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
  • Steven Macardican – Jazz Studies
  • 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 – *Updates Forthcoming*

Sursum Quartet 

Robby Avila – Soprano Saxophone

George Rosas – Alto Saxophone

Ashley Krogstad – Tenor Saxophone

Aj Pratt – Baritone Saxophone

Lynx Quartet

Samuel Gach-Davenport – Soprano Saxophone

Maya Armendariz – Alto Saxophone

Matthew Cortez – Tenor Saxophone

Tim Buechler – Baritone Saxophone