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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Barry McGinnis

Mark your calendars now to join us Friday-Monday, March 6-9, 2020 for the NASA 2020 Biennial Conference at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
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Saxophone Player
Name: Barry McGinnis
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Visitations from the Dark Mov. 1 Mirages Mov. 2 Midnight Messenger Mov. 3 Sprites
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 12

Dr. Barry McGinnis is currently Professor of Woodwinds at Newberry College where he teaches woodwinds, music history, and directs the woodwind ensembles and jazz combo. He received the Bachelor of Science degree - Saxophone Performance from Towson University, the Master of Music-Woodwind Specialist degree from East Carolina University, and the Doctor of Musical Arts degree - Saxophone Performance from the University of Georgia. His teachers include Dr. Joseph Briscuso, Dr. Brad Foley, and Dr. Kenneth Fischer. He has appeared with the East Carolina Symphony Orchestra, the Gainesville Symphony Orchestra, and the Augusta Symphony Orchestra. Dr. McGinnis has performed extensively in both classical and jazz settings. Performances include regional and national meetings of the North American Saxophone Alliance and international meetings of the World Saxophone Congress. Dr. McGinnis is currently a member of the North American Saxophone Alliance, the International Clarinet Association, and the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Karl Kolbeck bass clarinet Dr. Karl Kolbeck serves as Associate Professor of Woodwinds at Wayne State College, where he teache . . .
Sarah Masterson Piano Dr. Sarah Masterson is currently Associate Professor of Piano and Music Theory at Newberry College . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Visitations from the Dark Howard J. Buss 12