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Capitol Quartet Brings Spirited Sounds of Saxophone to Frostburg
02/21/2007

Capitol Quartet Brings Spirited Sounds of Saxophone to Frostburg
Music lovers are invited to enjoy the bright, brassy sounds of the saxophone in a variety of different music genres when the Capitol Quartet plays at Frostburg State University’s Performing Arts Center at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 4.

Featuring saxophonists who are alumni of premier military bands and faculty from some of America’s leading music schools, the Capitol Quartet brings together top talent for spirited and unforgettable performances. The group’s innovative program repertoire typically features special arrangements of timeless masterpieces by composers such as Bach, Beethoven and Mozart, as well as classical and jazz standards and contemporary works for saxophone. The Capitol Quartet is also committed to expanding the repertoire of the saxophone quartet. They have recently commissioned four new works for saxophone quartet by composers Mark Wieser, Charles Ruggiero, James Curnow and John Fitzpatrick.

To purchase tickets or for more information about the Capitol Quartet, call the FSU Cultural Events Box Office at (301) 687-3137 or toll free at 1-866-TIXX-CES, or visit online at ces.frostburg.edu.

This tour of the Capitol Quartet is made possible by a grant from Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the generous support of the Best Western Braddock.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services, and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office at (301) 687-4102, TDD (301) 687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

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