About the Program

Nurturing creativity, reaching out to the community, entrepreneurialship, preparing saxophonists to succeed in their chosen area. These are key elements to the success of the UNCG saxophone studio. Internationally recognized, drawing saxophonists from around the world, including Taiwan, China, Canada, and Europe, saxophonists from UNCG are succeding in the job market, in winning positions in military bands, and continuing into graduate programs at other elite schools of music. UNCG saxophone students have won

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There are many scholarship possibilities for music/saxophone students at UNCG. Here are a few opportunities. NOTE: these are only the possibilities I am most familiar with! Undergraduate students:

-Performance Scholarship

School of Music: These are either $1000 to a maximum of $5000, and are awarded on the basis of your audition.

-Merit Scholarship Read More

Student Achievements

The Saxophone Studio has produced a number of outstanding artists over the years. Among their achievements include:

UNCG Concerto Competition Winners:
2011 - Xin Gao - Peck The Upward Stream
2010 - Jason "Wally" Wallace - Ibert Concertino da Camera
2006 - Drew Hays - Creston Concerto

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2012-2013 Students


Xin Gao, Neil Ostercamp, Ben Crouch, Robert Faub


Alanna Hawley, Andrew Lovett, Taylor Trail, Danny Collins, Lee Burgess, William Wright, Tyler Young, Jairo Chavez-Alvarez, John Jepsen, Hunter Bockes, Benjamin West

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