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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Richard Schwartz

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Name: Richard Schwartz
Website: http://www.RichardAndrewSchwartz.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 1:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Duets for Clarinet and Piano [adapted for alto saxophone] by Gwyneth Walker
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

An award winning and Grammy┬« considered saxophonist, Dr. Richard A. Schwartz has commissioned and/or premiered over thirty new works for saxophone, performed for regional, national and international events in North and South America and Europe and is the grand prize winner of the 1997 International Henri Mancini Institute Concerto Competition, recipient of the 2010 Southeastern Louisiana University President's Award for Excellence in Artistic Activity and recipient of the 2018 Eastern New Mexico University President's Award for Excellence in Teaching.  Schwartz has performed featured solos with such pop musical legends as Ray Charles and Aretha Franklin and has shared the stage with jazz artists backing up Dave Grusin, Roy Hargrove, Bob Mintzer and others.  Immediate past president of the New Mexico Jazz Educators, Dr. Schwartz is associate professor of saxophone and jazz studies at Eastern New Mexico University, having served on the faculties of Boston University, Brandies University and Southeastern Louisiana University (2011-2013 Faculty Senate President).

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Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Duets for Clarinet and Piano [adapted for alto saxophone] Gwyneth Walker 18