Thomas Giles

Saxophone (Classical)

New York, NY
25 Played at 25 groupmuses!

Thomas Giles

Saxophone (Classical)

About

Thomas A. Giles is a New York City-based saxophonist devoted to the performance of contemporary music and the creation of interdisciplinary work. He is the baritone chair of the MANA Quartet, performs a growing number of solo engagements, and often collaborates with artists of other media as multi-instrumentalist, improviser, and composer.
Last season, Giles’ was a guest soloist at Meredith Monk’s Happy Woman gala and with MANA made concerto appearances with the ECHO Chamber Orchestra in San Francisco, premiered and toured a new edition of Philip Glass’s Concerto for Saxophone Quartet, and performed recitals at Berkeley Chamber Performances and the international Bachfest in Leipzig.
Giles has performed at festivals and venues as Carnegie Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Princeton Sound Kitchen, the Whitney Museum, American Repertory Theater at Harvard, FringeArts Philadelphia, PROTOTYPE Festival, Festival of New American Music, Music Center at the Strathmore, SoundWired Chicago..etc

Music

SOLO:
Bach, J.S.: Partita in A minor BWV 1013
Keuris, Tristan: Canzone
Kox, Hans: The Stranger
Messiaen, Olivier: Abime des Oiseaux
Monk, Meredith: Hocket

WITH PIANO:

Brehme, Hans: Sonata Op. 25
Debussy, Claude: Beau Soir
Decruck, Fernande: Sonata in C-sharp Major
Messiaen, Olivier: Théme et Variations | Vocalise-Etude
Ravel, Maurice: Sonatine
Schumann, Robert: Fantasiestücke Op. 73
Scriabin, Alexander: Prelude in B Major, Op. 16, No 1.

SAXOPHONE AND FRIENDS:

Mozart, Wolfgang: Oboe Quartet K. 370 (w/ String Trio)

Videos

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Past groupmuses (25)

  • Living room

    Woodwinds & Classical Guitar Duo in Washington Heights

    Friday, Oct 13, 2023 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Washington Heights
    • Instruments: Guitar and saxophone
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened 8 months ago

  • Woodwinds & Classical Guitar Duo | Thomas Giles & Colin Fullerton

    Saturday, Oct 7, 2023 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Prospect Heights
    • Instruments: Woodwinds/Guitar
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened 8 months ago

  • Sounds of Solstice

    Sunday, Jul 9, 2023 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Ridgewood
    • Composers: Rauh, Abbate, Reyes
    • Instruments: Strings, Woodwinds, Voice, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened 11 months ago

  • Pardon Our French / Thomas Giles & Jae Kyo Han at the Tenri Cultural Institute

    Saturday, Jun 17, 2023 7:15 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Union Square
    • Composers: Ravel, Debussy, Messiaen, Decruck, David
    • Instruments: Classical Saxophone and Piano
    • Price: $35 tickets ($30 for Supermusers)

    Happened 11 months ago

  • Telos Consort

    Friday, Apr 28, 2023 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Prospect Heights
    • Composers: Joan Tower, Viet Cuong, Colin Stetson
    • Instruments: Violin, Cello, 2 Saxophones, Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 1 year ago

  • 20th-Century Music for Saxophone and Piano | Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

    Saturday, Feb 18, 2023 6:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Prospect Heights
    • Composers: Decruck, Maslanka, David
    • Instruments: Saxophone and Piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $25+ at event

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • Fall Line Series presents: GHOSTLIGHT

    Friday, Oct 28, 2022 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
    • Composers: Zhu, Arréllin, Penderecki, Feldman
    • Instruments: Saxophone, string quartet
    • Price: $25 tickets ($20 for Supermusers)

    Happened over 1 year ago

  • LoftMuse Returns!

    Friday, Apr 22, 2022 8:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: East Williamsburg
    • Composers: Philip Glass, Joan La Barbara
    • Instruments: Saxophone, violin, viola, cello
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 2 years ago

  • Gotham Arts: "Mysteries of the Macabre" Recital & Album Launch Party

    Friday, Mar 18, 2022 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Flatiron
    • Price: $55 tickets

    Happened about 2 years ago

  • Chelsea Groupmuse: Sax is Back

    Friday, Jan 31, 2020 6:30 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: Chelsea, New York
    • Composers: Debussy, Brehme
    • Instruments: Saxophone and piano
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Skyloft Groupmuse 2

    Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019 7:00 PM EST

    • Neighborhood: NOHO
    • Composers: Philip Glass, Reynolds, Woolf
    • Instruments: Saxophone Quartet
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Skyloft Groupmuse

    Friday, Oct 4, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: NOHO
    • Composers: Bach, Reich, Takemitsu, Messiaen
    • Instruments: Saxophone/Guitar
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Peridot Green: Symbolic Symbiotic

    Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Upper West Side, New York
    • Composers: J. S. Bach
    • Instruments: Saxophone trio + solo
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened over 4 years ago

  • Chelsea Group: Cooling Sax

    Friday, Aug 16, 2019 6:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Chelsea, New York
    • Composers: J. S. Bach, Reich, Takemitsu
    • Instruments: Saxophone/Alto Flute & Guitar
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

  • Sounds & Movement on Seventeen: Classical Saxophone with a Touch of Dance Theatre

    Friday, Jul 19, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Chelsea
    • Composers: J.S. Bach, Thomas Giles
    • Instruments: Saxophone solo
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened almost 5 years ago

  • Peridot Green: The Hex

    Friday, Mar 29, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Upper West Side, New York
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 5 years ago

  • Spring is Here!

    Friday, May 19, 2017 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: SoHo
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 7 years ago

  • Classical Guitar and Flute Duo

    Friday, May 5, 2017 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Park Slope
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 7 years ago

  • Musa Carioca

    Friday, Apr 28, 2017 7:30 PM EDT

    • Neighborhood: Gowanus
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 7 years ago

  • Peridot Green: Strangers and Saxophone

    Sunday, Apr 16, 2017 7:30 PM MDT

    • Neighborhood: Upper West Side, New York
    • Price: $5 to reserve, $20+ at event

    Happened about 7 years ago