Adam McCord and Paul Tucker

Dr. Adam McCord is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Louisville School of Music. He previously served on the faculties of Miami University, Ohio Northern University, Wittenberg University, Wake Forest University, and Indiana University. He completed the Doctor of Music degree at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music where his primary studies were with Otis Murphy. He received the Master of Music degree and a Performer's Certificate also from IU and received the Bachelor of Music degree, summa cum laude, in Saxophone Performance and Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where his teachers were Steven Stusek and Craig Whittaker. He has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Winston-Salem Symphony, the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, and the Lexington Philharmonic, among others.                  

SSG Paul Tucker has been a member of Pershing's Own since 2006. Prior to joining the Army Band, Tucker studied in Paris at CNR Cergy-Pointoise, where he was awarded the Superieur Musique de Chambre and the Perfectionnement degree, the highest performance degree awarded in France. He also holds a Masters of Music in saxophone from Indiana University, and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Tucker maintains an active performance and teaching schedule. He has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, and was guest clinician at the 2008 Taiwan Saxophone Summer Festival. Most recently, he recorded a CD of saxophone music by Neil Thornock, composition professor at Brigham Young University, which was just released on the Navona classical label. He also maintains an active private teaching studio in Northern Virginia.

Adam McCord, saxophone
Paul Tucker, saxophone


  • Jul 10 2018

    Adam McCord and Paul Tucker


    Marc Satterwhite (1954): Amentecáyatl for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone and piano
    Don Freund (1947): Louder than Words for alto saxophone, tenor saxophone and piano

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