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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Glen Gillis

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


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: Glen Gillis
Website: http://glengillis.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 4:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Merket Ballroom
Presentation Title: The Unification of Saxophone and Didgeridoo Musical Style in a Digitally-Recreated Acoustic Environment
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 13
Bio: Glen Gillis is Professor of Saxophone, Conducting, and Music Education at the University of Saskatchewan. Having performed at numerous NASA Biennial/Regional and World Saxophone Congresses, he hosted the 2013 NASA Region 9 Conference, and is currently the director of NASA Region 9. He released SaxSpectrum (2009, MSR Classics) and SaxSpectrum 2 (2014, MSR Classics, and nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award) highlighting new works for saxophone, including his own and other Canadian composers. He can also be heard on didgeridoo.diversions (2007, Hoot/Wisdom Records) and Devotion (2015, Ice Music Press). His musical experience has spanned over three decades in the areas of classical and jazz, having performed in North America, Europe, and Asia, and presented clinics at major music conferences such as The Midwest Clinic and the Texas Music Educators Association Conference. His compositions are published by Eighth Note Publications (Alfred Music) and you can visit his website at glengillis.com. 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
James E. Cunningham didgeridoo James E. Cunningham is an ethnomusicologist and Associate Professor of Music at Florida Atlantic Uni . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Fanfare Glen Gillis 2
Aurora Borealis Live Glen Gillis & James E. Cunningham 8
BJB Glen Gillis & James E. Cunningham 3