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Yevgeny Dokshansky, saxophone

Yevgeny Dokshansky

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Belorussian born American saxophonist and clarinetist Yevgeny Dokshansky has appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and conductor throughout Europe and North America. He is a 1st prize-winner at the Minsk Jazz Competition, 3rd prize-winner at the 2nd International Music of Hope Competition, special prize-winner at the 5th Aginski International Competition of Chamber Music, and two-time Baird Concerto Competition winner on both clarinet and saxophone.

Deeply committed to chamber music, he founded the Chicago Q Ensemble, Martin/Dokshansky Duo, Alito Quintet, and has performed as tenor saxophonist from 2004 to 2006 with the Amherst Saxophone Quartet. Yevgeny holds degrees from State University of New York at Buffalo, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, DePaul University School of Music and he is currently earning Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Conducting at the Catholic University of America.

Yevgeny is an endorsing artist for Légère Reeds and performs on Leblanc clarinets and Selmer saxophones.

Learn more at www.yevgenydokshansky.com.

February 17, 2013