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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Robert Brooks

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: Robert Brooks
Website: http://robertbrooksjazz.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Band Hall
Presentation Title: Robert Brooks Jazz Master Class Participant
Type of Presentation: Master Class Participant
Proposal Duration: 15
Bio: Robert Brooks is a jazz saxophonist, improviser, composer, and clinician.  He holds a Bachelor of Music Performance - Cum Laude - from Central Michigan University under the direction of Professor John Nichol, and a Master of Music in Jazz Studies from the University of Illinois under the direction of Professor Chip McNeill.  He is currently a DMA Candidate at the Univeristy of Illinois.  Brooks works as a clinician, recently setting up and mangaging a tour of public schools in Michigan reaching an estimated 3,000 students at over 20 schools.  Brooks teaches both at the University of Illinois as a teaching assitant as well as a The Music Shoppe Lesson Studios of Champaign.  As a performer he has toured under his own name with "The Lake Effect" and as a sideman with "Glory Days", "The Brazilionaries" and "Apex".  He also participates in numerous top ensembles at the University of Illinois.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Stablemates Benny Golson 5