Solos for alto saxophone

Joseph Murphy / classical, contemporary

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Two solo pieces titled « Red Herring » by Clare Loveday and « Gradus » by Philip Glass.

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Joseph Murphy is the saxophone professor at Mansfield University of Pennsylvania. He has also been director of bands, department chair, and taught a variety of courses. He received the BME from Bowling Green State University (OH), and the MM and DM from Northwestern University. In 1985-86 he received a Fulbright Award for a year of study in Bordeaux, France where he received a Premier Prix. In June 1996 Dr. Murphy performed a solo recital at Lincoln Center. He has performed in 49 states, 8 Canadian provinces, 24 countries, and 6 continents. He has performed in New York, London, Berlin, Paris, Warsaw, Sydney, Athens, Tokyo, Bangkok, Johannesburg and at 9 World Saxophone Congresses. He has premiered over 40 new works and is a clinician for the Selmer Company and Rico Reeds.


10/07/2015 16:00 - 16:30

Cité de la musique et de la danse - Salle d'Orgue (29)

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  • MURPHY Joseph / alto saxophone (United States)


  • Gradus (Philip Glass)
  • Red Herring (Clare Loveday)