Eric Lau is Associate Professor of Saxophone at the University of New Mexico. An active recitalist, Dr. Lau has performed throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Brazil. His interest in new music has led to his involvement in the commissioning of new works for saxophone by more than a dozen composers including Gunther Schuller and Michael Colgrass. Eric Lau is a Yamaha Performing Artist and a D’Addario Woodwind Performing Artist.
Scott Ney is Associate Professor of Music and Director of Percussion Studies at the University of New Mexico. Scott is the director of the UNM Contemporary and World Percussion Ensemble, an ensemble committed to performing music of 20th century and contemporary composers as well as traditional music from Mexico, Brazil, Africa, Cuba, and Trinidad.