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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.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Idit Shner
Website: http://www.iditshner.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Hemmle Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Minerva [world premiere of a new sonata for alto saxophone and piano]
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

Active performer of both jazz and classical music, Idit Shner performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Lincoln Center in New York.
Idit teaches at the University of Oregon, as associate professor of saxophone and jazz studies. She is the recipient of the 2015 Thomas F. Herman Award for Excellence in Pedagogy.
As a classical saxophonist Idit has commissioned and recorded new music and performed solo recitals in the US and Israel. Her third CD, Le Merle Noir, featuring music by Messiaen, Bozza, Partos, and Glass, was released on Origin Classics in August 2013. Her previous classical recording, FISSURES: 20th Century Music for saxophone and Harp with renowned harpist Yumiko Schlaffer, received great acclaim and was played on NPR's All Things Considered. Idit has collaborated with Fireworks, Beta Collide and Third Angle (new music ensembles), and performed with the Oregon Symphony and the Eugene Symphony. www.iditshner.com

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Evan C.  Paul Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Minerva Evan C. Paul 18