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Lectures with Prof. Sascha Armbruster

2023 March 24-25
LAMT Building VI, Room 402 (Pamėnkalnio Str. 15, Vilnius)

Open and individual lectures with Prof. Sascha Armbruster (Lucerne, Switzerland)

March 24, Friday
10:00-12:00 | Advanced saxophone techniques
13:00 | Individual lectures

March 25, Saturday
10:00-12:00 | Saxophone 20th-21st century repertoire
13:00 | Individual lectures

Sascha Armbruster was born in 1974 in Lahr/Schwarzwald (D). He studied saxophone in Basel with Iwan Roth and Marcus Weiss and received a “Premier Prix á l’Unanimité” at the Conservatoire de Paris in the class of Claude Delangle. In addition to his busy chamber music activities, he is an additional member of orchestras such as the Basel Symphony Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich and the Orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk. Sascha Armbruster has played with leading contemporary music ensembles such as Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Recherche, Klangforum Wien. He is a member of the ARTE Quartett (Basel), soyuz21 (Zurich), the Lucerne Festival Orchestra and, since 2020, the Collegium Novum Zurich. His solo and chamber music concert activities have taken him to Japan, America and across Europe to renowned festivals. He cultivates intensive collaboration with contemporary composers and musicians on the borderline to jazz/improvisation, such as Tim Berne, Marc Ducret, Pierre Favre, Fred Frith, Urs Leimgruber and Terry Riley. Sascha Armbruster is a lecturer for saxophone, co-director of the Studio for New Music and study coordinator at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Free entrance