Evan Shay

Evan Shay is a saxophonist and composer based in Montreal. He recently completed his Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance at McGill University with the distinction of Outstanding Achievement in Jazz Saxophone. He was also awarded the prestigious four-year Seymour Schulich Scholarship. Evan was a member of the top McGill Jazz Orchestra I for three years, and the McGill Chamber Jazz Ensemble.

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Location

Montreal

Willing to teach

Beginners

Credentials/Background

As an educator, Evan Shay provides lessons for private students on tenor, alto, and soprano saxophones in person, or via Skype. He also teaches improvisation for a variety of jazz instruments. From students just getting started, to more advanced levels, Evan helps to develop jazz phrasing, ear training, and technique. His lessons are individually designed for a student’s area of interest and skill level, and are taught with the philosophy that learning should be an enjoyable experience.

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