D.M.A. University of Colorado-Boulder (In Progress)
M.M. University of Colorado-Boulder
B.M. Concordia College-Moorhead, MN
Academic Areas: applied saxophone
252 Haas Fine Arts Center
Music & Theatre Arts Department
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Eau Claire, WI 54702-4004
Saxophonist Grant Larson holds degrees in Saxophone Performance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Larson has made solo appearances with the Concordia College Band, the Concordia College Orchestra, and the University of Colorado Symphony Orchestra. He has performed on stage with notable artists such as Maria Schneider, Art Lande, Brad Goode, Johannes Weidenmueller, Ray Charles, Peter Erskine, Gregg Bissonette, Ignacio Berroa, and “Slammin” Sammy K.
As an educator, Larson has served on the faculty at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN, the Boulder Arts Academy, and currently holds the position of Saxophone Lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire. He has studied saxophone with Tom Myer, Peter Sommer, Russell Peterson, Ron Wray, and oboe with Jennifer Peterson. Grant is a doctoral candidate at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where his research emphasis focuses on jazz education for classically trained saxophonists.
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