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Adam Epler

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Performer Bio Synopsis

Stylistically diverse and musically engaging, Group 2 is a saxophone quartet hailing from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. Founded on principles of blend, balance and complete instrumental control, Group 2 takes the listener into soundscapes that are absolutely one-of-a-kind. Each of the members embody diverse backgrounds in classical, jazz, new music, and transcriptive performing. Awards and accolades have not eluded the group, as members have won top prizes in the Yamaha Young Artist Competition, Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition, the Music Teachers National Association solo and chamber competitions, and the North American Saxophone Alliance solo and chamber competitions. Most recently, Group 2 was awarded First Prize in The 2020 NOLA ChamberFest Chamber Music Competition. Specializing in musical storytelling through a deep knowledge of style, vulnerability, and unique interpersonal connection, Group 2 delivers a fulfilling musical experience to diverse audiences both near and far.

Group 2

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