Jill Procida

 
 
Community Arts Program Instructor
 
 

Bio

Jill graduated from Seton Hill College with a Bachelor of Music degree in Saxophone Performance. Jill studied with Kathleen Campbell and Marino Galluzzo and is on the Community Music Division Staff at Seton Hill University as well as maintaining a music studio at home. Jill has over 30 years of experience performing in diverse groups such as the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds where she serves as principle saxophonist and has been a featured soloist. Jill has also been involved with the Westmoreland Symphonic Winds Jazz Ensemble where she was featured often as soloist. Jill performed with the Westmoreland Symphony and McKeesport Symphony Orchestras in which she had the opportunity to perform Ravel's Bolero. Jill is a member of the Seton Hill University Faculty Saxophone Quartet and has played numerous musicals for area theater companies such as The Theater Factory, Greensburg Civic Center, New Kensington Theater, and Apple Hill Playhouse. Jill is very excited about her current project as co-manager and lead alto saxophonist with the Glass City Swing Band.

About

Joined Seton Hill: 2005
Hometown: Jeannette
Personal Areas of Interest: Reading, Watching Movies, Performing in different ensembles, and Sports
Academic Areas of Interest: Saxophone, Music

Education

  • BM, Music Performance, Seton Hill College, 1989

Certifications

  • Web Design Certificate
  • Medical Transcription Certificate

Achievements

  • Glass City Swing Band, Band Manager, Lead Alto Saxophone: 2007-present [More Information]
  • Private saxophone teacher, 1989-Present Principal saxophone, Westmoreland Symhonic Winds, Seton Hill University, 1986-Present Performed for various musicals, church services, and weddings in the area, 1992-Present Saxophonist, McKeesport Symphony, McKeesport High School, 2000 Saxophonist, Westmoreland Symphony, Palace Theater, 1999-2000 Soloist, Westmoreland Symphonic Winds, Seton Hill College, March 1992