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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jeffrey Vickers

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.
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Name: Jeffrey Vickers
Website: http://www.jeffvickers.net
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Vickers - new music for tenor saxophone
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 17

Dr. Jeffrey Vickers is Associate Professor at Northern Michigan University. He has commissioned and premiered numerous works for saxophones, many of which seek to expand the repertory of the tenor saxophone. He maintains interest in the promotion of contemporary music, and has collaborated with composers Lemay, Lauba, Itoh, Gotkovsky, Alla, and Michans. Dr. Vickers completed his Doctoral and Master's degrees at Indiana University, and his Bachelor's from the University of Mississippi. 

Dr. Vickers was a jurist for the 4th Jean-Marie Londeix International Saxophone Competition. He has performed in over two dozen states, Portugal, Spain, Scotland, and France. In 2014, he was a guest instructor at Spanish conservatories in Oviedo, Palma, and Alicante. He was also a featured artist at the NASA Region 9 Conference in Calgary, 2015. Dr. Vickers is the founder of Resolute Music Publications, which specializes in modern music . He is an artist/clinician for Selmer Paris Saxophones.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Krista Wallace-Boaz Piano Dr. Krista Wallace-Boaz , Assistant Dean for Student Programs, Director of Graduate Studies and . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Four City Nocturnes Carlos Michans 11
Dark Lake Hiroyuki Itoh 6