The FSU College of Music is pleased to welcome the Fuego Saxophone Quartet in concert on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in Longmire Recital Hall.
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Renowned for their award-winning performances, the Fuego Quartet (Harrison Clarke, Nicki Roman, Erik Elmgren, and Gabriel Piqué) is devoted to the performance of both standard and contemporary works for all audiences. Founded in 2015 at the Eastman School of Music, Fuego is passionate about community engagement and education, striving to bring new sounds into familiar spaces and introduce music of all types to people with friendly, creative and informative performances. They have been successful in numerous competitions, including winning the 2017 Fischoff Gold Medal and prizes in the 2017 Plowman Chamber Music Competition and the MTNA National Chamber Music Competition.
Fuego’s dedication to education and community engagement is a core part of their missionas is the creation of new music through commissions and collaborations. Their first commission of ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award Winner Clay Mettens, entitled Ornithology S, received performances at both the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference and the World Saxophone Congress.
Unless otherwise noted, all events are free admission and open to the public. Please see http://www.music.fsu.edu/Concerts-and-Events for information about the College of Music venues.
Saturday, January 26 at 7:30pm
Longmire Recital Hall (LON)
Longmire Recital Hall, Tallahassee, FL 32304