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Name: Richard Scruggs
Skills: Player, Teacher (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone)
Links: Website     
Richard Scruggs has performed widely in America, Germany, Sweden, Poland and the Netherlands as soloist and chamber musician in concert venues and festivals such as Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (New York City), the Alte Oper (Frankfurt), Sophiensaal (Munich), the Internationale-Ferienkurse für Neue Musik (Darmstadt), and the Festival der Seltenen Besetzungen (Ludwigsburg). Several gifted composers have dedicated saxophone works to Scruggs, including Werner Wolf Glaser, Cristian Marina, Ryan Garber, Mark Alan Taggart, Alan Theisen, and Michael Sidney Timpson. He was for several years a student of the eminent saxophone soloist and pedagogue Sigurd Raschèr and in 1992 earned the Doctor of Music Degree from Florida State University. From 1993-2001 he was the saxophone instructor of the Tübinger Musikschule in Germany. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Music at Carson-Newman College in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Scruggs plays a parabolic saxophone built in 1927 according to the original acoustical design of the inventor, Adolphe Sax.



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