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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Brent Weber

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: Brent Weber
Website: http://www.frostburg.edu/dept/music/faculty/mr-brent-weber/
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Werner
Presentation Title: Duo Vif - Saxophone, Clarinet Duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15
Bio:

Saxophonist Dr. Brent Weber has enjoyed a diverse musical journey as performer and educator. After earning degrees in saxophone performance from Southern Oregon University (BA) and University of Georgia (MM & DMA) Dr. Weber joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in the capitol of China's Sichuan province, Chengdu. After two incredible years teaching and freelancing in Southwest China, Dr. Weber returned to the U.S. to pursue his Doctorate in Musical Arts at the University of Georgia. From 2009-2012 he had the opportunity to study with teachers Kenneth Fischer, Eugene Rousseau, Joseph Wytko, and Connie Frigo. These experiences have uniquely shaped Dr. Weber into the artist and pedagogue he is today.

Dr. Weber is Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Saxophone in the Department of Music at Frostburg State University where he maintains the saxophone and bassoon studios and coordinates the jazz studies program.

Ensemble Bio:

Duo Vif is a clarinet-saxophone duo based in Western Maryland. Both faculty members in the music department at Frostburg State University, Mark Gallagher and Brent Weber began playing together in Spring of 2013. Their varied repertoire consists of music from several stylistic periods including works by Georg Philip Telemann, Bernhard Henrik Crusell, Francis Poulenc to the more contemporary literature of Roshanne Etezady, Gregory Wanamaker, David DeBoor Canfield, William Albright, Nikola Resanovic, and Violet Archer. Duo Vif has performed across the United States including Oregon, Illinois, Texas and most recently a tour of Northern Michigan in Fall of 2017. Upcoming performances are planned in Belgium for the International Clarinet Association and Croatia for the World Saxophone Conference in July.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Brent Weber Alto Saxophone Saxophonist Brent Weber has enjoyed a diverse musical journey as performer and educator.&n . . .
Mark Gallagher Clarinet Clarinetist Mark Gallagher is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he rec . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Moods for Alto Saxophone and Clarinet Violet Archer 15