Phoenix Sax perform lockdown Gabrieli

While we’ve been in lockdown and unable to meet and rehearse, members of the Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra have been busy recording individual parts for Giovanni Gabrieli’s 1597 piece ‘Sacrae Symphoniae’ (Canzon per Sonar Septimi Toni à 8, Ch.172), in kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and garages across the region! It’s been quite a challenge playing without a musical director and when you can’t heRead More…

Rehearsals suspended (Covid-19)

Following Government advice that social gatherings should be suspended in the light of the current Coronavirus situation, Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra has suspended rehearsals until further notice. This decision was not taken lightly and is, of course, motivated by a desire to do what is best for long term health and well-being of all. Stay safe everyone.
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Ready 2 Rock with Gerard McChrystal

It’s now just a month since our launch, and what a month it’s been! We were absolutely delighted to receive this lovely, personalised message of support from sax supremo Gerard McChrystal. And not only that, the internationally renowned Delta Saxophone Quartet have sent their best wishes, saxophonist Jay Riley has shared news of our launch in his regular e-newsletter and Tom Bruton at SaxtRead More…

A new beginning

A new saxophone orchestra has launched in Market Harborough, Leicestershire to provide adults with an opportunity to have fun playing the saxophone together and to share the versatility of the sax with a wider audience. The Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra is starting off with 14 members playing seven different types of saxophone, from the tiny sopranino through the more commonly-seen soprano, altoRead More…