Anthony Cincotta

Dr. Anthony Cincotta

cincotas@jmu.edu

Administrative Assistant

Dr. Anthony S. Cincotta II is an internationally recognized saxophonist whose playing has taken him across the United States and abroad. In 2014 he premiered Evan Cadavieco’s Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble with the Berklee College of Music Wind Ensemble. In 2019 he won first prize in James Madison University’s Concerto Competition, playing Alexander Glazunov’s Concerto in E-flat major for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra, Op. 109.

A champion of new music, with over forty world premieres to his name, Cincotta has performed at the World Saxophone Congress, the International Navy Band Saxophone Symposium, North American Saxophone Alliance Regional Conferences, the Virginia Music Educators Association Conference, the New England Saxophone Symposium, and the Massachusetts Music Educators Association Conference. Most recently, he has been selected to perform and speak at the 2022 College Music Society’s National Conference.

Cincotta is also a highly accomplished teacher. His students have won top placements in regional, state, and national honor bands. His students have also gone on to successfully audition for some of the country’s most prestigious college music programs including University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Hartford, Indiana University, James Madison University, and others.

Cincotta holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he studied with Lynn Klock, and a Master of Music degree from James Madison University where he studied with David Pope. He is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts degree at James Madison University. In addition to teaching his own private saxophone studio, Cincotta also serves as the faculty saxophonist at Bridgewater College and Eastern Mennonite University.

Administration

John Allemeier

John Allemeier
Director of the School of Music
allemejm@jmu.edu

John Peterson

John Peterson
Associate Professor
Associate Director of the School of Music
peter2jr@jmu.edu

Jeanette Zyko

Jeanette Zyko
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Music Admissions
music_admit@jmu.edu

William M. Dabback

William Dabback
Professor
Director of Graduate Studies and Admissions
dabbacwm@jmu.edu

Sarah Macomber

Sarah Macomber
School of Music Operations Coordinator
macombse@jmu.edu

Anthony Cincotta with saxophone

Dr. Anthony Cincotta
Administrative Assistant
cincotas@jmu.edu

Donna Wampler

Donna Wampler
Administrative Assistant
wampledk@jmu.edu

Kirk Weaver

Kirk Weaver
Administrative Assistant, Bands
weaverkr@jmu.edu

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