Christopher Creviston

Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Assoc Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Hailed as "one of the world's top saxophone artists" (Audiophile Audition) with "the personality and fingers of a first rate soloist" (American Record Guide), "subtle, perceptive phrasing, and flawless control of vibrato" (Fanfare Magazine), Yamaha Artist Christopher Creviston has played venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Paisley Park and the Apollo Theater.  As soloist and with the Capitol Quartet, Creviston has been featured with bands and orchestras across the U.S. As a recitalist and clinician, he performs regularly with the Capitol Quartet, and in duos with pianist Hannah Gruber Creviston and guitarist Oren Fader. In addition to several established recordings with these ensembles, Creviston’s most recent releases are the premiere recording of the Concerto for Soprano Saxophone and Band by William Bolcom with conductor Gary Hill and the Arizona State University Wind Orchestra, and a Creviston Duo CD called Breaking, presenting works commissioned (or co-commissioned) by the duo from composers Stacy Garrop, Mark Lanz Weiser, Katherine Hoover and John Fitz Rogers. Now on the faculty at Arizona State University, Professor Creviston has held positions at the Crane School of Music (SUNY Potsdam), the Greenwich House of Arts (NYC), the University of Windsor (Canada), and the University of Michigan. In January of 2017, Creviston became president-elect for the North American Saxophone Alliance. 

Education

" Doctor of Musical Arts, University of Michigan, 1994 

" Master of Music, Universityof Michigan, 1991 

" Bachelor of Music, Michigan State University, 1990 

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