Albert Regni, is presently the principal saxophonist with the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet Orchestras and formerly of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra. He has concertized, toured and recorded extensively with each of these Organizations.
Symphonic appearances have also included the orchestras of Leningrad, Odessa, St. Petersburg, Israel, Baltimore, Los Angeles, The National Symphony ( Washington, D.C.) and Rotterdam, Holland.
His solo saxophone recordings Extended Saxophone on CRI, Three Dark Paintings on Open Loop and El Amor on Sons of Sound have all received international acclaim.
Mr. Regni is an active participant in music for television, recordings and film and was recipient of a Gold Record and Grammy recognition for his work on the television series Twin Peaks. He has played on the soundtracks for over 40 major motion pictures and has recorded a vast array of music from Classical, Chamber, Jazz, Pop, and over 20 Original Broadway Cast Albums as a concert and studio musician in New York City. The acclaimed TV documentary of West Side Story conducted by Leonard Bernstein with Kiri Te Kanawa and Jose Carreras features him as principal solo clarinetist.
He has been a visiting professor of saxophone at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. Associate professor at The University of Texas at Austin, Saxophone Professor at The College of New Jersey and presently is adjunct professor of saxophone at The Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.