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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Philip Kleutgens

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Saxophone Player
Name: Philip Kleutgens
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Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 209
Presentation Title: Modern Michigan Maestros
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: Hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada classical saxophonist Philip Kleutgens attends the prestigious University of Michigan where he currently studies classical saxophone performance with Dr. Timothy McAllister. Philip has performed in many masterclasses and workshops including at Indiana University, Eastman School of Music, and the University of Michigan. Philip is also an alumnus of the Interlochen Institute where he studied with the Prism Saxophone Quartet. As a soloist Philip has won 2017 NMTA State Senior Woodwind Competition, the 2017 Las Vegas Philharmonic Cox Communication Concerto Competition, the 2017 NMEA All-State Woodwind Command Competition. An avid performer of new music Philip is part of the Invictus Duo and the NorthSide Saxophone Quartet, where he serves as the soprano saxophonist.

Other Performers / Participants


 

Brian Kachur

Alto and Baritone Saxophone

Bio:

Brian Kachur is a saxophonist from New Jersey currently studying with Dr. Timothy McAllister at the University of Michigan. He has performed at multiple saxophone workshops, mostly recently the Arosa Music Academy in Switzerland. Brian has also participated in masterclasses for Donald Sinta, Lars Mlekusch, Christian Wirth, as well as the internationally acclaimed Donald Sinta Quartet. Brian was also named the Alternate Winner for the 2017 Michigan MTNA Senior Woodwind Solo Competition.

Brian is the baritone saxophonist of Cerulean Quartet, which was awarded Third Prize in the 2019 Briggs Chamber Music Competition at the University of Michigan. He also regularly performs with the U-M Symphony Band, as well as the U-M Saxophone Ensemble, which has performed alongside the PRISM Saxophone Quartet. Additionally, Brian is a member of the Invictus Duo, which focuses on performing contemporary works for saxophone duo, as well as promoting and commissioning works by young composers.



Philip Kleutgens

Soprano and Alto Saxophone

Bio: Hailing from Las Vegas, Nevada, saxophonist Philip Kleutgens attends the prestigious University of Michigan where he studies Saxophone Performance with Dr. Timothy McAllister. Philip has performed in many masterclasses and workshops including those at Indiana University, Eastman School of Music, and the University of Michigan. Philip is also an alumnus of the Interlochen Institute where he studied with the PRISM Saxophone Quartet. As a soloist, Philip has won the 2017 NMTA State Senior Woodwind Competition, the 2017 Las Vegas Philharmonic Cox Communication Concerto Competition, the 2017 NMEA All-State Woodwind Command Competition. An avid performer of new music, Philip is part of the Invictus Duo and the NorthSide Saxophone Quartet, where he serves as the soprano saxophonist.

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Staying the Night David Beidenbender 830
Glint Roshanne Etezady 430
Looking Jeremy Howell 7