The Apollo Saxophone Quartet will be performing at the official opening event of the new Sax.co.uk London store this month.
The performance will take place on 25 June at 5.00pm. Sax.co.uk London has recently relocated to much larger premises with an even bigger and better range of products and improved customer facilities. Apollo Saxophone Quartet will perform their popular and entertaining music for silent film as part of this event, which will also feature a performance by Gerard McChrystal. There will also be an extra 10% discount for the day as well as free gifts and complimentary refreshments.
Andy Scott is a founder member of the Apollo Saxophone Quartet, which has been at the forefront of the British contemporary music scene for almost 30 years. The ensemble has made the largest single contribution to the saxophone quartet repertoire in the UK, commissioning and premiering over 100 works, ranging from quartets to concerti and film scores, as well as numerous creative collaborations with poet, dancers, multimedia and strings.
Described as The Temple of Sax, Sax.co.uk is the world’s largest saxophone specialist retailer, and has premises in both Sussex and London. The new London store on Hampstead Road is a former furniture showroom with a floor space of 8,600 square feet, making it by far the largest shop of its kind in London. It boasts 11 sound proofed play testing booths and seven practice rooms. The shop features over 300 of the finest new, pre owned and vintage saxophones, plus a wide range of custom necks, mouthpieces and accessories.
Click to visit the Apollo Saxophone Quartet website
Click to visit the Sax.co.uk London website
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