Fall 2016 All-State Etude Master Class performers have been selected!
Sreya Ayinala, Lake Travis High School
Edgar Blandón, Lehman High School
Christopher Jones, St. Andrew’s Episcopal School
Zeke Kruse, Hendrickson High School
Roberto Luis, Hendrickson High School
Dylan Rexrode, Rouse High School
Congratulations to these stellar young musicians – come listen to their playing and soak up Dr. Campbell’s excellent advice about the 2016 All-State Saxophone Etudes! Make sure to bring your saxophone and mouthpiece to the master class so that you can try out great equipment from Vandoren and Selmer!
Fall 2016 Artist
Dr. Griffin Campbell | J. Franklin Bayhi Alumni Professor and Distinguished Professor of Saxophone, Louisiana State University School of Music
Saturday, November 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Lamar Middle School [map]
*the music building is located just north of the track, facing Burnet Rd
About the Artist:
DR. GRIFFIN CAMPBELL, SAXOPHONE
Griffin Campbell has performed to critical acclaim throughout the United States and in Greece, Great Britain, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Slovenia, China, Italy, and Japan. Conference performances include solo appearances at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress, North American Saxophone Alliance, the Society of Composers, Inc., the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, and the International Computer Music Conference, among many others. World premieres include concerti, chamber music, electro-acoustic works, and smaller pieces both in America and abroad. He has received grants from the Louisiana Foundation for the Arts and from Louisiana State University. His recordings can be found on the Capstone, Cat Crisis, Centaur, Electronic Music Foundation, Innova, SEAMUS, Vestige, and WorldWinds labels. He has conducted seminars and master classes in saxophone performance at universities and conservatories throughout the United States, Greece, Brazil and Argentina, and at the Faenza International Saxophone Festival (Italy, 2004, 2006, 2014), the Xian International Clarinet and Saxophone Festival (China, 2005), and the 3rd International Saxophone and Clarinet Encounter in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (2011).
Dr. Campbell holds degrees from Michigan State University (saxophone studies with James Forger) and Pfeiffer College (saxophone studies with Donald Grant and Michael Price). He is the President-Elect of the North American Saxophone Alliance and is Bayhi Alumni Professor and Distinguished Professor of Saxophone at the LSU School of Music, where he has been on faculty since 1984. Griffin Campbell is a Vandoren and Selmer Artist.