Dawson Coleman

Dawson Coleman has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Saxophone Performance and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Saxophone Performance at Florida State University studying under Dr. Geoffrey Deibel. Dawson has been recognized as runner-up in FSU’s 2019 Concerto Competition, premiered Brian Junttila’s Concertino for Alto and Soprano Saxophones at FSU’s 2022 Festival of New Music, and has been featured as a soloist in FSU’s Wind Orchestra. As an active chamber musician, he has performed in Polymorphia (FSU’s New Music Ensemble) premiering new chamber music, has received First Prize in the North American Saxophone Alliance(NASA)’s 2019 Regional Conference Collegiate Quartet Competition, and advanced to the semi-final round of the 2020 and 2022 National NASA Conference’s Collegiate Quartet Competition.

You can find Dawson’s 2022 20th Century Music Competition saxophone performance here.