A day of saxophone with Saxophone Academy Sydney Director Jay Byrnes and Visiting Artist Mary Osborn. A chance to play, gain insight and talk all things saxophone.

Sydney-born saxophonist Mary Osborn is currently based in Paris. She recently completed her Masters of Music with a “mention très bien” at the Conservatorium of Versailles, studying under Vincent David. Mary is forming her career as a classical and contemporary performer, creator and teacher.

Mary has won numerous awards at international music competitions, such as Andorra SaxFest, Gisborne International Music Competition, Adolphe Sax Competition in Castelbuono

She has had the opportunity to work closely with many composers and premiered a variety of works, and enjoys developing multi-disciplinary projects. Since 2019 she has performed in the paris-based contemporary ensemble Ensemble Dynamique as saxophonist and co-founder. In 2021 she formed a saxophone trio, Ensemble Empreintes, that performs regularly in Paris and throughout France. Mary recorded two CDs with the saxophone ensemble SaxoVoce working with renowned musician Jean-Yves Fourmeau and composers Thierry Escaich, Karol Beffa and Olivier Kaspar. She is also an avid arranger and has published her arrangements of the Tallahatchie Concerto by JacobTV.

She is currently working for Henri Selmer Paris as a saxophone certifier, as well as coordinating and teaching saxophone at the Amicale de Villabé near Paris.

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A big thanks to all our special guest tutors over the past 10 years.

A big thanks to all our special guest tutors over the past 10 years.