An enchanting evening of musical mastery by the winner of the Malaysian Wind Music Prize 2023, saxophonist Mohd Shahrizal bin Ahmad Kamal. The recital also features piano accompanist Mabel Choong See May, so you will be treated to smooth saxophone tones blending seamlessly with the rich harmonies of the piano.
The programme promises a diverse selection of pieces. Highlights include Jules Demersseman’s lively Introduction and Variations from the Carnival of Venice that will captivate your senses, Fernande Decruck’s expressive and evocative Sonata for Alto Saxophone in C#, and a solo performance of Barry Cockcroft’s Beat Me which demonstrates the saxophone’s versatility.
The Malaysian Wind Music Prize 2023 is proudly sponsored by ABRSM, in partnership with Kojereeds.
Sunday, 5 November 2023
2 – 4pm
Kinta Valley Symphonic Society
Free admission & registration required at bit.ly/shahrizal-ipohworkshop
Attendees can look forward to learning about various approaches to playing and practicing the saxophone, from effective fundamental techniques of embouchure, air support, and more, to efficient practice methods and strategies. Not only that, the workshop will also include an insightful session where Shahrizal will be demystifying certain aspects of saxophone playing.
Mohd Shahrizal bin Ahmad Kamal — biography
Introduction and Variations from the Carnival of Venice
Sonata for Alto Saxophone in C#
— Intermission —
Come As You Are, movements I & III
Financial assistance is available for application. Click here to apply!