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Guest saxophone artist Eugene Rousseau performs March 7 at BYU

Brigham Young University’s Performing Arts Series will present guest saxophone artist Eugene Rousseau Tuesday, March 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Madsen Recital Hall.

Tickets are $9 or $6 with BYU or student ID. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts

Ticket Office at (801) 422-4322 or visit performances.byu.edu.

Accompanied on the piano by Cameron Hoffman, Rousseau will perform sonatas by J.S. Bach, Camille Saint-Saëns and Robert Muczynski. He will also perform “Hear Again in Memory” by Frederick Fox and his own arrangement of “Rapsodie” by Claude Debussy.

Rousseau has performed across North America and on five continents since his Carnegie Hall debut. He was among the first to give solo saxophone recitals in Paris, Berlin, Vienna, London and Amsterdam.

He is a distinguished professor emeritus at Indiana University and has been on the faculty of the University of Minnesota since 2000. He remains active as a soloist and teacher, presenting concerts and master classes throughout the world.

In addition to several solo recordings, Rousseau has recorded with the Budapest Strings, the Winds of Indiana and the Haydn Trio of Vienna.

For more information, contact Eugene Rousseau at (612) 624-3875 or rouss007@umn.edu.

Writer: Angela Fischer

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