Josiah Boornazian

Josiah Boornazian is an award-winning saxophonist, composer, and educator currently active in New York City, California, and Washington state. Josiah has performed with a wide variety of artists including Drew Gress, David Binney, Wayne Krantz, Ari Hoenig, Dan Weiss, John Escreet, Jacob Sacks, Fima Ephron, Jonathan Crayford, Obed Calvaire, Will Vinson, Matt Brewer, Ben Wendel, Eivind Opsvik, Ferenc Nemeth, Alan Ferber, John Daversa, Donny McCaslin, and the Gil Evans Orchestra. Josiah holds a Master of Arts degree in music from the City University of New York's City College campus and a Bachelor of Music degree from California State University, Northridge. In August 2016, Josiah, who has taught on faculty at the City College of New York and given masterclasses at various colleges and high schools in California and Washington, will begin pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Miami's prestigious Frost School of Music, where he will also be teaching part-time as a graduate assistant. For more information, please visit
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