“Joe Girard Plays the Sax” at the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra (CSO) is pleased to present “Joe Girard Plays the Sax” on Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Legacy Hall at the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts.

Columbus State University Schwob School of Music’s Assistant Professor of Saxophone, Dr. Joe Girard, will be featured in works by Glazunov and Ibert.

Dr. Joe Girard is a concert saxophonist who enjoys a rising career as a soloist, chamber musician, and educator. His solo and chamber performances have taken him around the country and across the globe, appearing as a soloist with the Reno
Philharmonic, Dallas Winds, Columbus State University Philharmonic, University of Michigan Symphony Band, and the Paris Républican Guard Band, among others. As an active chamber musician, and tenor saxophonist of the DSQ, he received first prize at the 2013 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition in New York City.

As a result, DSQ presented their Carnegie Hall debut at Weill Recital Hall in November 2014. Dr. Girard received his Doctorate from Michigan State University where he served as a teaching assistant to Joseph Lulloff and was awarded a Dissertation Completion Fellowship.

He completed his Master and Bachelor of Music at the University of Michigan under the tutelage of renowned saxophone pedagogue Donald Sinta.

Enhance the evening experience with an exclusive pre-concert event!

On Saturday, April 13th, from 6:00 –7:00 PM, prior to the concert, enjoy their Roaring 20s Party at Circa Craft Cocktails (across the street from the RiverCenter for the Performing Arts at 900 Front Ave. Columbus, GA 31901).

Join them for some jazzy music,complimentary appetizers provided by Circa Craft Cocktails, and signature drinks provided by Uptown Wine & Spirits.

Entrance to the party is FREE with your concert ticket.

Visit csoga.org/preconcertevents or call Marketing Director Kristen Hudson at (706) 256-3645 for additional information.

Courtesy: Columbus Symphony Orchestra

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