The Indianapolis Saxophone Quartet, one of the top chamber music performing ensembles in the Mid-West is a group of professional musicians dedicated to performing the finest music in its genre. The quartet is in constant demand for recitals and occasions when live music is needed to enhance the artistic setting. The quartet's repertoire ranges from Mozart to Duke Ellington and everything in between.
Nicholas Brightman, soprano saxophone, is the professor of saxophone at the Butler University School of music, where he teaches saxophone students and coaches saxophone quartets.
Mr. Brightman is a recording artist for Hal Leonard Music Publishing, and he is also the sole-proprietor of Nick Brightman's Woodwind Repair in the Broadripple area of Indianapolis.
Cheri Brightman, alto saxophone, is the director of bands at Lynhurst 7th and 8th Grade Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also pursuing her Master of Music degree at Butler University. She maintains a private studio and is an active member of the Indiana Wind Symphony.
Kathryn Spangler, tenor saxophone, is the director of bands at Gambold Middle School in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is also pursuing her Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Ball State University. Ms. Spangler maintains a private studio, is an active member of the Indiana Wind Symphony, and is a free lance musician.
Karl Hartman, baritone saxophone, received his masters and bachelors degrees in performance from Indiana University. He maintains a private studio of ninety students in the Avon Community School Corporation where he serves as a woodwind technician on the high school band staff. Mr. Hartman is a recording artist for Hal Leonard Music Publishing.