Capitol Quartet to perform Oct. 7

The Capitol Quartet, including Penn State School of Music faculty member David Stambler, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 7, in the intimate space of Eisenhower Chapel on the University Park campus. Admission is free. They also will be performing an educational program at 11:45 a.m. on Oct. 7, at State College Area High School, State College, Pa.

This performance is part of the quartet's fall tour, which takes them from a recital in New Hampshire to a featured performance with the Rockford (Illinois) Symphony on October 12. The repertoire of the quartet explores traditional works for saxophone quartet, transcriptions from contemporary literature, jazz arrangements, and works commissioned and premiered by the members.

The Capitol Quartet is widely considered among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Comprised of saxophonists who are teaching faculty at outstanding music schools, the Capitol Quartet has performed regularly at major concert venues throughout the United States, earning wide acclaim for the ensemble's musical versatility and innovative style. The quartet has been featured with the Cincinnati Pops, Indianapolis Symphony, Guatemala National Symphony, Rochester Philharmonic, and Baltimore Symphony among others.

Famed American composer and entertainer Marvin Hamlisch said of the Capitol Quartet: "I have had the great pleasure of performing with the Capitol Quartet. Their fabulous sound, professionalism and innovative program all combine for a wonderfully entertaining musical experience."

The Capitol Quartet's members are Christopher Creviston, soprano saxophone; Joseph Lulloff, alto saxophone; David Stambler, tenor saxophone; and Andrew Dahlke, baritone saxophone. They proudly perform on YAMAHA saxophones.

Last Updated October 02, 2013