Wednesday, July 3, 2013


A Saxophone Recital by 
Phil Pierick

Date: 13th  July 2013
Time: 8:30pm
Venue: Toccata Studio,
19B, SS2/55, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
Admission: minimum donation RM30
Contact: 016-3618504, 014-2486248
FB: Toccata Studio

"The Transformational Saxophone" a saxophone recital will be held on 
July 13, 8:30pm at Toccata Studio at 19B, SS2/55, Petaling Jaya. 
Saxophonist Phil Pierick will bring to audiences some saxophone 
music ranging from classic to modern.

Toccata Studio, which promotes classical musical primarily, 
is not only a platform for musicians but it is also a 
place for various forms of music and arts. 
We welcome everyone to join us to support our promotion for music and arts.

As a staunch advocate for new music, saxophonist Phil Pierick 
has commissioned more than a dozen new works and 
has presented premieres in France, Scotland, Canada, Thailand, Malaysia, 
Singapore, and the United States. 
An active recording artist, Phil’s recent projects include an album of 
previously unreleased chamber music for saxophone by 
Percy Grainger and Invisible Seams, a forthcoming album of 
new works written specifically for his saxophone duo, Ogni Suono.

Ogni Suono is committed to expanding and promoting 
repertoire for the medium. The duo has conducted workshops 
for young saxophonists in Chicago, Malaysia, and Thailand and 
community outreach programs in Iowa City, Iowa (USA) as winner of 
a 2012-2013 Yamaha-in-Residence Fellowship.

Phil is a three-time prizewinner at the MTNA National Young Artist 
and Chamber Music Competitions (2012, 2011, 2009),
 took third prize in the 2012 ISSAC International Saxophone competition, 
was named Vandoren Emerging Artist of 2011, 
and won the University of Illinois Concerto Competition in 2012. 
As national winner of the 2009 Frank Huntington Beebe Fund for Musicians, 
Phil studied with Jean-Michel Goury in Paris at the 
Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Boulogne-Billancourt.

Phil currently teaches as undergraduate saxophone quartet coach at
 Eastman School of Music, where he is a doctoral candidate under
 the direction of Chien-Kwan Lin. Phil holds Bachelor and 
Master of Music degrees from the University of Illinois at 
Urbana-Champaign, where he studied with Debra Richtmeyer and 
held the position of saxophone teaching assistant.

Toccata Studio
19B, SS2/55, 47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

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