Biography

 Kevin Giordano is an active saxophonist, clarinetist, Conn-Selmer Performing Artist & Clinician and Daddario Performing Artist & Clinician. While studying saxophone with Grammy Award Winning Saxophonist Greg Banaszak and John Perrine on clarinet with Ted Johnson and Louis Gangale and flute with Sean Gabriel, his passion for the with the saxophone and clarinet became more apparent performing in all types of groups ranging from wind ensembles to big bands.

A native of Brooklyn, Ohio Kevin has performed at numerous venues around the United States, Canada & Europe including Severance Hall, Hermit Club, Night Town, The Barking Spider in Cleveland, Ohio and jazz clubs in New York City, Boston and Chicago as well playing woodwinds for Ted Witt’s Night Owls a 1920′s Dixieland Jazz Band. While in Cleveland, he played in the North Coast Saxophone Quartet and the University Circle Wind Ensemble and the Neo-Tessares Saxophone Quartet.  Kevin has also had the opportunity to play in numerous big bands and pit orchestras in Ohio, New York City and Pennsylvania.  As a recording artist Kevin has recorded at Ludwig Music Publishing, Hough Music Publishing and for the Scream-Line Recording Studios.

 On music faculty at the Cleveland Institute of Music Preparatory Department assisting the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony. Kevin has had the opportunity to work with many students across many different levels of playing abilities. He has presented masterclasses to some of the area’s most respected school and university music programs in addition to performing at numerous national and state music conventions.  Kevin is a member of the North American Saxophone Alliance as well as the Ohio Music Education Association.  During the school year he has presented master classes to many public schools within the United States.  He is priveged to teach the saxophones at Columbus Intermediate School in Bedford, Ohio.
Kevin has prepared students successfully for all types of events including solo and ensemble contests as well as auditions for the Cleveland Youth Wind Symphony, Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra, Cleveland Contemporary Orchestra among numerous college auditions.  He has had students accepted into some of the finest college and university programs around the United States including Baldwin-Wallace University, Brown College, Case Western Reserve University, University of Akron, Kent State University, Ohio State University, Oberlin College, Slippery Rock University and Notre Dame College among others.
 
Kevin is a CONN-SELMER PERFORMING ARTIST AND CLINICIAN.
Kevin is a DADDARIO PERFORMING ARTIST AND CLINICIAN.

      Kevin Exclusively Uses Selmer Paris Saxophones.

Kevin Exclusively Uses D’Addario Products.

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