This concert features Brisbane saxophonist Emma Di Marco, who will be performing a concert of solo saxophone works (unaccompanied). The concert is at the beautiful Bishops Parlour at the Abbotsford Convent. Tickets range from $15-$30, and there are early bird specials if you book before the end of April! Highly recommended for high school age students and above. To book and for more info about the concert see:
'Emma Di Marco is a talented young saxophonist hailing from Brisbane, Australia and a rising star in the Australian classical saxophone community. Emma maintains a fulfilling portfolio career as a saxophonist, chamber musician, PhD candidate, educator, adjudicator, artistic director, and events manager. She is also a D'Addario Woodwind Artist and proud advocate for D'Addario Reserve and Rico Reeds and Accessories. Emma engages regularly with Australian composers in the development of new Australian solo classical saxophone repertoire, particularly with fellow young composers to support the next generation of Australian classical music. Emma is a founding member of acclaimed ensemble the Barega Saxophone Quartet and has performed across Australia and Europe with the group. As an educator, Emma is a sessional lecturer in saxophone at the Queensland Conservatorium of Music; the saxophone specialist in residence at Somerville House; and a Woodwind Instructor at Grace Academy. Emma is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program at the Queensland Conservatorium where she is engaging in qualitative research in the classical saxophone field. Following a successful solo debut at ‘SaxOpen’ the World Saxophone Congress and Festival in Strasbourg in 2015, Emma will be touring Australia in 2016 with a new program entitled ‘Shimmer’ celebrating both new Australian music and the classics of the saxophone repertoire.'