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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Grant Larson

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.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Grant Larson
Website: http://grantlarsonmusic.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Merket Ballroom
Presentation Title: New Piece (Warlords of Irony) for saxophone and electronics by Paul Hanson
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 8

An active recitalist and proponent
of new music, saxophonist Grant Larson
has premiered works for saxophone by Philip Wharton, Chiayu Hsu, Steven Makala,
and John Drumheller at regional and national conventions. He is the soprano
saxophonist with the Colorado-based Chautauqua Saxophone Quartet and has
performed with the Colorado Symphony Orchestra, the Colorado Music Festival
Orchestra, the Chippewa Valley Symphony Orchestra, and the Fargo/Moorhead
Symphony Orchestra. Grant currently serves as the Saxophone Practicing Artist
at Denver School of the Arts, and wind ensemble conductor for the Colorado
Youth Symphony Orchestras.

Equally comfortable in both classical and jazz settings, Grant has released two jazz albums of original compositions under the Dazzle Recordings label (Denver, CO). Grant holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder; a Master of Music from the University of Colorado; and a Bachelor of Music from Concordia College.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Warlords of Irony Paul Hanson 8