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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Henning Schroeder

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Name: Henning Schroeder
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Capitol Quartet: Quartet Miniatures by Friends of the Saxophone
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 16

Saxophonist Henning Schröder has performed throughout Europe, Southeast Asia and the United States, both as a soloist and in groups as diverse as the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester, and Opus21. As baritone saxophonist of the acclaimed Capitol Quartet, with his duo partner, pianist Yu-Lien The, and with the Hiding Duo, Henning explores both the standard and contemporary repertoire of his instrument. Henning has been featured in performances, lectures and as a composer at international conferences in Europe and the US. A dedicated pedagogue and clinician, Henning serves as Assistant Professor of Music at Ohio Northern University. His degrees in saxophone performance and saxophone pedagogy include the terminal Konzertexamen from the University of Arts Berlin as well as a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Illinois, where he worked with Johannes Ernst and Debra Richtmeyer, respectively. Additional teachers include Trent Kynaston and Chip McNeill.

Ensemble Bio:

The Capitol Quartet is widely considered among the most exciting chamber ensembles performing today. Comprised of saxophonists who are teaching faculty at America's leading music schools, the Capitol Quartet has captured the imaginations of critics and audiences alike. Combining innovative repertoire with virtuosic playing and an energetic, engaging stage presence, the Quartet brings a unique brand of entertainment to the concert stage.

The Capitol Quartet is committed to expanding the repertoire of the saxophone quartet, having commissioned new works for saxophone quartet by composers, Stacy Garrop, Evan Hause, Mark Weiser, Charles Ruggiero, John Fitz Rogers, John Anthony Lennon, Greg Wanamaker, Perry Goldstein, Whitney Ash, David Biedenbender, and others. A recent commission and premiere, Carter Pann’s The MECHANICS: Six From The Shop Floor, was named as a finalist for the 2016 PULITZER PRIZE in music.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Joseph Lulloff Alto Saxophone A recipient of the Concert Artist Guild and Pro Musicis Awards in solo performance, and the Michigan . . .
Christopher Creviston Soprano Saxophone Yamaha Artist Christopher Creviston has played venues ranging from Carnegie Hall to Paisley Park an . . .
David Stambler Tenor Saxophone Saxophonist David Stambler has established himself as a sought-after musician throughout the United . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Hell Hath No Fury Stacy Garrop 5
Saxophone Quartet Andrew Rathbun 5
Anaphora David Biedenbender 4
Capitol Punishment Carter Pann 2