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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Michael Ibrahim

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: Michael Ibrahim
Website: http://www.michaelibrahim.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 11:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Merket Ballroom
Presentation Title: This is not a saxophone.
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 9
Bio: Saxophonist Michael Ibrahim is a soloist, collaborator and clinician, active throughout the US and internationally. His solo and chamber music performances have taken place in venues such as Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center and he has won numerous national and international competitions. Ibrahim received his doctorate from the Manhattan School of Music and also studied at the Université Européenne de Saxophone in France. He published the book New Aesthetics in Contemporary Saxophone Music. He has taught at Columbia University, the University of Calgary, and Mount Royal University, and is currently Associate Professor of Saxophone at West Virginia University, where he received the Outstanding Teaching Award for the School of Music (2010) and the Outstanding Teaching with Technology Award (2015). Michael Ibrahim is a Conn-Selmer Artist and performs on Selmer (Paris) saxophones exclusively. He is also a D'Addario Performing Artist and performs exclusively on D'Addario Reserve Classic saxophone reeds.
Ensemble Bio: Dylan Collins
Dylan Collins was born in Chicago, Illinois, and grew up in rural east central Illinois.
He is currently Assistant Professor and Sculpture Program Coordinator at West Virginia University.

In his studio practice, Collins is particularly interested in fabrication techniques like sculptural blacksmithing and welding, as well as casting techniques using metal, plastic, and rubber. His studio work focuses on manipulating systems of classification and organization to draw attention to the complex relationship between organic bodies and the human made world. Recent exhibitions of Collins’s work include Pot Boiler at the Spartanburg Art Museum, Drawing Connections at the Boston Center for the Arts, Forged at the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Crossing the Line: Drawings by Sculptors at Buffalo State College’s Czurles-Nelson Gallery, Color Coded at Mississippi State University’s McComas Gallery, and Drawing Muchness at the University of North Florida Gallery of Art. 

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Untitled Adam Mirza and Michael Ibrahim 9