Tenor saxophone

Alfredo Mendoza Ahuatzin

Alfredo began his musical studies in Mexico City. In 1999, he moved to Canada to study the saxophone with Professor William Street, at the University of Alberta, where he earned Bachelors and Masters degrees in music performance. He recently obtained a Doctorate degree at the University of Montreal under the supervision of Jean‑François Guay. His repertoire ranges from transcriptions and neo‑classical music to contemporary music and improvisation. Alfredo has participated in numerous master classes with artists such as Jean‑Marie Londeix, Marcus Weiss, Jean‑Michel Goury, Jonathan Helton, and Nicolas Prost. In 2008 he participated in the Darmstadt summer courses in Germany. Since 2010 he is a member of the NSQ. He currently teaches saxophone in the Vincent dʹIndy School of Music and at Montreal College.