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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Roy Allen, Jr.

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Name: Roy Allen, Jr.
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Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Trio for Flute, Alto Saxophone and Piano by Russell Peterson
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15
Bio:

Joining TWU’s music faculty in 2010, Roy Allen brought nearly 30 years of experience in performing and teaching saxophone to undergraduate and graduate level students. In addition to teaching at TWU, Allen is currently the Director of Instrumental Studies /Professor of Saxophone at Brookhaven College in Dallas, Texas. Mr. Allen's students have gone on to being recognized throughout the country. 

Mr. Allen has performed extensively with the East Texas, Mesquite, Garland, Las Colinas, Waco and the Dallas symphony orchestras – as well as the TAMU-Commerce Wind Ensemble, Richardson Community Band and the Camerata Woodwind Quintet.  Allen has been a tenured member of the Dallas Winds (formerly the Dallas Wind Symphony) since 1992 and has performed on over 15 internationally released recordings with the group on both alto and tenor saxophones. Mr. Allen received his Bachelor and Master degrees from Baylor University, where he was a student of Dr. Michael Jacobson.

 
Ensemble Bio:

Dr. Pam Youngblood, flute - Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre and Co-Coordinator for the School of Arts, teaches graduate and undergraduate flute students, flute pedagogy, flute choir, and a course on women in music.

Youngblood is an active member of the National Flute Association, which she currently serves as General Competitions Coordinator following a five-year term as Professional Flute Choir Coordinator, and the Texas Flute Society.  In addition, she has served as the organist/choir director for St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, Denton, Texas since 1975.Youngblood recently received national recognition as the Phi Kappa Phi Artist for 2016-2018.  

 Jacob Nydegger, piano - is on staff at Texas Woman's University as a collaborative pianist. Mr. Nydegger is a prizewinning classical pianist and recording artist for the London-based record label, Toccata Classics.

Other Performers / Participants


 

Pam Youngblood

Flute

Bio:

Dr. Pam Youngblood, flute - Chair of the Department of Music and Theatre and Co-Coordinator for the School of Arts, teaches graduate and undergraduate flute students, flute pedagogy, flute choir, and a course on women in music. 

Youngblood is an active member of the National Flute Association, which she currently serves as General Competitions Coordinator following a five-year term as Professional Flute Choir Coordinator, and the Texas Flute Society.  In addition, she has served as the organist/choir director for St. David of Wales Episcopal Church, Denton, Texas since 1975.Youngblood recently received national recognition as the Phi Kappa Phi Artist for 2016-2018.  



Jacob Nydegger

Piano

Bio: Jacob Nydegger, piano - is on staff at Texas Woman's University as a collaborative pianist. Mr. Nydegger is a prizewinning classical pianist and recording artist for the London-based record label, Toccata Classics.

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Trio for Flute, Alto Saxophone and Piano Russell Peterson 15