Department of MusicUniversity Wind Ensemble

Erik Steighner

Erik Steighner

Lecturer

253-535-7602 (office)

Profile

Professional
Responsibilities

Applied Saxophone Lessons, Coaches Chamber Ensembles

Education
Degrees

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

M.M., University of Texas at Austin

B.A., University of Puget Sound

Personal
Biography
  • 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.