Faculty

Connie Frigo - Saxophones

Saxophonist Connie Frigo is an internationally accomplished soloist, chamber musician, teacher, speaker, and founder of numerous festivals. Highlights of her career include six years with the premiere U.S. Navy Band, Washington, D.C.; seven years touring nationally as the baritone saxophonist with the New Century Saxophone Quartet; guest artist recitals, masterclasses and summer workshops in Europe, South America and the United States, including the American Saxophone Academy and The Great Plains Saxophone Workshop; and faculty positions at the Universities of Tennessee and Maryland before arriving to The University of Georgia, where she serves as Associate Professor of Saxophone. Frigo’s students have won concerto, young artist, and chamber music competitions at regional and national levels, and her graduate students have earned university teaching positions across the country.  For the North American Saxophone Alliance biennial conferences, Frigo has served as Coordinator of Competitions and Program Chair.  In 2017 with The Yargo Trio (flute, saxophone, piano), she released the album “Voices, Reimagined” with Mark Records. She has commissioned and premiered works by many prominent contemporary composers, including JacobTV, David Lang, Ben Johnston and Joel Love. Frigo is a Henri Selmer Paris and D’Addario artist. She is a Fulbright Scholar (Holland) and graduate of Ithaca College (BM), U. of Illinois (MM), Conservatorium van Amsterdam and U. of South Carolina (DMA).