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Mr. Chris McGuire

Lecturer
Area: Saxophone

Phone: 817-272-3471
Email: mcguire@uta.edu
Office Location: FA 367M
Degree(s): M.M. University of North Texas, B.M. University of North Texas
Mentis Profile: http://www.uta.edu/profiles/chrismcguire

Saxophonist Prof. Chris McGuire is a member of the University of Texas-Arlington classical and jazz faculty, and an in-demand performer on saxophone, clarinet, and other woodwinds. He holds a Bachelor of Music and a Master of Music from the University of North Texas and, over a thirty plus year performance career, has performed and toured with many diverse musical acts from The Duke Ellington Orchestra to country star Jamey Johnson, from the Jim Cullum Jazz Band to the industrial rap of MC 900 ft. Jesus, numerous other jazz, pop, and rock acts, and movie and television soundtracks. At UT-Arlington, he has deployed his versatile musical and pedagogical skills for over ten years by teaching applied saxophone, coaching jazz combos and classical quartets, and directing the Jazz Lab. Outside of UT-Arlington, he maintains a full performance schedule playing for a range of ensembles and recording projects, including a recent worldwide collaboration for the Ryan Anthony Foundation’s Cancer Blows.