Rite of Passage 2015

Register online: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rite-of-passage-tickets-17909308223

The 2015 Rite of Passage massed saxophone project brings together classical, jazz and contemporary styles in a night that will feature World and Australian premiere performances of cross-genre works by composer-in-residence Sean Bernard and leading International saxophonist Rob Buckland. In 2013 this project involved over 40 saxophonists and in 2014 the number grew to showcase almost 60 saxophonists on the one stage! Join Matt Styles, Rob Buckland and the WAAPA Saxophone Studio, and witness the awesome power and versatility of the saxophone.

Rehearsals Sunday September 6th 1:30 – 4:30pm, Music Auditorium, WAAPA

Performance Monday September 7th 7.30pm, Music Auditorium, WAAPA

For more information and to register online: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/rite-of-passage-tickets-17909308223

Tickets now available: $25 Full $20 Concession/Friends.
Bookings: http://www.waapa.ecu.edu.au/performances-and-events/performances/music/classical/current/rite-of-passage

For more details, email m.styles@ecu.edu.au

Spread the word, join in the fun and don’t miss out on the opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading sax players!

 Let’s make it 100 sax player on stage this year!

About Rob Buckland
Rob Buckland (Director of Saxophone Studies, Deputy Head of Performance  – winds, strings brass and percussion – at the Royal Northern College, Manchester)  He is a true saxophone virtuoso in both classical and jazz, has a VERY envious list of performances, publications, compositions and recordings (Apollo sax quartet, Michael Nyman Band, Steve Martland Band, Sax Assault, Halle Orchestra, RLPO, CBSO, performances in South Africa, Europe and China) and is an EXCELLENT teacher, performer and musical director.   Click here for more details about Rob.

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