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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Drew Whiting

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Name: Drew Whiting
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: New works for baritone saxophone and electronics
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 13

Saxophonist Drew Whiting leads a multifaceted career as an educator, performer, and scholar. His diverse musical interests include the standard concert saxophone repertoire, jazz, transcriptions of borrowed works, commissioning new works, and improvisation.

Drew has established himself as a champion of new and experimental music, regularly performing works from the 20th and 21st centuries in solo, chamber, and electroacoustic settings. He presented the first-ever Performer Curated Concert at the 2017 SEAMUS Conference, and was the featured performer at Electronic Music Midwest in 2019. Drew has also performed at the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, Third Practice Festival, SPLICE Festival and Institute, and the Navy Band Saxophone Symposium.

Drew received his Bachelors and Masters of Music degrees from the Michigan State University. He earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Drew is a proud Yamaha Performing Artist and Vandoren Artist Clinician.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Life is Carolyn Borcherding 8
Feedbacz Brett Masteller Warren 5