Todd Oxford served as adjudicator for the 2017 ENKOR International Music Competition – Woodwinds and Brass, Düsseldorf, Germany. He also went on tour with Duo 35 performance at NACWPI National Conference in Alabama, solo performances at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Houston Baptist University, and Lamar University in Beaumont, and a masterclass for Friendswood ISD.
Michael Dean, clarinet, with Oxford
Oxford also spoke for a video tribute to recently deceased composer David Maslanka created by Professor Jerry Junkin and the University of Texas Wind Ensemble for broadcast online and at a live performance.
Todd Oxford has recently engaged in the following activities:
▪ Performer and Artist/endorser at the National Association of Music Merchants Show 2017 in Anaheim, California with Eastman Saxophones. NAMM is one of the largest music trade shows in the world.
▪ Adjudicator for 2017 ENKOR International Chamber Music Competition, Düsseldorf, Germany, and the MTNA/TMTA Solo and Chamber Music Competition at Stephen F Austin State University in Nacogdoches
▪ Soloist at Austin Presbyterian Seminary, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Austin, and Highland Park Baptist Church in Austin
Todd Oxford’s “Tango Magnetism” Album won two Global Music Awards Silver Medals for Best Instrumentalist and Best Album. Additionally, his live recording as a member of the Synaesthesia Saxophone Quartet of William Bolcom’s Badinerie from “Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Wind Ensemble” won the Global Music Award Silver Medal for Best Instrumental. Global Music Awards is a top-tier music talent competition. Both albums are available from iTunes in both CD format and digital download.
Oxford was hired for the third year as an adjudicator for both the ENKOR International Chamber Music Competition and Woodwinds/Brass Solo Competition. ENKOR is based in Düsseldorf, Germany.
Mr. Oxford performed recent concerts with Duo 35 in Arlington, Austin, and the International Clarinet Society’s CLARINET FEST at the University of Kansas.
He is a Semi-Finalist for the American Prize in the Instrumental Solo Category. Finalists will be announced shortly. The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit, national competitions designed to recognize and reward the very best in the performing arts in the United States.
Todd Oxford was an Adjudicator for the ENKOR International Chamber Music Competition (Düsseldorf, Germany).
Oxford also was hired by the Music Division of Texas University Interscholastic League to edit and update the Class I Solo Saxophone List, used by every high school band in the state.
He appeared as an Artist/Endorser for Andreas Eastman Saxophones at the recent Texas Music Educators Association Convention in San Antonio.