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Jeff Stelling is currently converting a saxophone to the Toggle Key System for Michael McNamara.

Mike McNamara began playing saxophone at the age of 10. He began private lessons and playing in school bands throughout middle and high school. Mike was the featured saxophone player in the jazz band and wind ensemble under the direction of Marc Kaplan.  Michael McNamara undertook music studies at Providence College in Rhode Island and earned a BA in Music Education with a K–12 certification in music. Studying under Dr. Chris Kelton and Dr. Jennifer Bill, Michael was awarded the college’s Rev. Leo W. Canon Award for excellent musicianship in 2008.  On graduation weekend Mike was diagnosed with meduloblastoma, a brain tumor typically found in children. After surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, Mike has diligently fought his way back to health and music. Mike returned to playing saxophone in 2014 with a Bundy II saxophone adapted to a right-handed toggle-key mechanism by Stelling Brass & Winds. He is renting the Bundy from the UNK One-Handed Woodwinds Program while his own adapted TKS saxophone is in production.