Professor of saxophone at the University of South Carolina, Clifford Leaman is a recipient of the Master of Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees in performance from the University of Michigan. He has previously served on the faculties of Furman University, Eastern Michigan University and the University of Michigan.
As a soloist and clinician, Dr. Leaman has performed and taught throughout the United States, Canada, Italy, Spain and China. An avid supporter of contemporary music, he has commissioned and given the world premiere performances of numerous works including concertos by two Pulitzer Prize-winning composers. He has been featured in both solo and chamber works on a variety of recordings.