Upcoming Events


May 2017
13: Performance of “Singin in the Rain” with the St.  Louis Symphony Orchestra (St.  Louis, MO)
14: Performance of “Singin in the Rain” with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (St. Louis, MO)

June 2017
9: Performance with Jane Lynch and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (St. Louis, MO)

July 2017
11: Performance of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Ravinia, IL)
12: Performance of  Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Ravinia, IL)


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About Michael

Dr. J. Michael Holmes maintains a diverse career as a performer, educator, administrator and a former member of the music industry, giving him unique insight in preparing the next generation of music students for successful careers. Holmes has received international acclaim as an orchestral saxophonist, having performed as principal saxophonist with renowned orchestras such as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Cleveland Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, and the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Dr. Holmes is currently Artist-Teacher of Saxophone and Head of Woodwinds at Roosevelt University Chicago College of Performing Arts and he was previously on faculty at the University of Illinois, the College of Wooster, and the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Holmes is the Marketing Director for the North American Saxophone Alliance and served as Director of Marketing for Saxophones at Conn-Selmer, Inc. and as Artistic Advisor and Product Specialist with Vandoren.……. VIEW FULL BIO

Recent Recordings

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