Jennifer Brimson Cooper and Mas Sugihara share a passion for chamber music and enjoy a productive and exciting musical partnership. The Awea Duo is committed to promoting music for the flute and saxophone through performing existing works, transcriptions, and commissioning new repertory. Formed in Summer 2012, Awea Duo has been recognized for their extraordinary sensitivity, lyricism, energy, fine balance and variety of colors. It has performed internationally, across the U.S. at multiple universities and conferences including the National Flute Association Convention and NASA Regional and National Conferences, in Brazil at Santa Catarina State University and Goiás Federal University, and look forward to a Canadian tour scheduled for 2016. Awea Duo is committed to expanding available literature for this unique instrumentation while having a great time working and performing together!