Formed in 2014, DRAX is a faculty ensemble-in-residence at the University of Missouri School of Music with Megan Arns (percussion) and Leo Saguiguit (saxophone). Dedicated to performing and creating new repertoire for this unique combination of instruments, the duo made its international debut at the World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France. DRAX has performed at the Mizzou International Composers Festival, conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance, the Missouri Percussive Arts Festival, Odyssey Chamber Music Series of Columbia, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, and residencies at Virginia Tech University and Sam Houston State University. DRAX will release its’ debut CD on Ravello Records in the Fall of 2022, consisting of newly commissioned electroacoustic works by José Martínez, Asha Srinivasan, Steven Snowden, and Carolina Heredia.
Megan endorses Vic Firth Sticks & Mallets, Pearl/Adams Musical Instruments, Black Swamp Percussion, Remo Drumheads, and Zildjian Cymbals.