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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Stacy Maugans

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Name: Stacy Maugans
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 9:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Sycamore Duo Recital
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

Dr. Stacy Maugans serves as Chair of the Department of Music and teaches saxophone along with music theory at Valparaiso University, where she has received the Excellence in Teaching Award, and at Lutheran Summer Music. An active recitalist, adjudicator, and lecturer on the history of saxophone in Russia, Dr. Maugans has performed in Russia, Tanzania, Malta, Croatia, Germany, France, Slovenia, China, and Thailand. Her performances include commissions and premieres of works by composers such as Jillian Whitaker, Benjamin Krause, David DeBoor Canfield, James Barry, Shih-Hui Chen, Karen Olsen, Michael Boo, Kirk O’Riordan, and Deborah J. Monroe. She has served NASA in past terms as Treasurer and as Editor of The Saxophone Symposium. Her saxophone teachers were Dr. Eugene Rousseau at Indiana University, where she studied music and math, and Dr. Joseph Wytko at Arizona State University. Her hobbies include running and volunteering with her dog as a Pet Partner Team.

Other Performers / Participants


Carolyn Bryan



Carolyn J. Bryan is Professor of Music at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Bryan has performed and lectured at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress, the Southeastern Saxophone Symposium, the North American Saxophone Alliance, the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, the American Choral Directors Association, and the Festival of Women Composers International. She has commissioned several works for voice and saxophone and is especially interested in music for choir and saxophone. Bryan has been involved in numerous orchestral, chamber, and solo premieres and recorded with the Winds of Indiana on Eugene Rousseau’s CD Saxophone Vocalise. She has been recognized with the GSU CLASS Award for Excellence, Awards of Distinction in Teaching and Service, and membership in Phi Kappa Phi and Pi Kappa Lambda. Dr. Bryan is a Yamaha Performing Artist, Légère Endorsing Artist, and part of Rovner’s Profs and Pros.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Luminous Blue Variables Benjamin Krause 11