THE CLASSICAL SAXOPHONE PROJECT PRESENTS
JAVIER OVIEDO SAXOPHONE
JEAN-PIERRE SCHMITT CONDUCTOR
THURSDAY, MARCH 30, 2023
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
15 EAST 65TH STREET, NEW YORK
Classical Saxophonist and international recording and performing artist Javier Oviedo will perform with the CSP Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Jean-Pierre Schmitt at the beautiful Kosciuszko Foundation on Manhattan's Upper East Side.
The program features original music and adaptations for the saxophone by composers of bygone years and of today.
Bring in the spring with good friends and good music!
Each year CSP presents opportunities for young performers to perform with its orchestra. This year we are proud to present student saxophonists Jacob Laham and Ryan McNulty.
6:30 - Welcome drink
7:15 - Concert begins
8:30 - Champagne reception and photos with the artists
Jacob Laham is a senior studying Music Education at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) and is currently completing his student teaching in the Greater Danbury area. He works as a tutor in music courses at WCSU, teaches private lessons, and works as a woodwind technician for a local high school marching band. Jacob has been a saxophonist for 12 years, playing in many school-based, community, and honors ensembles. He is thankful to Javier Oviedo and the Classical Saxophone Project for giving him an opportunity to perform in this concert.
Ryan McNulty is a musician based the Western Connecticut area. He is a senior music education major at Western Connecticut State University, where he privately studied saxophone under Javier Oviedo and Andrew Beals. Ryan was the first chair saxophonist in multiple ensembles at WCSU, including their Wind Ensemble, Jazz Orchestra, and the jazz saxophone chamber ensemble "Frankensax." Ryan and colleagues Jacob Laham and Cory Wooley won the 2022 James Furman Chamber Competition. He has also had the pleasure of performing alongside Grammy Nominated jazz pianist Christian Sands, as well as American jazz pianist Aaron Goldberg.
CSP’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.
CSP wishes to thank the Arts & Letters Foundation and individual contributors for their continued support.
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