MM Multiple Woodwinds Performance & Pedagogy - Ohio University 2016, MM Saxophone Performance & Pedagogy - Oklahoma State University 2013, BM Saxophone Performance - Oklahoma City University 2011
"Spamalot" with Scottsdale Community College
300th Army Band
Woodwinds Specialist at Shadow Mountain High School, Graduate Teaching Assistant at Ohio University, Graduate Teaching Assistant at Oklahoma State University, Saxophone Teacher at Athens Community Music School, Music teacher at Hovland Conservatory of Music
Ms. Murzyn also holds a master’s degree in classical saxophone performance from Oklahoma State University, where she was awarded a teaching assistantship position. She has taught saxophone quartet, music theory, and applied saxophone. While at Oklahoma State, Ms. Murzyn has won the MTNA chamber music competition, southwest division, and performed in the final round in New York City. Outside of school, she was a woodwind player with the Guthrie Theater, Sinatra cover band, and a jazz combo.
As an undergraduate student at Oklahoma City University, Ms. Murzyn has won the OCU concerto competition, as well as the New York Summer Music Festival concerto competition, and later that year she was awarded first place in the Lady’s Music Club solo competition.
Ms. Murzyn is currently residing in Phoenix, Arizona where she teaches at Hovland Music Conservatory and Shadow Mountain High School. She also collaborates with the Scottsdale Community College in their musical productions, as well as plays the saxophone with the 300th “Hollywood’s Own” Army Band.