April 25, 2019  

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USM to Host Week-Long Saxophone Program this Summer

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Saxophonists and music enthusiasts from across the country will gather in Hattiesburg again this summer to study with two acclaimed saxophonists, Patrick Meghian, professor emeritus of music at Florida State University, and University of Southern Mississippi Professor Dr. Lawrence Gwozdz.

The week-long intensive welcomes students of all ages to the Hattiesburg campus June 24-30. Registration is open at southersax.com. The public is invited to a series of concert performances that will feature camp participants, a chamber concert, quartets, and more. 

Public events include the following:

  • Sunday June 24, 6 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Recital, Mr. Patrick Meighan, saxophone with Zhaolei Xie, piano

$5 admission at the door

  • Monday, June 25, 7 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Dr. Richard Kravchak, oboe/english Horn with Zhaolei Xie, piano

$5 admission at the door

  • Tuesday, June 26, 7 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Jeff Humphrey, saxophone with Zhaolei Xie, piano

$5 admission at the door

  • Wednesday, June 27, 7 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

 Lawrence Gwozdz and Patrick Meighan: “Approaching the Beginner Saxophonist” (open to educators not participating in the workshop for a $25 registration fee)

$5 admission at the door

  • Thursday, June 28, 7 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Participant Recital

$5 admission at the door

  • Friday, June 29, 7 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Chamber Ensembles Concert

$5 admission at the door

  • Saturday, June 28, 2 p.m. Marsh Auditorium

Final Concert featuring the Southern Saxophone Workshop Orchestra

Free admission

More information and registration may be found at southernsax.com.