Big--like the rich, smooth, powerful, and sensational sound of a saxophone is how fans describe his music. Galen's sound can absorb and transform an audience like few artists can. Born in New Jersey, Galen was given his first flute at the age of nine and has been playing ever since.
Galen studied at the Berklee College of Music and holds a Master's Degree in fine arts and education from Rutgers University. He has performed both internationally and domestically for over 30 yars. He is a recording artist, composer, arranger, speaker and educator. His performance portfolio includes such greats as Billy taylor, Sonny Phillips, Gwen Guthrie, Jimmy Heath, Melba Moore, and Sun Ra.
In addition to his stellar musical background, Galen is a riveting speaker on the topic of jazz and its historical significance. Because of his love of teaching, he always finds a way to incorporate instruction and direction for students who someday would like to develop a career in music.