UWindsor grad a featured soloist in orchestra concerts this weekend

The Windsor Symphony Orchestra will feature music grad Marc Funkenhouser (BMus 2010) on alto saxophone in four performances this weekend.

Funkenhauser will perform the Concerto in E flat major for alto saxophone and string orchestra, Op. 109, composed by Alexander Glazunov, as part of a program titled “French Connections.” The orchestra will present the concert Friday, March 1, in two performances at Assumption University Chapel; Saturday at Leamington United Mennonite Church and Sunday at St Anne’s Church in Tecumseh.

Show times and ticket information are available on the WSO website.

In addition to his solo career, Funkenhauser is an active orchestral and chamber musician, and has played with the Toronto Symphony Youth Orchestra, Royal Conservatory Orchestra of the Glenn Gould School, University of Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Wind Orchestra, Contact Contemporary Music, Scott Good Ensemble, and Toronto New Music Projects.

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