The newly formed Elysian Quartet is comprised of graduate students at the University of Oklahoma who have all competed and placed in chamber music competitions, as well as solo competition. Some of the chamber music competitions include the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Competition (2d place winner 2016, and 3rd place winner 2017), the Coltman National Music Competition (2nd place winner 2017), the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (Semifinalist 2017, Quarterfinalist 2013), as well as university-sponsored competitions like the Central Michigan University SAI Small Ensemble Competition (1st place winner 2014 and 2017, 2nd place winner 2016). The OU Graduate Quartet plans to compete in a multitude of competitions this year, including the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition, the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Competition, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.
Jared Waters, soprano saxophone
Damian Cheek, alto saxophone
Evan Harris, tenor saxophone
Spiro Nicolas, bariton saxophone
Jul 14 201813:30
recitalMarc Mellits (1966): Red - Moderately funky, Fast, aggressive, vicious, Moderate, with motion, Slow, with motion, Moderate, with motion, Fast, obsessive, bombastic, red (arr. Damian Cheek) (premiere performance)Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1841): Trio Sonata in D minor RV 63 La Follia (arr. Evan Harris)
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