Mitchell Luttermoser


Mitchell Luttermoser is a fourth-year music performance major at the world-renowned University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, where he studies with the three-time Grammy-winning Dr. Timothy McAllister. As a collegiate musician, Mitchell performs regularly in the legendary University of Michigan band program, as alto saxophonist of the Cerulean Quartet, as a member of the U of M Saxophone Ensemble, and as a soloist.

Mitchell is a frequent performer, and has played in masterclasses for Donald Sinta, PRISM Quartet, Dr. Joe Murphy, the Donald Sinta Quartet, and Hans de Jong. Mitchell has also been regularly competing since high school, and continues to today as a soloist and a chamber musician. Recently, with the Cerulean Quartet he placed third in the 2019 Briggs Chamber Music Competition, also awarded with the Michigan Composition Prize. In 2018, Mitchell received Third Prize in the Marquette Symphony Orchestra Youth Artist Competition, and in 2016 was named the Andrew J. Lum & David R. Juillet Young Artist Scholarship Competition Winner, and performed as a soloist with the Ann Arbor Concert Band.

As an educator, Mitchell has been teaching saxophone methods privately, and in large group settings since February 2016. Since 2016, Luttermoser has also served as the saxophone staff member to the famed Plymouth-Canton Educational Park music program, where he works with the concert program and the marching band. Mitchell also visits middle schools throughout SE Michigan to excite and inspire young students about the saxophone. Luttermoser maintains a private studio in Canton, and Ann Arbor, Michigan, where his students have received superior ratings at district and state Solo & Ensemble festivals, and been accepted for the MSBOA All-State Program.