The Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute at Snow Pond Music Festival provides high-level college and graduate-level saxophonists an intensive two-week program of study under the tutelage of world-renowned saxophonist Dr. Frederick L. Hemke. Program participants study solo and chamber music repertoire in a performance-oriented environment, participating in a series of private lessons, master-classes, ensemble coaching and recitals. Ample time is scheduled for practice and other activities.
Dr. Frederick L. Hemke, Artistic Director; Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University
Dr. John W. Sampen, Featured Artist, Distinguished Artist Professor at Bowling Green State University
Dr. Nathan Nabb, Staff, Professor of Saxophone, Stephen F. Austin State University
Dr. Sean Hurlburt, Staff (On leave for 2019)
Sharon Peterson, Collaborative Artist
Dr. Gail B. Levinsky, Staff, Program Director; Susquehanna University
FLSHI Guest Artist for 2019: Masahito Sugihara, Associate Professor of Sam Houston State University
Previous Guest Artists
Jan Berry Baker
Masato Kumoi Saxophone Quartet
Participants must be over the age of 18 and are selected on the basis of ability and supporting materials. As the application process is on a rolling basis, we encourage you to apply early.
Letters of recommendations should be sent directly via the Supplement Materials link.
For additional assistance contact the Program Coordinator, Gail Levinsky
|Evening||Orientation and Evening Gathering|
|9:30–12:00pm||Repertoire Lesson, Individual Techniques Lesson, Individual / Quartet Coaching, Practice|
|2:30–4:00pm||Studio Class/Quartet, Flexible Time, Individual Practice, Lessons, Recreation|
|4:30–5:30pm||Saxophone Ensemble Rehearsal|
|Evening||Master Classes, Lectures, Recitals, Practice, and Off-Campus Activities|
|8:00–10:00am||Breakfast and Departure|