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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Farrell Vernon

Mark your calendars now to join us March 8-11, 2018 for the NASA 2018 Biennial Conference at University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Name: Farrell Vernon
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Watson
Presentation Title: Notes from Above the Staff: the Sopranino Saxophone by Farrell Vernon
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio: Dr. James Farrell Vernon is Associate Professor of Saxophone & Jazz Studies at IPFW, and a 20 year veteran as a university professor. Dr. Vernon taught Saxophone & Jazz Studies at Southeastern Louisiana University, James Madison University, and the University of Northern Colorado. Vernon holds degrees from Indiana University, University of Denver, and University of Northern Colorado.
He has performed at numerous NASA conferences, and World Congresses in Minneapolis, Bangkok, St. Andrews, and Strasbourg. His classical CDs include three sopranino releases: Convergence, High Notes, and The Forgotten Saxophone, as well as The Music of William Schmidt with the Sempre Saxophone Quartet on alto. His 2013 sopranino saxophone release, Convergence, was chosen as "CD of the Month" in the Austrailan Clarinet and Saxophone Magazine. All three of Vernon's sopranino CDs received excellent reviews in the Saxophone Journal. Vernon has 50+ pieces listed with Dorn Publications.  

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Andy Wen Sopranino Saxophone Dr. Andy Wen is an Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas Little Rock. He is a founding m . . .
Daniel Quinn Classical Guitar Guitarist Dr. Daniel Quinn maintains an active performing and teaching career. Over the past 25 year . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Three Contemporary Duets (for Equal Voices) Nigel Wood 5
Dance of the Saguaros Farrell Vernon 4
The Gulls of St. Andrews Farrell Vernon 9