Hailed as a “powerhouse in classical saxophone” (University of Toronto), Jeffrey Leung is an active performer, improviser, and aspiring educator. In addition to his work with collaborative artists, Jeffrey serves as the baritone chair of the Kynetik Saxophone Quartet and the Vice President of Novus New Music, Inc. Recent premieres and commissioning projects include new works by Annika Socolofsky, Roydon Tse, Baldwin Giang, Matthew Browne, Joe Krycia, and Gregory Wanamaker.
Jeffrey has received numerous honours and awards – most notably from the Skokie Valley Symphony Orchestra and Montreal Symphony Orchestra – and has been invited to workshops at the Banff Centre, American Saxophone Academy, and Université Européenne de Saxophone. Holding degrees from the University of Michigan, Northwestern University, and University of Toronto, Jeffrey is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts at Michigan State University where he is a Teaching Assistant and Director of the Saxophone Ensemble. Jeffrey’s mentors include Professor Joseph Lulloff, Dr. Timothy McAllister, and Dr. Wallace Halladay.