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  • Lynn Ligammari


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    Lynn Ligammari


    Lynn is a graduate from the Eastman School of Music, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Saxophone Performance and Music Education.

    Known for her versatility, Lynn performs with a wide array of musical projects that include; Bright Eyes, Antibalas, Aaron Frazer, Durand Jones & The Indications, Conor Oberst, Red Baraat, Holy Hand Grenade, Sinkane, The Last Nites, Dawn Drake & Zapoté, The Grand Victory, Extra Syrup Horns, and more.

    She has played on stages worldwide at venues and festivals such as; Carnegie Hall, NPR, KEXP, the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, the Late Show with David Letterman, CBS This Morning, America’s Got Talent, Governor's Ball, the Bluenote, the Newport Jazz Festival, the Newport Folk Festival, Lincoln Center, the Cully Jazz Festival, the Rochester International Jazz Festival, SFJazz, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Central Park Summerstage, Forest Hills Stadium, and more. She has also been featured in the horn section on numerous albums, recordings and TV shows.   In addition to performing, she is a saxophone instructor for Mannes Prep at The New School, and is a Teaching Artist for Lincoln Center Education where she has led various workshops both at home and abroad for the past 13+ years. She has facilitated individual and group classes for students of all ages, as well as teachers, administrators, community leaders, and more.

    She is also the recipient of the Emerging Leader and Outstanding Alumni award from the Niagara Falls Board of Education.

    Degrees Held

    Bachelors of Music in Classical Saxophone Performance & Education--Eastman School of Music

    Masters of Music in Music Education with a Jazz Concentration--Eastman School of Music


    Professional Affiliation

    Lincoln Center Education

    Performances and Appearances

    The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon

    The Late Show with David Letterman

    Carnegie Hall


    Governor's Ball

    America's Got Talent

    The Bluenote NYC

    Central Park Summerstage

    JVC Jazz Festival

    Rochester International Jazz Festival

    Newport Jazz Festival

    Newport Folk Festival


    Current Courses

    Lesson 1 hour
    RAML 0300, Spring 2023

    Lesson 1/2 hour
    RAML 0350, Spring 2023

    Past Courses

    Lesson 1 hour
    RAML 0300, Fall 2022, Spring 2022

    Lesson 1 hr/6 wks
    RAML 0700, Summer 2022

    Lesson 1/2 hour
    RAML 0350, Fall 2022, Spring 2022

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