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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Thomas Zinninger

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Name: Thomas Zinninger
Website: http://www.tomzinninger.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: The Ecclectic Sonata
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 11

Originally from Louisville KY, Dr. Thomas Zinninger is an active saxophonist, composer, arranger, and music educator based in the South Texas area. Equally comfortable in a number of styles, his musical experience has ranged from combo and big band jazz to classical chamber and orchestral music. As a soloist, he has premiered new arrangements for the saxophone at the 16th World Saxophone Congress, as well as the 2012, 2014, and 2017 North American Saxophone Alliance Conferences. 

Zinninger is currently the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Texas A&M University-Kingsville where he oversees the saxophone studio and is the director of the jazz combo program. He has also served on the faculty at Wittenberg University in Springfield, OH and the College-Conservatory of Music (CCM) in Cincinnati, OH. Zinninger holds a BME from the University of Louisville, and a MM in Jazz Studies and DMA in Saxophone Performance from CCM.

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Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
The Ecclectic Sonata (based on the 1720 Sonata by Henry Eccles) Henry Eccles, arr. by Tom Zinninger 11