2019 SANSS Concerto Competition:

Youth of Africa Suite by William Haubrich

for soprano or alto saxophone and wind ensemble. 

This year, we are excited to announce a new work and provide a wonderful opportunity to premiere it at the 2019 SANSS! William Haubrich has composed a 3-movement work for soprano or alto saxophone and wind ensemble, to be performed by the winner of the competition in the closing concert at 15:00 on Saturday, 31 August 2019 with the Stellenbosch University Symphonic Wind Band. Peruse the solo saxophone part for each movement here (alto and soprano parts for each movement) and decide whether you would like to enter. Eligible candidates will be no older than 26 years old.


To enter, send a recording of yourself playing the piece, along with the application form, to competition@saxophonesociety.org. Recordings will be catalogued anonymously and a winner will be announced within a week after the deadline for applications. Applications are due by 31 July 2019. The application form will be available soon. If you plan to enter, send an email to admin@saxophonesociety.org to request a PDF of the parts and score for preparation. In order to receive this, you will be required to have registered as a participant and paid the registration fee.