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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Chad Smith

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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— Conference Program Committee Chair
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Name: Chad Smith
Website: http://www.saxophilm.com/
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: The Works of Jean Matitia: Devil's Rag, Crazy Rag and the premiere of Speedy Rag for alto sax and piano
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 40
Bio: Broadway, Concert, Recording Saxophonist Chad Smith has performed with numerous prestigious orchestras, including Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Metropolitan Opera, and the Boston Pops.  His movie credits include Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I Saw the Light, The Informant!, Ted 2, Extremely Close and Incredibly Loud and Monsters University.  Chad has been featured on television in Legally Blonde on MTV, The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Wiz, and Hairspray on NBC, Grease Live on FOX, the Tony Awards on CBS and the Academy Awards on ABC.  An award winning musician in various competitions, Chad has performed at music festivals all over the world, most recently the 15th World Saxophone Congress in Bangkok, where he premiered SAX-O-PHILM: Sounds and Sights of the 20's.   He currently is adjunct professor of saxophone at Montclair State University and director of the Masters' in Woodwind specialization program.   Mr. Smith is a Selmer and D'Addario performing artist.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Casey Dierlam Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Speedy Rag Jean Matitia 13