See RECITALS for updated Solo performances
Feb. 19, 2017 University of Texas A&M – Kingsville Trumpet Festival Guest Artist
Guest artist recital with former WSU Trumpet student (and now Professor of Trumpet at TAMUK)
20 November, 2016 St. Peter’s Episcopal Center City Concert Series. Noon Trumpet and Organ recital with Timothy Olsen, organ
7 OCTOBER, 2016 Regent’s Hall, London, UK 2:30 pm Solo Recital: Kick-off event for the UK National Brass Band Championship held 8 October in Royal Albert Hall.
Eastern Music Festival: June 26 – July 30, 2016. Associate Principal/3rd Trumpet Six Eastern Festival (faculty) Orchestra concerts.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival: June 10 – June 19, 2016 Principal Trumpet 3 separate concerts. Soloist on Handel’s Eternal Source of Light Divine and Copland’s Quiet City.
June 2016: As Principal Solo Cornet with the North Carolina Brass Band. we performed three concerts at the Great American Brass Band Festival in Danville, KY. I performed a trio The Three Aces” by Herbert L. Clarke with guest cornetist Gabriel DiMartino and NCBB cornet Ashley Hall on our final “Bandstand” concert, and the duet Quicksilver with Ashley Hall on our other two concerts .
UNCSA Faculty Recital: Trumpet and Piano Provocative Premieres: powerful and poignant
October 20 (Tue) 7:30 pm Watson Hall, 2015
Judith Saxton and Allison Gagnon celebrate their ten years of collaboration with some new works by trumpeter/composers: Stanley Friedman’s Sonata #2 in F minor (world premiere); Brazilian-American Luis Engelke’s Sonata (SE premiere), Kevin McKee’s Song for my Friend (for John Wacker, commissioning consortium premiere) and Jim Stephenson’s Silent Echoes.
Conn Selmer Interactive Web Tour of their Brass Factory: I am one of five chosen trumpeters (including Mike Sachs – principal in Cleveland Orchestra, Phil Smith, retired principal in NY Philharmonic and the two trumpets in Canadian Brass) representing the “Bach” Sound:
Click on “07” on the left side of the home page of the tour. Then click on the right arrow for my feature page.
I performed with Opera Carolina in Charlotte for their Fidelio production -concerts were October 17, 22 and 25 in Belk Theater of the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center. Opera Carolina, Fidelio
Greensboro Symphony opening Subscription concerts: Second trumpet. Sept. 24, Sept. 26, 2015
6 AUGUST 2015 Solo recital with Bramwell Tovey (piano, conductor of NYBBGB and Vancouver Symphony, CANADA) National Youth Brass Band of Great Britian
Eastern Music Festival – see EMF for info
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival – see for info
May 28, 2015. World premiere: Luis Engelke’s Sonata for Trumpet in C and piano International Trumpet Guild Conference, Columbus, OH
Friday, October, 24, 2014 at 7:30PM Ruggero Piano Fourth Fridays Concert Series
Raleigh, NC 27616
PROGRAM (trumpet portion) with Allison Gagnon, piano
Vittorio Giannini (1903-1966) – Songs, selections (arr.) Saxton
Paul-Louis Rougnon (1846-1934)- Premiere Solo de Concert
Brendan Collins: Serenade
Saturday, October 25, 2014 Westover Church, Greensboro, NC 8:00 pm
Principal Trumpet, Greensboro Symphony Orchestra Texas Tenors Pops Concert
Saturday, October 26, 2014 Trumpet and Organ recital with Timothy Olsen, Augsburg Lutheran church 3:30 pm
Program (Trumpet portion)
Windows (after Marc Chagall) Petr Eben
Fantasia on “Be Thou My Vision” Bruce Tippette
Variations on a Luther Hymn William Stevens, Sr and Jr
Ein Fest Burg ist unser Gott.