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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Harrison Kliewe

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: Harrison Kliewe
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Resurgam Quartet
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Harrison Kliewe is a recent graduate of the Hartt School with a Bachelor of Music degree in Saxophone Performance. While at Hartt, Harrison won the 2015 Paranov Concerto Competition with the Resurgam Quartet and again as a soloist in 2016. He has played with several ensembles including the Hartt Wind Ensemble, the Hartt Orchestra, and the Farmington Valley Symphony Orchestra. He is an avid multiple-woodwind player playing in pit orchestras throughout the Hartford area including Playhouse on Park as well as the College Light Opera Company (CLOC) in Cape Cod, MA. He recently had the privilege of serving as the principal oboist with the Ballet Theatre Company of West Hartford for the premiere of Speranza, a new ballet by Mark Mazarella and Sean Pallatroni. 

Ensemble Bio: The Resurgam Quartet formed in 2015 at the Hartt School in Hartford, CT. Recently, the quartet advanced to the semifinal round of the Fischoff Competition for the second time. The quartet also won the 2016 Paranov Concerto Competition at the Hartt School performing William Bolcom’s Concerto Grosso. Resurgam has been two time State winners of the MTNA competition. Resurgam has enjoyed an active performing schedule in their first three years. Along with this season's program they also presented a recital of new works for the Hartford New Music Festival and performed in masterclasses with Martin Bresnick and Arno Bornkamp. The Quartet is also active in bringing chamber music into the school, and presented many masterclasses and concerts throughout Massachussetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New York, and Indiana to advocate for classical saxophone and chamber music in the community. The Resurgam Quartet is dedicated to engaging audiences in exciting saxophone quartet repertoire.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Colette Hall Alto Saxophone Colette Hall graduated with her Doctorate in Saxophone Performance from the University of Hartf . . .
Sean Tanguay Tenor Saxophone Sean Tanguay is an emerging classical saxophonist, recording engineer, and educator in the New Haven . . .
Michael Raposo Baritone Saxophone Michael Raposo is a multiple-woodwind instrumentalist and educator. He holds a Bachelors degree in M . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Keen Roshanne Etezady 8
Breaking Point Ted King-Smith 10