the magazine

13 Jun 2019

Volume 44, Number 2

This issue's articles include:

Jane Booth
We meet Jane Booth, the classical clarinettist and early instruments pioneer who remains as active as ever as a performer while also finding time to head up a new mentoring programme at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Chris Walters
Shadow boxing
Bill Connor’s new work for bass clarinet, Sciamachy Ohne Schatten, is perhaps unique in that it has not one but two different accompaniments, one for wind orchestra and a completely rewritten piano accompaniment.
Stephanie Reeve
On the shop floor
The Clarinet and Saxophone Department Manager at Howarth of London, shares her experience of working at one of the capital’s busiest specialist music shops.
Olivia Wild
Narrow Escape
The saxophonist Tomasso Starace’s new album features no harmony instruments, meaning that the musical texture is created by two saxes, bass and drums only.
Chris Walters
Golden age
In the second instalment of a two-part article started in the last issue, we examine the intertwined histories of the big band and single-reed instruments, this time focusing on the period of big bands’ greatest prominence: the mid-30s to the mid-60s.
Kenneth Morris
Standing out
What makes a successful music college audition? Saxophonist Kyle Horch (saxophone professor at the Royal College of Music) and clarinettist Michael Harris (former head of woodwind at Birmingham Conservatoire) share their top tips.
CASSGB Young Saxophone Soloist Competition
Find out all about the criteria and entry process for CASSGB’s latest competition, designed to shine a light on the next generation of classical saxophone talent.

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