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Thursday, November 6, 2014

Duquesne University celebrates 200th birthday of saxophone inventor

Posted By on Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Are you passionate about the saxophone? On Sat., Nov. 8, Duquesne University will be hosting a 200th birthday celebration for Adolphe Sax, the inventor of the instrument. The music school will be hosting performances, master classes, and an Adolphe Sax exhibit on loan from the Embassy of Belgium. The closing concert will feature an appearance from jazz saxophonist Dick Oatts.

All saxophonists and fans of the instrument are welcome to the day-long event; cost is a suggested $10 donation.

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