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Saturday, February 3, 2018

8:15 am – 5:00 pm
UNCG School of Music

guest artists
New Century Saxophone Quartet

New Century Saxophone Quartet group photo


The UNCG School of Music would like to invite saxophonists of all ages to UNCG Sax Fest 2018! Our guest artists for the event will be the New Century Saxophone Quartet. The day will feature recitals, masterclasses, and exhibits.

$40 registration includes lunch and 2018 Sax Fest t-shirt

Register Online


8:15 AM – Registration in Recital Hall Lobby

9:00 AM – UNCG Saxophone Ensemble Welcome Concert

10:30 AM – New Century Saxophone Quartet Masterclass – “How to Play in a Quartet”

11:30 AM – Lunch and Exhibits

1:30 PM – New Century Saxophone Quartet Recital

2:30 PM – Artist Masterclass

4:00 PM – Mass Saxophone Choir

5:00 PM – SaxFest Photo and Closing

Guest Artists

For over 30 years, the New Century Saxophone Quartet has entertained audiences with a combination of skillful artistry and down-home fun. Founded in Winston-Salem, NC, the ensemble was the first of its kind to win the prestigious Concert Artist Guild competition in New York City in 1992. The quartet has toured throughout the United States and the World performing in major concert venues including Carnegie Hall, Chicago’s Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Atlanta’s Spivey Concert Hall, Boston’s Symphony Hall and Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, New York’s Merkin Concert Hall and the Kosciuszko Foundation Townhouse, Washington, D.C’s Strathmore Hall, the Rockport Chamber Music Festival, the Alaska’s Juneau Jazz and Classics Festival, the Villla Schönberg in Zurich, Switzerland, the Conservatoire de Musique in Esch Luxembourg, the Macau International Music Festival and the Academy for the Performing Arts in Hong Kong, China. New Century was also the first saxophone quartet to perform at La Huaca del Complejo Atlapa in Panama City, Panama.

Read more about the quartet at:

Directions and Parking

The UNCG School of Music is located at 100 McIver Street in Greensboro, on the corner of McIver and West Market Streets.

Directions can be found at:

Parking is available in the McIver Parking Deck adjacent to the School of Music.


Details, schedule, and online registration can be found online:

UNCG Sax Fest 2018

Questions? E-Mail Us At [email protected]