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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Ricardo Chaves

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

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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: Ricardo Chaves
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Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: St. John's Church
Presentation Title: Ricardo Chaves & Cameron Hofmann
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 12
Bio: Ricardo Chaves has been Adjunct Lecturer in Saxophone at Baylor University since 2012. A native of Costa Rica, he began playing the saxophone at the age of twelve in his hometown music school of Paraíso, Cartago. He graduated with honors from both the University of Costa Rica (BM) and Baylor University (MM). His saxophone professors include Carlos Bonilla, Harold Guillén, Pablo Sandí, Dr. Javier Valerio, and Dr. Michael Jacobson. Ricardo was a founding member of theInsaxus saxophone quartet, which remained active between 2005-2010 in Costa Rica. He has taught saxophone at several community music schools in Costa Rica. His versaility as a performer includes experience in the classical, contemporary, folk, pop, jazz, and Latin music genres. Mr. Chaves has participated in music festivals in Costa Rica, United States, Mexico, Portugal, and Spain. He currently lives in Austin, Texas and continues to be active as a music educator, clinician, and performer.
Ensemble Bio:

Dr. Cameron Hofmann is a collaborative pianist, organist, and vocal coach with a B.A. from California State University, Stanislaus and an M.M. and D.M.A. from the University of Minnesota.

He has collaborated in concert series throughout the United States and in Italy and Slovenia. He is an accompanist for opera and international competitions with previous staff positions at the University of Minnesota and Yuba College. His primary teachers include Margo Garrett, Timothy Lovelace and Karl Paulnack, and additional coaches include Dean Billmeyer, Jorja Fleezanis and Noriko Kawai

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Cameron Hofmann Piano Dr. Cameron Hofmann is a collaborative pianist, organist, and vocal coach with a B.A. from Californi . . .
Ricardo Chaves Saxophone Ricardo Chaves has been Adjunct Lecturer in Saxophone at Baylor University since 2012. A native . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Prelude, Cadence et Finale Alfred Desenclos 12