FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
STEPHENVILLE, Texas —Tarleton State University’s Department of Fine Arts presents a guest artist recital featuring Timothy McAllister on saxophone at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in the auditorium of the Clyde H. Wells Fine Arts Center in Stephenville. Admission is free.
McAllister, an American classical saxophonist and educator, is an associate professor of saxophone at the University of Michigan. He gave his solo debut at the age of 16 with the Houston Civic Symphony. As a teenager, the Albert A. Stanley Medal winner attended the Interlochen Center for the Arts.
He is the soprano chair of the world-renowned PRISM Saxophone Quartet and regularly performs with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra and the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
He has premiered more than 200 new works, and his recording of William Bolcon’s Concert Suite for Alto Saxophone and Band was nominated for multiple Grammy Awards.He is featured as the saxophone soloist on the album “City Noir,” which won the 2014 Grammy Award for Best Orchestral Performance.
Tarleton, founding member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven education marked by academic innovation and a dedication to transform today’s scholars into tomorrow’s leaders. It offers degree programs to more than 13,000 students at Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, RELLIS Academic Alliance in Bryan, and online, emphasizing real-world learning experiences that address societal needs while maintaining its core values of tradition, integrity, civility, excellence, leadership and service.
Contact: Phil Riddle, News and Information Specialist