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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Brian Rodesch

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Saxophone Player

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Name: Brian Rodesch
Website: http://www.brianrodesch.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 8:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Bach to Wanamaker: Unaccompanied works for tenor saxophone
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

A versatile performer and educator, Dr. Brian Rodesch is an emerging voice in saxophone and pedagogy. Comfortable in an array of genres and educational settings, Rodesch has presented performances and clinics at institutions throughout the United States. As an advocate for new music and a founding member of the Nexus Duo (saxophone & clarinet), Rodesch has emphasized commissioning and presenting works that focus on creating engaging musical experiences for young audiences. Rodesch currently serves as Assistant Professor of Music at Simpson College and on summer faculty at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp; and has previously taught at University of Minnesota-Morris, MacPhail Center for Music, and served as a director with the Minnesota Youth Jazz Bands (MYJB). As a performer, Rodesch holds the tenor chair in the Minneapolis based Atlas Saxophone Quartet and frequently appears with the Des Moines Big Band. Rodesch is a Conn-Selmer and Dahlke Mouthpiece performing artist.  

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Solo Cello Suite No. 5 in C Minor, BWV 1011 J.S. Bach/tran. Andrew Dahlke 12
des ondes et les temps Gregogy Wanamaker 6