About Travis Sullivan
Get to know Travis Sullivan
Travis Sullivan has been teaching woodwind and piano students of all ages for nearly 30 years. A dedicated teacher and performer, Travis enjoys sharing his passion for music and providing fun lessons to help students in develop a positive relationship with their instrument. His lessons include learning how to read music, instrumental technique, sound production, developing good practice habits, and how to play repertoire in classical, jazz, and popular music styles.
Originally from New Hampshire, Travis moved to New York City in 1996 to attend Manhattan School of Music, where he received a Master of Music degree in saxophone jazz performance. In 2004, his breakthrough came in the form of Travis Sullivan’s Bjorkestra, an 18-piece big band performing his arrangements of the renowned music of Icelandic pop artist Bjork. The Bjorkestra has acquired international recognition from performances at the Montreal International Jazz Festival, the SF Jazz Festival, the NYC Winter Jazz Festival and the Jarasum Jazz Festival (South Korea).
Travis has been the Guest Conductor for the 2009 Westchester All County Honors Jazz Band and the 2007 Connecticut Southern Region Educator’s Conference Honors Band. He has also been a guest music instructor at New York University, Peabody Conservatory, the California Jazz Conservatory, and the Berkeley Jazz Workshop.