Anthony Paggett came to the Music Academy of the West from Symphony Space; a multi-disciplinary presenter located on the Upper West Side of New York City, where he served as both the Assistant to the Artistic Director and the Coordinating Producer of Performing Arts Programs.

Mr. Paggett holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Saxophone Performance from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  Following his studies there, Mr. Paggett studied at the Conservatoire National de Région de Boulogne-Billancourt in Boulogne-Billancourt, France as the recipient of the Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarship.