About Joel Zukerman
Get to know Joel Zukerman
Mickey "Joel" Zukerman is a saxophonist, wind instrument specialist, and composer in the central Texas area. A Seguin High School graduate, where he was a baritone saxophonist in the nationally recognized ZBRA Quartet and TMEA All-State alum. Mr. Zukerman is currently principal saxophonist of the Texas Lutheran University Wind Ensemble. In high school, he was taught saxophone by Mr. Stan Mauldin, and later Daniel Scott McDonald. He continued his studies of saxophone in college with Mr. McDonald and also Dr. Gilbert Garza. He is expected to graduate with a BM in saxophone performance and a BM in music education in May 2023. He is also a recipient of the nationally acclaimed John Philip Sousa Award, granted to him by Seguin High School in 2019, numerous UIL Texas State Solo and Ensemble first division medals, and a recognition award for performing in Music For All's National Music Festival. Mr. Zukerman has extensive experience playing all voices of saxophone, specializing in the baritone and alto saxophones, but also has knowledge of the French Horn. He has served as the on-call soprano saxophone soloist for the Texas Lutheran University choir, and has recently performed as a member of their Christmas Vespers concert and 2022 Choir Tour performances.