All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Jane Saunders

Jane Saunders

Jane Saunders is a New York based composer, arranger, musician and educator. She has toured extensively throughout the United States and Europe as the creator of the Avant-Garde Metal project The Greatest Fear, whose debut release, “The Coronation of The Locust Queen,” sold over 10,000 albums as an independent artist (receiving The Independent Music Awards Hard Rock/ Heavy Metal Album of the year for 2005). Jane has played flute with the Nevada Symphony Orchestra, Mahler Festival Symphony Orchestra, Henderson Civic Symphony, and Flagstaff Festival Symphony Orchestra. Recently, Jane has scored music for movies Rose’s Children (starring Rutanya Alda The Deer Hunter, Amityville Horror II, Mommy Dearest), Forgetting Sandy Glass (starring Gaia Matisse), and Coffee and Sisters, The Nothing, The Letter J and provided sound design and original compositions for the CUNY production of Eurydice produced by Jedadiah Schultz(The Laramie Project) Jane recently obtained her Masters of Music in studio composition at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music.

Awards

The National Flute Association Competition Command Performance Winner, Kansas City, MO, 1995 Independent Music Awards, Hard Rock heavy Metal Album of The year, 2005 College of Staten Island Auxiliary Services Corporation Award for Academic Excellence in Performing and Creative Arts, 2015 Headline International Film Festival Award of Merit for Forgetting Sandy Glass 2016 Official Selection of the Miami Independent Film Festival for Forgetting Sandy Glass 2016 The Conservatory of Music at Purchase College Outstanding Graduate Student in Music Technology, 2017

Primary Instrument

Composer/conductor

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Graduate Assistantship to Dr. Joe Ferry, Undergraduate Improvisation I Fall 2016 Graduate Assistantship to Dr. Joe Ferry, Undergraduate Touring and Music Business Fall 2016 Graduate Assistantship to Dr. Joe Ferry, Undergraduate Improvisation II Spring 2016 Graduate Assistantship to Jakub Ciupinski, Undergraduate Film Scoring II Spring 2017

Clinic/Workshop Information

Plenary Session at the 14th Annual CSI Undergraduate Conference on Research, Scholarship, and Performance, Composition Premier and Performance, 2016

11 Photos View in Slideshow

Discography

Feast On The Repeating Misery - Machines On Blast - The Remixes 2017

Feast On The...

Machines On Blast
2017

buy
Aberration

Aberration

Red Room Records
2014

buy
The Coronation Of The Locust Queen

The Coronation Of The...

Red Room Records
2005

buy

Videos