I call Theo Wanne ” A SCIENTIST OF SOUND WHO IS MATHEMATICALLY PUTTING IT DOWN ”
I play Theo Wanne mouthpieces Exclusively on all of my Horns! The first time I played Theo Wanne pieces my reaction was ” WOW ” !!!! The projection and sound is exactly what I hear in my head. Theo’s Pieces Inspire me and allow me to have my sound heard the way I intended for it to be heard!!!!
Enrico Galante was born and raised in Toronto Ontario Canada and now makes his home in Oakville Ontario Canada. Enrico has been performing since the age of 10 and is a most sought after entertainer. His passion for the saxophone began at the very young age of 5 while watching the Lawrence Welk show on TV with his grandparents. There was an immediate connection between Enrico and the sweet mellow sounds of the saxophone section.
Enrico studied music throughout Elementary school and High School. With numerous awards and outstanding achievements Enrico furthered his music studies in College and University studying with the likes of the great Gino Silvi, Frank Uhran, Eddie Sossin, Pat LaBarbera, Dave Stillwell, Don Johnson, and Ron Collier. His Musical influences were spread from Gato Barbieri, Michael Brecker, David Sanborn, Tom Scott, Dave Koz, Coleman Hawkins, and the Legendary Earth Wind & Fire.
Today Enrico Galante performs for audiences all over the country. He has performed live on CHIN International TV, and has actively organized The Heart and Stroke Fundraiser Gala in tribute to his beloved mother Rosaria Galante who passed away in 2005. In memory of his mother Enrico has released a CD with 10 of his mother’s favourite songs titled “IT’S NEVER TOO LATE FOR SAX”.
Enrico has worked with Juno Award winner Liberty Silver, World Class Mediterranean Guitarist Pavlo, and World class Vocalist Brian Roman. Enrico was one of the founding members of Canadian Recording Artists Gratitude, where he played Tenor and Alto saxophone for International Recording Artist Wess Johnson. Enrico was also part of the Opening act along with Aubrey Mann for Cameo and The SOS Band at The OKeefe Centre in Toronto ( now called The Sony Center ).
Enrico has also dedicated the last 30 years of his life as a High School Music Director with the TCDSB giving young aspiring music students the opportunity to express themselves through instrumental and vocal music developing the skills required to become our next generation of music creators.
Enrico Galante is an Artist Endorser for Conn -Selmer, Henri Selmer Paris, Yanagisawa Saxophones, Theo Wanne Mouthpieces, AMT Microphones, Legere Reeds, SilversteinWorks Ligatures, and BG France Accessories.
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Q:What is your internal experience when you feel REALLY connected to the music? A:My internal experience when I feel REALLY connected to the music is one of confidence, inspiration , and total freedom to express myself Musically. It is such a high level of energy which takes me to a world of happiness, smiles, and musical satisfaction!!