Artist/Professor of Saxophone, University of North Carolina School of the Arts
Contemporary Performance Program faculty, Manhattan School of Music
NCSA Saxophone Studio
Glass Farm Ensemble
Artist's BiographySaxophonist Taimur Sullivan enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, chamber musician, and member of the acclaimed PRISM Quartet. His performances have taken him from the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Knitting Factory, to engagements in Moscow, London, Germany, and throughout Latin America, and have garnered him critical praise as "outstanding…his melodies phrased as if this were an old and cherished classic, his virtuosity supreme" (New York Times) and as a player of "dazzling proficiency" (American Record Guide). Since 1994 he has been the principal saxophonist for numerous ensembles in New York City, and has performed with ensembles including Ensemble 21, Ensemble Sospeso, Speculum Musicae, Mark Morris Dance Company, Bang On a Can All-Stars, Glass Farm Ensemble, Fireworks Ensemble, Riverside Symphony, Absolute Ensemble, Concordia Orchestra, and Composers Concordance, among others. As a recording artist he has recorded for the Mode, New World, Albany, Capstone, Innova, Mastersound, Bonk and Zuma record labels. Mr. Sullivan is the Artist/Professor of Saxophone at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and is also serves on the faculty of the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan School of Music.
Taimur Sullivan is a Conn-Selmer Artist and performs exclusively on Selmer Saxophones.