Colin Young

Teaching Artist of Saxophone
Office Location: FAC 244
515-271-2699
colin.young@drake.edu

Colin Young is a concert saxophonist and educator living near Des Moines. An active solo and chamber musician, Colin performs throughout the midwest and was a prizewinner at the 2010 Fischoff Chamber music competition performing with the saxophone quartet, Axius. In addition to the Fischoff prize, Axius won first prize in the Music Teachers National Association National Chamber Music Competition in Albuquerque and second prize at the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition in Athens, Georgia.

Fine Arts News
September 22, 2016
The Drake University Chamber Choir, choirs from four Des Moines area high schools, and a professional orchestra will perform Gabriel Faure’s well-known Requiem at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9.
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