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MSU Saxophone Ensemble and SAGA Quartet to Perform at TMEA!

The Midwestern State University Saxophone Ensemble has been accepted to perform a showcase concert at the 2018 Texas Music Education Association Conference in February in San Antonio, in collaboration with the MSU Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Gordon Hicken.  In addition, the SAGA Quartet will be performing a recital, as well.

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New Article in Saxophone Today AND New Events Announced

The November/December issue of Saxophone Today is on (virtual) stands now, and includes my review of the 2016 European University of Saxophone.  Check it out!

Also, for those of you attending the 39th United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium, I will be presenting a recital of works by Marcos Balter and Alex Mincek, as well as a lecture on the history of saxophones in F and C.  I hope to see you there!

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Time Set for Rogue Two Performance at TXMEA

Rogue Two's performance time has been set for our showcase recital at the 2017 TxMEA Conference!  We'll be playing at 9:30am on Thursday, February 9th in the Main Lobby of the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio.  We're looking forward to an exciting program!

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Time Set for 2017 TXMEA Clinic

I'll be presenting my clinic "Stop the Honks!  Beautiful Saxophone Sounds From Day One" at 8am on Saturday, February 11th in CC 225 in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio Texas at the TMEA Conference!  I look forward to seeing you there!

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New Article in December 2015 Instrumentalist

My article "Woodwind Books for Band Directors," which details several standard, wonderful reference materials which every music educator should possess, has been published in the December 2015 issue of The Instrumentalist!  Check it out!

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Allen Featured on a Second "Modern Saxophonist"

The second conversation I had with the great guys at The Modern Saxophonist has just been published.  I share some thoughts about commissioning new literature.  Check it out here:

http://www.themodernsaxophonist.com/2015/09/20/tmsp-14-dr-andrew-allen-masterclass/

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Allen Featured on The Modern Saxophonist Podcast

I've just been featured on the latest episode of The Modern Saxophonist podcast, discussing my research on the history of large saxophone ensembles.  Check it out!

http://www.themodernsaxophonist.com/2015/09/17/tmsp-13-dr-andrew-allen-guest-spot-sax-ensemble/

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