Asia tour was a blast! We kicked things off in Seoul, South Korea with master classes at Bijoux Studios and Yamaha Hall.
Met up with superstar Brandon Jinwoo Choi for a fun duo concert as well!
Next stop was a familiar one...back to Tokyo for another chapter in Bando/Wintringham Duo series! Can you tell we missed them?!
Onto the largest portion of the tour...CHINA!!! We met up with an old friend in Beijing before heading to Jinan for our first residency.
Guest residency at the Shandong University of Arts
Followed by a trip to the Shanghai Conservatory of Music!
Meeting with the founders of the Hunan Saxophone Association!
Program for Changsha concert. My first time performing in my wife's hometown!
East End having way too much fun at the University of Alabama. We had a wonderful time working with Jon Noffsinger's students. A performance of Bolcom's Concerto Grosso with Dr. O and the UA Wind Ensemble was the perfect way to close our residency. Roll tide!
ESP in China!!! Always an incredible experience touring in China. Wonderful to share the artistry of this ensemble with hundreds of young saxophonists all over the country. Check out this massive saxophone camp in Shanghai!
Wintringham's Philadelphia debut on Astral Artists'
Center City Concerts began with a crowd pleaser!
Music by William Albright, Jules Demersseman, Alfred Desenclos, Astor Piazzolla, and Takashi Yoshimatsu.
Featuring Pi-Lin Ni, piano
Special Guests: East End Quartet: Wintringham, Myles Boothroyd, Matthew Amedio, Timothy Harris; and Kuninobu Bando
“In Takashi Yoshimatsu’s Dream Colored Mobile,
[Wintringham's] saxophone sounds more like a bassoon
that’s been granted the power to reach notes that lie far above
the bassoon’s range. Wintringham’s melodious, poetic solo rose from a subdued, dreamy background created by harp and
Read the full review from the Broad Street Review
Wintringham to debut on Astral Artists' Center City Concerts series, January 24, 2016
with Michael Djupstrom, piano & the East End Quartet
Featuring the music of Bach, Djupstrom, Franck, Ishikawa, Messiaen, and Yoshimatsu
Rescheduled for May 8, 2016
with Pi-Lin Ni, piano & the East End Quartet
Featuring the music of Albright, Demersseman, Desenclos, Piazzolla, and Yoshimatsu
East End Quartet awarded 1st prize in the
2015 Chamber Music Yellow Springs Competition
They are the 2nd saxophone ensemble to win in the competition's 30 year history!
East End Quartet awarded 1st prize in the 2015 MTNA National Chamber Music Competition