge High School Wind Ensemble
  • 2013-2014: Ridge High School Concert Band
  • 2010‐2013: William Annin Middle School Concert Band and Wind Ensemble
  • 2010‐2013: William Annin Middle School Jazz Band

References:

  • Professor Ken Radnofsky. Teaches both at Tanglewood Institute Saxophone Workshop and New England Conservatory in Boston, MA

ken.radnofsky@necmusic.edu;  617-585-1100

  • Dan Zugale. High School Band Director in Basking Ridge, NJ 

dzugale@bernardsboe.com; 908-204-2585 ext: 222

  • Robert Porecca. Private saxophone teacher in Somerset,NJ 

rfporecca@comcast.net; 732-873-8407

 

 

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