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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Brian Rodesch

Mark your calendars now to join us Friday-Monday, March 6-9, 2020 for the NASA 2020 Biennial Conference at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.
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Saxophone Player
Name: Brian Rodesch
Website: http://www.brianrodesch.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: W 218
Presentation Title: Straddling the Divide: A conversation on classical & jazz performance, practice, and pedagogy
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Panel Discussion
Proposal Duration: 50

A versatile performer and educator, Dr. Brian Rodesch is an emerging voice in saxophone and pedagogy. Comfortable in an array of genres and educational settings, Rodesch has presented performances and clinics at institutions throughout the United States. As an advocate for new music and a founding member of the Nexus Duo (saxophone & clarinet), Rodesch has emphasized commissioning and presenting works that focus on creating engaging musical experiences for young audiences. Rodesch currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at Simpson College and on summer faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp; and has previously taught at University of Minnesota-Morris, MacPhail Center for Music, and served as a director with the Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands (MYJB). As a performer, Rodesch holds the tenor chair in the Minneapolis based Atlas Saxophone Quartet and frequently performs with the Des Moines Big Band. Rodesch is a Conn-Selmer and Dahlke Mouthpiece performing artist.  

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
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Paul Haar panelist undefined . . .
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