Anna Marie Wytko
Saxophone, Music Theory, Chamber Music
McCain Auditorium 131
Anna Marie Wytko, whose artistry has been described by distinguished Paris composer-pianist Roger Boutry as “brilliant - great sensitivity - exceptional color and vivid contrasts,” is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Kansas State University. A Yamaha Performing Artist-Clinician, Dr. Wytko has performed and taught worldwide. International concerto performances include those as soloist at Carnegie Hall for the New York International Music Festival, soloist with the Banda de Conciertos de San José in Costa Rica as part of Sax Fest Costa Rica International, soloist with the Polish Air Force Wind Symphony in Poland, and concerto soloist performances throughout England and Scotland. Professor Wytko was Featured American Artist at the Fourth International Saxophone Festival of Montevideo in Uruguay in August 2017. During June 2017, Dr. Wytko presented a substantial concert and teaching tour throughout Italy.
TimeGrabber Digital Recordings released Dr. Wytko’s newest CD titled Anna Marie Wytko, Saxophonist. Hailed by international music journal The Absolute Sound as an artist “possessing a prodigious technique plus extraordinary control of tone and dynamics,” the album is available through CD Baby, iTunes, Spotify, and others, or by contacting TimeGrabber Digital at TGDRecordings@cox.net. RJ Upmarket Press released Professor Wytko’s book publication titled The Saxophonist As Rank Beginner And Beyond — A Guide for Saxophone Methods Class, Band Directors, and Private Instructors (www.rjupmarketpress.com). Anna Marie is a founding member of the internationally acclaimed chamber ensemble Ascendo3 (www.ascendo3.com).