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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Kyle Mechmet

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Saxophone Player

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Name: Kyle Mechmet
Website: http://www.kylemechmet.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Concerti for 2 Violins - Bach and Vivaldi
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 22
Bio: null

Other Performers / Participants


Kenneth Tse

Soprano Saxophone

Bio: Widely recognized as one of the leading classical saxophonists in the world, Kenneth Tse  began his career as a winner of the New York Artists International Competition, making his Carnegie Hall debut in 1996 and being hailed “a young virtuoso” by the New York Times. Since then he has been a frequent soloist in five continents and has made solo appearances with Des Moines Symphony, United States Navy Band, Slovenia Army Band, La Armónica Band of Spain, Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra and Hong Kong Sinfonietta among others, as well as at venues such as World Saxophone Congress and North American Saxophone Alliance conferences. He has also been a guest clinician at prestigious conferences hosted by the California Band Directors’ Association, Iowa Bandmaster’s Association, and the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinics as well as universities worldwide. Tse is currently the professor of saxophone at University of Iowa.

Kyle Mechmet

Soprano Saxophone


International concert saxophonist Kyle Mechmet currently resides in South Florida, where he is the saxophone professor at Florida Atlantic Univeristy.  In addition to his university teaching, he is an artist-in-residence at several schools in the area including Dreyfoos School of the Arts, Dillard Center for the Arts, BAK Middle School of the Arts and North Broward Preperatory School.  He frequently performs as a soloist with bands and orchestras in the area, including the Symphonic Band of the Palm Beaches, where he serves as Assistant Director. He holds a B.M. in Saxophone Performance from Florida Atlantic University and a M.A. in Saxophone Performance and Pedagogy from the University of Iowa.

Kyle Mechmet is a Conn-Selmer performing artist, performing on Henri Selmer Paris saxophones and Eugene Rousseau mouthpieces. 

Casey Dierlam Tse


Bio: Casey Dierlam Tse, an enthusiastic performer of contemporary music, is devoted to promoting the music of innovative composers through solo and collaborative endeavors. As a collaborative pianist, she performed with guest artist Claude Delangle (Paris Conservatoire) at the University of Illinois and gave premieres of three works for bass and piano at the International Society for Bassists Convention (2013). She served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Notre Dame, and most recently, held a faculty appointment at Knox College.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Concerto for 2 Violins J. S. Bach 13
Concerto for 2 Violins in A minor, RV 522 Antonio Vivaldi 9