Duo Montagnard was formed in 2002 and has performed over 250 concerts in more than 45 states, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, Argentina, Uruguay, Slovenia, Greece, Denmark, Portugal, and the United Kingdom. Festival performances include the Chautauqua Institution, Scandinavian Saxophone Festival, Hartwick College Summer Music Festival, UNC-Wilmington New Music for Guitar and Saxophone Festival, and the Alexandria Guitar Festival. Programs include compositions by Robert Beaser, Chick Corea, Jacques Ibert, David Kechley, Astor Piazzolla, Maurice Ravel, Terry Riley, Roberto Sierra, Toru Takemitsu, Ralph Towner, and Heitor Villa-Lobos. Recent commissions include pieces by James Crowley, Jonathan Elliott, Laura Kramer, John Anthony Lennon, John Orfe and Russell Peterson. Recent performances include concerts and festivals in Poland, Germany, Argentina, Uruguay, Portugal and Denmark, a tour of the Western U.S., and an upcoming series of concerts in South Africa in Summer 2014.

Duo Montagnard

Joseph Murphy, saxophone

Matthew Slotkin, guitar