This album gives the saxophone some much-deserved credit as a classical instrument. Album of the Week, 22 April 2013.
Amy Dickson biography
Amy Dickson is an Australian classical saxophonist, who is deeply committed to championing new music for the instrument.
- After starting saxophone lessons at the age of six, Amy made her concerto debut ten years later playing the Dubois Concerto with Henryk Pisark and the Ku-ring-gal Philharmonic Orchestra.
- She moved to London to study at the Royal College of Music, under the Jane Melber Scholarship. During this time she was the was the first saxophonist to win the God Medal at the Royal Overseas League Competition, the Symphony Australia Young Performer of the Year Competition and the Prince's Prize.
- As a champion of new classical repertoire for the saxophone, Amy has made a number of world premiere recordings, including music by Holbrooke, McDowall, Williams, and Dubois. She regularly commissions new works and arranges existing works composed for other instruments.
- Amy is an ambassador of the Australian Children's Music Foundation and the Prince's Trust.
Did you know:
As well as her love for her instrument, Amy is passionate about fashion and is dressed by Armani.
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