Panta Rei performed by Hippocrene Saxophone Ensemble February 15 and March 1

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The Hippocrene Saxophone Ensemble will perform new music by Central Florida Composers Forum members and others at the Gallery at Avalon Island (37 S Magnolia Ave, Orlando, Florida) at 7:00PM. The concert includes a performance of my Panta Rei for saxophone quartet, originally premiered by the Amherst Saxophone Quartet. The Hippocrene Saxophone Ensemble will reprise the concert on March 1 at 8PM in the UCF Rehearsal Hall.

The entire program is:

– David MacDonald: *Linear Geometry*
– William Albright: *Doo-Dah*
– Steven Danyew: Saxophone Quartet No. 2: *Chant*
– Charles B. Griffin: *Panta Rei*
– Benoit Glazer: *Petite Fete de Sax*
– Daniel Saylor: *Waves to Oceans (Organic Suite Composition #1)*
– David MacDonald: *Ungroup*

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CBG2_WPRKOriginally from New York, Charles Griffin returned to the U.S. in 2010 to take a position at Florida's Full Sail University as course director of Advanced Music Composition in their MPBS program, after spending 5 years living and working in Latvia. His compositions and arrangements have been performed at festivals and concert halls throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Cuba, and Puerto Rico.

He is also a radio show host on 91.5 WPRK FM. His show Zero Crossings incorporates live interviews with composers, conductors and performers with a focus on the local contemporary art music scene.

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