Tag Archives: saxophone

A Musical Mentor Celebrates Success

In May 2016, we published a post about a talented, young saxophone player named Salvador Flores. In the post below, Salvodor’s mentor, Houston Symphony Community-Embedded Musician David Connor, gives us an uplifting update regarding this young Houstonian’s most recent accomplishments. Every … Continue reading

Posted in 2017-18 Season, Classical, Community-Embedded Musicians | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

20 Questions with Timothy McAllister

If you haven’t heard, Timothy McAllister is one of the world’s best classical saxophone players. He’s so good, in fact, that he inspired one of America’s greatest living composers, John Adams, to write a Saxophone Concerto just for him. It … Continue reading

Posted in 2016-17 Season, Classical, Q&A | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Saxophonist Named Salvador: A Symphony Success Story!

A junior from Galena Park High School and saxophone student, Salvador excelled locally and nationally under the guidance of Dave Connor, a Houston Symphony Community-Embedded Musician. Salvador’s growth in musical interpretation and execution prepared him for Texas Music Educators Association All-State and Interlochen auditions. Continue reading

Posted in 2015-2016 Season, Community-Embedded Musicians, Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment