Globe Saxophone Quartet and the Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra


Rhett Bender is Professor of Music at Southern Oregon University Department of Performing Arts. In the summer he is the Director of the Siskiyou Saxophone Workshop and SOU’s Ashland Chamber Music Workshop. Additionally, he is the Region 1 Director of the North American Saxophone Alliance. Bender has performed throughout China and visits the Sichuan Conservatory in Chengdu yearly where he teaches as saxophone artist/teacher-in-residence. He is the director of the Siskiyou Saxophone Orchestra and plays soprano saxophone in the Globe Saxophone Quartet. His live performances have been broadcast over KING-FM in Seattle, Peach State Public Radio, Iowa Public Radio, and Jefferson Public Radio. He is one of the featured saxophonists on AUR’s seven volume CD set, America’s Millennium Tribute to Adolphe Sax. His solo saxophone CDs Transformations and Meldings were distributed by mp3.com. Rhett Bender is a Yamaha performing artist and clinician.

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