Composition and performance have played an equal role in forming my raison d’être, and contemporary saxophone techniques have become an integral part of my compositional style.

Katia Beaugeais Katia Beaugeais. Photo © Bridget Elliot

My aim as a composer-performer is to showcase unique playing effects in atmospheric sound worlds. Extended techniques transport the performer and audience to another place. When I circular breathe I forget where I am, as I am completely immersed within...

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