Award-winning saxophonist Mike Cemprola has been a busy member of the Philadelphia music scene since he arrived in 2002. Recently, he has joined the United States Air Force's big band, the Airmen of Note. He has performed/recorded with The Mike Cemprola Quartet, the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Norman David and the Eleventet, the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia, Dan Monaghan’s Quartet, the co-led quartet Gunshow, and a host of other creative ensembles. Mike attended the University of the Arts from 2002-2007, earning a BM and MM in music. He lives in Washington, DC with his beautiful wife, Kate Ambacher.