Preston Duncan holding a saxophone
Start: September 24, 2016 7:30 p.m.
End: September 24, 2016 9 p.m.
Location: Sursa Performance Hall

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A part of the 20th Anniversary Saxtemberfest series of events.

An internationally acclaimed performer and educator based out of Minneapolis, Preston Duncan has been hailed as “displaying his saxophone mastery” (The Indianapolis Star) with “virtuosic brilliance” (Muncie Star Press) as a “terrific talent” (Marvin Hamlisch). He has appeared as soloist in Paris, Berlin, Austria, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Boston, Costa Rica, Mexico and Taiwan. He has performed on over 65 occasions as soloist with large ensembles including the Indianapolis Symphony Orcehstra, La Grande Orchestre des Alpes de la Mer of Nice, the Bowling Green State University Philharmonic, the University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, and many others.

Duncan currently teaches saxophone at the University of Minnesota. He received his Bachelor of Saxophone Performance from Indiana University where he was a student of Eugene Rousseau. He continued his studies at Bowling Green State University with John Sampen where he received his Master of Music in saxophone performance. In 2002 he completed an Artist Diploma at The Boston Conservatory with Kenneth Radnofsky.

Duncan plays on Yamaha Saxophones and Eugene Rousseau mouthpieces.

Learn more about Preston Duncan.

Program to be announced.

Free and open to the public.

Preston Duncan will also present a master class at 12:00 p.m. (noon) in Sursa Hall.