Christopher Creviston

Christopher Creviston


Christopher Creviston, called “one of the world’s top saxophone artists” (Audiophile Audition), with “the personality and fingers of a first-rate soloist (American Record Guide), and “subtle, perceptive phrasing, and flawless control of vibrato” (Fanfare Magazine), has played venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Paisley Park and the Apollo Theater.

As a soloist, and with the Capitol Quartet, Creviston has been featured with bands and orchestras across the U.S. including the Baltimore, Indianapolis, and National Symphony Orchestras. He has worked with many conductors, including Andre Previn, Neeme Jarvi, and Randall Craig Fleischer, Jack Everly, and Steven Reinicke.

In demand as a recitalist and clinician, he performs regularly with the Capitol Quartet, and in duos with pianist Hannah Gruber Creviston, guitarist Zoren Fader, and harpist Frances Duffy. He has appeared in concert with many great jazz artists, including Wycliff Gordon, John Pizzarelli, Ken Peplowski, Ann Hampton Callaway, Jon Faddis, Bobby Shew, Bunky Green, Jim Snidero, Bob Mintzer, Wayne Bergeron, Steve Houghton, Vinny DiMartino, Dave Liebman, Peggy Cone and Marvin Stamm.

He has also had the pleasure of working with pop performers Crystal Gale, Maureen McGovern. Billy Porter, Patti Russo, Marty Thomas, Lisa Vroman, David Raleigh, Ben Vereen, Kim Sozzi, and Bob Hope.

Dr. Creviston currently serves on the faculty at Arizona State University. He has held positions at the Crane School of Music, the Greenwich House of Arts (NYC), the University of Windsor (Canada) and the University of Michigan. His mentors are Donald Sinta, James Forger, and Trent Kynaston. Creviston is President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.