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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jose A. Zayas Caban

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: Jose A. Zayas Caban
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Choir Hall
Presentation Title: Transcriptions for Soprano Saxophone: Arcangelo Corelli and Paquito D'Rivera
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 16


José A. Zayas Cabán is currently working on a
DMA in Saxophone at the University of Iowa. He recently served as Assistant
Professor at Truman State University.

As a concert saxophonist, Mr. Zayas-Cabán has presented performances and taught throughout Europe, the Caribbean and North America. As a chamber musician, Mr. Zayas Cabán currently performs nationally and internationally with the trio {tres}. 

Recent performances include the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México in México City, México, the Latin American Saxophone Alliance Conference in San José, Costa Rica, Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY and a Midwest tour with {tres}.

Mr. Zayas-Cabán is a D’Addario Performing Artist.

Ensemble Bio:

was born in Two Harbors, MN, and recently
finished his M.A. At The University of Iowa studying under Dr. Ksenia Nosikova.
Winner of the 2011 Liszt-Garrison International Piano Competition, Young Artist
category, he maintains a busy performance schedule, collaborating for both
instrumental and vocal recitals; Mr. Rafn has performed across the upper
Midwest as well as in Eastern Europe. Recent and upcoming performances include
recitals with Stephen Swanson, Baritone, professor at the University of Iowa; a
voice recital with Hannover (Germany) School for Music and Theatre voice
professor Marina Sandel; and a chamber music recital for cello and piano with
Minnesota Orchestra principal cellist, Anthony Ross. Other prizes include
Duluth Superior Symphony Young Artist competition, and MTNA Iowa Young Artist.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Casey Rafn Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sonata for Violin and Continuo in D Major, Op. 5, No.1 Arcangelo Corelli 12
Contradanza, Vals Venezolano Paquito D'Rivera 4