David Schiavone Adjunct Professor

David Schiavone


BM - Berklee College of Music

Woodwind player Dave Schiavone has toured nationally and internationally with the bands of Woody Herman, Tommy Dorsey, and Doc Severinson. He has also performed with notable celebrities such as Nancy Wilson, Natalie Cole, Harry Connick Jr., Johnny Mathis and many others. Schiavone performs in a variety of musical settings around Western New York, including with his own jazz quartet. He also runs an extensive private teaching studio. 

Schiavone is the current director of the University of Buffalo Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combos. In addition to serving on the Canisius music faculty, he is saxophone and clarinet instructor at Buffalo State College and Villa Maria College. Schiavone is a graduate of the University at Buffalo Music School and attended the Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He served for three years as saxophonist and flutist in the 324th and 327th U.S. Army Bands. Schiavone recently released a CD, Hidden Treasures with pianist Joe Brancato.