Studio

Meet the University of Arizona Saxophone Studio

The University of Arizona Saxophone Studio includes undergraduates majoring in Performance, Music Education, Jazz Studies, Bachelor of Arts, Minors in Music, double majors in both music and in other fields, as well as graduates earning masters and doctoral degrees in Performance.  

Fall 2021/Spring 2022

Freshmen 

  • Kevin Ravellette – Jazz Studies  
  • Jonathan Adames – Music Education  

Sophomores

  • Jessalyn Feller – Music Education / Arts Administration  
  • Victor Gutierrez – Jazz Studies
  • Joseph Vega – Music Education

Juniors

  • Brianna Ritter – Music Education  
  • Zachary Mahoney – Music Education
  • Jackson Ells – Music Minor  

Seniors

  • Andrew Blasdell – Music Education
  • Brian Flores – Performance / Thematic
  • Matthew Cortez – Bachelor of Arts / Accounting
  • Tim Buechler – Music Minor / Engineering 
  • Grace Kennedy – Music Minor / Creative Writing 
  • Evan Norwood – Music Education
  • Kelsie Irving – Music Education / Performance 
  • Benjamin Courtney – Music Education
  • Michael Moynihan – Jazz Studies 

Graduates (M.M./D.M.A.)

  • Michael Plunkett – Masters
  • Jonathan Rader – Masters
  • Maya Armendariz – Masters
  • Ashley Krogstad – Doctorate

Chamber Ensembles

Creosote Quartet 

Mickie Plunkett – Soprano Saxophone

Andrew Blasdell – Alto Saxophone

Maya Armendariz – Tenor Saxophone

Joseph Rader – Baritone Saxophone

Costa Quartet

Kelsie Irving – Soprano Saxophone

Brian Flores – Alto Saxophone

Evan Norwood – Tenor Saxophone

Tim Buechler – Baritone Saxophone