Avion Saxophone Quartet Vol. 1
The Avion Saxophone Quartet is a performing chamber ensemble comprised of Wright State University music students under the musical coaching of Professor Shelley Jagow. All members are music education and/or performance majors at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Quartet membership is chosen annually on a highly selective audition process. The Avion Saxophone Quartet is a recipient of the Edgar Hardy Scholarship, the Dayton Chamber Music Society Scholarship, the Chamber Music Institute Fellowship (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and the Wright State University Presidential Commendation for Excellence. The quartet performs a diverse musical repertory and is often invited to perform at school, community, and professional events including the Ohio Music Educators Association (OMEA) State Conference, the Music Educators National Conference (MENC), the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) conferences, and the United States Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium. The Avion Saxophone Quartet has performed throughout the United States in Connecticut, Indiana, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington D.C. International performance tours include Japan and Italy. An extensive list of awards and recognitions, and player biographies may be found on their website.