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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Steve Dillingham

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Name: Steve Dillingham
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Premiere Performance of Newly Commissioned Duo for Saxophone and Clarinet
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 7
Bio: Wade Dillingham currently pursues the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance at Louisiana State University as a student of Dr. Griffin Campbell. He recieved a Bachelor of Science in Instrumental Music from the University of North Alabama, studying saxophone and clarinet with Dr. Meghan Merciers and flute with Dr. Whitney O'Neal, and a Master of Music in Saxophone Performance at the University of New Mexico, studying with Dr. Eric Lau and Dr. Ashley Kelly. While In New Mexico he also studied clarinet with Professor Keith Lemmons. As a multi-instrumentalist he is most interested in the perfomance and pedagogy of saxophone and clarinet. He has performed at recitals, conferences, and festivals as a member of the Riverbank and Platinum Saxophone Quartets, presenting music of various styles, and he has competed as a soloist, most notably, as the 2017 winner of the Tau Beta Sigma Southeast District Concerto Competition. 
Ensemble Bio: x

Other Performers / Participants


H. Logan Murphree



Henry Logan Murphree is a clarinet student at Arizona State University and is working towards the Doctor of Musical Arts degree. He has performed in a variety of musical styles including classical, jazz, klezmer, and contemporary music. Logan's premiere of “Freak" in 2018, a riveting duo for double bass and clarinet by Aubrie Powell, highlights his belief that performing music by living composers is an important component of being a modern musician. He serves as a Media Intern for the Phoenix-based nonprofit Oh My Ears!, which serves as a champion for contemporary music in the Phoenix Metro Area. Logan currently studies with Dr. Robert Spring and Dr. Joshua Gardner. Past teachers include Keith Lemmons at the University of New Mexico and Dr. Meghan Merciers at the University of North Alabama.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Homunculus Etude for Clarinet and Saxophone Sam Merciers 7