Isaac Reed

Isaac Reed is a saxophonist, performer and teacher from australia who currently complete their Undergraduate studies in Music at the Conservatory of Queensland of Griffith University (QCGU). Recently he made his debut orchestral playing "La Creation du Monde" Milhaud, along with renowned musicians of the Ensemble Q, among them the former director of the National Music Academy of Australia Paul Dean and the concertmaster of the Symphony Orchestra of Queensland Natsuko Yoshimoto. He has held key positions in the Wind Orchestra of the QCGU and in the Symphonic Wind Orchestra of the Youth of Queensland. Isaac also acts regularly as a member of the Cosmos Sax Quartet, and recently participated in a master class for the Signum Saxophone Quartet in Europe during his tour MusicaViva. Guided by renowned saxophonist and composer australian Dr. Martin Kay, Isaac has a strong passion for inspiring the next generation of music lovers, teaching in schools throughout Brisbane while also cultivates his own private studio in Woolloongabba. After completing his studies, Isaac hopes to travel abroad to hone their skills.

CONCERT TITLE

Works for Solo Saxophone by Australian Composers

CONCERT PROGRAM

Arrival………………………………..Martin Kay  

Kandinsky’s Little Accents……………………………..Imogen Ferdinando 

An Exploration in Freedom…………………………..Shelby Devenish 

Armenia: A suite for solo saxophone……………………………..Larry Sitsky 

PROGRAM NOTES

Isaac Reed presents a program of classical works, australian saxophone, with a composer's important and another pop-up of the XX and XXI centuries, respectively.Concerto No.1 William Lovelock takes the listener on a journey through a series of topics alive and rhythmic and romantic melodies and high. Musicologists australians have pointed out that Lovelock believed firmly that "one of the most important functions of music is to provide entertainment rather than abstractions intellectuals in cold blood". Although Lovelock was born in London (Great Britain), had a significant impact on the music scene classic australian, as he wrote here the majority of his main works, and was the founding director of the Conservatory of Queensland the University of Griffith.Transporting us to the TWENTY-first century, Imogen Ferdinando is an award-winning composer, cellist and educator, a sri lankan-australian living in Brisbane (Australia). Your piece Kandinsky''s Little Accents for saxophone solo is inspired by the homonymous work of the abstract painter Wassily Kandinsky. Inspired by the technique of the 12 tones, the piece uses dynamics, articulations and effects tímbricos very expressive and colourful to transform the work into sound.

MUSICIANS

Isaac Reed

CONCERT VENUE

Sala Gabriel Rodó

Avda Principe de Asturias, s/n, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Day: Friday, December 8. 

Time: 16:00 – 16:20h