NZSM lunchtime concert with Greg Sauer

October 2015

New Zealand School of Music presents a lunchtime concert with visiting cellist Greg Sauer and the New Zealand String Quartet.


A concert with visiting artist Greg Sauer, Associate Professor of Cello at Florida State University. Praised for his versatility, he performs in many different musical arenas. He has appeared in recital at the Old First Concert Series in San Francisco, the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, the Brightmusic Concert Series in Oklahoma City, at universities and schools of music such as the Blair School of Music at Vanderbilt, the Shepherd School at Rice University, the University of Iowa and the University of Tennessee, among many others. Mr. Sauer was a prizewinner in the Hudson Valley Philharmonic and Ima Hogg National competitions, and has performed concertos with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, the Houston Symphony, the New American Chamber Orchestra, the Quad City Symphony, Oklahoma City Philharmonic, the Columbus (GA) Symphony, the Tallahassee Symphony and the Contra Costa Chamber Orchestra. Mr. Sauer currently holds the positions of principal cello of the Tallahassee Symphony and assistant principal of the Colorado Music Festival Orchestra. He served nine seasons as principal cellist of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Orchestra.

The concerts are free, open to the public and no booking is required, although seating is limited to about 150.


Prelude and Fugue from Suite No.5 for solo cello by Bach

Sonata for Solo Cello by Ligeti

String Quintet Op. 39 by Glazunov (NZSQ and Greg Sauer)

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