The Modern Saxophonist Podcast

The Modern Saxophonist Podcast hosted by Mark McArthur will bring you interviews of saxophonists making an impact on the world of music. We intend to add value to our listener by also providing educational and inspirational episodes recorded in a conversational style for all levels of enthusiasts. Performers, Composers, Teachers, Students, Recording Artists, and Enthusiasts will all be welcome to share their stories to provoke interesting and impactful conversations.
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Now displaying: January, 2017
Jan 28, 2017

James Barrera from Long Beach State University in Long Beach, California and Orange County School of the Arts breaks out the Henry Lindeman Method and gives a detailed break down of the benefits of using this technique.  Hearing about this air and finger coordination and special care for our relaxed movements is encouraging me to revisit some of my own playing and teaching.  Enjoy!

Jan 23, 2017

Good thing we took a break after part 1 because we completely lost track of time and had a blast talking about saxophone.  We might have gotten a little carried away, but you are sure to be both entertained and encouraged.  Dr. Henning Schroeder is the baritone saxophonist in the Capitol Quartet and also on faculty at Ohio Northern University.  Thanks for checking us out, make sure to like our Facebook page and Share this episode. 

Jan 23, 2017

Dr. Henning Schroeder, baritone saxophonist of the Capitol Quartet, sits down with Mark McArthur for a 2 part conversation.  Sax Day, Midwest, Navy Band Clinic, Germany, and PINK HEADPHONES find a way into the conversation.  Have some laughs and enjoy the ride! Thanks for listening and please share! 

Jan 19, 2017

WARNING! You may need to sit down for this one as the enthusiasm in this conversation may seriously launch you.  Dr. Jonathan Nichol and Mark McArthur sit down for a spirited conversation covering so many inspiring ways to think about saxophone study and performance.  He announces the summer camp he will be doing with the H2 quartet at University of Oklahoma and the brilliant faculty who will be teaching.  Take the time to enjoy this episode and get to know Dr. Jonathan Nichol. 

Jan 11, 2017

Mark McArthur sits down with John Seaton who is the Band Director at Las Vegas Academy and Andrew Austin who is the writer of the Ye' Olde Music Major Blog to talk about one of our favorite subjects, Solo and Ensemble Festival for middle school and high school students.  We have a few war stories, tips for success, and encouragements for anyone who is willing to decide performing in this great event is for you.  Please share this episode with anyone you know who could benefit.  

Jan 6, 2017
Chris Condon Pieces

Eric Bradley sits down with saxophone soloist and Army Band Saxophonist Chris Condon.  This episode covers Chris' new album titled Pieces and how crowd funding can be used effectively to deliver a stunning final product.  Please share and encourage your friends to check out this episode and of course Chris Condon's new album.