Richard Mark Heidel, Director
Kathy Ford, Administrative Associate
Telephone: (319) 335-1635
The Iowa Summer Music Institute and Iowa Saxophonists’ Workshop present:


American Saxophone Academy


     Kenneth Tse, coordinator
     June 22-June 29, 2018 
     Voxman Music Building
     93 East Burlington Street
     Iowa City, IA



Carrie Koffman, The Hartt School, Yale University
​Chien-Kwan Lin, Eastman School of Music
Timothy McAllister, University of Michigan
Otis Murphy, Indiana University
Kenneth Tse, University of Iowa

Special guest: Clifford Leaman, University of South Carolina

Designed for advanced college students (junior) and above including graduate students and professional players.  Includes lessons, master classes, and ensembles. Existing quartets and international students are encouraged to apply.

Instructions to register:

Send a transcript (official or unofficial) or brief resume which verifies your classification of at least college junior status to Dr. Kenneth Tse at by no later than April 1, 2018.  Once Dr. Kenneth Tse has received your transcript or resume and has approved you to register, please complete this PDF icon2018_american_saxophone_academy_registration_form.pdfand submit it with payment as instructed on the form. (Snail mail both form and payment together please) 

Important: The American Saxophone Academy is limited to 40 participants, which will be selected on a "first come, first served" basis.

"ASA was an amazing experience that completely changed my life as a saxophonist. Between the lessons, coachings, and performances I gained many of the tools needed to become a more successful student and performer."  ---2017 participant