Congratulations to our very own PPC student, Jacob Bernat, for being chosen as one of the winners of the 2018-2019 Symphonic Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition!! He will be performing Paul Creston’s Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra with the Penn State Symphonic Wind Ensemble next semester. We are so proud to have such an amazing musician in our studio!
The Symphonic Wind Ensemble under the direction on Professor Dennis Glocke put on another spectacular performance to round out the concert series for this academic year! Congratulations to all of the instrumentalists, and a special acknowledgment goes out to Noah Brenemen for his breath-taking oboe concerto performance!
To listen to a recording of the performance, click here!
To see the concert program, click here!
Members of the Penn State Saxophone Studio performed a spectacular performance! Congratulations to all of the soloists and the Saxophone Ensemble for a great performance!
Also, a big thank you goes out to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County for allowing us to perform in their space!
Another great performance by the Penn State Symphonic Band under the direction of Professor Dennis Glocke for the books! Congratulations to the saxophone section for being a part of such amazing music making. Bravo!
To view a recording of the performance, click here!
To view the program from the performance, click here!
Congratulations to our very own Dr. David Stambler for receiving the College of Arts and Architecture 2018 Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching! Congratulations Dr. Stambler!
Congratulations to the saxophone teaching assistant Ian Robinson for being selected as one of the winners of the Spring 2018 Penn State Philharmonic Concerto Competition! He will be performing the Symphonic Rhapsody by John Anthony Lennon with the orchestra next year! Congratulations Ian!
Congratulations to Thomas Snyder (Junior, BM Performance) on being selected as one of the winners of the Fall 2017 Symphonic Wind Ensemble concerto competition! He will be performing Andre Waignein's Rhapsody for Alto Saxophone with the Wind Ensemble next year. Congratulations Tom!
WE ARE very happy to welcome the incoming freshman class into
the SAXOPHONE STUDIO at the PENN STATE School of Music!
Professor of Saxophone, Dr. David Stambler, recently released a CD with the acclaimed saxophone ensemble Capitol Quartet, entitled “Balance”. UPDATE - 2016: The CD includes Carter Pann's "THE MECHANICS: Six from he Shop Floor", commissioned and premiered by Capitol Quartet that was named a finalist for the 2016 PULITZER PRIZE in Music. Read the review on Audiophile Audition
Congratulations to Penn State Saxophonist Patrick Feher, Co-winner of the Symphonic Wind Ensemble concerto competition.
He will be performing the Walter Hartley Concerto for Saxophone in November, 2016, with the Symphonic Wind Ensemble.