New York-based saxophonist Geoffrey Landman is a performer, teacher and advocate of the saxophone and new music. Having performed across North America, France, Germany, Switzerland, Thailand and in some of New York City’s most well-known music venues, he has collaborated with ensembles such as Either/Or, Talea Ensemble, Argento New Music Project, the Metropolis Ensemble, Fireworks Ensemble, Opera Cabal and is a founding member and soprano chair of the New Thread Quartet.
Landman has worked with composers such as Bernhard Lang, Christian Lauba, Karin Rehnqvist and Philippe Leroux among others. Landman holds a bachelor of music degree from the University of Michigan, a master of music degree from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, post-graduate work at the Musik-Akademie der Stadt Basel in Switzerland, and is currently working toward his doctoral degree at the New England Conservatory as the first doctor of musical arts candidate for saxophone performance in the school’s history. His principal teachers are Donald Sinta, Marcus Weiss, James Bunte and Ken Radnofsky.
Landman has won many competitions including Yamaha Young Performing Artist Competition, University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Concerto Competition, Cincinnati Arts Association Overture Award, as well as prizes at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.