Saxophone Study and Performance 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 Elise Hall Competition for Emerging Saxophonists.  Learn about the competition program and commission project here. Becky is also the First-Prize winner of the 2019 Lakeshore Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition. 

Matt Fowler, a junior majoring in saxophone performance and music education, is a winner of the 2019 Lawrence University Wind Ensemble Concerto Competition.  Matt performed Karel Husa's Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Concert Band with the LU Wind Ensemble on November 16, 2019.

Visit our News page to read about "Snapshots of America," a themed recital conceived and performed by Daniel Whitworth, LU 2019 and Becky Swanson, LU 2020.


Slipstream performing in the Chapel