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Past   Concert   Overview


October 14, 2021 West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet performance and masterclass



February 6-7, 2020 — Pennsylvania Concert Tour

Pennsylvania performance and outreach Tour with stops at Slippery Rock University and Indiana University of PA.


January 25, 2020 — Le Saxophone Français at Lincoln Center's Bruno Walter Auditorium

A concert of saxophone quartets by French or French-trained composers, highlighting noteworthy contributions to the repertoire during the first half of the 20th century.


December 8, 2019 — QUOtets

MSQ returns to QUOtets for a performance of Pierné's Introduction et Variations.  More details here.

October 23, 2019 — New Brunswick Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet Concert featuring a light program of standard works.

April 27, 2019, 7:30 pm — Morristown Church-On-The-Green, Morristown, NJ

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet Concert as part of the Music@MUMC Concert Series.

January 30, 2019- Grace  Episcopal Church, White Plains, NY

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet concert as part of the "Downtown Music at Grace" series


October 24, 2018- Saint Peter's University, Jersey City, NJ

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet concert as part of the "Arts on Bergen" concerts series

February 11-12, 2018- Union College, Schenectady, NY

Manhattan Saxophone Quartet gave a two day residency at Union College in Schenectady, NY on February 11-12 of 2018.  Concerts in the Emerson Auditorium on Sunday, February 11th at 3pm and on Monday, February 12th at 1pm.

February 10, 2018- Schenectady Community College, Schenectady, NY

MSQ concert in the Carl B Taylor auditorium featuring works by David Froom, Hilary Tann, Jennifer Higdon and more at 11:30am.


March 25, 2017, 2:30pm- Bruno Walter Auditorium, Lincoln Center, NYC

"Bop": Manhattan Saxophone Quartet Performs Music by Contemporary Women.  Click here for more info.

April 6, 2017- St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, NYC 

A follow-up performance of our repertoire from our Lincoln Center concert.


April 11, 2016-Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC

MSQ gave the U.S. premiere of  Ukrainian composer Volodymyr Runchak's Against all hope, I hope



April 1, 2015, 12:15pm- Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series, New Brunswick, NJ

MSQ performance of celebrated concert standards for saxophone quartet.


February 28, 2015 - Dynamic Music Festival, New York University, NYC

MSQ premiered a new work by Kyle Tiemann-Strauss at the Frederick Loewe Theatre (35 W Fourth Street)



November 11, 2014 - MSQ performed pieces by composers Rex Isenberg and Alex Burtzos on a joint concert entitled "2 x4" with the JACK string quartet at the DiMenna Center's Benzaquen Hall.  Check out a performance video from the concert here.


November 1, 2014 - Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Lincoln Center

MSQ presented a free concert of saxophone quartet music through the ages to commemorate the 200th birthday of Adolphe Sax, the inventor of our instrument.


October 17, 2014 - Manhattan School of Music, Carla Bossi-Comelli Studio

MSQ performed Alex Burtzos' The Revivalist on a concert of the composer's music.  Check out a performance video from the concert here.

March 30, 2014 - Church of the Intercession, NYC
MSQ presented a program along with the Uptown Brass Quintet. The two ensembles combined at the end of the concert to premier a work by Rex Isenberg for saxophone quartet and brass quintet. 
February 1, 2014 - Church of the Holy Apostles, Chelsea, NYC

MSQ performed one work on the Queer Urban Orchestra's "QUOtets" chamber music concert.



November 18, 2013 — Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music, NYC

MSQ premiere of J. Mark Stambaugh's Street of Apparitions, A Canonic Maze for Consort of Saxophones at the Manhattan School of Music faculty composers' concert.


October 6, 2013 — Harrisburg Wednesday Club, Carlisle, PA​

MSQ Recital includeded works by Bach, Glazunov, Bozza, Noon, Cowell, Turpin, and Joplin. 4 pm at the First Lutheran Church of Carlisle.


November 9, 2012 — Leonard Nimoy Thalia, Symphony Space, NYC

MSQ premiere of Quinn Collins Growl, Spit, Shriek, & Pout, David Noon's Six Bagatelles, and Inhyun Kim's Saw Sunrise frequencies emanate.  Guest artists included Mika Godbole, Alexsandr Karjaka, and Dennis Shafer


May 9, 2012 — New Brunswick Downtown Lunchtime Recital Series, First Reformed Church of New Brunswick, NJ
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet recital of diverse contemporary and transcribed works for saxophone quartet

April 23, 2012 — Rutgers University, Schare Hall, New Brunswick, NJ
Chamber recital of works by Albright, Copland, Noon, and Jacobi

March 17, 2012 — The College of New Jersey, Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall, Ewing, NJ
Performance of Robert Young McMahan's Saxophone Quartet as part of TCNJ's new music week program

March 9, 2012 — Cafe Orwell, Brooklyn, NY
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet concert featuring Inhyun Kim's Saxophone Quartet; other works TBD

February 11, 2012 — Lincoln Center, Bruno Walter Auditorium, New York, NY
Premiere of a new quartet by David Noon, other works by Vigeland, Consoli, Lukas, and more

January 20-21, 2012 — International Saxophone Symposium, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
World premiere of Jeff Nytch's Four Winds, written for the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet


October 29, 2011 — Rutgers University, Schare Recital Hall, New Brunswick, NJ

Recital of works for solo saxophone by Turnage, Jacob T.V., Denisov, Rogers, and more

October 2, 2011 — Harrisburg Wednesday Club, Harrisburg, PA
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet performing a concert of celebrated saxophone quartet standards and transcriptions

May 7, 2011 — New York University, New York, NY
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet performance of Mark Engebretson's Deleriade for Flute and Saxophone Quartet

April 4, 2011 — Rutgers University, Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, NJ
Diverse recital program of works by Larsen, Downes, Chance, Decruck, and more
Featuring: soprano vocalist, Rachel Hall; timpanist, Uijoung Ryu; and the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet

March 28, 2011 — Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY
Premiere of Rex Isenberg's Three Pieces for Saxophone Quartet by the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet

March 19, 2011 — Eisenhower Hall Theatre, West Point, NY
Manhattan Saxophone Quartet performance of Marc Consoli's Two Abstractions

February 3, 2011 — The College of New Jersey, Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall, Ewing, NJ
Program to include world premier quartet work by Dr. Robert McMahan; other works TBA

January 7-8, 2011 — Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, Washington D.C.
Premiere of Two Abstractions for Saxophone Quartet by Marc-Antonio Consoli and peformance of David Froom's Quartet
Performance by the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet


December 9, 2010 — Messiah College, Grantham, PA

Performance by the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet (works TBA)

April 22, 2010 — Yale University School of Music, New Haven, CT
Performance by the Manhattan Saxophone Quartet of a work for saxophone quartet and electronics by Andy Akiho

March 31, 2010 — Dutchess Community College, Poughkeepsie, NY
MSM Saxophone Quartet concert featuring works by Maslanka, Florio, Bozza, etc.

February 23, 2010 — Saint Peter's Church, New York, NY
Premier of PollyPiano for saxophone quartet and piano by Tamara Cashour
Part of the New York Composers Circle concert series


April 2009 — New York Metropolitan Museum of Art
MSM Saxophone Quartet performance featuring a variety of works

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