Hayden Anderson is an Assistant Director of Bands at Cook Middle School in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. He moved to the area after earning a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Oklahoma State University.
As an active performer throughout college, he performed in multiple saxophone ensembles, concert bands, jazz bands, and new music ensembles. Some notable performances have been as part of the OSU Saxophone Octet that performed at the 2016 Midwest Clinic, the OSU Wind Ensemble that performed at the 2017 National CBDNA Convention (bass clarinet), the OSU Jazz Orchestra on their first studio album with Guest Artist Michael Dease (Solid Gold), and the Cortona Saxophone Collective that performed at the 2015 World Saxophone Conference in Strasbourg, France.
Reese Burgan is Adjunct Professor of Saxophone at Lone Star College - Montgomery and Lone Star College - North Harris. His educational background includes a MM in Saxophone Performance from Georgia State University and a BM in Saxophone Performance from Sam Houston State University.
As an active performer and avid teacher of saxophone, he has made appearances at multiple international and national conferences and symposia. Reese continues this tradition today with solo and duo performances in addition to his contributions to Eurus Saxophone Quartet.
Andrew Twiss currently serves as the Assistant Director of Bands at Huntsville High School, where he conducts the Symphonic Band and the Swingin' Stingers Jazz Ensemble. He comes to the Huntsville band program from Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor's degree in Music Education.
During his time at Oklahoma State University, Mr. Twiss was a National Chamber Music Finalist in the Music Teacher's National Association Competition, and a drum major for the Oklahoma State Cowboy Marching Band. Through his experience with the OSU jazz program, Mr. Twiss has performed with acclaimed artists such as Stockton Helbing, Christian McBride, and Wycliffe Gordon.
Kaylee Christensen serves as Associate Band Director at Cypress Springs High School in Cypress- Fairbanks ISD. Her duties include directing the jazz program, conducting the Symphonic Winds, coordinating the chamber music program, and teaching all woodwind classes. She is the baritone saxophonist in the Eurus Saxophone Quartet as well as an alto saxophonist with the Lone Star Symphonic Band.
Prior to her appointment at Cypress Springs, Christensen completed her MM in Conducting at Oklahoma State University. Under her direction, the Oklahoma State Saxophone Octet was accepted to perform at the North American Saxophone Alliance National Conference and the 2016 Midwest Clinic in Chicago.
As a performer, Christensen has participated in many chamber and large ensembles throughout her educational periods and was a member of Indarra Quartet- the 2016 Music Teacher’s National Association (MTNA) Chamber Music Competition’s national 2nd place winner as well as the Kwadrat Quartet- a 2011 MTNA Chamber Music Competition national finalist. Prior to her Masters degree, Christensen completed a BM in Music Education at Oklahoma State University, where she studied saxophone with Dr. Jeffrey Loeffert.