Sean Campbell

Saxophonist

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Sean Campbell is a Denver-based saxophonist who performs in many different genres to bring creativity and artistry into all of his musical endeavors. Sean performs regularly on baritone saxophone with the Lamont Saxophone Quartet, an ensemble that includes Lamont Saxophone Professor Art Bouton, MSU Denver Saxophone Professor Mark Harris, and Sean Edwards. The Lamont Saxophone Quartet was recently featured on CPR Classical and has performed to sold out crowds at Dazzle Restaurant and Lounge. In 2014, Sean graduated Cum Laude with distinction in his major from the University of Denver with a BM in Saxophone Performance and is currently pursuing a Performance Certificate at the Lamont School of Music. He has performed as Lead Alto in the Lamont Jazz Orchestra, Principal Saxophone in the Lamont Wind Ensemble and as an orchestral soloist in the Lamont Symphony Orchestra. Sean is a founding member of the Modern Hue new music ensemble and the Nebula Ensemble, a collection of Front Range musicians and composers who perform newly composed works that stretch the boundaries of contemporary classical music. As a soloist and chamber musician, Sean was awarded “Recital of Distinction” for his senior recital. His ensemble won first place in the 2015 Lamont Chamber Competition for their performance of George Crumb’s Quest. Sean was also a finalist in the 2014 Lamont Chamber Competition. In research, Sean has been awarded grants by the University of Denver’s “Partners in Scholarship” program for the development of new extended techniques for saxophone and in mouthpiece refacing. Sean teaches saxophone, flute and clarinet for El Sistema Colorado and is the President of the Lamont Student Council.

 

Sean was featured on Nebula Ensemble’s Debut Concert as well as the spring 2015 performances of The Man with the Good Face.

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