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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Joseph Girard

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: Joseph Girard
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Girard/Weintraub Duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Joe Girard is Visiting Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Columbus State University where he teaches saxophone and lectures throughout the university. He is tenor saxophonist of the Donald Sinta Quartet, First Prize winners at the 2013 Concert Artists Guild Competition in New York City and is professionally managed by CAG. Dr. Girard regularly performs around the country, having appeared in Carnegie Hall, Merkin Hall, the Meyerson Symphony Center, and Walt Disney Hall. Internationally, he has given recitals and concerto performances in China, France, Greece, Japan, Scotland, and Switzerland. 

Dr. Girard received his Doctorate from Michigan State University and both his Masters and Bachelors from the University of Michigan. Additionally, he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Michigan and applies many of the concepts from the sciences to his teaching and performing. He is a Selmer Performing Artist and performs exclusively on Selmer Paris Saxophones.

Ensemble Bio: n/a

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Katherine Weintraub Saxophone Katherine Weintraub is a decorated performer and passionate educator. She made her solo debut at the . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Poetica James Ogburn 9
Ars Christian Lauba 5