Joseph Seman

Joseph Seman is currently a Senior in the Music Education program at Duquesne University. Though primarily a saxophonist (studying both classical and jazz), he has also studied clarinet and flute. Originally from Dunbar, Pennsylvania, he moved to Colorado at a young age where he later studied with members of the Air Force Falconaires and was a member of the Summit Jazz Ensemble big band on Tenor Saxophone. During his time at The Mary Pappert School of Music, he has performed in the Wind Symphony, Jazz Ensemble I, Saxophone Quartets, and Jazz Chamber Groups. In Pittsburgh, Mr. Seman has had a steady presence performing throughout the city in a variety of groups: playing Jazz, Funk, Rock, and Hip-Hop music. He currently teaches with the Belle Vernon Area High School Marching Band in addition to teaching private students. While Jazz is where his passion lies, he is lover of all types of music. His main influences include John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, J.S. Bach, Jimi Hendrix, Jay Dilla, and many more.