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MU1 Greg Case

MU1 CaseMusician 1st Class Greg Case is associate principal saxophonist with the United States Coast Guard Band, with whom he has appeared numerous times as a soloist, both in Connecticut and around the country. He is featured as a soloist on the Band’s upcoming CD release, performing music from the soundtrack of Catch Me if You Can. In addition to his role in the concert band he performs extensively as the soprano saxophonist with the Coast Guard Saxophone Quartet. With the quartet he has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic (Chicago), national and international saxophone conferences, universities throughout the United States, and a tour of Taiwan. As a member of other saxophone quartets he has been a prize winner multiple times at the prestigious Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. MU1 Case made his debut as an international soloist in 2011, when he performed a concert at the Royal Conservatory of Madrid, and he was a featured performer at the International Clarinet Association conference in 2010. While MU1 Case is primarily a classical saxophonist, he is also comfortable performing in the jazz idiom, serving as lead alto saxophonist of the Coast Guard Big Band, and in the Band's jazz quartet, with whom he plays alto saxophone and flute.

MU1 Case is very active as a music educator. He has been professor of saxophone at the University of Connecticut since 2003, where he teaches applied studies in classical saxophone, saxophone quartet, instrumental pedagogy, and frequently performs faculty recitals. His former students are now successful music educators and professional saxophonists throughout Connecticut. MU1 Case holds a Master of Music degree in jazz studies from New York University and a Bachelor of Music degree in classical saxophone performance from Indiana University, where he studied with world renowned saxophonist Eugene Rousseau. He also received post-graduate instruction from Timothy McAllister, who is Case's most significant influence as a classical saxophonist and pedagogue.

Last Modified 1/12/2016