Department of Music

Guest Recital: Bebop to Bagpipes: Bel Cuore Saxophone Quartet at UTSA

Faculty saxophonist Dr. Rami El-Farrah will present the Bel Cuore Quartet in a performance entitled, "Bebop to Bagpipes." This saxophone group has performed at SXSW, the Fast Forward Austin Festival,and Contagious Sounds in New York, in addition to a residency at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland and a recording on the Longhorn Music label.

In "Bebop to Bagpipes," BCQ will perform a wide variety of original and transcribed music for saxophone quartet, including the beloved orchestral piece Le Tombeau de Couperin by Maurice Ravel, a new rock/funk/minimalist piece by Steven Snowden, and the saxophone standards Drastic Measures by Russell Peck and Fantasy Etudes by William Albright. BCQ will also perform UTSA faculty composer James Syler's Saxophone Quartet. For more information on the quartet please visit their website, (Orange credit)

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Friday, October 25, 2013 at


Arts Recital Hall