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.
Take Five With...
Read more articles
Willing to teach
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