WSCXVI WILLIAM STREET Tour de France excerpts by Alfred Joel Fisher

William H. Street
(18:00, Saturday 14 July, Younger Hall)
William H. Street — Alto Saxophone
William Street has performed and lectured in Belgium, Canada, Russian Federation, France, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, Ukraine and the USA. He tours frequently with pianist Roger Admiral and The Quatuor International de Saxophones, emphasizing the importance of both solo and chamber music making. Strongly influenced by his former teachers Etheridge, Hemke and Londeix, Street has sought to make heard the music of today’s composers in his concerts. He can be heard on compact disc recordings Sunthesis: Les Septs Iles, L’Ensemble International de Saxophones, At Your Service with pianist Sylvia Taylor, and the Centaur recording of Evolution V for five saxophonists by Marilyn Shrude, with the Chicago Saxophone Quartet. Tre Vie, Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra by Malcolm Forsyth with Grzegorz Nowak and the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra was nominated for a 1999 Juno award and has been re-issued in 2009. He recorded Heliosaxo, My Very First Solo and Westwind, Canadian Music for Saxophone with Roger Admiral and Quatuor International de Saxophone LIVE. Street also served as jury member for international competitions in Belgium, France, Russia, Thailand, Ukraine and the United States. He served as President of the North American Saxophone Alliance from 1992-1994.

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