Saxophone Performance and Study at Lawrence University


The Saxophone Program at Lawrence University is committed to the highest ideals of professionalism and artistry in saxophone performance. Rooted in Lawrence's tradition of transformative and rigorous liberal arts education, our comprehensive program in performance and pedagogy nurtures the development of collaborativeflexible, and committed artists who thrive in their musical and personal lives.

Saxophone News

Becky Swanson, a senior majoring in Saxophone Performance, Music Education, and Psychology, is the Third Prize Winner of the 2019 Female Saxophonist Competition.  Learn about the FSC program and commission project here.

Matt Fowler, a junior majoring in saxophone performance and music education, is a winner of the 2019 Lawrence University Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition.  Matt will perform Karel Husa's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Concert Band with the LU Wind Ensemble in November, 2019.

Visit our News page to read a recent article on Professor Steven Jordheim in Saxophone Today.  You can also read about studio projects, travel, and performances including Slipstream's residency at the Museum of Contemporary Art with Grammy award-winning ensemble eighth blackbird

Slipstream performing in the Chapel


Becky Swanson and Daniel Whitworth, Saxophone Recital; Saturday, June 1, 7PM; Harper Hall

See our Events Page for more information.