Ivan Arteaga is a saxophone and clarinet player in the Seattle area. He has recently completed a Masters degree in composition at the University of Washington, studying with Richard Karpen and Cuong Vu. Ivan has a background in jazz but is primarily involved in the creation and performance of new works by current musicians and composers. His playing and projects have spanned the worlds of contemporary art music, avant-pop, completely free-improvised works, and much in between. Ivan is also a founding musician and board member of the Seattle record label Table & Chairs launched in early 2011.