The UH Saxophone Choir celebrates its 24th season with the largest group in its history. This concert will feature Hawaii’s young talent including the Kawananakoa Middle School Saxophone Quartet, the Pearl City High School Saxophone Quintet and the Hawaii High School Saxophone Ensemble.
The UHSC is excited to include special guest artists Allan & Megan Ward, Guy Lum, Arex Ikehara, and legendary saxophonist Allen Won.
$12 general admission $8 Seniors,
UHM music majors FREE
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Highlights from UH Saxophone Choir 2020
Highlights from Hawai'i High School Saxophone Ensemble (HHSSE) 2020
The Hawaii Saxophone Foundation is proud to present the first recipient of it's Educational Scholarships to Charles Whitaker. One of the missions of the the HSF is to provide scholarships to promising UH saxophone Music Majors. Congratulations and best of luck to Charles!
Registration for Spring 2020 Hawai'i High School Saxophone Ensemble
The Hawaii Saxophone Foundationwill hold auditions for the third annual Hawaii High School Saxophone Ensemble. Students will have the opportunity to work with Hawaii’s top saxophone music educators and professionals. Students will rehearse weekly in preparation for a concert with the University of Hawaii Saxophone Choir.
Audition is December 15, 2019, 10am at Moanalua Middle School Band Room. Auditions are open to all high school saxophonists with a minimum of 2 years experience. (Middle school saxophonists are eligible to audition upon recommendation of their band director or private instructor).
Audition material will consist of:
Tuition fee for members is $75 dollars. There is a $10 dollar non-refundable audition fee.
Students accepted into the program will have this fee applied to the cost of tuition.
Students must provide instruments for participation (privately owned or from schools). Students may be asked to double on other saxophones.
Participants are required to attend weekly rehearsals in preparation for concert activities. Attendance is mandatory. Absences will be excused only for illness or family emergency. Missing 2 or more rehearsals will be grounds for expulsion.
All rehearsals are on Sundays, 10:00am - 11:30am
Rehearsal dates (Subject to Change):
Sunday, Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020
Sunday, Feb 2, 9, 15, 23, 2020
Rehearsal location: Moanalua Middle School Band Room
Sunday, December 15, 2019: Audition, 9:00am-12:30pm
Sunday, January 5, 12, 19, 26, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, February 2, 9, 15, 23, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Sunday, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2020: Rehearsal, 9:00am-12:00pm
Dress rehearsal: TBA Orvis Auditorium, UH music department
Concert: Monday March 2, 2020 Time TBA Orvis Auditorium
(with UH Saxophone Choir)
Arizona State University saxophone professor Christopher Creviston had an outstanding debut concert at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Orvis Auditorium on Monday, October 7, 2019. On Thursday, he held a masterclass at Punahou School, Montague Hall, and shared his insights on "Learning to Manipulate the Saxophone". It was a pleasure to have Mr. Creviston share his music and saxophone mastery with us!
Mr. Creviston has performed in venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to the Apollo Theatre and Prince's Paisley Park. He is respected around the world as a saxophonist with the utmost control and artistry. As soloist and with the Capitol Quartet, he has been featured before some of the most respected ensembles in North America, including the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the National Orchestra, and the Indianapolis Symphony. He has held positions at the Crane School of Music, the University of Windsor, the University of Michigan, and is currently on faculty at Arizona State University. Creviston is President of the North American Saxophone Alliance and a Yamaha Artist.
Howard Tamashiro is an Audiologist Specialist in Honolulu, Hawaii. He graduated with honors from the University of Florida College of Medicine in 2000. His practice of over 25 years has covered a diverse array of experiences in audiology. He is certified by the American Academy of Audiology, the Academy of Doctors of Audiology, and the American Speech & Hearing Association. Doctor Tamashiro discussed the topic of hearing protection and explain the long term care for hearing and options to protect hearing.
Make a donation to the Hawaii Saxophone Foundation
The Hawaii Saxophone Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise the level of awareness and education of the saxophone in Hawaii. Plans to achieve this will be by commissioning new compositions, hosting clinicians for workshops and concerts, providing college scholarships and eventually providing instruments to schools in need.