The Bel Cuore Quartet (BCQ) is committed to a high-energy and communicative style of performance that reaches a wide variety of audiences, including schoolchildren, retirement communities, and seasoned professional musicians. The ensemble of four saxophones (soprano, alto, tenor, baritone) plays a diverse repertoire that spans Bach to the Beatles. The group is comfortable performing in all types of venues and makes a special effort to interact with its audiences, making each performance engaging as well as entertaining. BCQ’s charisma and energy on stage has been able to reach even the most skeptical audience members. This, combined with an exciting and varied repertoire, leaves alasting impression on audience members.

“It was relaxing, refreshing…and informative…very, very nicely presented.”
– Ravi Iyer, audience member

“It was a wonderful performance, with a wonderful performance of old and new.”
– Hal Watson, audience member

“They performed with their heart and soul – truly a professional presentation.”
– Govind Shetty, audience member

The Bel Cuore Quartet, in just their second season of existence, has
performed at diverse venues across Texas and is going international –
the quartet will travel to Helsinki, Finland in March 2011 for a
one-week residency at the Sibelius Academy. This is the culmination of
their season’s project of memorizing and performing a monumental program
of works by acclaimed and rising composers from around the globe.
Before that, the quartet performed and worked with iconic American
composer William Bolcom and recorded the grunge-inspired saxophone
quartet Concerto X2 by Scott McAllister.