ESM Honors Performance Unit 2: Luke Norris
Luke Norris is a native of Long Island, NY and a senior at Eastman. He is pursuing a degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance, studying with NYC professional Charles Pillow. In 2016, Luke won third place in the North American Saxophone Alliance's jazz saxophone competition out of 8 competitors. He has performed with John Mosca and Scott Wendholdt. He has studied privately with New York professionals like Gary Smulyan, Rich Perry, Billy Drewes and Ralph Lalama. He leads his own group, the Luke Norris Sextet, which performs his original compositions.