Paul Zaborac

Paul Zaborac is a versatile saxophonist, composer, and educator. Born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1987, he began studying the saxophone at the age of 11. In 2006 he attended Simpson College to study music and received a bachelor of music degree in music education in 2010. He then proceeded to obtain a master of music degree in saxophone performance at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music in 2012 where he was the recipient of the prestigious Albert Scholarship for Postgraduates and served as a research assistant. Paul is also active as a performer and educator, having regularly taught and performed throughout the United States and in Australia. Well versed in both classical and jazz saxophone, he brings a unique and diverse set of skills to his performances on the instrument.

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Des Moines, IA

Willing to teach




Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Sydney, Australia
Master of Music (Performance)
Graduated December 12, 2012

Simpson College
Indianola, Iowa
Bachelor of Music Education
Graduated May 22, 2010

Teaching Experience

• Private saxophone instruction (2005 to present)
•Saxophone tutor at Dickson’s Music Chatswood, Australia (February 2011 to December 2012)
• Interim saxophone tutor at MLC Burwood, Australia (November – December 2011)
• Saxophone tutor for Neutral Bay Public School band camp (May 2011 and 2012)
• Research Assistant at SCM for research into peer learning (September 2010 – February 2011)
• Student Teaching – Norwalk Community Schools, Iowa – grades 5–12 (August 2009 – December, 2009)

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