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Alexa Tarantino, dressed in a black and holding her saxophone, crouches on the pavement of a city intersection at nighttime
Anna Yatsekvich

Alexa Tarantino Quartet

Presented by
ADULTS: $25 (6:30 pm) / $15 (9:00 pm)
COLLEGE STUDENTS: $10 (6:30 pm) / $10 (9:00 pm)
YOUTH: $10 (6:30 pm) / $10 (9:00 pm)
Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 6:30 pm
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Wednesday, March 8, 2023, 9:00 pm
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Part of Hancher's Golden Anniversary Season

Alexa Tarantino was named one of the “Top 5 Alto Saxophonists of 2019” by the JazzTimes Critics’ Poll and nominated as a “Rising Star–Alto Saxophone” by the DownBeat 2020 and 2021 Critics’ Poll.

“[Alexa is] a one-woman wrecking crew,…an indomitable force for expression, education, and for absolute excellence.” —Wynton Marsalis

Alexa Tarantino, saxophone
Philip Norris, bass
Rudy Royston, drums

Steven Feifke, piano

Preorder food from the Stanley Café!

Avoid the lines by making your food selections before you come to Hancher Auditorium. The Stanley Café will have staff members ready to get your order—including beverages you order when you pick up your food—fast! 

Orders must be placed by noon the day before the performance.

Preorder food

Jerry and Judy Musser


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Smiling Alexa Tarantino in white shirt holding a saxophone against a red background
The Daily Iowan - Tuesday, February 28, 2023

The Alexa Tarantino Quartet will perform at Strauss Hall for Hancher’s Golden Lineup on March 8.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Paris Sissel in advance at (319) 467-4849 or at