Jeremy Brown


Jeremy Brown a choisi d'interpréter:
Jeremy Brown has chosen to perform:

Tim Brady

Two Chords Less Than a Blues

[saxophone ténor, percussion et piano / tenor saxophone, percussion and piano]

David Eagle

Peel Out *

[saxophone alto , percussion et piano / alto saxophone, percussion and piano]

avec la participation de:
with the pariticipation of:
Brent Van Dusen, percussion
Charles Foreman, piano
Jennifer Snow, piano
* Création / World premiere
Jeremy S. Brown is associate professor of music education at the University of Calgary where he is chairman of the music education division, instructor of saxophone, conducts the Symphonic Band, and teaches courses in music education. He was recently awarded the 1999 University of Calgary Student's Union "Teaching Excellence Award" for the Faculty of Fine Arts. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio where he studied principally with James Hill and Craig Kirchhoff in saxophone and conducting.

Before coming to Alberta in 1982, he attended the Eastman School of Music where studied saxophone with Ramon Ricker and received a Master of Music degree as a woodwind specialist and the rarely conferred Performer's Certificate in Saxophone. His undergraduate education was in woodwinds and music education at Washington State University where he studied with Randall Spicer, Robert Miller and Frances Risdon. He has also studied at the University of Southern California. Widely recognized for his interest in music education, Dr. Brown frequently appears as a conductor, clinician and adjudicator throughout North America, he is a "Yamaha Performing Artist."

Dr. Brown has had his research published in the Instrumentalist, Journal of Band Research, Journal of the World Association of Symphonic Bands and Ensembles, Saxophone Symposium and Canadian Band Journal. As a saxophonist, he has performed professionally with many artists including Johnny Mathis, Paul Anka, Mel Torme, musicals such as "Chorus Line" "West Side Story," "Showboat," "Wizard of Oz" and has performed as a soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra and the Kensington Sinfonia as well as many other orchestras and bands. Recently, he completed a compact disc recording with the Kensington Sinfonia of works by Norman Symons and Heitor Villa-Lobos. He performed at the 1997 World Saxophone Congress in Valencia, Spain in the European premier of works by composers Kelly-Marie Murphy and Allan Gordon.

He has recorded for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a solo saxophonist numerous times. In November of 1997 he was featured soloist with the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra performing Scaramouche and La Creation du monde by Darius Milhaud with conductor Hans Graf. That performance was broadcast on CBC across Canada numerous times.

Dr. Brown is conductor of the Calgary Concert Band and has appeared as guest conductor of the Calgary Civic Symphony and Altius Brass and several American and Canadian honor bands. In addition, his group SAXOFFONEE was invited to perform at the 1997 Montreux Jazz Festival and also performed at festivals in Brienz, Verbier and Brunnen. In 1996 the University of Calgary Symphonic Band, under his direction performed to considerable critical acclaim at the Western Conference of the College Band Director's National Association in Reno, Nevada.

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