Hailed as a “pioneering instrumentalist and writer” and praised for his “surpassingly beautiful music” and “undoubtedly brilliant mind”, British saxophonist Alastair Penman is a dynamic and versatile performer and composer, presenting contemporary music in new and exciting ways. Having earned masters’ degrees in both Information and Computer Engineering (University of Cambridge) and Saxophone Performance (Royal Northern College of Music), Alastair has a strong interest in the fusion of live saxophone performance with electronic effects, backings, and enhancements... Read more
Alastair is delighted to be coaching on the British Annual Saxophone Symposium's course CRE8 on August 11th and 12th at the Sax.co.uk London branch. Other tutors include Rob Buckland, Jenni Watson, Anthony Brown and Phil Meadows. Click here for more info. There is also a FREE CONCERT by the tutors on August 11th at 5pm at Sax.co.uk
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Park Lane Group
Alastair is delighted to have been selected as a Park Lane Group Young Artist 2016/17 with duo partner Edward Liddall. As part of the scheme they will be giving a recital at St John's Smith Square on Friday 28th April 2017. The programme will include a new piece by Alastair, commissioned by the Park Lane Group.
As part of his work as an educator Alastair maintains a YouTube channel of saxophone resources for students. The channel contains over 250 videos and receives in excess of 25,000 views each month. Click here to visit.