Hawaii born saxophonist Allen Won returns from New York for a masterclass covering fundamentals and concepts of playing the saxophone. A graduate of the Mannes College of Music (NYC), Allen trained under saxophonist Harvey Pittel and the legendary Joe Allard.
Allen's itinerary has encompassed performances with numerous groups including the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the New York Philharmonic, the New York City Ballet, the City Opera, The New Jersey Philharmonic, and various Jazz and experimental groups.
Among the many venues he has performed in are CBGB's the Blue Note NYC, the Blue Note Japan, the Knitting Factory in NYC, the Caramoor Festival in Katonah, NY, Carnegie Hall, NYC, the 92nd Street Y, NYC, Jacob's Pillow in Massachusetts, Stamford College Palo Alto, CA, the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and also several Broadway shows.
Allen Won's masterclass was held on March 20, 2018 at the Kalani Bandroom at 7pm.
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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.