Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:00 p.m.
The Donald Sinta Sax Quartet, First Prize Winner of the Concert Artists Guild Competition, has earned praise from audiences and critics alike for its virtuosic performances, compelling recordings and distinctive repertoire. Named for its mentor, legendary University of Michigan Saxophone Professor Donald Sinta, the quartet’s additional competition successes include a Gold Medal at the 2018 Fischoff Chamber Music Competition, First Prize at the 2017 M-Prize Chamber Arts Competition, the Alice Coleman Grand Prize at the 2013 Coleman Chamber Music Competition and First Prize in the 2012 North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition. Click here for a video.
The group’s repertoire spans centuries, ranging from commissions by today’s emerging composers to transcriptions by master composers such as Dvořák, Schubert and Shostakovich, to traditional Irish tunes.