Georgia State Univeristy
Atlanta-based saxophonist Brandyn Taylor is the private lessons coordinator and assistant director of marching band at the Wesleyan School, and a member of the 116th United States Army Band. In addition to mentoring a thriving private studio of students from across the metropolitan region, he is an instructor of saxophone at Georgia State University and is in demand as a clinician throughout the state. Brandyn has performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Ballet, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Saxophone Quartet, Bent Frequency, Terminus Ensemble, and Chamber Cartel. Since 2012, he has been an active jazz and commercial recording artist in the Atlanta area, having been featured on singer-songwriter Ellis Paul's most recent album, "Chasing Beauty," as well as several commercial recordings with Brandon Bush of the band Sugarland. He made his Nashville recording debut in the summer of 2014 with the band RYE. Brandyn holds degrees in music performance from Columbus State University and Georgia State University. His primary teachers include Dr. Jan Berry Baker, Dr. Alexander Pershounin, and additional studies with Dr. Frederick Hemke, Joseph Lulloff , and Mace Hibbard. Brandyn is a Vandoren Regional Artist and a Conn-Selmer performing artist.