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Geoffrey Deibel

Geoffrey Deibel
A Washington, D.C. native, Geoffrey Deibel is emerging as an important voice for the saxophone and contemporary music. Recent concert highlights include performances with the Athens Saxophone Quartet, and the International Contemporary Ensemble recitals in Brooklyn NY, Stuttgart, Germany, Cortona, Italy, and in Wichita, KS. Deibel has lectured at Conservatories in Stuttgart and Cork and many US universities. He has commissioned and/or premiered works by many known composers. He is a member of the critically acclaimed h2 quartet, first prize winner at the Fischoff Competition, recent finalist at the Concert Artists Guild Competition, and recipient of multiple Aaron Copland Fund Grants. Deibel has also performed with the New World Symphony and Grant Park Symphony, as well as numerous regional orchestras in Michigan. He holds degrees from Northwestern University and Michigan State University. His principal teachers have included Joseph Lulloff, Frederick Hemke, Leo Saguiguit, and Reginald Jackson. He currently serves as Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at Wichita State University, and on the faculty of the Cortona Sessions for New Music, and the Great Plains Saxophone Workshop.

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