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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Damian Cheek

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: Damian Cheek
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 9:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Werner
Presentation Title: New Arrangements for Saxophone Quartet - Elysian Quartet
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: null
Ensemble Bio: The Elysian Quartet is comprised of members who have all competed and placed in chamber music competitions, as well as solo competition. Some of the chamber music competitions include the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Competition (2nd place winner 2016, and 3rd place winner 2017), the Coltman National Music Competition (2nd place winner 2017), the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (Semifinalist 2017), as well as university-sponsored competitions like the Central Michigan University SAI Small Ensemble Competition (1st place winner 2015 and 2017, 2nd place winner 2016). The OU Graduate Quartet plans to compete in a multitude of competitions this year, including the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition, the Music Teacher’s National Association Chamber Music Competition, and the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Damian Cheek Alto Saxophone Damian Cheek is a current D.M.A. student at the University ofOklahoma, and holds a M.M. from Oklahom . . .
Jared Waters Soprano Saxophone undefined . . .
Evan Harris Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
Spiro Nicolas Baritone Saxophone undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Red Marc Mellits arr. Damian Cheek 11
Trio Sonata in D minor "La Follia" Antonio Vivaldi arr. Evan Harris 9