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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.
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: Brent Weber
Website: http://www.frostburg.edu/dept/music/faculty/mr-brent-weber/
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Hemmle Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Music for Saxophone, Clarinet, and Piano
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

As a concert saxophonist, Brent Weber is active performing around the United States, China, Slovenia, Thailand, and France. Brent joined the faculty as Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the Sichuan Conservatory of Music in the capitol of China’s Sichuan province, Chengdu in 2007.  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.  Brent is currently Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Frostburg State University in Western Maryland where in addition to maintaining the saxophone and bassoon studios he also 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. The group did a recent tour of Southern Oregon and future tours are scheduled for the southeastern United States and France in 2015.

Duo Vif began their collaboration with pianist Jay Dewire in May of 2015.  Together the ensemble has presented performances of original works for saxophone, clarinet and piano as well as transcriptions.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Brent Weber Saxophone Dr. Brent Weber has enjoyed a diverse musical journey as performer and educator.   After e . . .
Mark  Gallagher Clarinet Clarinetist Mark Gallagher is a graduate of the Oberlin Conservatory of Music where he received . . .
Jay Dewire Piano Dr. Jay DeWire is currently lecturer of Piano at Frostburg State University. He holds degrees from U . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Pit Band William Albright 8
Der Hirt auf dem Felsen Franz Schubert arranged Brent Weber 12