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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Phil Pierick

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: Phil Pierick
Website: http://www.philpierick.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Werner
Presentation Title: Phil Pierick / Kurt Galván — New works for saxophone and piano
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

A staunch advocate for new music, Phil Pierick has commissioned more than 25 new works and presented over 50 premieres in Europe, Asia, and North America. Recent recording projects include an album of previously unreleased chamber music for saxophone by Percy Grainger (Naxos) and Invisible Seams (Teal Creek), an album of new works composed for his saxophone duo, Ogni Suono. 

Phil has received prizes at the Jean-Marie Londeix and ISSAC International Saxophone Competitions, multiple MTNA National Competitions, and was named Vandoren Emerging Artist of 2011. 

Phil teaches saxophone at The College of Wooster. He holds a DMA and Performer's Certificate from the Eastman School of Music, where he served as teaching assistant to Chien-Kwan Lin. Previous study with Lars Mlekusch as a Fulbright Scholar in Austria, Jean-Michel Goury as a Frank Huntington Beebe Scholar, and Debra Richtmeyer (BM, MM, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign). Phil is a Vandoren Artist.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Kurt Galvan Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Passacaglia David Clay Mettens 7
mother flame light blue mother flake dark blue chrysoprase brilliant fire [MAGNETICS] Vicente Hansen Atria 11