Affiliation: Northwestern University - Professor of Saxophone
Premier Prix du Saxophone, Conservatoire National Suprieur de Musique, Paris, as student of Marcel Mule. Internationally recognized adjudicator, master teacher, and soloist. Active recitalist and performer with orchestras and wind ensembles worldwide. Recordings with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Kronos Quartet, Stockholm Philharmonic, Eastman Wind Ensemble, and Contemporary Chamber Players as well as solo albums. Editor of music for saxophone solo and ensembles; author of many articles and educational materials. Consultant to the Selmer Corporation, La Voz Corporation, Southern Music Company. Listed in Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Music, International Who's Who of Music and Musicians, New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Music and Musicians, Encyclopdie de la Musique Francois Michel, editor). Kappa Kappa Psi -- Distinguished Service to Music Award. His students teach and perform in major teaching and performing positions throughout the world.