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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Amy Robinson

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Name: Amy Robinson
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Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: New Works for Saxophone and Marimba
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 16
Bio:

Amy Robinson is active as a saxophone performer, educator, and conductor. She holds Master of Music degrees in Saxophone Performance and Conducting from Illinois State University and a Bachelor in Music Education from Slippery Rock University.

 

As a soloist Amy has performed at international conferences, including the 2015 World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France and the 2016 and 2018 NASA conferences. Robinson has also performed with her saxophone quartet at the Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium and was a semi-finalist in the 2014 NASA Saxophone Quartet Competition. As a member of both SRU’s and ISU’s premiere Wind Ensembles, Amy has recorded many CDs, most notably the NAXOS recording with the ISU Wind Symphony. 

 

Amy is a member of professional organizations, including NASA, TMEA, TBA, and NAfME. Her primary saxophone professors include Paul Nolen and Jason Kush and she currently teaches Iowa Park ISD in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Ensemble Bio:

Amy Robinson, saxophone, and Corey Robinson, percussion, have been performing together throughout the world for seven years. Recently they premiered two works at the 2018 NASA Conference in Cincinnati. They have also performed at numerous regional NASA conferences and at the 2015 World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France. Their next project is to record a CD of original works for saxophone and percussion.

 

Amy currently teaches as a band director at Iowa Park ISD in Wichita Falls, TX. Corey holds degrees from the University of North Texas, Indiana University, and Slippery Rock University. He is currently the Assistant Professor of Percussion and Associate Director of Bands at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX.

Other Performers / Participants


 

Amy Robinson

Alto Saxophone

Bio:

Amy Robinson is active as a saxophone performer, educator, and conductor. She holds Master of Music degrees in Saxophone Performance and Conducting from Illinois State University and a Bachelor in Music Education from Slippery Rock University.

 

As a soloist Amy has performed at international conferences, including the 2015 World Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France and the 2016 and 2018 NASA conferences. Robinson has also performed with her saxophone quartet at the Navy Band International Saxophone Symposium and was a semi-finalist in the 2014 NASA Saxophone Quartet Competition. As a member of both SRU’s and ISU’s premiere Wind Ensembles, Amy has recorded many CDs, most notably the NAXOS recording with the ISU Wind Symphony. 

 

Amy is a member of professional organizations, including NASA, TMEA, TBA, and NAfME. Her primary saxophone professors include Paul Nolen and Jason Kush and she currently teaches Iowa Park ISD in Wichita Falls, Texas.



Corey Robinson

Marimba

Bio: Corey Robinson currently serves as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Percussion and Associate Director of Bands at Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX. He has performed recitals of his own compositions at conventions including the World Saxophone Conference (Strasbourg, France) and multiple North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences. As an ensemble member, he has performed at three Percussive Arts Society International Conventions. The University of North Texas Percussion Ensemble premiered Corey’s composition, Twisted Metal, at the PASIC in 2016. He has also recorded and performed with the University of North Texas Wind Symphony including at a featured performance at the 2015 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. Corey earned an undergraduate degree in music education from Slippery Rock University, a Master of Music from Indiana University, and a DMA at the University of North Texas. Corey endorses Innovative Percussion and his music is published by Musicon Publications and Innovative Percussion Publications.

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Last Day of the Year Sean Hamilton 9
Cause an Effect Corey Robinson 7