Sunday 5th November sees the the Royal Northern College of Music hosting its annual Saxophone Day.
Open to the public and players of all ages and abilities, the day will consist of live performances, workshops, and the chance to see some of the world’s greatest players such as John Helliwell (Supertramp), Simon Willescroft (Duran Duran), Krzysztof Urbanski and the world-acclaimed Timothy McAllister.
On the day an extensive exhibition will be present, including instruments from the Odyssey Symphonique Brasswind range.
Franck Bichon, President of BG France will be exhibiting his extensive range of high-quality accessories and instrument care packs, including his handmade ligatures.
P. Mauriat professional saxophones will also be on display. ‘The craftsmanship that goes into each instrument by P. Mauriat is second to none, due to the extensive hand-hammering process and each tone hole is drawn from the saxophone one by one to ensure the precision and consistency required for excellent response and intonation.,’ says UK distributor JHS.
Odyssey designer and Master Craftsman Peter Pollard will be on hand to demonstrate and go through the features of these instruments.