October 9, 2014
Saxophone professor presents guest concerts, teaching in Texas, Colorado
Saxophone professor Anna Marie Wytko recently presented guest concerts and teaching at the University of North Texas, Sam Houston State University, Baylor University, the University of Denver, and the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Wytko taught graduate and undergraduate saxophone students in solo and chamber music settings addressing important works by composers such as Ingolf Dahl, Henry Cowell, Astor Piazzolla, Paule Maurice, Paul Creston, and Alfred Desenclos, to name a few.
Her guest concerts in Texas featured the world premiere performance of American composer Paul Osterfield's "The Subconcious Imagery of Joan Miró" for soprano saxophone, baritone saxophone and piano. Additionally, Wytko performed newer solo works for saxophone by French composer Anthony Girard and American composer Sean Heim, who is based in Los Angeles, California. Also featured was the famous contemporary "Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano" by American composer William Albright.