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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Elyse Vest

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: Elyse Vest
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 10:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Merket Ballroom
Presentation Title: Ted King-Smith's Solo and Electronic Works for the Saxophone
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 10

Saxophonist Elyse Vest is an international performer, an advocate of new music, and a teacher currently based in Austin, Texas. Ms. Vest has enjoyed a prolific performing career as a soloist and chamber musician. She appeared at a soloist with the Wind Ensemble at the Hartt School, performing Ingolf Dahl’s Concerto for alto saxophone and wind orchestra in February 2015. She toured with the Hartt School’s contemporary, new music ensemble, Foot In The Door, in Reykjavík, Iceland. She was a member of the Hartt School’s premier chamber ensemble, Performance 20/20. In the summer of 2014, Ms. Vest attended the Université Européenne de Saxophone in Gap, France. Ms. Vest commissioned and premiered Dr. Brett William Dietz’s “Heavier Elements” for saxophone soloist and four percussionists in the spring of 2013.

Ms. Vest
holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Louisiana State University and a Master
of Music degree from the Hartt School.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Winter's Summer Ted King-Smith 5
All Thumbs Ted King-Smith 5