Michael Jacobson, saxophone
Cameron Hoffman, piano
The Moores School of Music presents a recital by Michael Jacobson, professor of saxophone at Baylor University, who will perform newly written repertoire and standards from the saxophone’s 175-year history of classical music.
About the Artist
Michael Jacobson is professor of saxophone and associate dean for operations at Baylor University School of Music. He was formerly the director of jazz studies and assistant professor of saxophone at Mansfield University in Pennsylvania from 1980 – 1984. He is the past president of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NAWPI) and also acted as Region 4 Director and Membership Director. Currently, he is the Texas coordinator for NAWPI. He holds degrees from Arizona State University (B.M.), Indiana University (M.M.) and the University of Texas at Austin (D.M.A.). Indiana University also awarded him their prestigious Performer’s Certificate. His recording of John Harbison’s “San Antonio,” issued in 1999 on the AUR label, was a first round Grammy Award nominee in the category “Best Instrumental Solo Performance without Orchestra.”