Hailed by Fanfare magazine for his “exceptional feel for elegance, wit… and tonal beauty,” Bob Eason is currently an Associate Instructor of Saxophone at Indiana University and a doctoral student studying with Dr. Otis Murphy. He holds a master’s degree in saxophone performance from Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in music education from the University of Houston, where he studied with Mr. Dan Gelok, Mrs. Valerie Vidal, and Dr. Karen Wylie. Bob has performed several times in Europe and Asia as a result of various competitions, and he was recently a semi-finalist in the 5th Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition in Bangkok, Thailand.
A native of Houston, Bob founded the Young Saxophonist’s Institute and continues to teach summer camps in the Houston and Dallas/Ft. Worth areas for middle school and high school saxophonists. This year the Young Saxophonist’s Institute celebrated its 10th year in serving Texas middle school and high school students, and is proud to have reached more than 500 saxophonists since its beginning in 2007.
Bob Eason is an Endorsing Artist for Légère Reeds, and plays exclusively on the Signature Series reeds.