Joseph Lyons - Online Saxophone Lesson Teacher

Joseph Lyons

Saxophone

M.M. Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

B.M. University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia

Joseph S. Lyons is a saxophonist and educator based in Nacogdoches, TX; he is currently pursuing a Performing Artist Certificate in Saxophone Performance at Stephen F. Austin State University. A champion of new music, Lyons is Co-Artistic Director and saxophonist of the Albireo New Music Collective, a group of composers and performers dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of new music in a virtual setting during the COVID-19 Pandemic and beyond. Recent performance highlights include performing a concerto with the Georgia State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, winning the GSU School of Music 2020 Dean’s Award, and several conference presentations. Additionally, Lyons is the baritone chair of the Sharp2Science Quartet.

In addition to his saxophone performance career, Lyons also has extensive drum corps experience, including four summers touring with the Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps (2014-2017) and two summers with Atlanta CV Drum & Bugle Corps (2011-2012). Joseph has taught saxophone, mellophone, chamber music, marching band, and indoor drumline at Milton HS in Milton, GA, and currently maintains an online saxophone studio. In addition to his formal education, Lyons has studied at the Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute and American Saxophone Academy, and he has performed in masterclasses taught by Allison Adams, Claude Delangle, Timothy McAllister, Otis Murphy, Phil Pierick, Debra Richtmeyer, John Sampen, Dale Underwood, and Vladislav Vals.

Lyons holds degrees from the University of Georgia (BME) and Georgia State University (MM). His primary saxophone teachers are Connie Frigo, Jan Berry Baker, and Nathan Nabb.

Joseph Lyons - Online Saxophone Lesson Teacher

Joseph Lyons

Saxophone

M.M. Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia

B.M. University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia

Joseph S. Lyons is a saxophonist and educator based in Nacogdoches, TX; he is currently pursuing a Performing Artist Certificate in Saxophone Performance at Stephen F. Austin State University. A champion of new music, Lyons is Co-Artistic Director and saxophonist of the Albireo New Music Collective, a group of composers and performers dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of new music in a virtual setting during the COVID-19 Pandemic and beyond. Recent performance highlights include performing a concerto with the Georgia State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, winning the GSU School of Music 2020 Dean’s Award, and several conference presentations. Additionally, Lyons is the baritone chair of the Sharp2Science Quartet.

In addition to his saxophone performance career, Lyons also has extensive drum corps experience, including four summers touring with the Bluecoats Drum & Bugle Corps (2014-2017) and two summers with Atlanta CV Drum & Bugle Corps (2011-2012). Joseph has taught saxophone, mellophone, chamber music, marching band, and indoor drumline at Milton HS in Milton, GA, and currently maintains an online saxophone studio. In addition to his formal education, Lyons has studied at the Frederick L. Hemke Saxophone Institute and American Saxophone Academy, and he has performed in masterclasses taught by Allison Adams, Claude Delangle, Timothy McAllister, Otis Murphy, Phil Pierick, Debra Richtmeyer, John Sampen, Dale Underwood, and Vladislav Vals.

Lyons holds degrees from the University of Georgia (BME) and Georgia State University (MM). His primary saxophone teachers are Connie Frigo, Jan Berry Baker, and Nathan Nabb.