McIntire Department of Music

James Houlik is the leading performer on his instrument in the world. His pioneering efforts on behalf of the tenor saxophone have resulted in the composition of more than eighty new concert works for the instrument, and important performances around the world. From the East Room of the White House for President Clinton, to solo appearances with orchestras in London, Prague, Istanbul, Berlin, Chicago, Phoenix, and New York, to recitals in the music capitals of the world, James Houlik has redefined the tenor saxophone.

The world's great saxophone virtuoso."
- The London Daily Mail
"Houlik is a genuinely brilliant player."
- New York Magazine"
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