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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Carlos Tinoco

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Saxophone Player
Name: Carlos Tinoco
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Organ Hall
Presentation Title: University of Calgary Saxophone Ensemble
Type of Presentation: Large Saxophone Ensemble Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Jeremy Brown is an author, saxophonist/woodwind specialist, conductor and composer.  He was the lead compiler of the Royal Conservatory of Music Saxophone Series (2011 and author of The Wind Band Music of Henry Cowell (Routledge 2018)

Ensemble Bio:

The University of Calgary Saxophone Studio and ensemble is comprised of undergraduate and graduate students from across western Canada. It is directed by Professor of Music Jeremy Brown who teaches saxophone at the University of Calgary and graduate assistant Carlos Tinoco.  The UCalgary Saxophone Ensemble has performed at conferences in Saskatchewan, Alberta and Iowa (USA), the National Music Centre (Calgary) and was the featured group at the 2019 inauguration of the new President of the University of Calgary, Dr. Ed McCauley in the world premiere of “Taking the High Road” (2019) for saxophone ensemble by Allan Gordon Bell. 

The UCalgary Saxophone Ensemble commissioned two Canadian composers Laurie Radford, Professor of Music at the University of Calgary and Juno-award winning composer Jordan Nobles to write new works for the saxophone ensemble to be premiered at the 2020 NASA Biennial Conference.  

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Carlos Tinoco Soprano Saxophone Calgary Native Carlos Tinoco attended Bishop McNally High School where he studied under Jane Moran. . . .
Nicole Oliver Soprano Saxophone Nicole Oliver is a 4th year music performance major at the University of Calgary. Nicole plans to pu . . .
Kyra Sidor Alto Saxophone Kyra Sidor, currently a 4th year composition major, has been a performer for many Calgary-based ense . . .
Simone Lutzko Alto Saxophone Entering her first year, Simone Lutzko has welcomed all forms of music. As a jazz musician, she has . . .
Melvin Picazo Tenor Saxophone Melvin Picazo is a second year music performance major at the University of Calgary. While tenor and . . .
Jillian Mah Tenor Saxophone Jillian Mah is a first year music student at the University of Calgary. As both as classical and jaz . . .
Nicolas Luzzi Baritone Saxophone Nicolas is currently in his second year of music performance at the University of Calgary. Under Jer . . .
Connor Reid Baritone Saxophone Connor Reid is currently in his second year as a music student under Jeremy Brown. He has played in . . .
Jeremy Brown Alto Saxophone and Director Jeremy Brown is Professor of Music at the University of Calgary (1990-present) and performs as a jaz . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Taking the High Road Allan Gorden Bell 4
TBD Dr. Laurie Radford 7
TBD Jordan Nobles 7