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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Robert Young

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.
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Name: Robert Young
Website: http://www.robertyoungsaxophone.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Cohen
Presentation Title: Robert Young w/ rhythm section
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Robert Young joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in the fall of 2016. Prior to his appointment at UNCSA, he held teaching positions at the Crane School of Music and Wichita State University. 


Dr. Young holds graduate degrees from the University of Michigan where he studied with Donald Sinta.  At the University of Michigan, Dr. Young alsostudied jazz saxophone with Dr. Andrew Bishop. His undergraduate study was earned from the University of South Carolina where he studied with Dr. Clifford Leaman.

Young has collaborated and performed with many celebrated artists and ensembles such as the Detroit Chamber Winds and Strings, Chris Potter, Ravi Coltrane, Uri Caine, The Crossing, and PRISM Quartet.

Robert Young is endorsed as a Conn-Selmer artist, and plays Selmer (Paris) saxophones and mouthpieces exclusively. He is also endorsed as a D'Addario Woodwind artist and plays exclusively on D'Addario Reserve saxophone reeds.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
M. Maxwell Howard Piano undefined . . .
Tim Sullivan drumset undefined . . .
Aaron Jacobs bass undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
...unsettled, unphased... Gregory Wanamaker 10
TBA Tim Sullivan 10