Taimur Sullivan enjoys a prolific career as a soloist, chamber musician,
and member of the acclaimed PRISM Quartet. His performances have
taken him from the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and
the Knitting Factory, to engagements in Moscow, London, Germany,
and throughout Latin America, and have garnered him critical praise
as "outstanding…his melodies phrased as if this were
an old and cherished classic, his virtuosity supreme" (New
York Times) and as a player of "dazzling proficiency"
(American Record Guide). Since 1994 he has been the principal
saxophonist for numerous ensembles in New York City, and has performed
with ensembles including Mark Morris Dance Company, Bang On a Can
All-Stars, Glass Farm Ensemble, Ensemble 21, Ensemble Sospeso, Speculum
Musicae, Fireworks Ensemble, Riverside Symphony, Absolute Ensemble,
Concordia Orchestra, and Composers Concordance, among others. As
a recording artist he has recorded for the Mode, New World, Naxos,
Albany, Capstone, Innova, AUR, Mastersound, Bonk and Zuma record
labels. Mr. Sullivan is the Artist/Professor of Saxophone at the
University of North Carolina School of the Arts, and is also serves
on the faculty of the Contemporary Performance Program at the Manhattan
School of Music.
Taimur Sullivan is the saxophone partner/consultant
for Music in Reach educational software, and a Conn-Selmer Artist.
He performs exclusively on Selmer Saxophones.