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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Patrick Jones

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Name: Patrick Jones
Website: http://www.pjsax.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Music of Rudy Wiedoeft: Chad Smith, University of Idaho and Messiah College Saxophonists
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 7
Bio: Broadway, Concert, Recording Saxophonist Chad Smith has performed with numerous prestigious orchestras, including Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Metropolitan Opera, and the Boston Pops. His movie credits include Star Wars:The Last Jedi, I Saw the Light, The Informant!, Ted 2, Extremely Close and Incredibly Loud and Monsters University.  Chad has been featured on television in Legally Blonde on MTV, The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The Wiz, and Hairspray on NBC, Grease Live on FOX, the Tony Awards on CBS and the Academy Awards on ABC.  An award winning musician in various competitions, Chad has performed at music festivals all over the world, recently the 15th WSC in Bangkok, where he premiered SAX-O-PHILM:Sounds and Sights of the 20's featuring the music of Rudy Wiedoeft.  He currently is adjunct professor of saxophone at Montclair State University and director of the Masters' in Woodwind specialization program. Mr. Smith is a Selmer and D'Addario performing artist.
Ensemble Bio:

Chad Smith, alto saxophone soloist

University of Idaho Saxophone Studio:

Yue Lu & Mallory Miller, soprano

Alex Lardie & Alejandra Hernandez, alto

Drew Pfaff, Zack Julian & Logan Cass, tenor

Parker Piedmont & Orion White, baritone 

Messiah College Saxphone Studio:

Devlin Donaldson, soprano

Grace Temple, alto

Arista Barnoff, tenor

Hayley Bowser, baritone 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Yue Lu Soprano Saxophone undefined . . .
Mallory Miller Soprano Saxophone undefined . . .
Devlin Donaldson Soprano Saxophone undefined . . .
Alex Lardie Alto Saxophone undefined . . .
Alejandra Hernandez Alto Saxophone undefined . . .
Grace Temple Alto Saxophone undefined . . .
Drew Pfaff Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
Logan Cass Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
Arista Barnoff Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
Parker Piedmont Baritone Saxophone undefined . . .
Orion White Baritone Saxophone undefined . . .
Hayley Bowser Baritone Saxophone undefined . . .
Chad Smith Soloist Broadway, Concert, Recording Saxophonist Chad Smith has performed with numerous prestigious orchestr . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sax-O-Trix Wiedoeft/Savino 2
Valse Vanité Rudy Wiedoeft 4