Angela Space is a saxophonist, composer and educator. She currently teaches at the University of Southampton (UK). Her performance experience includes engagements with the New World Symphony, the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, The Temptations, Ensemble X, the Disneyland All American College Band, as well as with her own two-piece power pop band, Rainbow Reservoir. She has recorded at Capitol Records and performed at venues such as Tanglewood, Kings Place, and Giants Stadium. Angela has conducted for President Bill Clinton and recorded a Christmas single produced by Edwyn Collins. Her music has been played on radio programmes and podcasts around the world including BBC radio 3’s Late Junction with Fiona Talkington, on BBC Radio 6’s Gideon Coe show.
Dr. Space graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a dual degree in music education and saxophone performance studying with saxophonist Lynn Klock and composer Sal Macchia. She earned a Master of Music from Ithaca College where she was teaching assistant to Steven Mauk, and a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Miami studying with Gary Keller. She has performed on the last three World Saxophone Congresses and many NASA conferences as both a soloist and member of the Pioneer Saxophone Quartet and was a finalist at the North American Saxophone Alliance Classical Competition. She was the guest artist on the 2016, 17th annual SaxFest at the University of Central Florida and has done masterclasses and recitals around the US and the UK.
She has served on the faculties of the University of Miami, Florida International University, Indiana University South Bend, and the State University of New York at Oswego where she directed the concert band. In 2009 she moved from Oswego to the UK where she currently lives.