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First Name: Saxton
Last Name: Rose
Bio: The Puerto Rico Symphony appointed Saxton Rose as its principal bassoonist effective immediately. Saxton takes over for Alan Brown who retired last year after more than 30 years with the orchestra. In addition, Saxton was also awarded the position as the Professor of Bassoon at the Puerto Rico Conservatory. Saxton is a former student of Yoshi Ishikawa (University of Colorado at Boulder College of Music), Stefano Canuti (Conservatorio "Agostino Steffani" in Castelfranco Veneto, Italy), Timothy McGovern (University of Illinois) and currently is a DMA candidate in bassoon performance and a student of William Winstead at the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. He has performed in Italy, Germany, and Austria and has given recitals at IDRS conventions in Banff and Greensboro.
Source: Performer, Sept. 2003