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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Robert Eason

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.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing

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Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Robert Eason
Website: http://www.easonstudios.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Hemmle Recital Hall
Presentation Title: The Barkada-Kenari Octet
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 12
Bio: The Barkada-Kenari Saxophone Octet is the collaborative project of two award winning saxophone quartets—both of which were founded in Bloomington, Indiana. Collectively, the Barkada and Kenari saxophone quartets have participated in nearly a dozen of the most prestigious domestic and international chamber music competitions, recently receiving top prizes in the J.C. Arriaga, Coleman, and Fischoff competitions. Comprised of current and former students of the Jacobs School of Music, the members of each quartet played pivotal roles in one another’s development during their times as students of world-renowned saxophonist Otis Murphy. In 2015, Barkada Quartet released their first full-length album, entitled Aventura, and Kenari Quartet will soon be releasing a Naxos album featuring the music of French composers Dubois, Pierne, Bozza, Schmitt, Desenclos, and Francaix. The Barkada-Kenari Saxophone Octet is Christopher Elchico, Bob Eason, Shane Rathburn, Kyle Baldwin, Steven Lawhon, Corey Dundee, Justin Polyblank, and Steven Banks. 
Ensemble Bio: The Barkada-Kenari Saxophone Octet is the collaborative project of two award winning saxophone quartets—both of which were founded in Bloomington, Indiana. Collectively, the Barkada and Kenari saxophone quartets have participated in nearly a dozen of the most prestigious domestic and international chamber music competitions, recently receiving top prizes in the J.C. Arriaga, Coleman, and Fischoff competitions. Comprised of current and former students of the Jacobs School of Music, the members of each quartet played pivotal roles in one another’s development during their times as students of world-renowned saxophonist Otis Murphy. In 2015, Barkada Quartet released their first full-length album, entitled Aventura, and Kenari Quartet will soon be releasing a Naxos album featuring the music of French composers Dubois, Pierne, Bozza, Schmitt, Desenclos, and Francaix. The Barkada-Kenari Saxophone Octet is Christopher Elchico, Bob Eason, Shane Rathburn, Kyle Baldwin, Steven Lawhon, Corey Dundee, Justin Polyblank, and Steven Banks.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Christopher Elchico Saxophone Not Provided
Bob Eason Saxophone Not Provided
Shane Rathburn Saxophone Not Provided
Kyle Baldwin Saxophone Not Provided
Steven Lawhon Saxophone Not Provided
Corey Dundee Saxophone Not Provided
Justin Polyblank Saxophone Not Provided
Steven Banks Saxophone Not Provided

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Three Images for Saxophone Octet Joel Love 12