Here's a picture of Velirium Quartet being coached by Dr. Robert Young. We performed the first movement of Maslanka's Mountain Roads for him and got some excellent feedback and direction. Lots of fun!
Soloing with SHSU Jazz Ensemble
Reese Burgan, taking a ride on the solo changes on the March 6th Jazz Ensemble concert. Had a blast playing with the group and got the chance to solo on on "Freaks of Mayberry" by SHSU alum Sean Nelson, and "In a Tizzy" by Akira Sato. Looking forward to the Jazz Festival featuring world renowned bassist Lynn Seaton!
Velirium Quartet sound checks before the Studio Chamber Recital
Here's a photo of the Velirium Quartet sound checking before the SHSU Sax Studio Chamber Recital on April 9th 2014. The group performed movements 1-5 of David Maslanka's Mountain Roads. Congratulations to all the performers who participated in the recital, which included 4 quartets and 2 duets. The night was a great success!
Velirium Quartet with Dr. Masahito Sugihara
Here's a great photo, post recital, of the Velirium Quartet with our professor, the great Dr. Masahito Sugihara. The recital was a great success and we feel incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to study with such a successful and insightful performer and amazing pedagogue. For more information about Dr. Mas, check out his website.
Bent Frequency Masterclass
Reese Burgan getting coached by Dr. Jan Baker, Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Georgia State University. Reese performed KuKu by Barry Cockroft and received a coaching from Dr. Baker as part of the SHSU Contemporary Music Festivlal.