An accomplished saxophonist and educator, Tyrone Page Jr. has had tremendous success working with composers and other musicians to expand contemporary saxophone repertoire. Actively involved in the performance of new works, Page performs regularly in the Baltimore area and across the United States as a soloist, chamber, and orchestral musician. This past season, he joined the Symphony of the Mountains in a performance of Glazunov’s Concerto in E-flat Major.
Page was a Finalist in the 2018-2019 American Prize in Instrumental Performance, college division. In 2017, he won 1st place in the Elizabeth Harper Vaughn Concerto Competition and was a finalist in the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition. The year before, Page placed 3rd in the 2016 Peggy and Yale Gordon Concerto Competition.
In collaborations with his alma mater, Page was featured in performances with the Peabody Concert Orchestra, Peabody Modern Orchestra, and the Peabody Wind Ensemble. Gaining proficiency with the contemporary repertoire, he’s a regular performer with Mind on Fire, a musical arts cooperative that strives to engage with an inclusive community through engaging concerts, outreach programs, and special events. In collaboration with the group’s Artistic Director, composer James Young, Page recently released an album recording of “True Fluorescent Skeleton” with Ehse Records. The piece is a 50 minute, unaccompanied work for tenor saxophone.
Page is the current Director of Bands at Oakland Mills Middle School and as a teaching artist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids and the Baltimore School for the Arts TWIGS programs, he performs with, teaches, and mentors young students. At the Peabody Preparatory, he conducts the Wind Band and teaches a Repertoire Performance Class.
Page is a graduate of the Baltimore School for the Arts, where he studied with Dr. Chris Ford. He holds degrees in saxophone performance and music education from Peabody Conservatory of The Johns Hopkins University as well as a master of music in saxophone performance and wind conducting.