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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Christopher Herald

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


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: Christopher Herald
Website: http://chrisheraldmusic.weebly.com/
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Band Hall
Presentation Title: Resurrecting Id: Saxophone with Progressive Metal backing tracks
Type of Presentation: Student Jazz Performance
Proposal Duration: 15
Saxophonist Chris Herald has performed in a wide variety of settings throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Peru, Japan, and Thailand. Herald earned his MM in Jazz Studies and Pedagogy from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and BM in Performance from the University of Akron, Ohio. Having just completed a year touring full-time with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Chris is currently pursuing his Doctor of Musical Arts in Saxophone from the University of Arizona.

Chris has been awarded several distinctions, including finalist in the University of Arizona's President's Concerto Competition, soloist awards from various jazz festivals, including winning the Hank Marr Competition, and being awarded the University of Arizona's Jazz Graduate Assistantship. As the Jazz Assistant, Herald directs the Concert Jazz Band and jazz combo class. In August 2015, Chris performed as a guest artist at Thailand's Mahidol University, where the program included original music, jazz, and classical.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Resurrecting Id Christopher Herald 15