Amstel Quartet

Dutch Saxophone Ensemble

Remco Jak - soprano saxophone
Olivier Sliepen - alto saxophone
Bas Apswoude - tenor saxophone
Ties Mellema - baritone saxophone
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Apr 13

that was great!



tonight Natte Noten concert !

Mar 18

tonight Natte Noten @ Splendor Amsterdam 20:30

exciting new music for sax quartet:

Michiel Mensingh - Epic! [2016, worldpremiere]

Mark-Anthony Turnage - Run Riot

David Lang - Revolutionary Etudes[2014]

Steve Martland - Short Story [2009]

Anthony Fiumara - I dreamed in the cities at night [2014]

Pascal Schumacher - Amstel Coconut Blue [2015]


Newsletter March 2016

Mar 16

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Winds festival

Feb 11

Upper Amsterdam is the place to be for wind instrument enthusiasts next Saturday February 20th.

Het Concertgemaal organizes "Blazersfestijn". The Amstel Quartet wil kick off at 16:00. performances of Ludwig, Duo Ab Baars en Joost Buis and Fie Schouten will make the day complete.

Édith Piaf - Celebration !

Nov 24

December 10th in Splendor:

Sax avec Elan! celebrates Édith Piaf's birthday @Splendor-Amsterdam

new arrangements such as:

'Mon Manège à Moi' and 'Hymne à l'amour'

and of course our Piaf medley


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