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About Colin Cahill

Colin Cahill
Colin Cahill
Music Teacher, Professional
Location: Bothell, WA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Saxophone
Education: Oberlin Conservatory 2021 Graduate
Performance Experience: Colin has been performing since the age of 15, and has performed across the United States and throughout Europe, including with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and Mike Mossman.
Teaching Experience: 2 years all ages and abilities, with emphasis on middle/high school level
Teaching Philosophy: Colin believes in interdisciplinary study, the idea that all types of learning are inherently connected. The music we will learn in our lessons is as connected to Physics as it will be to poetry and art. Colin also has a background in jazz music, and has a strong belief that listening to the music and being able to feel the music is an integral part of a musician's craft

Get to know Colin Cahill

Colin Cahill is a Seattle-based jazz saxophonist. He first became serious about jazz at Roosevelt High School where he studied with Craig Flory, Mark Taylor, and Steve Treseler. He then attended Oberlin College and Conservatory where he recieved degrees in both Chemistry and Jazz Saxophone performance. There he studied with one of the great masters, Gary Bartz, who continues to inspire him today.

Colin has been heavily influenced by saxophonists such as John Coltrane, Sonny Stitt and Charlie Parker as well as modern creators like Anomalie, Jacob Collier and Braxton Cook.

Early on in his musical journey, Colin was influenced by interdisciplinary study, the idea that all types of learning are inherently connected. The music we will learn in our lessons is as connected to Physics as it will be to poetry and art.


Colin Cahill teaches at:
10120 Main St
Bothell, WA 98011
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