Classical Tuesdays kicks off 2013 with Erik Steighner

4 Jan

New Music for the New Year:
Featuring Erik Steighner on sax, at
Slavonian Hall in Old Town

Saxophonist Erik Steighner. Photo courtesy of Classical  Tuesdays

Saxophonist Erik Steighner. Photo courtesy of Classical Tuesdays

Join Classical Tuesdays in Old Town on January 8, 2013, to hear Erik Steighner mix it up live on alto, baritone and soprano saxophones, with recorded electronic accompaniment. For sonic color and variety, Erik will be joined by Zachary Lyman on trumpet.

In a celebration of Tacoma composers, Classical Tuesdays will also be premiering pieces by Deborah Anderson and Greg Youtz.

Erik Steighner has performed with Northwest Sinfonietta, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, Tipping Point Saxophone Quartet, Alloy Saxophone Quartet, Lyric Brass Quintet, Camas Wind Quintet, and Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta. He is a composer and the saxophone lecturer at Pacific Lutheran University. Steighner is featured on CD releases from Albany Records, Mark Custom, Naxos, and Vienna Modern Masters.

Zachary Lyman is Associate Professor of Trumpet and Music Theory at Pacific Lutheran University where he performs with the Lyric Brass Quintet and the Seattle-based Mosaic Brass Quintet.

Slavonian Hall in Old Town. Photo courtesy of Classical Tuesdays

Slavonian Hall in Old Town. Photo courtesy of Classical Tuesdays

Classical Tuesdays is a free chamber music series that showcases professional musicians in the Puget Sound region. All ages are welcome.

Who: Classical Tuesdays in Old Town
What: Concert by Erik Steighner
Where: Historic Slavonian Hall, 2306 N. 30th St., Tacoma (handicap parking and access in alley)
When: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 7 pm
Cost: Free, donations appreciated. For more details, contact 253.752.2135 or click here.

The Tacoma Arts Commission is proud to support this series through Arts Projects funding.

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