Kevin Sanders, tuba and euphonium, hails from a small town outside of Little Rock. He has been
a performer and clinician in South America, Europe, and throughout the United States.
His musical instincts began to develop while attending the Interlochen Arts Academy
in Michigan, a boarding school for aspiring young artists. After graduating from Interlochen,
Mr. Sanders attended Indiana University where he earned a bachelors degree in music.
He also holds a masters degree in music from The Juilliard School of Music, and a
doctorate from Michigan State University.
Dr. Sanders actively performs with orchestras and presents recitals and master classes
around the United States. He is a member of the Memphis Brass Quintet and has performed with the American Brass Quintet, New Mexico Symphony, Spoleto USA
Festival Orchestra, New World Symphony in Miami, Chicago Civic Orchestra, Columbus
Philharmonic, Evansville Philharmonic and the Terre Haute Symphony. In 1999 he was selected as one of nine Americans to
play with the Jeunesse Musicales World Orchestra for their North American and European
tours. He has worked under internationally acclaimed conductors such as Kurt Masur,
Lorin Maazel, Frederick Fennell, and James Conlon, including performances in New York
City’s Carnegie Hall under the batons of Charles Dutoit and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Through the years Dr. Sanders has been fortunate to study with some of the most legendary
brass virtuosi, including Dan Perantoni, Tony Kniffen, David Fedderly, and Joseph
Dr. Sanders has presented educational concerts in New York City through Juilliard’s
Community Chamber Music program and is a sought after Breathing Gym clinician, having worked with high school, college, and DCI programs. He has also been a featured clinician at the Arkansas Bandmaster’s Association Conference,
Tennessee Music Educator’s Conference, Washington D.C. Army Band Tuba-Euphonium Conference
and the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference. He currently serves on the faculty of the University of Memphis Rudi E. Scheidt School
of Music and has held positions on the faculties of the University of Arkansas - Fort
Smith, SUNY-Potsdam Crane School of Music, and the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. Visit the Scheidt School of Music Tuba & Euphonium Studio.