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St. Andrew's Recital Series presents SAX 4- Hot Summer Breezes

  • Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church 808 Manitou Avenue Manitou Springs, CO, 80829 United States (map)
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Tickets: $10 at the door for adults, students are free.

A Meet and Greet reception after the performance in the Parish Hall downstairs in the Saint Andrew’s Church.

THE COLORADO SPRINGS SAX QUARTET:

The Colorado Springs Sax Quartet, formed in 1995, is comprised of four masterful woodwind artists who perform professionally in and around Colorado Springs. These artists bring a wealth of talent and experience to the ensemble which plays public and private venues throughout the greater Colorado Springs region

BIOGRAPHIES:

  • Ed Hureau is on Soprano Saxophone. Ed is among the “first call” freelance musicians in the area. Ed was formerly the leader of the USAFA Band Falconaires, as well as the chief arranger for the group. A multi-instrumentalist, Ed plays all clarinets, saxophones and flutes. He’s also studied arranging with the great Sammy Nestico.

  • Bob Dunn is the group’s Alto Saxophonist. Bob is a former member of the North American Air Defense Command Band, and he’s performed with numerous professional artists and ensembles in both the classical and jazz repertoires. Bob has a Master’s in Music Education and taught instrumental music for 27 years.

  • Gary Kraud plays Tenor Saxophone in the ensemble. Gary was formerly with the renowned Harry James Orchestra. Gary is also a former member of the USAF Norad Band. Currently, Gary can be heard with the Peak Big Band, One More Shot, and the Springs Variety Band.

  • Cully Joyce is the Baritone Saxophone chair of the group. Cully, and/or his music arrangements, have been featured on more than 30 recordings. He’s also shared the stage with numerous artists throughout his career. Today, he continues to arrange and perform as a freelance woodwind artist and Jazz Saxophonist in Colorado.

City street parking on Manitou Avenue and Canon Avenue is free after 6 pm  .  There is daily parking at  Hiawatha Gardens, 10 Old Man’s Trail , and taking the free shuttle bus runs  every 20 minutes  to downtown Manitou, getting off just past the church. You may need to walk back to your car after the recital, but with nice weather, it’s only about a 10 minute walk, slightly downhill.

City street parking on Manitou Avenue and Canon Avenue is free after 6 pm .

There is daily parking at Hiawatha Gardens, 10 Old Man’s Trail, and taking the free shuttle bus runs every 20 minutes to downtown Manitou, getting off just past the church. You may need to walk back to your car after the recital, but with nice weather, it’s only about a 10 minute walk, slightly downhill.