Eastman Sax Project

Mike Lawson • News • May 6, 2014

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Student-Run Sax Choir Offers a Different Take on Chamber Music

The Eastman School of Music in Rochester, N.Y. is home to the uniquely conductor-less Eastman Saxophone Project. In addition to being unconducted, the group also plays its music entirely from memory, for the purpose of “dramatically enhancing the level of interaction with its audiences.”

All of this is to say that if you like saxophones and modern repertoire, you might want to check out this outstanding clip of the ESP performing John Mackey’s “Asphalt Cocktail” at a spring concert on April 7, 2014.  


To learn more about the group, click here.



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