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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Idit Shner

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: Idit Shner
Website: http://www.iditshner.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 7:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Circular Six and First Waltz (Shner Jazz Originals) arranged for Big Band
Type of Presentation: Jazz Soloist with Jazz Ensemble
Proposal Duration: 20

Associate Professor of Saxophone and Jazz Studies at the University of Oregon, Idit was recently awarded two prestigious teaching awards: The 2015 Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellent in Pedagogy in areas of saxophone technique and chamber music coaching; and the 2016 University of Oregon Faculty Excellence Award. Her students consistently win Concerto Competitions as well as Downbeat magazine awards. She is a sought-after clinician, who taught numerous master classes throughout the USA and Israel.

As a jazz saxophonist, Shner performed at the Diet Coke Woman in Jazz Festival (NY), Bellayre Festival (NY), and New-Trier Jazz Festival (IL); toured with pianist Jangun Bae in Korea and Japan; and continues to perform with her jazz quartet in the Pacific Northwest. Her latest CD of original jazz music,"9 Short Stories", appears on OA2.

Visit www.iditshner.com to read about Shner's activities as a classical saxophonist.

Ensemble Bio:  

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Circular Six and First Waltz Idit Shner, arr. Justin Morell 20