Bill Perconti is becoming one of the
most-recorded saxophonists in the history of classical
has recorded twenty-two world-premier works on eleven
recordings since 1994 as a soloist and leader of the
Quartet, the LCSC
Chamber Players, and the
Idaho Saxophone Trio.
Perconti’s four solo/ensemble CDs are with Albany,
Centaur, and Crystal Records.
The 2013 release of his CD Women Composers and
Their Music for Saxophone is the first of it’s kind for
He has also contributed to six volumes for the
Arizona University Recording series
Tribute to Adolphe Sax and to Volume IX of
The Chamber Music of
Nancy Van de Vate on Vienna Modern Masters Recordings.
Perconti’s recording of Joan Tower’s
Wings was singled
out and submitted by AUR to the first round of the
has written “... young American virtuoso Bill Perconti is an
accomplished interpret”, and from
American Record Guide
“I would be happy to spend an evening in the concert hall
with Bill Perconti.”
Bossak-Heilbron Foundation, the
Idaho Commission on
the Arts (with pianist Kay Zavislak), LCSC, the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (with composer
Elena Ruehr), the
National Endowment for the Arts, and the
Trust have provided grants for his recordings.
Perconti’s performing career spans
fourteen states nationwide (USA), Canada, and Japan,
including among other guest recitals at the U. of Illinois
Champaign-Urbana and the U. of Wisconsin-Madison.
Academic performances include solos at state,
regional, and national meetings of the
Saxophone Alliance and the
Perconti is also a two-time winner of
Certificates at the Hampton Jazz Festival.
Also an active arranger for solo
saxophone and saxophone quartet, Perconti has published
twenty works with
Advance Music/Schott (Germany) and
Publications (New Jersey).
Instrumentalist (with Ron Tyree), the
and the NACWPI
Journal have published his articles.
Perconti is found in the 7th
Ed. of Marquis Who’s
Who in America
and Who’s Who in the
West, 27th Ed.