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 MUSIC FOR SAXOPHONE AND PERCUSSION

                           John Sampen/Dan Piccolo Consortium World Premiere



February 27          Samuel Adler MUSIC OF YEARNING - for a "Sam Adler Celebration" at

                                        Bowling Green State University


c. March 11          NASA Biennial in Oklahoma ??? (anticipated performance)


March 27-April 1    Tennessee Tour/Featured Guest Artist/Clinician at

                                        Tennessee Tech University (with Mark Bunce)        


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


c. July 27-31          World Saxophone Congress in Japan (anticipated performance)

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

                                    Rands, Ran, Shrude, and Augusta Read Thomas