Musician 1st Class Greg Case is associate principal saxophonist with the United States Coast Guard Band, having joined the Band in 1997. He has been featured numerous times with the Band as a soloist, including at the 2005 region eight conference of the North American Saxophone Alliance. He is lead alto saxophonist of the Coast Guard Big Band and also performs with the Masters of Swing, Jazz Combo, and Saxophone Quartet. Case can be seen performing with the Hartford Jazz Orchestra and the Goodspeed Opera Company. In 1994-1995 he performed with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines as a saxophonist and woodwind doubler. In an effort to continue the creation of new works for saxophone, he has co-commissioned concertos by Libby Larsen and Pulitzer Prize-winner Lewis Spratlan. He has enjoyed success in saxophone quartets, having won medals at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. Case has been the instructor of saxophone at the University of Connecticut since 2003, and holds a master’s degree in jazz studies from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in classical saxophone performance from Indiana University. His principal teachers include Eugene Rousseau, George Garzone, and Ralph Lalama.