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Andrew Dahlke

Andrew Dahlke

Professor of Saxophone

School of Music
College of Performing and Visual Arts

Contact Information

(970) 351-2000
Frasier 54
Office Hours
By Appointment


University of Northern Texas, DMA Saxophone and Jazz Studies

University of Michigan, MM Education/Teaching Certification

University of Michigan, BMA, Saxophone, Jazz Studies, English

Indiana University, Jazz Studies, Saxophone

Professional/Academic Experience

Philadelphia Orchestra - First Call saxophone
Aspen Music Festival Orchestra - regular performer
Extensive Master Classes and Performance Tours in U.S., Korea and China
Capitol Quartet Former Member (performances with numerous orchestras and recitals across the U.S. including with Indianapolis and Baltimore Symphonies).
New York City Based Jazz Performer and Composer
Recording Artist - 6 commercial releases as soloist, Capitol Quartet member, and producer.

Other Experience

Texas Christian University - saxophone studio, jazz improvisation
University of Michigan Youth Programs at Ann Arbor and Interlochen National Music Camp
Saxophone Mouthpiece Research, Design and Manufacturing

Research/Areas of Interest

Saxophone and Jazz Improvisation Pedagogy
Music Recording
Music Publishing
Mouthpiece Design and Manufacturing

Publications/Creative Works

Anime' - CD - Music for Soprano Saxophone and Piano with pianist Anne Breeden, works by J. S. Bach, Rodney Rogers, Ravel, Poulenc, and Villa Lobos.

J. S. Bach's Six Solo Cello Suites for Saxophone - CD - Vols. 1 and 2 for soprano, alto, tenor and baritone saxophones.

Flex and Balance - CDs of works commissioned by the Capitol Quartet

J. S. Bach's Six Solo Cello Suites for Saxophone - Performance Editions

Honors and Awards

Pulitzer Prize finalist commission and recording for Carter Pann's "The Mechanics" with the saxophone quartet.
UNC PVA Scholar of the Year
U.S. State Department Cultural Arts Grant, U.S. Embassy, Beijing, China
Aaron Copland Music Fund Grant Participant for Capitol Quartet recording, Flex.

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