Walter Puyear

Master of Music
Performance; Saxophone

Earl V. Moore Award - Music

Walt Puyear won the 2020 Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition and competed in the 7th Adolphe Sax Competition in Dinant, Belgium. Walt is a member of the Aero Quartet, which recently received 1st Prizes in the MTNA chamber music competition and the NOLA Chamber Fest. Prior to studying at the University of Michigan, Walt graduated summa cum laude from at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory with bachelor’s degrees in saxophone performance and music theory.