I am not exaggerating when I say that, whatever I achieved as a musician, I owe more to Leó Weiner than to anyone else. ... To me, he remains an outstanding example of what a musician should be.

Sir Georg Solti

Kyle Horch Saxophone Master Class at the Liszt Academy

9 March 2020

We hereby inform our students and the audience, that Kyle Horch’s master class is cancelled.

Dates:

Wednesday 1 April, 10.00–13.30 & 14.30–16.00

Thursday 2 April, 10.00–13.00 & 14.00–17.00

 

Venue:

Liszt Academy main building, Room X
(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.)

 

Concert:

Wednesday 1 April, 18.00–19.30, Room X

Paule Maurice: Volio
Ryo Noda: Mai 
Henri Busser: Asturias sur des themes espagnols
Mark Bowden: Parable
Jennifer Higdon: Lullaby  
Stephen Sondheim: Three Sondheim Waltzes (arranged by Richard Rodney Bennett)

Kyle Horch, Erzsébet Seleljo (saxophone)
Piano accompanist: Erzsébet Kerek

 

The active participants will be selected by the Woodwind and Brass Department.

Only Liszt Academy students and professors can attend the master class as passive participants, subjected to the capacity of the room.

 

Kyle Horch studied with Frederick Hemke at Northwestern University in Chicago, and with Stephen Trier at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. As a young musician, he won numerous prizes at competitions in Britain, Europe, and the USA. He made his London debut at the Purcell Room in 1989, and since then has performed as a soloist and chamber musician at many venues in Britain and abroad. His recordings ChamberSax, AngloSax, and Flotilla have received international praise: “This is a stunning album.” American Record Guide (for AngloSax). As a freelance musician, he has performed on concerts, broadcasts, tours, and recordings with many ensembles including Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Rambert Dance Company, the chamber ensemble ‘Counterpoise’, and Michael Law’s Piccadilly Dance Orchestra. He has been a saxophone professor at the Royal College of Music in London since 1991, and saxophone teacher at Royal Holloway University of London since 2011. He has given master classes in Britain, France, Holland, Ireland, Norway, Belgium, Switzerland, Singapore, Australia, and the USA.