Saxophone, Flute, Clarinet, Beginner Oboe
Ian van Nuys is a woodwind specialist, with playing proficiency in saxophone, oboe, flute, and clarinet. His primary instrument is the saxophone, which he studied as part of Dr. Chien-Kwan Lin’s saxophone studio at Eastman School of Music. Before studying at Eastman, Ian studied saxophone with Mr. Brendan Kelly (MM, University of Michigan) and Jonathan Yanik of the Navy band; oboe with Ms. Alison Lowell (DMA, University of Maryland); flute with Ms. Laura Koffman (DMA, University of Maryland); and clarinet with Mr. Evan Ross Soloman, director of the District of Columbia Youth Orchestra. He has classical performing experience in many settings including: solo (concerto, sonata), symphony orchestra, wind ensemble/orchestra, saxophone quartet, and woodwind quintet. In addition to studying saxophone at Eastman, he studied oboe with Ms. Kate Bruns (MM, Eastman School of Music).