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Melba Hall
3:30pm - 4:30pm, Sunday 29 July, 2018


Renowned pedagogue and performer and professor of saxophone at the University of South Carolina, Clifford Leaman, will be giving a masterclass for tertiary and secondary saxophonists. Three students will be chosen to perform in the masterclass. Positions will be confirmed by 5pm, Monday 9 July.

Applications to perform in this masterclass can be sent to

Please include the following information: Piece, Composer, Duration, and if you require accompanist. 

Associate Dean, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Professor of Saxophone at the University of South Carolina, Clifford Leaman has performed and taught throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia at major schools of music and conservatories, including Northwestern, Eastman, Michigan, North Texas, Florida State, National Supérieur de Paris, Boulogne-Billancourt, Strasbourg, Aragón, Catalunya, Royal Academy of Music (Stockholm), Beijing Central, Shanghai, and Sichuan Conservatories.  Leaman has recorded four compact discs with piano on the Equilibrium label, and two additional discs with percussionist Scott Herring as the RoseWind Duo.  In addition to his work with piano and marimba, Leaman has performed as a concerto soloist with numerous Wind Ensembles and Orchestras and has recorded concerti by Henry Brant, Leslie Bassett, and Ingolf Dahl.  An avid supporter of contemporary music, Leaman has commissioned and given the world premiere performances of over 30 works, including concerti by William Bolcom, Leslie Bassett, Frank Ticheli, and Michael Colgrass.  Leaman is an artist-clinician for D’Addario and the Conn-Selmer Company, Inc. and performs exclusively on Selmer saxophones and D’Addario Reserve reeds.