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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Andrew Allen

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: Andrew Allen
Website: http://www.allensax.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: 3250 MEH
Presentation Title: New Works by Francois Rosse, Jay C. Batzner, and Kyle Vanderburg
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Andrew J. Allen is an assistant professor of music at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. Dr. Allen has premiered nearly twenty works for saxophone and has performed and lectured througout the United States and Europe. His writings have appeared in The Instrumentalist, The Saxophone Symposium, The NACWPI Journal, JazzEd, School Band and Orchestra, and Saxophone Today, among others.  His debut album with saxophone/percussion duo Rogue Two is currently available on Equilibrium Records. Dr. Allen holds degrees from Tennessee Technological University, Central Michigan University, and the University of South Carolina where he studied with Phil Barham, John Nichol, and Clifford Leaman. He has undertaken additional study with Joseph Lulloff, Claude Delangle, Arno Bornkamp, and Vincent David, among others. Dr. Allen is a Conn-Selmer Artist-Clinician and performs exclusively on Selmer Paris saxophones and Vandoren mouthpieces, ligatures, and reeds.

Ensemble Bio:  

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Andrew J. Allen Soprano Saxophone Andrew J. Allenis an assistant professor of music at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, . . .
Gordon Hicken Percussion Dr. Gordon Hicken is the Assistant Professor of Percussion and Associate Director of Bands at Midwes . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Olassimo for solo soprano saxophone Francois Rosse 2
Reflections on the nature of impermanence for tenor saxophone and snare drum Jay C. Barzner 8
Austerity for soprano saxophone and electronics Kyle Vanderburg 5