Griffin Campbell

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Griffin Campbell has performed to critical acclaim throughout the United States and in Croatia, France, Greece, Great Britain, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Slovenia, China, Italy, and Japan. Conference performances include solo appearances at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress, North American Saxophone Alliance, the Society of Composers, Inc., the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, and the International Computer Music Conference, among many others. World premieres include concerti, chamber music, electro-acoustic works, and smaller pieces both in America and abroad. He has received grants from the Louisiana Foundation for the Arts and from Louisiana State University. His recordings can be found on the Capstone, Cat Crisis, Centaur, Electronic Music Foundation, Innova, SEAMUS, Vestige, and WorldWinds labels. He has conducted seminars and master classes in saxophone performance at universities and conservatories throughout the United States, Greece, Brazil and Argentina, and at the Faenza International Saxophone Festival (Italy, 2004, 2006, 2014), the Xian International Clarinet and Saxophone Festival (China, 2005), and the 3rd International Saxophone and Clarinet Encounter in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (2011). Recordings can be found on YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify, and other digital platforms, as well as on CD through cdbaby and Amazon.

Dr. Campbell holds degrees from Michigan State University (saxophone studies with James Forger) and Pfeiffer College (saxophone studies with Donald Grant and Michael Price). He is the Past President of the North American Saxophone Alliance and is Bayhi Alumni Professor and Distinguished Professor of Saxophone at the LSU School of Music, where he has been on faculty since 1984. Griffin Campbell is a Vandoren and Selmer Artist.

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