South Sound Saxophone Ensemble (Courtesy Photo)

Sax concert benefits school band

  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 12:20pm
  • Arts

The Tacoma-based South Sound Saxophone Ensemble will present a benefit concert for V.I.B.E.S. at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at the Vashon High School Theater.

The ensemble, formed in 2015 and conducted by Erik Steighner, features over 20 soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and bass saxophone players. The all-volunteer group includes both amateurs and professionals, ranging from high school students to retirees. McMurray Middle School and Vashon High School jazz bands will also perform.

V.I.B.E.S. is a nonprofit that supports band education at McMurray and VHS.

The program will feature works by J.S. Bach, Steven Bryant, Paul Hindemith, Darius Milhaud and Jean Sibelius.

Suggested donation is $10 at the door.

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