Marc Mellits Event, World Premiere, St Nikolaikirche Kiel, Germany
Northern German Tour, Details DTB
The Nottingham, Syracuse, NY
Musical Feast, Burchfield Penney Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY, 8 p.m.
Masterclass Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music
Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music - The Music of Stephen Ferre, 4 p.m.
performing both saxophone concertos by Stephen Ferre
Conductor: Kevin Michael Holzman
Faculty Showcase, State University of New York at Fredonia, 8 p.m.
|07/09 - 07/15/18||
Mana Saxophone Institute @ San José State University
|06/24 - 06/30/18||
Fredonia Summer Music Festival (chamber music coach, teach saxophone master classes)
|06/08 - 06/09/18||
Master Class together with Sabine Hoppe at the Akademie für Tonkunst Darmstadt, Germany
Workshop @ Music University Hamburg, Germany
St Bonaventure University, Allegany, Cattaraugus County, NY
Syracuse Saxophone Ensemble Recital, Syracuse, NY
|04/16 - 04/20/18||
Residency Mana Quartet @ Syracuse University
Solo Concerto: 04/19 at 8 p.m.: Premiere of the new quartet concerto by Nic Scherzinger with the SU Wind Ensemble
Mana Quartet Recital: 04/20 at 8 p.m.
Composition Competition, Reading Session, and Master Classes
'A Musical Feast' Concert, Burchfield Penney Art Center,
Bach Birthday Bash Concert, Syracuse, NY
|03/08 - 03/11/18||
Biennial Conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance
Soloperformance, performance with the Mana Quartet, and participation in presentation of the new group 'Successful Female Saxophonists' and
Bach & Beer, Jamestown, NY
Navy Saxophone Symposium, Virginia
Diane Hunger in the recording studio with pianist Dan Sato
Syracuse Saxophone Ensemble at The Nottingham, Syracuse, NY. 7 p.m.
Solo Recital with pianist Dan Sato. Works by Brahms, Schumann, Massenet, Milhaud, and Whitney. Syracuse, NY. Setnor School of Music. 8 p.m.
Society for New Music, Episcopal Church, Syracuse, NY. Works by Judith Shatin and Lera Auerbach
Gala Concert Syracuse, NY with pianist Ida Tili-Trebicka
Concerts and Masterclasses in Medellin, Colombia. Details TBA
|08/12 - 08/19/17||
Chautauqua Summer Music Festival
|07/08 - 07/15/17||
Mana Saxophone Institute, Festival South, Hattiesburg, MI - our masterclass/workshop for High School and Middle School Students
|06/25 - 07/01/17||
Fredonia Summer Music Camp
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - Klang par2
Ev.-Lutherische Kirchengemeinde Moorrege, with Organist Mitsu Ikenoya
St. Nikolai Church Kiel, Germany
Solo Concerto: Fellini for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble by Johan de Meij
Conductor: Paula Holcomb
Fredonia Wind Symphony
Ethos New Music Series: Marc Mellits Concert
Fredonia, NY - 8 p.m.
Faculty Showcase - Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY - 8 p.m.
Concert Series at University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
Quartet works by Stephen Dankner, Werner Wolf Glaser, and Philipp Glass
Masterclass at University of the Pacific
Up Close Series, Peninsula Jewish Community Center, San Mateo, CA
Quartet works by Stephen Dankner, Werner Wolf Glaser, and Philipp Glass
Festival of New American Music, Sacramento, CA
Works by Pelo, Stillabower, and Derderian
Judge for 'Young Festival Performers Recital Competition'
Sight & Sounds Concert @ UC Davis
Works by Pelo, Stillabower, Villalta, and Minchew
New Music Composers' Concert @ UC Davis
|11/09 - 11/11/16||
Residency & Composition Workshop @ UC Davis
Romanian premiere of Kalevi Aho's new 'Tenor Saxophone Concerto' with the Filarmonica Banatul in Timisoara, Romania
A Musical Feast Concert at the Burchfield Penney Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY
8 p.m. Klang par2 will play 'Black' by Marc Mellits
|08.15. - 08.20.2016||
Chautauqua Music Camp - saxophone instructor - Looking forward to another great year at the Chautauqua Institution!www.chautauquamusiccamps.org
Kiel, Germany: St. Nikolai: Halbe Stunde
Hamburg, Germany: Villa-Lobos - Fantasia and Milhaud - Scaramouche with the Hamburg Symphony
Chestertown, MD - Artist in Residence National Music Festival - May 29-June 11, 2016
|04.26.2016||Masterclass University of Southern Mississippi - Mana Masterclass with USM studens - open to public|
|04.25.2016||University of Southern Mississippi - Mana Guest Artist Recital - Sight and Sound|
|04.19.2016||Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University - Solo Concerto with SU Wind Ensemble - Super excited to be performing Holy Roller by Libby Larsen with the SU Wind Ensemble|
|03.11.2016||Lubbock, Texas - Lubbock Symphony Orchestra - U.S. Premiere Sally Beamish; Chamber Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Strings|
|03.10.2016||Lubbock, TX - North American Saxophone Alliance|
|02.21.2016||Palm Beach, Florida - Music at St Patricks Mana Quartet - Details TBA|
|02.20.2016||University of Miami, Florida - Mana Quartet Masterclass - Mana Quartet Masterclass at University of Miami, Florida|
Jacksonville, FL - Friday Musicale - Mana Quartet
Jacksonville, Florida - Jacksonville Symphony - Mana Quartet
Clearwater, Florida - Peace Memorial Concert Series - Mana Quartet
|02.05.2016||Setnor School of Music, Syracuse University - Faculty Recital - Bach Sonata in Eb for tenor saxophone and organ together with the incomparable Annie Laver|
|01.31.2016||May Memorial, Syracuse, NY - Society for New Music - The NOW Generation - Chamber Concerto by Steve Ferre Remembering the Night Sky, Outlaw in the Gilded Age by Alex Burtzos, and Dancepiece by James Primosch together with the Society All Stars|
Syracuse, NY - Goldenberg Cultural Series - Mana Quartet
Works by Dankner, Bach, Glazunov
NYC, NY - NYC - January 7-10
Concerts in NYC
Details coming soon
|11.14.2015||Berkley, California - Trinity Chamber Concerts - Works by Bach, Dankner, Glazunov|
California - Bay Area - November 10-13
Mana Quartet Bay Area Concerts
Details coming soon
Montante Cultural Center, Buffalo, NY - Solo Recital - Works by Bach, Caravan, von Koch, and Whitney
Piano: Elizabeth Balentine
|09.21.2015||Rosch Recital Hall, Fredonia, NY - Klang par 2 - Faculty Showcase|
Chautauqua Institution, NY - Chautauqua Summer Music Camp - I will be the saxophone instructor at this years camp again - looking forward to it!
17-22. August 2015
Badenweiler, Germany - Bach - Klänge und Worte - Orgelmusik, Werke für Orgel und Instrumente. C.P.E. Bach Solosonate, Marcello Concerto
Horst K. Nonnenmacher, Orgel, begleitet durch das Orchester Prima La Musica. Solistin ist Diane Hunger, Tenor-Saxophonistin im Mana Quartet/USA. Worte und Texte: Pfarrerin Telse Jungjohann-Bader
|07.16.2015||Utrecht, Netherlands - Mana Quartet and Duo Beumer/van Ham|
|07.14.2015||Evangelische Pauluskirche, Badenweiler, Germany - Evolution of the Saxophone Quartet|
|07.09.2015||Strasbourg, France - SaxOpen - Konzert: July 10: Premiere of Mika Pelos saxophone quartet made possible by the 2015 Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program|
|07.03.2015||Darmstadt, Germany - Private Event - Music by Piazzolla|
|05.31.2015||Chestertown, MD - Mana Saxophone Institute - Saxophone workshop and various concerts in Chestertown!|
|04.19.2015||St. Peter the Fisherman Church, Fairmont, VA - Fairmont Chamber Music Society - Music by Bach, Dankner, Lukas, and Singelee|
West Virginia University - Saxophone Day @ West Virginia University - The West Virginia University saxophone studio is proud to hold its second saxophone day this April 18th. The
saxophone program is thrilled to host these outstanding guest artists from across the nation. The artists featured this year are some of the brightest young talents in the saxophone
world. They include Dr. Geoffrey Deibel from Wichita State University, the Post-Haste Reed Duo featuring saxophonist Sean Fredenburg and the Mana Saxophone Quartet. The event will
include concerts and master classes by the guest artists and will feature the winners of the first annual Appalachian Saxophone Competition. Please join us this April at WVU for a day
filled with saxophone!
Schedule of Events:
Mana Sax Quartet masterclass: 12 p.m.
Post-Haste Duo Recital: 1 p.m.
Geoffrey Deibel Recital: 2 p.m.
Post-Haste Duo masterclass: 5 p.m.
Geoffrey Deibel masterclass: 6 p.m.
Mana Sax Quartet Recital: 7 p.m.
All events will be held at the Creative Arts Center on the WVU campus in the Bloch Recital Hall and are free and open to the public. Please contact Dr. Michael Ibrahim (email@example.com) or Carl Wiggins (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions about this year’s saxophone day at WVU.
|03.29.2015||Canisius College - Faculty Recital - Repertoire: TBD|
|03.11.2015||Stillwater, OK - Oklahoma State University Contemporary Music Festival - Sight & Sound project concert. Featuring a program of Mana-dedicated works. The presentation includes multi-media, film, and projected images, enhancing the audiences experience and participation. The program includes quartets by Clare Shore, Kevin Villalta, and Everette Minchew.|
|03.08.2015||Arkadelphia, OK - The Mana Quartet @ Henderson State University - Mana will perform quartets by Stephen Dankner, Jean-Baptiste Singelee, and J.S. Bach, showcasing the diversity of the saxophone quartet.|
The Mana Quartet Residency at University of Arkansas - The Arkansas Saxophone Symposium
The University of Arkansas, Department of Music will be the host for a three day symposium for collegiate and high school saxophonists. The Mana Saxophone Quartet will be in residence for the event. All activities are free and open to the public. Events for the symposium will include:
~Thursday, March 5th, 11:00 am in the Billingsley Music Building – “Composing for the Saxophone Quartet”. The Mana Quartet will visit with composers about writing for the saxophone quartet.
~Thursday, March 5th, 7:30 pm in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall – Mana Saxophone Quartet Recital.
~Friday, March 6th, 9 am until 5 pm – Performances by Arkansas Saxophonists and Quartets. The Mana Quartet will give masterclasses for collegiate quartets during the day’s activities.
~Saturday, March 7th, 9 am until 4 pm – Clinics and Performances for High School Students. Collegiate and High School students will rehearse and present an afternoon concert along with a performance by the Mana Saxophone Quartet to close the symposium.
Rosch Recital Hall, Fredonia, NY - Faculty Showcase - Drei Sonaten im alten Stil by Werner Wolf Glaser
Light and Shadow for Saxophone Quartet by Robert Starer
together with Wildy Zumwalt, Jacob Swanson, and Sarah Marchitelli
|11.14.2014||Burchfiel Penney Art Gallery - Musical Feast - Klang par2|
|11.03.2014||Buffalo, NY - Montante Cultural Center|
|09.25.2014||Shewan Recital Hall, Roberts-Wesleyan College, Spencerport, NY - Faculty Showcase|
|06.07.2014||Darmstadt, Germany - Duos with Susanne Scheer|
|03.20.2014||University of Illinois - National Conference North American Saxophone Alliance - Piano: Liz Ames|
|03.13.2014||Buffalo, NY - PAUSA Art House|
|02.24.2014||SUNY Fredonia - Faculty Showcase - Holy Roller by Libby Larsen with pianist James Welch|
|11.15.2013||Rosch Recital Hall, SUNY Fredonia - Klang par2|
|11.03.2013||SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall - Retro Concert - Piano: Mary Cobb|
|10.03.2013||Spencerport, NY - Faculty Showcase Roberts Wesleyan College|
|09.27.2013||Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY - Fundraiser for Claudia Hoca|
|08.12.2013||Chautauqua, NY - Chautauqua Music Camp - ends August 17, 2013|
SUNY Fredonia - Fredonia Summer Music Festival
I am glad to be teaching saxophone again at this years Summer Festival for Winds, Brass, and Percussion High School students!
|04.19.2013||Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY - Lecture Recital: The Larsson Saxophone Concerto|
|03.10.2013||Peter & Elisabeth C Tower, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY - A Musical Feast - Klang par2|
|10.25.2012||International Saxophone Symposium and Competition (ISSAC)|
|09.29.2012||Diers Recital Hall, Fredonia, NY - Faculty Recital - Join pianist Liz Ames and me in a "test-run" of my ISSAC competition program :)|
|08.13.2012||Chautauqua, NY - Chautauqua Summer Band Festival - I will be the saxophone teacher at this years Band festival. Happy to be part of it again!|
|07.10.2012||Scotland ! - World Saxophone Congress XVI - Performance of Klang par2 and the newly found Saxophone Ensemble Parabolico !!|
Fredonia, NY - SUNY Fredonia Summer Music Festival - Woodwing Faculty recital will be wednesday night ;)
|05.07.2012||Little Theater, Rochester, NY - Rest is Noise - I will be giving the NY premiere performance of Jason Thorpe Buchanan's work for Solo Saxophone "Doublethink"|
|04.20.2012||SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall - Michael Lanci - Klang par2 performs Shift|
|04.08.2012||Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, NYC - Winners Concert of the American Protégé International Competition for Piano and Strings - I will be playing Dinescu's Improvisation at my Carnegie Hall Debut as a 1. Prize Winner of the American Protégé Competition.|
|03.27.2012||Wilmoth Hall, Nazareth College, Rochester, NY - International Alliance of Women in Music - Cindy McTee - Timepiece|
Phoenix, Arizona - National Conference of North American Saxophone Alliance -
Duo Performance Klang par2:
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY - 2. (and last) Doctoral Recital - Albright - Sonata
Terzakis - Der Hölle Nachklang
Larsen - Holy Roller
Bizet/Borne - Carmen Fantasie
McTee - Timepiece for saxophone and computer recorded music on CD
This will be fun and I'd be happy to see you there!!
|02.20.2012||SUNY Fredonia, Rosch Recital Hall - Faculty Showcase - Cindy McTee - Timepiece for Alto Saxophone and computer recorder music on CD|
|02.07.2012||Rochester, NY - Claude Delangle Masterclass - Bizet/Borne - Carmen Fantaisie|
|12.08.2011||Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY - Chamber Music of Steven Stucky|
|10.31.2011||Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY - E.S.P. Halloween Concert|
|10.28.2011||Steinway Hall, New York City - E.S.P.|
|10.05.2011||Großer Saal, Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt, Germany - As time goes by... - Retirement Concert Linda Bangs|
|09.19.2011||Rosch Recital Hall, Fredonia, NY - Faculty Showcase|
|09.15.2011||Ardrey Memorial Auditorium, Flagstaff, Arizona - Klang par 2 - Conference International Alliance of Women in Music|
|08.18.2011||Chautauqua, McKnight Hall - Faculty Showcase|
|08.15.2011||Chautauqua - Chautauqua Summer Festival - I am teaching individual lessons at the Chautauqua Summer Festival and play with the band :)|
|06.26.2011||Fredonia, NY - Fredonia Summer Music Festival - Teaching masterclasses, faculty recital, conducting saxophone ensemble|
|06.18.2011||Alte Synagoge Mainz-Sprendlingen - Klang par2 on tour|
|06.03.2011||Musik-Universität Oldenburg, Olbg. - Klang par2 on tour/Colloquium|
|06.01.2011||St. Nikolai-Kirche Kiel - Klang par2 on tour/Halbe Stunde|
|05.28.2011||Hof Akkerboom, Northern Germany - Klang par2 on tour|
|04.08.2011||Hatch Recital Hall - 1. DMA Recital - works by Maros, Keuris, Tomasi, Decruck etc.|
|03.27.2011||Eastman School of Music - Masterclass Timothy Roberts|
|03.19.2011||Eisenhauer Hall Ballroom, West Point, NY - Klang par2 - Klang par 2 performs 'Birthday Music for Sigurd Rascher' by Erland von Koch at the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference|
Eisenhauer Hall Ballroom, West Point, NY - Solo Performance NASA Conference - Diane performs the Martin Ballade at the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference at West Point,
Assisted by Pi-Lin Ni, piano
|03.18.2011||Eisenhauer Hall Ballroom, West Point, NY - Eastman Saxophone Project - E.S.P. is performing at the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Conference|
|03.01.2011||Sacred Heart Cathedral - Martin - Ballade - Performance as 2011 Eastman Concerto Competition Winner with Eastman Graduate Chamber Ensemble|
|02.28.2011||Hatch Recital Hall, Rochester - E.S.P. in Concert|
Rosch Recital Hall, SUNY Fredonia - Saxophone in Concert - faculty recital
Diane Hunger - Saxophone
Jiyong Kim - Piano
Kent Park Arboretum, Webster, NY - OSSIA New Music Ensemble - premiere of Prof. Bob Morris's outdoor piece 'Arboretum'
two performances, one at 2pm and another at 4pm
Fredonia, NY - Fredonia Summer Music Festival - Workshopdozentin
(Meisterkurse, Kammermusikunterricht, Saxophonensemble und Dozentenkonzert)
|06.09.2010||Szczecin, Polen - Saxophone Festival - Sopransaxophonistin in 2 Saxophonorchesterkonzerten und Kammermusikkonzert mit Prof. Dr. Wildy Zumwalt|
|06.04.2010||Schloß Salzau - HDW|
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg - Kammermusikkonzert - Präsentation Saxophonduo mit Prof. Dr. Wildy Zumwalt
Aufführung des neuen Werkes 'Kolyma Tale II'
Akademie für Tonkunst, Darmstadt - Kammermusikkonzert - Prof. Dr. Wildy Zumwalt SAXOPHON
Diane Hunger SAXOPHON
Björn Lehmann KLAVIER