South African College of Music Proudly presents the International WOODWIND & SAXOPHONE FESTIVAL featuring internationally acclaimed recording artist & educator Chris Collins (USA) Claudio Zolla of Rampone & Cazzani (makers of Handmade Italian Saxophones – Italy) Becky Stelzner, Bridget Rennie Salonen, Mike Rossi, Shannon Mowday, the Amanda Tiffin Trio featuring Chris Collins, Saxcology, and the UCT BIG BAND conducted by Darryl Andrews featuring Chris Collins

The festival will feature master-classes, mouthpiece design workshop by Johannes Gerber, ensembles, industry related products, instrument repair workshop, and the latest woodwind/saxophone instruments and designs. In conjunction with Paul Bothner Music Rampone & Cazzani – makers of Handmade Italian Saxophones, Quarna Sotto, Italy & the Italian Institute of Culture - Pretoria Wayne State University, USA The Cape Town Big Band Festival SAJE (South African Association for Jazz Education)
SA Woodwinds in partnership with Musical Pleasures will be exhibiting reeds, flute and sax books, sheet music and accessories. th Friday 11 May from 2pm in the Chisholm Recital Hall & SACM Foyer Saturday 12th May from 9am Daytime events are free! RSVP by May 4th:
Normal SACM concert prices for May 11th/12th evening performances @ 20h15

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Friday May 11th Events 13h00-13h45 14h00- 14h45 (*start) 15h00-15h45 16h00-16h45 17h00-17-h45 20h15-21h15 21h00-22h00 Registration in C7 (events will take place in C7 - Chisholm Recital Hall) Workshop: Developing and applying an expressive tone – Prof. Chris Collins Workshop: Woodwind design and manufacturing -Claudio Zolla Developing Sight Reading Skills - Becky Stelzner Saxophone Mouthpiece Workshop by Johannes Gerber Concert featuring Chris Collins with the Amanda Tiffin Trio Concert Reception in C6 for artists and sponsors

Saturday May 12th Events 09h00-09h30 9h30-10h00 10h00-10h30 10h30-11h00 11h00-11h45 12h00-12h45 13h00-13h45 14h00-14h45 15h00-15h45 16h00-16h45 20h15 Registration & Exhibits – C7 (Chisholm Recital Hall) & SACM Foyer Workshop: Repair Basics with Victor de Freitas Uncommon Etudes – Mike Rossi & Micu Narunsky Exhibits - SACM Foyer Saxophone Group Masterclass - Chris Collins Breathing – Bridget Rennie Salonen Lunch - Veronika’s, Exhibits - SACM Foyer Woodwind design and manufacturing - Claudio Zolla …. Shannon Mowday as a Saxophonist in the Music Industry Double or Nothing Workshop – Mike Rossi SAXCOLOGY and the UCT Big Band featuring Chris Collins

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