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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Joseph Spence

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Saxophone Player
Name: Joseph Spence
Website: http://www.josephdavidspence.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:40 PM
Presentation Venue: Organ Hall
Presentation Title: Ma'at Quartet Recital
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: Saxophonist, composer, educator, Joseph David Spence has made a name as an advocate for the saxophone in the concert hall and in his own compositions. A native of Southern California, Spence has studied with some of the most respected saxophonists in America: Carrie Koffman, Christopher Bartz, and John Hallberg. He has also participated in several national saxophone conferences working closely with highly esteemed saxophonists: Timothy McAllister, James Umble, and Marco Albonetti. Spence’s musicianship has also earned him esteem in competitions having won first place in the MTNA Chamber Music Competition for the states of California and Connecticut, the MTNA Young Artist Competition for the state of Connecticut, and second place for the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra’s Instrumental Competition.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Derek Granger Soprano Saxophone Saxophonist and music educator Derek Granger is pursuing his DMA in Saxophone Performance at the Har . . .
Andrew MacRossie Alto Saxophone Andrew MacRossie is currently a master’s student at the Hartt School of Music. Originally from Color . . .
Brandon Nowakowski Tenor Saxophone Brandon Nowakowski is a second-year master’s student at the Hartt School where he studies with Carri . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Flight of Icarus Stacy Garrop 12
Drop Becky Turro 6