J. Michael Holmes
(13:00, Saturday 14 July, Buchanan Theatre)
J. Michael Holmes — Soprano Saxophone and Electro-Acoustic Music
J. . Michael Holmes is a talented solo and chamber musician who “…is emerging as one of America’s stars in the world of the concert saxophone” (John Sampen). . Professor Holmes’ active playing career has seen him performing at some of the most prestigious venues in the United States, including Carnegie Hall, and also throughout Europe and Taiwan. . Holmes has shared the stage with artists ranging from Ben Folds to the Temptations — Manhattan Transfer to Idina Menzel… just to name a few. . Mr. . Holmes is currently Clinical Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Illinois School of Music as well as the Enrollment Management Director for the School of Music. . Prior to his appointment at the University of Illinois, Michael was the Director of Marketing for Reed Instruments at Conn-Selmer, Inc. . and had previously held the position of Artistic Advisor and Product Specialist with the Vandoren Corporation. . Holmes has performed as principal saxophonist with numerous orchestras including the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra. . Professor Holmes is pleased to be a Selmer Artist/Clinician and performs on Selmer Paris saxophones exclusively, as well as a Vandoren Artist and plays Vandoren reeds, ligatures, and mouthpieces exclusively.
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