B.M. Music Performance
University of Redlands
M.M. Music Composition
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Mario Godoy is a composer, saxophonist, and music educator from Riverside, CA.
As a composer, he has written pieces for solo instruments, numerous chamber groups, wind ensemble, works for instruments with electronics, fixed media electronic music, as well as music for video games and media.
As a saxophonist, he has performed professionally across the gamut of musical genres having performed with the Redlands Symphony Orchestra on multiple occasions, multiple chamber groups, jazz big bands, jazz combos, and rock bands. He currently plays regularly with experimental indie rock group, Makeunder.
He holds a Master of Music degree in composition from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music where he studied under David Garner and Dan Becker. He also holds a Bachelor of Music Degree in Saxophone Performance from the University of Redlands where he studied saxophone with Dr. Eddie Smith and composition with Dr. Anthony Suter.
In addition to teaching at Maybeck, Mario teaches private music lessons in saxophone, composition, and music theory.