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About Travis Sullivan

Travis Sullivan
Travis Sullivan
Music Teacher, Expert
Location: RAMSEY, NJ
Speaks: English
Instructs: Clarinet, Flute, Piano, Saxophone
Education: Master of Music, Jazz Performance, Manhattan School of Music Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, University of New Hampshire
Performance Experience: International – Montreal Jazz Festival (Montreal, Canada), World Trade Center (Dubai, UAE) Aperitivo in Concerto (Milan, Italy), WDR Festival (Cologne, Germany), Jarasum Jazz Festival, (Seoul, South Korea), Reykjavik Jazz Festival (Reykjavik, Iceland), Teatro Golden (Palermo, Sicily), Alandia Jazz Festival (Aland, Finland). U.S. - SF Jazz Festival, JVC Jazz Festival, Blue Note, Joe’s Pub, Symphony Space, Great American Music Hall, Jazz Standard, Bowery Ballroom, Knitting Factory.
Teaching Experience: Band Director, Piano, and Violin Instructor, Paul Effman Music Adjunct Faculty, Piano & Saxophone, The Masters School Private Music Instructor, Westchester Home Music Instrumental Music Instructor, Solomon Schechter School of Westchester Jazz and Saxophone Faculty, Cazadero Performing Arts Camp Piano and Saxophone Faculty, Lafayette Summer Jazz Workshop Community Outreach Keyboard Instructor, Lucy Moses School Piano Faculty, University of New Hampshire Summer Youth Music School
Teaching Philosophy: I seek to provide my students with a comprehensive understanding of music performance, instrumental technique, music theory, style, tradition, and music history. In doing so, I assist the student in discovering their potential for understanding and enjoying the act of exploring and creating music.

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. 

Travis Sullivan teaches at:
604 Mamaroneck Ave
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
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137 Interstate Shopping Center
Ramsey, NJ 07446
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