Saxophonist Kevin Arbogast joined the UCM faculty in fall 2018. Based in Kansas City, Mr. Arbogast performs and teaches single reed instruments while pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts at the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Prior to moving to the Kansas City area, he served in the United States Army for seven years as a member of the 399th Army Band in Missouri and of the US Army Europe Band and Chorus in Germany. Prior to joining the Army in 2011, he was the saxophone fellow for the Aspen Music Festival and School for three seasons and performed with regional orchestras across the Midwest. A native of Kentucky, he completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Louisville and master’s degree at Indiana University. Mr. Arbogast is an avid saxophone historian and collector, performing and lecturing on historical saxophones of many eras. His most unique honor was a performance in collaboration with the US Library of Congress in which he was featured performing on Gerry Mulligan’s baritone saxophone.