Luis Zúñiga Saá
Conductor, Saxophonist & Educator.
Luis Zúñiga Saá, DMA
 
Luis attended the National Conservatory in his native Panama.  After graduating from high school, Luis received degrees in audio engineering, MIDI production and performance from Shoreline Community College in Seattle, Washington.  In addition, Luis completed his Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Miami, Florida and a Master of Musical Arts in saxophone performance from the University of California, Los Angeles.  In 2010 during his graduate research, Luis was a member of the world-renowned saxophone class of Jean-Yves Fourmeau in Paris, France.  In 2011, Dr. Zuniga received his doctorate of musical arts degree in saxophone performance and pedagogy from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
 
From 2005 to 2007, Luis served as the musical director for the International School of Panama.  His experience as conductor led to his appointment as musical director and conductor of the National Youth Symphony of Panama. 
 
He has appeared in concert halls such as the Grand National Theatre of Panama, Lincoln Theatre, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall and Boettcher Concert Hall.  He has performed with the New World Symphony, Miami Symphony, Colorado Symphony, the Panama National Symphony and the Idyllwild Arts Academy Orchestra.  As a performer and educator, Luis has appeared throughout North and Central America and Europe.  Luis is a Selmer endorsed artist/clinician and is available for clinics/concerts. 
 
Luis’ former teachers include:  Gary Keller, Douglas Masek, Tom Myer and Jean-Yves Fourmeau.