Saturday, February 11, 2023

Plexus Quartet | GRAND PRIZE | Chamber Music | 9th Edition | ENKOR Int'l Music Competition


Formed in the spring of 2020, Plexus Quartet consists of Aayan Patel on Soprano Saxophone, Luke Sharp on Alto Saxophone, Daniel Kim on Tenor Saxophone, and Nigel Duplessis on Bari Saxophone. In addition to being awarded 1st Place in the 49th Annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, Plexus Quartet also received 1st Place and Grand Prize in the 2022 Coltman Chamber Music Competition, and 1st Place in the 14th Annual Houston Underground Saxophone Competition. Individual accomplishments include top placements in All-Region auditions, 1st Place in the Junior High category of the 2019 Houston Underground Saxophone Competition, and 6th Place in the 2021 Saxiana Solo Competition. In addition to their competitive success, Plexus Quartet has also performed a Showcase Recital as a guest ensemble at the Texas Music Educators Association Convention in 2022. Members of Plexus Quartet attend Hebron High School in Carrollton, Texas.

Prodigal Child, John Fitz Rogers, 8:40

Quatuor pour Saxophones III. Papillons, F&M Jeanjean, 2:16

Quatuor pour Saxophones IV. Concert sur la Place, Jeanjean,  2:39