north east scotland's festival of new music


The saxophone will be featured in this year's sound festival, comprising four days of events and workshops with some of the UK's finest saxophone players and ensembles. Musicians involved will include Andy Scott and SaxAssault, Richard Ingham, Martin Kershaw, Rob Hall and Chick Lyall and the National Saxophone Choir.

This year there will be a mini saxfest from the 30th October to the 2nd November 2008. The provisional programme is given here.

If you would like to be kept up-to-date or to express advance interest in taking part in the saxophone workshop day on the 1st November and/or the rehearsal and performance day on the 2nd November, please fill in and return the downloadable form attached here.

events in the 2008 sound saxfest
  Date Day Time Location Event (click for more details)
Please check back for updates.
30Thu 2.00 pmBanffTalk on 'Pennan to Penang', Richard Ingham
31Fri12 noonAberdeenRichard Ingham, talk
31Fri12.45 pmAberdeenRob Hall, saxophones/clarinet & Chick Lyall, piano/laptop/electronics
31Fri 6.00 pmAberdeen'Pennan to Penang', with Richard Ingham, saxophone & Mary McCarthy, accordion
31Fri 7.30 pmAberdeenDaniel Herrmann, talk on Eduardo Paolozzi
31Fri 8.30 pmAberdeenHero as a Riddle, by Martin Kershaw
1Sat10.00 amAberdeenSaxophone Workshop Day
1Sat 1.00 pmAberdeenBen Waghorn, saxophone & Dave Stapleton, piano
1Sat 8.30 pmAberdeenSaxAssault
2Sun10.00 amAberdeenSaxophone Open Rehearsal Day
2Sun 5.00 pmAberdeenMassed Saxophone Gala Concert