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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Adam McCord

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Name: Adam McCord
Website: http://www.adammccord.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Steve Rouse's MOVE for alto saxophone and piano, Arizona Premiere
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 17

Dr. Adam McCord is Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville School of Music. He has been guest professor at Indiana University Jacob's School of Music and the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and has also served on the faculties of Miami University, Ohio Northern University, Wittenberg University, and Wake Forest University.

Dr. McCord holds DM and MM degrees in Saxophone Performance as well as the Performer’s Certificate from IU. He received the BM degree in Saxophone Performance and Music Education from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Recent performances include the XVIII World Saxophone Congress and the 16th WASBE International Conference. He has performed with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Louisville Orchestra, the Lexington Philharmonic, the Winston-Salem Symphony, and the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra and has recordings on the Arizona University Recording, Navona Records, and Mark Custom labels. He is a Yamaha and D’Addario Performing Artist. 

Other Performers / Participants


Krista Wallace-Boaz



Krista Wallace-Boaz, Associate Dean and Professor of Piano and Pedagogy at the University Of Louisville School Of Music, teaches class piano, piano pedagogy, keyboard literature classes, and applied piano. She also serves as chair of the Faculty Senate and is Faculty Trustee on the University Of Louisville Board Of Trustees.  Wallace-Boaz is active as an adjudicator and collaborator, performing with nationally and internationally renowned artists including Oystein Baadsvik, Fabio Brum, Aaron Boaz, Delfeayo Marsalis, Patrick Meighan, James Houlik, and Donald Peck. In 2010 she made her Carnegie Hall debut with the University of Louisville Grawemeyer Players, performing works by Lutoslawski and Currier, receiving accolades from the NY Times for her warm-toned and picturesque performance. She may be heard in collaboration on the recording Journey, produced by New Dynamic Records, on Free Flying, produced by Albany Records, and American Fusion, produced by Emeritus Recordings.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
MOVE: Sonata in Five Movements for Alto Saxophone and Piano Steve Rouse 17