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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Emily Verschoor-Kirss

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.
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Name: Emily Verschoor-Kirss
Website: http://www.emilyannevk.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 8:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Werner
Presentation Title: Female Representation in the Saxophone Community: Panel Discussion with Jessica Voigt Page, Gail Levinsky, and Griffin Campbell
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Panel Discussion
Proposal Duration: 50

Emily Verschoor-Kirss is a Nashville-based saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist who has developed into a highly motivated, contemporary-minded performer. She displays an intense drive towards furthering the role of the saxophone in every genre of music.

She holds a Master of Music degree in Saxophone Performance from Louisiana State University and a BA in Music Education and Hispanic Studies from Connecticut College.‚Äč

As she continues pursuit in developing all aspects of saxophone performance, she maintains a deep-seated passion for personal artistic development and growth. Her research interests include contemporary improvisation, popular music, and art music for the saxophone. She hopes to build a foundation upon which the saxophone becomes a regularly used instrument in the popular and commercial music industries.

She maintains a busy schedule as a teacher and guest clinician for the Metro Nashville Public Schools and Williamson County School District alongside her blossoming career as a performer in the Nashville area.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Griffin Campbell Alto Saxophone Griffin Campbell has performed throughout the US and in South America, Europe, and Asia, including p . . .
Jessica Voigt-Page Alto Saxophone A multi-dimensional talent, and multi-passionate artist, Jessica Voigt-Page balances a varied career . . .
Gail Levinsky Alto Saxophone Gail B. Levinsky has performed in the US, Canada, Europe, and Abu Dhabi (UAE). Recent performances i . . .