The Wright State University Saxophone Quartet is a performing chamber ensemble comprised of music students under the musical coaching of Professor Shelley Jagow. All members are music education and/or performance majors at Wright State University. Quartet membership is chosen annually on a highly selective audition process.
The WSU Saxophone Quartet is a recipient of the Edgar Hardy Scholarship, the Dayton Chamber Music Society Scholarship, the Chamber Music Institute Fellowship, and the Wright State University Presidential Commendation for Excellence. The quartet has commissioned and premiered works from national composers all across the world. The group performs a diverse musical repertory and is often invited to perform at school, community, and professional events including the Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA) State Conference, the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) conferences, the International Society for Music Education (ISME), and the United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium.
The Saxophone Quartet has performed throughout the United States:
Connecticut, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Utah, Virginia, and Washington D.C.
International performance tours:
Support young musicians by booking the Saxophone Quartet for your next event. The Quartet has been hired to perform at private and public events such as birthday parties, retirement parties, holiday events, festivals, church and school activities, and a variety of other venues. The fee is donated to the WSU Saxophone Studio Fund to support educational activities such as conference attendance and performance.
For more information on hiring the quartet for your next event, please contact Shelley Jagow at (937) 775-2178 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2016-17 Quartet membership:
Zach Greenwalt (soprano), Emiko Bowers (alto), Alex Welch (tenor), and Nathan Emerson (baritone)
Andrew Hackworth (soprano), Ian Blouch (alto), Caroline Brendsel (tenor), and Dalton Throckmorton (baritone)