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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Vanessa Sielert

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: Vanessa Sielert
Website: http://www.vanessasielert.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 1:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Watson
Presentation Title: Vanessa Sielert and Catherine Anderson, saxophone and piano duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Vanessa Sielert is Director and Associate Professor at the Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho. She received a Bachelor of Music in music education and saxophone performance from the University of Idaho, a Master of Music in Saxophone Performance from Baylor University and a Doctor of Musical Arts in saxophone performance from the University of Illinois. She hasstudied saxophone with Robert Miller, Michael Jacobson and Debra Richtmeyer.

Vanessa has performed with a wide range of performing groups incuding the Palouse Jazz Project, the Emerald City Jazz Orchestra, the Tacoma Symphony Orchestra, the Spokane Symphony, and the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. She has performed as a soloist and quartet member at numerous conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance and at meetings of the World Saxophone Congress.

As an advocate of new music, she has commissioned many compositions for saxophone, including two to be premiered at this conference. 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Catherine Anderson Piano A native of Walla Walla, Washington, Catherine Anderson has lived in the Palouse region for most of . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
TBA Gregory Yasinitsky 8
Bridges, Breaks and Bells Dylan Champagne 12