The Emerald of Siam
Richland, WA 99354
Collin Wilson, DMA, is the director of the Columbia Basin Jazz Ensemble and Associate Conductor of the CBC Concert Band. As an Assistant Professor of Music at Columbia Basin College he also directs the Jazz Combos teaches saxophone, jazz history and music theory. He has previously served on the faculties at Central Washington University, the University of Idaho, and Clark Community College. Collin earned a Doctorate in Saxophone Performance from the University of Illinois, where he studied with prolific recording artists Chip McNeill and Debra Richtmeyer, as well as a Master of Music (Illinois) and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Oregon. Collin has appeared on stage with award winning artists including Terell Stafford, Paquito D’Rivera, Jim Pugh, The Harry James Orchestra, The Coasters, and The Platters and has toured Asia and Europe with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. For more information visit www.collinjwilson.com.