Georgia State University
MM Saxophone Performance
Graduate Assistant for Dr. Robert Ambrose, Associate Director - School of Music, Director of Wind Studies
BM Saxophone Performance
Student of Eugene Rousseau, Baritone Saxophone – Indiana University Saxophone Quartet
Lassiter High School
Alfred Watkins, Director
Dr. Sue Samuels, Associate Director
1995 Mid-West Band and Orchestra Participant, 1994 Bands of America National Finalist, 1993-1997 All-State Band member, Baritone Saxophone
Atlanta Saxophone Quartet June, 2011 Atlanta Saxophone Quartet – feature concert, sponsored by the Rome Symphony
Orchestra, Rome GA. Dr. Richard Prior, conductor.
Members of the Atlanta Saxophone Quartet:
Dr. Scott Stewart, Dr. Jan Baker, Mr. David Johnson, Mr. Gary Paulo
Solo Performance – Baritone Saxophone July,2010 Estoril International Music Festival, Estoril, Portugal – Performed the music of Christian Lauba.
Concert Venue: Escola de hotelaria e turismo de lisboa
Alabama Symphony Orchestra December, 2009 Alto Saxophone – Alabama Symphony Pops, with Grammy Award winning artists Take 6.
BJCC Concert Hall, Christopher Confessore, Conductor.
Alabama Symphony Orchestra April, 2009 Alto Saxophone – Ben Vareen with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, BJCC Concert Hall
Christopher Confessore, Conductor.
Alabama Symphony Orchestra May, 2008 Alto Saxophone – George Gershwin, “Porgy and Bess”. Performed in concert by Opera Birmingham, Alabama Symphony Orchestra, and the Birmingham Concert Chorale. Alys Stephens Center, Justin Brown, Conductor.
The Temptations June, 2006
Alto Saxophone – Otis Williams (original member) and the Temptations.
Fredrick Brown Amphitheater: 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA 30269.
Two sold out performances, 2,600 capacity.
Perpetual Groove – International Touring Band October 2008-Present
Georgia Theater, Athens GA, November 15, 2012
Georgia Theater, Athens GA, April 28, 2012
Jam Cruise 10, Haiti and Jamaica, Pool Deck and Theater concerts, January 2012
Work-Play Theater, Birmingham AL, October 2011
Variety Playhouse, Atlanta GA, July 2011
Amberland Music Festival, Lafayette GA, May 2009 - May 2012
Georgia Theater, Athens GA, December 2009
Freebird Live Theater, Jacksonville FL, October 2008
Recording Dates: May 2009 - Brock Butler's first solo studio album, Lately Here Though. Produced and recorded by David Barbe (Drive-by-Truckers, Cracker) at Chase Park Transduction in Athens, GA. Performed on If Ever Even Then and Things (The Way They Should Be).
Album: American Manuscripts
Artist: Georgia State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble
Recording Dates: April 2008 – Recorded at Allgood Studios in Atlanta, GA. Produced by Bill Allgood and Dr. Robert Ambrose. Ensemble conducted by Dr. Robert Ambrose. Played principle alto on Michael Colgrass’s Raag Mala, and John Mackey’s Strange Humors.
Emory University, Atlanta GA – Artist Affiliate, 2010-Present – Dr. Scott Stewart - Director of Wind Studies, Kevin Karnes – Music Chair
Lassiter High School, Marietta GA – Private Instructor, Marching and Wind Staff, 2005 – Present. Alfred Watkins – Director, Laura Borchert and James Thompson – Associate Directors.
Woodward Academy, College Park GA – Private Instructor, 2010 – Present – Woodward Academy is Atlanta’s most prestigious private school, grades K-12. Ben Hines – High School Band Director, Ken Beard – Middle School Band Director.
Carere Music, Atlanta GA – Private Instructor, 2007-Present – Carere Music is a music retail and education outlet featuring only professional woodwind and brass instruments and accessories and the highest quality teaching. Owned and managed by Jeanne Carere.
University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham AL – Adjunct Professor, 2005-2006 – Dr. Sue Samuels – Director of Bands, Dr. Jeff Reynolds – Music Chair.
Certificate of Completion – Estoril International Music Festival - Estoril, Portugal. Course focusing on the music of Christian Lauba. Notable composer Christian Lauba and saxophonist Richard Ducros hosted the course in July 2010.
North American Saxophone Alliance
Atlanta Saxophone Quartet, Baritone Saxophone
Emory University, Artist Affiliate - Saxophone
Contemporary Tenor Saxophone Repertoire Initiative
Cobb Wind Symphony, Alto Saxophone – 2003, 2011 Mid-West Band and Orchestra Clinic participants
Under the Porch
Coy Bowles and the Fellowship (Coy is a member of the Grammy award winning Zach Brown Band)
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