Griffin Campbell

Griffin Campbell

Griffin Campbell has performed to critical acclaim throughout the United States and in Great Britain, Bolivia, Brazil, Argentina, Slovenia, China, Italy, and Japan.

Conference performances include solo appearances at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress, North American Saxophone Alliance, the Society of Composers, the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States, and the International Computer Music Conference.

World premieres include concerti, chamber music, electro-acoustic works, and smaller pieces both in America and abroad. He has received grants from the Louisiana Foundation for the Arts and from Louisiana State University. His recordings can be found on the Capstone, Cat Crisis, Centaur, Electronic Music Foundation, Innova, SEAMUS, Vestige, and WorldWinds labels.

He has conducted seminars and master classes in saxophone performance at universities and conservatories throughout the United States and South America, and at the Faenza International Saxophone Festival (Italy, 2004, 2006), the Xian International Clarinet and Saxophone Festival (China, 2005), and the 3rd International Saxophone and Clarinet Encounter in Santa Cruz, Bolivia (2011).

Dr. Campbell holds degrees from Michigan State University (saxophone studies with James Forger) and Pfeiffer College (saxophone studies with Donald Grant and Michael Price). He is the Regional Director for the Southeastern US and Puerto Rico for the North American Saxophone Alliance, and is Julian R. and Sidney Nicolle Carruth Distinguished Professor of Saxophone and Head of the Instrumental Performance Division of the LSU School of Music where he has been on faculty since 1984.