decease arial,sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>The Saxomania quartet will trade their saxophones for clarinets in a free concert slated Feb. 19 at California Lutheran University.
The performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. in Samuelson Chapel on the Thousand Oaks campus.
Richard Bunter, Patrick Ingram, Don Nardone and veteran faculty member Daniel Geeting will play works for a clarinet quartet by Alfred Uhl and Paul Harvey. Geeting will also play Aaron Copland’s Concerto for Clarinetas commissioned by Benny Goodman. Accompanying him on piano will be faculty member Eric Kinsley.
Bunter studied under Bill Cain at California State University, Northridge. The Oxnard resident is a member of The Palace Hot Society Orchestra, an Oxnard group that performs Roaring ‘20s music, and the Harry Selvin Big Band.
Geeting has been a member of the Cal Lutheran music faculty since 1984. The Canoga Park resident conducts the University Symphony and teaches music history and music appreciation in addition to saxophone and clarinet. He earned a master’s degree in music from the University of Southern California and a doctorate in musical arts from the University of Oregon. He received an institute certificate from the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria, and previously held professorships at Cornell College and the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
Ingram studied with Don Raffell. The Thousand Oaks resident performs with the Harry Selvin Big Band, Ventura County Concert Band, The Palace Hot Society Orchestra and The Unforgettables big band.
Nardone studied clarinet with George Jones at Princeton University while earning a degree in electrical engineering. The Thousand Oaks resident performs with the Conejo Pops Orchestra and the Cal Lutheran Wind Ensemble.