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  • Walker Methodist - Place 3701 Bryant Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55409 United States (map)

Community Concerts

This concert is not open to the public.

Performer Information

As a concert saxophonist and pedagogue, José A. Zayas Cabán has presented performances and taught master classes throughout Europe, the Caribbean and North America. As a member of the trio {tres}, José has cultivated, advocated for, and developed his interest in the transcription and arrangements of chamber music by a wide range of composers.

As a Music Theorist, José’s research focuses on the use of mathematics and data visualization to analyze symmetry in the music of 20th century composers. José has presented his research at the World Saxophone Congress, the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Conference and the Navy Saxophone Symposium. His article, Symmetrical Processes and Pitch Design in Jindřich Feld’s use of Form in the Sonata for Alto Saxophone, stems from the research he began during his dissertation, Dodecaphonic and Symmetrical Processes in the First Movement of Jindřich Feld’s Sonata for Alto Saxophone.

From 2012 through 2013, José served as Assistant Professor of Music at Truman State University, where he taught Saxophone, Music Theory, and Aural Skills. In addition, until 2015, José served as Teaching Assistant at the University of Iowa for both the Saxophone and Music Theory areas. As Teaching Assistant for the Saxophone area, José taught Saxophone, Woodwind Pedagogy and Literature, and Instrumental Techniques. For the Music Theory area, he taught Musicianship.

José is a D’Addario Performing Artist.

Earlier Event: January 18
Walker Methodist - Highview Hills
Later Event: January 25
Thursday, January 25, 2018