Michael Jacobson To Perform Saxophone Recital At Baylor

Feb. 5, 2003

Baylor University's professor of saxophone Michael Jacobson will perform contemporary music for the saxophone at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in Meadows Recital Hall in the Glennis McCrary Music Building. Pianists Doug Claybrook, senior lecturer in academic studies, and Elvia Puccinelli, assistant professor of piano and director of accompanying, will also be featured on the program.

Jacobson holds a bachelor's degree form Arizona State University, a master's degree from Indiana University and a doctorate from The University of Texas at Austin. He has been a member of the Baylor music faculty since 1984.

The program will open with Klonos, a work from 1993 by Piet Swerts, followed by Warren Benson's Concertino, which dates from 1955.

After intermission, Paul Hayden's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Piano will be heard. This composition was written in 1988 and revised in 2000. The concluding piece on the program will be Denis Bédard's Fantaisie from 1984.

The recital is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Baylor School of Music at 710-3991.

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