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Paul Zaborac is a versatile saxophonist, composer, and educator. Originally from the Des Moines, Iowa area, he earned a bachelor of music degree in music education from Simpson College in 2010 and a masters in saxophone performance from The Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2012 where he was the recipient of the Albert Scholarship for Postgraduates and served as a research assistant. Paul is now pursuing his doctorate at The University of Colorado-Boulder where he works as a teaching assistant and the saxophone instructor for the continuing education department. Paul is also active as a performer and educator and has performed in Australia, Hong Kong, China, and throughout the United States. He has also had the opportunity to share the stage with notable jazz musicians such as Rufus Reid, John Von Ohlen, Everett Greene, Greg Gisbert, Stan Sulzmann, Chad Eby, Stockton Helbing, Paul McKee, and Michael Dease.
Well versed in both classical and jazz saxophone, Paul brings a unique and diverse set of skills to his performances on the instrument. This unique combination of skills is displayed in the original compositions on his debut album Actualize (2012) where he explores how the saxophone can be used as an accompaniment instrument in improvised music. This original approach to the saxophone draws upon the many extended techniques available to the saxophone and explores the performance potential of the instrument in improvised music.
Monday, November 6, 2017 at 7:00pm
Amy Robertson Music Center, Lekberg Hall
501-599 N Buxton St, Indianola, IA 50125, USA