The Hippocrene Saxophone Quartet presents a history of saxophone music.

From the classical elegance of Jean-Baptiste Singelee to modern compositions by Andy Scott and the vibrant Latin jazz flair of Paquito D’Rivera, the quartet’s performance showcases the saxophone’s versatility and evolution across different stylistic periods.

Student tickets: $10 with code ARTS4KNIGHTS24, valid UCF or student ID required

Hippocrene Saxophone Quartet

Timothy Rosenberg, soprano saxophone
George Weremchuk, alto saxophone
Steven Amann, tenor saxophone
Brian Smithers, baritone saxophone


Mountain road by David Maslank (1943-2017)

I. Overture

Premier Quatuor op. 53 by Jean-Baptiste Singelée (1812-1875)

I. Andante-allegro
II. Adagio sostenuto
IV. Allegretto

Selections from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990) arr. James Boatman


Crisantemi by Giacomo Puccini (1858-1924) arr. Christoph Enzel

Andante et Scherzo by Eugene Bozza (1905-1991)

Paquito by Andy Scott (b. 1966) arr. Timothy Rosenberg

Wapango by Paquito D’Rivera (b. 1948)

Logos for UCF and Dr. Phillips Center
We extend particular gratitude to the staff and administration of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for their partnership over the past ten years.

Thank You to Our Supporters

Logos for LIFE at UCF, OUC The Reliable One, Florida Arts and Culture, Downtown Orlando, Rockley Family Foundation, and Sigma Alpha Iota Philanthropies Inc.

Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • The Judith and David Albertson Endowment in the Arts
  • Cartwright Family Humanities & Arts Endowment
  • Phil and Jane Easterling
  • LIFE at UCF
  • Orlando Downtown Development Board
  • OUC – The Reliable One
  • Women’s Club at UCF, Inc.

Thank You to Our Festival Partners

  • Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
  • National Young Composers Challenge
  • Orlando Family Stage
  • Orlando Shakes
  • Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
  • UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences
  • UCF Global Perspectives and International Initiatives
  • UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management
  • Winter Park Institute
  • WUCF