(10:30, Saturday 14 July, St Leonards Auditorium)
Leo Saguiguit — Saxophone; Rachel Aubuchon — Piano
Leo Saguiguit performs throughout the United States and abroad as a soloist and chamber musician. He currently performs with the Athens (Greece) Saxophone Quartet, the Chicago Saxophone Quartet, the Missouri Saxophone Quartet, and Trio Chymera. He has performed at the China International Clarinet & Saxophone Music Festival in Nanning, the World Saxophone Congresses held in Minneapolis and Bangkok, and in numerous conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance and U.S. Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium. As an orchestral saxophonist, Saguiguit has performed regularly with the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Milwaukee Symphony, Grant Park Music Festival Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony, Florida Orchestra, and Missouri Symphony. He has recorded CDs with the Athens Quartet, Impuls Quartet, Chromos Quartet, and the professional wind ensemble Philharmonia à Vent. Saguiguit is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He previously held faculty positions at Northwestern University, Emory University, University of the South, Truett-McConnell College, and the Merit School of Music of Chicago. He earned degrees from Emory University as a student of Stutz Wimmer and Northwestern University, where he was a student of Frederick Hemke. Other teachers include Paul Bro and Jonathan Helton.
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