Music & Conversation with JONATHAN HULTING-COHEN, saxophone

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (ET)
ROB ROB Marshall Auditorium
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Merriam, Nancy E
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On Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30 PM, the Department of Music at Haverford College presents MUSIC AND CONVERSATION with classical saxophonist JONATHAN HULTING-COHEN and pianist NICHOLAS SHANEYFELT. Drawing on repertoire from Jonathan's forthcoming debut album, Timbreline, the program presents a wide gamut of sounds and styles, from the saxophone’s classical roots to its deep avant-garde and jazz traditions. Noteworthy on the program are Ingrid Arauco’s 2017 composition, RUBY, Andrea Clearfield’s UNREMEMBERED WINGS (2001), and Annika Socolofsky’s RISE FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND BOWED PIANO (2018).

 This concert will be held in the Roberts Hall, Marshall Auditorium, and is free and open to the public. For more information (610) 896-1011 or

 Saxophonist Jonthan Hulting-Cohen is a multifaceted musician and educator, performing as a soloist and chamber musician in ensembles with clarinetist David Shifrin, harpist Jennifer R. Ellis, and the vaudeville-inspired saxophone sextet, The Moanin' Frogs.  He is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at University of Massachusetts Amherst and has presented master classes at colleges in Michigan, Arizona, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees under Donald Sinta at University of Michigan, and completed additional studies at the Université Européenne de Saxophone (Gap, France), Fundación Ortega y Gasset (Toledo, Spain), and Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement (Mysore, India).

“Impressive” with “exceptional facility” (Schenectady Daily Gazette), saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen’s career is burgeoning as a soloist and chamber musician.

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