Saxophone Studio

The Southern Missi Saxophone Studio boasts over 30 members seeking degrees varying from Music Education to Political Science. The Saxophone Studio is also home to the renowned Sax-Chamber Orchestra, multiple quartets, and other ensembles. Students have performed at Mississippi MTNA, the North Atlantic Saxophone Alliance Conference, the World Saxophone Congress, and the Navy Saxophone Symposium. Recent graduates have gone on to become music teachers, professional performers, and more.


Faculty

 Lawrence Gowdz

Lawrence Gwozdz

Email: lawrence.gwodz@usm.edu
Phone: (601) 266-6934

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Performance Opportunities

Studio opportunities for saxophone students include positions in the various bands and the symphony orchestra (as needed), and various jazz ensembles. Chamber music ensembles include various quartets and the Sax-Chamber Orchestra. Memberships are determined by audition,

 

Upcoming Events

  • March 23, 2019 
    Saxophone Day (more information to come)
  • April 24, 2019 | 6 p.m. | Marsh Auditorium
    The Sax-Chamber Orchestra
  • May 1, 2019 | 7:30 p.m. | Marsh Auditorium
    Saxophone Quartets Concert
  • June 2019 | Date T.B.C. 
    Southern Saxophone Workshop featuring the Raschèr Quartet