Todd Goranson

saxophonist • bassoonist


Welcome to the homepage of American saxophonist and bassoonist, 
Todd Goranson.

Todd joined the faculty of the Department of Music at Messiah College (Grantham, Pennsylvania) in 2012 and serves as Professor of Music (Saxophone, Bassoon & Jazz). He previously served on the faculty in this capacity at Texas A&M University-Commerce from 2004-2012. 

Described by American composer Ted Hansen as "a true master of both the saxophone and bassoon", Dr. Goranson is an endorsing artist for Yanagisawa Saxophones (Conn-Selmer, Inc.), a Vandoren Artist-Clinician, and endorses Hercules stands. Dr. Goranson performs with a Heckel Crest model bassoon.

Click HERE to read the recent feature on Todd in Vandoren USA's online publication, WAVE.

Click HERE to read the feature article on Trio Atlantis in Umgas Magazine (Jan 2017)

Click HERE to read the CD review by Fanfare Magazine of Stained Glass Windows (Messiah College Wind Ensemble, Cond. Brad Genevro; Klavier Records 11198) featuring Todd's performance of Claude T. Smith's Fantasia.