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Robert Young

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Robert Young joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 2016. Prior to his appointment at UNCSA, he held teaching positions at the Crane School of Music and Wichita State University. Young holds graduate degrees from the University of Michigan where he studied with Professor Donald Sinta. At the University of Michigan, he also studied jazz saxophone with Professor Andrew Bishop and was a recipient of the Lawrence Teal Fellowship. His completed his undergraduate studies at the University of South Carolina in saxophone performance where he studied with Professor Clifford Leaman. Young is endorsed as a Conn-Selmer artist, and plays Selmer saxophones and mouthpieces exclusively. He is also endorsed as a D'Addario Woodwind artist and plays exclusively on D'Addario Reserve saxophone reeds.