When did you first begin seriously studying your instrument?

My mom told me to pick an instrument in the 5th grade, now I never look back and I love it!

What are you doing with music right now?

Currently a Sophomore in high school, I am in my HS wind ensemble 2nd chair alto soon to be 1st. Winter Percussion conga, bass drum, cajon, gong, shaker player. Also I am apart of the Colorado Honor band, along with that I am lead Alto player in Jazz band.
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Saxophonist Mark Antaky

Located in the Castle Rock

  • Saxophonist
  • Years Playing: 5 years



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Setup/Gear/Manufacturer of Instruments

Jupiter JTS 787 Tenor Sax, Selmer La Voix Alto Sax, pearl soundcheck drum set, Venus Soprano sax,Arm strong flute, Cadet Clarinet

Who are some of your influences?

Lenny Picket ( Band leader from Saturday Night Live) he is a great sax/everything player! I want to be a his level one day

Who do you/have you studied with?

Jim Stranahan, Dustin Arndt, Jeramy Sandoval

What are some of your goals musically for the future?

Major in music, become a pro at every instrument I play

Any additional information you would like to add?

Marching band is the bomb.



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Shannon Kennedy is a vocalist and saxophonist living in Southern California. She is author of "The Album Checklist" and the founder of Teen Jazz. She has been contributing articles to music magaizines and websites since 2004.