Please reload

August 17, 2018

This summer I've been rolling up my sleeves and getting down to business with teaching and planning for the upcoming school year. It's hard to imagine that it's already here!! Before life starts moving a mile a minute once again, I wanted to share some of my favorite m...

April 24, 2018

This is a work I've been excited to share for months now! While all of MODUS was preparing degree recitals at UT in the Fall, we spent our time together decompressing from the stress of it all by preparing one of our favorite saxophone quartet pieces! 

Hypercolor by D...

January 27, 2018

I'm here writing just after UT's first full week of school! And while I am excited for all that is ahead in my own learning as a student and in lessons as an educator, I'm also ready to continue sharing some music that I had the pleasure of performing last year!

New o...

January 3, 2018

Happy New Year!! 

2017 was a wonderfully musical year for me! I've had some of my most moving, meaningful, and memorable performances this past year. Many recordings are still to come from the past year. Until then, here are two of my favorites!

is a perfo...

November 3, 2017

"Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions." - Picaso

I've been looking forward to this performance for a long time now!! I'm excited to share some of my favorite works on my masters saxophone recital at The University of Texas - Butler School of Music...

September 3, 2017

A little over a month following this experience, I still carry with me the energy and joy that I found studying at the Université Européenne de Saxophone in Gap, France. With several weeks to allow the dust to settle from this whirlwind of an experience,  I'm happy to...

June 30, 2017

​​Lab Orchestra's summer concert series Density512 has been a BLAST to work with! I've had so many fun performance opportunities with these lovely people, including the chance to play in the beautiful Scottish Rite Theater (the OLDEST theater in Austin!), share what th...

May 29, 2017

I had two wonderful performance opportunities with MODUS this past year premiering "Chrysalis" for saxophone quartet by fellow UT student Stephen Rothermel! We enjoyed the piece so much when we premiered it for the CLUTCH New Music Concert in the fall that we took it o...

May 25, 2017

I'm happy to share that I will be performing with my colleagues in the University of Texas Saxophone Ensemble at the 2017 Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois! The trip has been in the works for well over a year already and, although the conference is in December, music...

May 19, 2017

I'm excited to be performing with the UT Lab Orchestra's Summer concert series Density512! This start up series "aims to blend Austin's vibrant live-music culture with imaginative programs for contemporary chamber orchestra." Performances are around different parts of...

Please reload

May 25, 2017

Please reload

Recent Posts
Search By Tags
Featured Posts

New Year, New Recordings

January 3, 2018

Please reload

Please reload

© 2016-2018 by Chris Padilla // Photos by Sarah Hetrick

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • SoundCloud - White Circle
  • YouTube - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle