John Sampen "Live"      2021-2022

March 30          Kevin Day MORE THAN WORDS - video with conductor John Sampen, 

                            narrator Myra Merritt-Grant, and BGSU students



June 9-22           FLHSI Snow Pond Teaching and Performances (Sydney, Maine)   

                                      Pablo Furman MUSIC FOR ALTO SAXOPHONE AND TAPE

                                      Stockhausen KNABENDUETT (with Susan Fancher)

                                      Shrude ONCE AGAIN... (with Marilyn Shrude)

                                      Shrude NATURE'S BARD (with Marilyn Shrude)

                                      (Watch NATURE'S BARD youtube video from BGSU production



c. October 22      Bernard Rands MEMO 6 (for BGSU New Music Festival)


November 19-21  Adjudication for the Michigan MTNA Competitions


December 2        Marilyn Shrude EVOLUTION V - for a special Marilyn Shrude

                              "Birthday Celebration" in New York City (featuring

                                Sampen with the New Thread Saxophone Quartet)


February 9            Aaron Kernis 8,632 PLACES IN NEW YORK CITY

                                John Sampen/Dan Piccolo Consortium World Premiere

February 20.         Aaron Kernis 8,632 PLACES IN NEW YORK CITY

                                 Toledo Museum of Art - Chamber Concert John Sampen/Dan Piccolo

February 27          Samuel Adler MUSIC OF YEARNING - for a "Sam Adler Celebration"                                    at Bowling Green State University


c. March 11          "Celebrating Historic Diversity" - NASA Biennial (CANCELLED)

                                Music of Adler, Shrude, and Ussachevsky

                                Oklahoma State University (Stillwater)


March 29-30         Tennessee Tour/Featured Guest Artist/Clinician at

                                 Tennessee Tech University (with Mark Bunce)  


March 31              Sampen and Bunce Masterclass and Concert 

                               University of Tennessee - Knoxville


April 14                 Bolcom CONCERTO FOR SOPRANO SAXOPHONE with the BGSU                                       Wind Symphony, Bowling Green State University  


c. June 7-21         FLHSI Snow Pond Teaching and Performance (Sydney, Maine)    


c. July 27-31          World Saxophone Congress in Japan (POSTPONED TO 2023)

                                 World Premieres of "Postcard Pieces" by Bolcom, Higdon,

                                 Rands, Ran, Shrude, and Augusta Read Thomas