Welcome to Sax Reel, the podcast that gives you the inside scoop on your favorite saxophone loving musicians! Each episode, I will have a new guest in to share fun stories about their past, talk about their experiences as musicians and educators, and to share any exciting projects they are working on!
Episode 12- Dr. Geoffrey Deibel
I had a blast talking Geoffrey Deibel this week! He is definitely a musician that has taken on the role of life-long learner. Listen in and hear about his formative mentors, his highly successful quartet's experiences competing and recording, and how he is shaping FSU's studio culture.
Episode 11- Joseph Lulloff
Its hard to believe that we are 11 episodes in! I am honored to have been able to talk to Joseph Lulloff about his unique reason for starting on the saxophone, his journey to teaching at his alma mater, and his input on what it means to be a mentor.
Episode 10- Dr. Gail Levinsky
Talk about someone who is passionate about teaching the saxophone! I had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Levinsky and I got to hear about her US premier of XAS, her massive studio in Texas, the treasure hunt-like experience of revising a publication, and much more!
Episode 9- Steven Banks
It was a pleasure having Steven Banks on the show this week! Its always inspirational hearing about the success and accomplishments of people like Steven. Tune in to hear about how he truly embraces the model of being a holistic musician!
Episode 8- David Dees
I am happy to have had the chance to talk with David Dees! Hear about his time in school spent with Debra Richtmeyer, his grueling army band audition, and his perspective on what it means to coach a successful chamber group!
Episode 7- Erin Rogers
We have another exciting guest in this week! Hear about Erin Roger's journey into the world of being a freelance musician and composer! The story involves people and organizations that encouraged her throughout her career, a certain famous cowboy-boot wearing flutist in NY, and her close knit group of friends that she performs with!