Pacific Lutheran University Orchestras

Erik Steighner

Erik Steighner

Lecturer, Saxophone

253-535-7602, Ext. 4721 (office)



Saxophone Lessons, Chamber Music


B.A., University of Puget Sound

M.M., University of Texas at Austin

D.M.A., University of Texas at Austin

  • Performances with Austin Symphony Orchestra, San Antonio Symphony, Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, Tacoma Concert Band, Tipping Point Saxophone Quartet
  • Member of MENC, NASA (North American Saxophone Alliance), and Puget Sound Youth Wind Ensemble (PSYWE) Board of Directors
  • Original compositions for saxophone available from Dorn Publications.
  • Premiered works by Deborah J. Anderson, John Corigliano, Robert Honstein, Kyle Kindred, John Mills, Nick Sibicky, Greg Simon, Jeffrey Alan Tecca, Dan Welcher, and Gregory Youtz.
  • Featured soloist with Lyric Brass Quintet, Camas Wind Quintet, Indiana University Symphonic Band, Columbia Gorge Sinfonietta, University of Puget Sound Wind Ensemble and Symphony Orchestra.
  • Appears on recent and upcoming record releases by Naxos, Mark Custom Recording, and Vienna Modern Masters.