Joyce Griggs maintains a diversified career as a performing artist, administrator, and arts advocate. She has performed throughout the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, and Mexico, and regularly commissions works for the saxophone, including pieces with percussion and for saxophone quartet. She is a founding member of the Obsidian Quartet and serves as associate dean at the Cleveland Institute of Music. As a member of the Red Onion Saxophone Quartet, she received the silver medal at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition (2001). In 2007 she located manuscript works of Percy Grainger’s saxophone chamber music. Previously unpublished, she edited and engraved the music heard on this album. Scores are commercially available through RBC Publications, Inc.