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"[Canfield’s music] provides an ear-caressing string of delights."

Peter J. Rabinowitz
Fanfare Magazine
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"The saxophone music of David DeBoor Canfield demonstrates the composer’s immense talent while exploring the many facets of the instrument’s enormous capabilities as a means of musical expression."

Eugene Rousseau
Professor of Saxophone (retired)
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"David is the perfect example of a contemporary composer…whose works deserve recordings."

Martin Anderson
Fanfare Magazine

"…an impressive body of work in his own persuasive and pleasing individual voice."

Mark Louis Lehman
American Record Guide

Upcoming Events

February 6, 2020

Concerto after Tchaikovsky

for Soprano Saxophone and Orchestra

  • Performed by
    Jessica Dodge
  • with
    University of Oregon Symphony Orchestra
  • Conducted by
    Johannes Müller-Stosch
February 15, 2020

Norwegian Rhapsody after Grieg

for Saxophone Quartet

  • Performed by
    Zzyzx Quartet
  • with
  • Conducted by

Fulfilling Commissions

As a composer who has written works in various styles of older masters to the most avant-garde idiom, David DeBoor Canfield fulfills commissions in nearly every style.

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