Reese Burgan is Adjunct Professor of Saxophone at Lone Star College - Montgomery and Lone Star College - North Harris, where he is an active performer and avid teacher of saxophone and music theory and coordinator of the annual Montgomery Saxophone Day. His performing career has taken him around North America, performing in venues spanning the United States to Canada, and he is an ensemble member of Ikigaioto Duo and Eurus Saxophone Quartet.
Notable past performances include appearances at the 2018 International Wind Duo Symposium, the 2016 Edmonton International Academy of Music at the University of Alberta, the 2016 NASA Biennial Conference, the 38th International Saxophone Symposium, and the 2015 Region 6 NASA Conference. His work in Atlanta includes frequent performances at Eyedrum Art and Music Gallery, performances with Chamber Cartel, a recording collaboration with Atlanta Composer Tommy Joe Anderson as part of the Tenth Floor Saxophone Quartet, as well as performing in multiple conferences and conventions in the downtown area.
Reese's competition experience includes 2nd Prize in the 2018 International Wind Duo Symposium and 2nd place at the 2013 Lone Star College Quartet Competition as part of Phoenix Saxophone Quartet. He has earned a MM in Saxophone Performance from Georgia State University, where he studied with Dr. Jan Berry Baker and a BM in Saxophone Performance from Sam Houston State University, where he studied with Dr. Masahito Sugihara, Dr. Scott Plugge, and Seth McAdow.