Guest Recital

November 17, 2017


7 p.m.

Gamble Auditorium, Kulas Musical Arts Building

Join us as guest saxophonist Bob Eason performs an incredibly wide-ranging program of concert music including works by Sibelius, Poulenc, Tanada, Khatchaturian, Charpentier and Borne.

Eason is currently an associate instructor of saxophone at Indiana University and a doctoral student studying with Dr. Otis Murphy.

He has performed with the Jacobs School of Music Wind Ensemble under the direction of Professor Stephen Pratt and is the Soprano Saxophonist of the Kenari Quartet.

Throughout his accomplished career as a chamber musician, he was won top prizes at the Coleman Chamber Music Competition (2014), J.C. Arriaga Chamber Music Competition (2013), Plowman Chamber Music Competition (2008, 2013), Chesapeake Bay International Chamber Music Competition (2014), and the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition (2011, 2013, 2015).

Eason has performed several times as a result of various competitions and was recently a semi-finalist in the 4th Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition in Bangkok, Thailand. In 2012 he won 3rd prize in the North American Saxophone Alliance Solo Competition, and in 2006 he won the Moores School of Music's Concerto Competition at the University of Houston and performed Jacques Ibert’s "Concertino da Camera."

A native of Houston, Eason founded the Young Saxophonist’s Institute and continues to teach summer camps in the Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth areas for middle school and high school saxophonists.