Dale Underwood

Saxophonist Dale Underwood is a lecturer in the Department of Instrumental Performance at the University of Miami Frost School of Music. Acclaimed by the Washington Post as “the Heifetz of the alto saxophone,” Dale Underwood is internationally recognized as one of the today’s foremost classical saxophonists and is a sought-after instructor, lecturer and performer. Underwood has toured extensively throughout the world as a featured soloist, performing in every state in the continental United States and Alaska, as well as in England, Germany, Belgium, Holland, Sweden, Italy, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico and Canada. A frequent guest soloist with leading orchestras, Dale Underwood has performed with the Boston Pops Orchestra, the National Symphony Orchestra, Australian Wind Orchestra and the National Conservatory Orchestra in Sao Paolo, Brazil, among others. In 1993, Dale Underwood made his Carnegie Hall debut in a program featuring Claude T. Smith’s Fantasy (written especially for Underwood), and A Gershwin Fantasy. Dale Underwood served for 30 years with distinction as saxophone soloist in the highly respected U.S. Navy Band.


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