Sean Tanguay is an emerging classical saxophonist, recording engineer, and educator in the New Haven and Hartford areas. He currently performs with the Resurgam Quartet as their tenor saxophonist. He also works at Yale University as a recording engineer as well as being an Visiting Lecturer in Music at Trinity College.
With the Resurgam Quartet, Sean has performed in many different venues across the Northeast such as high schools in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. He has also played in such venues as the Wadsworth Atheneum, and various retirement homes. He had the honor of playing William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso for Saxophone Quartet and Wind Ensemble as a winner of the Hartt School’s Paranov Concerto Competition. He has also advanced to the semifinal round of the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition in 2016 and 2017.
As a performer, Sean has performed with groups such as the Hartt Wind Ensemble, the Foot in the Door ensemble, Boston University Tanglewood Institute’s Young Artists Orchestra, and the Nutmeg Symphony Wind Ensemble.
As a recording Engineer, Sean has worked with groups such as the Emerson String Quartet, the Miro Quartet, the Brentano Quartet, David Shifrin, Frank Morelli, and Dashon Burton. He is the recording engineer for the Norfolk Chamber music festival where he has recorded established professional artists as well as emerging musicians and composers. He has been the recording engineer at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute where he worked with some of the most talented high school musicians from around the world, as well as working with the Tanglewood recording engineers.