Isaac Dye

Saxophone

Biography
Isaac Dye is a saxophonist steeped in the traditions of modern straight ahead jazz and classical saxophone performance. He earned a BA in music from Whitworth University (Spokane, WA) with a double performance track in jazz and classical saxophone where he was named outstanding soloist at Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, Reno Jazz Festival and won several gold medals at the Musicfest Northwest classical completion.
 
Currently a candidate for the degree of MM in jazz studies at Rutgers University, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Dye studies with Ralph Bowen and has been featured with the Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Conrad Herwig and Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Victor Lewis.
 
An active clinician and teacher, Dye works with students of all ages to develop proper technique and their own sound.
 

Principal Teachers 

Ralph Bowen, Conrad Herwig, Victor Lewis, Sylvia Baker
 
Education
MM: Jazz Studies – Rutgers University (New Brunswick, NJ), c
urrent candidate
 
BA: Jazz Performance and Classical Instrumental Performance – Whitworth University (Spokane, WA)
 
Awards and Honors
Named outstanding soloist at the Lionel Hampton International Jazz Festival, and the Reno Jazz Festival.
 
3 gold medals at the Musicfest Northwest classical completion.
 
Currently featured with the Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Conrad Herwig and Rutgers Chamber Jazz Ensemble I under the direction of Victor Lewis
 
Age of student I prefer to work with  
I work with students of all ages.
 
I prefer working with students of the following skill level:
 
I enjoy working with students who have no musical training through advanced studies with saxophonists reaching the undergraduate collegiate level.