BIOGRAPHY

Anthony S. Cincotta II is an internationally recognized saxophonist whose playing has taken him across the United States and abroad. In 2014 he premiered Evan Cadavieco’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble with the Berklee College of Music Wind Ensemble. In 2019 he won first prize in James Madison University’s Concerto Competition, playing Alexander Glazunov’s Concerto in E-flat major for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, Op. 109.

 

A champion of new music, with over forty world premieres to his name, Cincotta has performed at the World Saxophone Congress, the International Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, North American Saxophone Alliance Regional Conferences, the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference, the New England Saxophone Symposium, and the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference. Most recently, he has been selected to perform and speak at the 2022 College Music Society’s National Conference.

 

Cincotta is also a highly accomplished teacher. His students have won top placements in regional, state, and national honor bands. His students have also gone on to successfully audition for some of the country’s most prestigious college music programs including University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Hartford, Indiana University, James Madison University, and others.

 

Cincotta holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he studied with Lynn Klock, and a Master of Music degree from James Madison University where he studied with David Pope. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at James Madison University. In addition to teaching his own private saxophone studio, Cincotta also serves as the faculty saxophonist at Bridgewater College and Eastern Mennonite University.

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ANTHONY S. CINCOTTA II

SAXOPHONIST & EDUCATOR

(508) 439-0118

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2494 Reservoir Street, Apt E

Harrisonburg, VA 22801

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TEACHING

 
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2018 - Present

Faculty Saxophonist

Bridgewater College

Classes Taught:

MUS 204 - Applied Saxophone Lessons

MUS 204 - Applied Clarinet Lessons

MUS 304 - Applied Saxophone Lessons

MUS 445 - Saxophone Chamber Ensemble

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2021 - Present

Faculty Saxophonist

Eastern Mennonite University

Classes Taught:

MUPS 264 - Applied Saxophone Lessons

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2018 - Present

Graduate Teaching Assistant

James Madison University

Classes Taught:

MUAP 200 - Applied Saxophone Lessons

MUAP 351 - Saxophone Quartet

MUS 200 - Music and Culture

Music Director for the JMU Saxophone Ensemble

Teaching Assistant for MUS 373 - Music History (Antiquity - C. 1700)

Teaching Assistant for the JMU Saxophone Studio

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