“On Walls” – Edward Goodman, saxophone
Morris Palter, percussion
Hannah Creviston, piano
February 6, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.
Crowder Hall, $Free
Premiering Greg Simon’s new work, “On Walls,” Dr. Edward Goodman takes the listener through the boundless history of street art, including not just publicly sanctioned muralists, but also graffiti, guerrilla art and vandalism. Goodman will then perform Joel Love’s new saxophone concerto, “Solice: A Lyric Concerto,” and a piece by UA faculty member Kay He. Faculty artist Morris Palter will also be joining Goodman to perform chamber music by award winning composer Nate May.
Solace: A Lyric Concerto (2018)
Joel Love (b. 1982)
Kay He (b. 1985)
Hannah Creviston, piano
Fun With Teeth (2015)
Nate May (b. 1987)
Morris Palter, percussion
On Walls (2017/2018)
Greg Simon (b. 1985)
I. Kilroy Was Here
II. Quisquis amat
IV. Did You Think It Was Over?
Hannah Creviston, piano
Please join us for a reception in the Green Room following the performance.
Saxophonist Edward Goodman is a versatile emerging performer, improviser, educator, and scholar comfortable in a wide array of musical idioms.
He has received numerous awards of regional and national acclaim, including first prize in the North American Saxophone Alliance National Classical Solo Competition, 1st prize of the Society of Musical Arts Competition, winner of Michigan State University’s Concerto Competition, and winner of University of Michigan’s Concerto Competition.
Goodman serves as Soprano Chair and a founding member of The Moanin’ Frogs. First Prize Winners of the 2018 M-Prize International Chamber Arts Competition, their passion, quality, variety, instrumentation, and focus on the audience experience set them apart. With The Moanin’ Frogs, Goodman has performed at small towns to major performance halls alike throughout the US and abroad, such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, DC; Detroit Public Television; eight performances in and around the SaxOpen Festival Strasbourg, France; to rural Arkansas. The Moanin’ Frogs have entered into partnership with the Conn-Selmer Division of Education, allowing the ensemble to give performances and interactive sessions with students nationwide. Their debut recording was released on Teal Creek Music in 2017. Other chamber ensembles Goodman has performed with include the internationally acclaimed PRISM Saxophone Quartet and the award winning Donald Sinta Saxophone Quartet.
An accomplished orchestral performer, Goodman regularly has been invited to serve as principle saxophonist of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra under José Luis Gomez, and has been invited to perform in the wind sections of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra under Leonard Slatkin, the Music Academy of the West Orchestra under Larry Rachleff, the New World Symphony under Jeffrey Milarsky, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra under Arie Lipsky, and the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra under Kenneth Kiesler. Equally at home in jazz as an improviser, Goodman regularly performs in chamber jazz settings. He was a regular member of The Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings, an early jazz big band based in Ann Arbor, MI. Being an avid promoter of new music, he has commissioned several pieces for the saxophone in a variety of mediums as a result of his versatility as an artist, comissioning repertoire by notable composer such as Gregory Wanamkaer, Daniel Asia, and Greg Simon.
Goodman has been invited as a guest artist and clinician at several colleges across the country as well as internationally, including Michigan State University, Oakland University, University of Nevada Las Vegas, New Mexico State University, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Michigan, University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, University of Memphis, Conservatoire à rayonnement départemental d’Aulnay sous Bois, France, and 2017 North American Saxophone Alliance Region 2 Conference.
In the summer, Goodman serves on the faculty of the internationally renowned Interlochen Center of the Arts Saxophone Institute along with PRSIM Saxophone Quartet, and has served on the faculty for Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Michigan.
Edward Goodman is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at The University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music. He holds a Doctorate of Musical Arts (2016) and Master of Music (2013) degrees in saxophone performance and improvisation from the University of Michigan where he studied with Dr. Timothy McAllister, Professor Donald Sinta, and Professor Andrew Bishop. At the University of Michigan he was a receipient of the Lawerence Teal Fellowship. Goodman received Bachelor of Music degrees from Michigan State University (2010) in saxophone performance and music education where he studied with Professor Joseph Lulloff and Professor Diego Rivera.
Edward Goodman is a Yamaha Artist and plays Yamaha saxophones exclusively. He is also endorsed by D’Addario and plays exclusively on D’Addario saxophone reeds.
Described as impressive and expressive (Fanfare Magazine) and superb…[with] great dexterity, rhythm, and touch (American Record Guide), Hannah Creviston is clinical associate professor of piano pedagogy, director of the Music Prep Program and coordinator of Class Piano at Arizona State University. She received her bachelor’s in piano performance and music education with a piano pedagogy concentration from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, studying with Eugenia Tsarov. A researcher and presenter on the effects of music on children with autism, she holds an master’s in piano performance and a master’s in early childhood/elementary music education from the University of South Carolina where she studied piano with Scott Price. Prior to joining ASU in 2012, Creviston was on the faculty at the Crane School of Music.
As a soloist, she won the Crane Annual Concerto Competition and was a finalist in the Arthur Fraser Piano Competition. An avid performer of contemporary music, Creviston has premiered many compositions, including works by Whitney Ashe, Cameron Britt, David Heinick, Katherine Hoover, John Fitz Rogers, Timothy Sullivan, Brian Vlasak and Mark Weiser. Most notably, in 2007, she premiered Stacy Garrops Pieces of Sanity at Carnegie Hall with saxophonist Christopher Creviston.
As an accompanist, she has performed in festivals and competitions throughout the United States and abroad, including the World Saxophone Congress, International Viola Congress, Music Teachers National Association Solo Competition, North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Biennial Conferences, NASA Solo Competition, Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, Great Plains Saxophone Workshop, Potsdam Single Reed Summit, Penn State Single Reed Summit, Crane Saxophone Chamber Music Festival, Dutchess County Saxophone Day and the Southeastern Piano Festival. She has collaborated with various artists, including Elizabeth Buck, Joe Burgstaller, Christopher Creviston, Geoffrey Diebel, Joe Lulloff, Jeffrey Loeffert, Timothy McAllister, Jonathan Nichol, Stephen Page, David Pittman-Jennings, David Stambler, Deanna Swoboda, James Umble, Robert Young, and members of the United States Military Bands.
A published author, Ms. Creviston has presented on topics such as Music Learning Theory, Teaching Music to Children with Special Needs, How to Teach Proper Practice Techniques and others. She has presented at conferences such as the World Piano Conference (Novi Sad, Serbia), Music Teachers National Association National Conferences, Texas Music Teachers Association Conference and the Arizona State Music Teachers Association Conferences, to name a few.
She performs regularly in a duo with her husband, Christopher Creviston. Together, they have recorded Snell Sessions and Columbia Sessions, both on the Albany Records label, and Sunday Afternoon and Breaking, available through CD Baby. Their recordings have been described as engrossing (Fanfare Magazine), highly imaginative and expressive (composer Denis B�dard), a good blend of the standard and the new (American Record Guide), and sensitive, transparent, powerful music making that causes one to hold their breath often (Donald Sinta).
Hailed for her “robust playing and virtuosic performance” (San Diego Tribune) and “beautiful and clear tone” (The Clarinet Magazine), Jackie Glazier is an active soloist, chamber musician, orchestral clarinetist, pedagogue, and advocate of new music. As assistant professor of clarinet at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music, Glazier is a committed pedagogue and mentor to future generations of clarinetists, and a member of the Arizona Wind Quintet. As a soloist and chamber musician, she has performed throughout the United States and in China, Mexico, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Croatia, and Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall.
As a soloist and a founding member of the saxophone / clarinet ensemble Duo Entre-Nous, Glazier is active in commissioning and performing new music. She has commissioned and premiered over 20 pieces with composers from the United States, Canada, France, Italy, Argentina, China, and Australia. Duo Entre-Nous has performed internationally are featured on the album, “Lights and Shadows, Waves and Time,” which was recently released on Parma Records.
As a soloist and chamber musician, Glazier has recorded for Naxos, Toccata Classics, Mark Records, and Navona Records. Her debut solo album, “Magic Forest Scenes” will be released in Fall 2019 on Centaur Records, and contains the music of William Alwyn, Arnold Bax, Eugene Bozza, Paul Richards, Alexander Rosenblatt, and Piotr Szewczyk.
Glazier performed regularly with the Orlando Philharmonic as principal, second, and e-flat clarinet from 2011-2016. She also served as principal clarinet of the Ocala Symphony, where she served from 2012-2016. Currently she performs with the Tucson Symphony and is principal clarinet of the Grammy Award-nominated True Concord Voices Orchestra. Orchestral collaborations include many internationally renowned artists such as Renée Fleming, Joshua Bell, and Yefim Bronfman. Jackie was the first-prize winner of the International Clarinet Association Orchestral Competition at ClarinetFest 2014.
An active clinician and educator, Jackie has presented guest master classes at major universities throughout the United States. She has earned degrees from Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, University of Florida, and Florida State University. Her teachers include Deborah Bish, Ixi Chen, Mitchell Estrin, Jonathan Gunn, Richie Hawley, and Karl Leister. Jackie was named one of the University of Florida’s Outstanding Young Alumni in 2018. She is an artist with Buffet-Crampon and Vandoren, and performs exclusively on Buffet-Crampon clarinets and Vandoren reeds.
Born in Canada, Morris Palter’s diverse musical interests have found him performing throughout North America, Asia and Europe at some of the most prominent festivals and venues including Carnegie Hall, the Royal College of Music (London), the Quincena Festival (Spain), Disney Hall (Los Angeles) and IRCAM (Paris). Morris has commissioned and/or premiered hundreds of new compositions, working with both notable composers and new compositional voices.
In 2000, Morris co-founded NOISE (San Diego New Music), and was a member of the redfish bluefish percussion ensemble from 1999 to 2005. In 2010, Morris was host and director of the Focus Day of Percussion at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, and is currently endorsed by Black Swamp Percussion, Sabian Cymbals, REMO drum heads, and is a Yamaha Performing Artist. Morris was an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (2012-2017), and is currently an Associate Professor of Music at the University of Arizona.