Brandon Tesh

Saxophone - Woodwinds, Brass & Percussion Chair

Brandon Tesh is a woodwind specialist, conductor and educator who originally hails from North Carolina. As a freelance musician, you can hear him around the city with various groups in New York’s jazz clubs, music halls, and at Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More. Recent performances include Manhattan Transfer, Natalie Cole, the Four Tops, the Temptations, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra.

He has presented and performed at venues including Jazz at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, the Navy Saxophone Symposium, and the North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences.

Brandon received degrees at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro and Michigan State University and studied with Dr. Steven Stusek, Diego Rivera, Chad Eby, and Rodney Whitaker. Heserves on the instrumental music faculty at the Governor's School of North Carolina and has held instructor positions at North Carolina School of the Arts Community Music School and Michigan State University.