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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Allison Balcetis

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Name: Allison Balcetis
Website: http://www.allisonbalcetis.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Balcetis plays Bussad & Kaoutzani
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

As a faculty member of the University of Alberta since 2009, Allison trains the next generation of thoughtful, artistic musicians, teaching saxophone, chamber music, woodwind techniques, and aural skills.  Outside of the university, Allison helps develop the contemporary arts community as the President of New Music Edmonton, Alberta‚Äôs premiere new music concert presenter, since 2010.  She was also the co-curator of SubArctic Improv, a monthly concert series pairing dancers, musicians, text, and visual artists in a totally improvised context which ran from 2016-2018. In 2017 she was awarded the Qualico Artistic Leadership Award from the City of Edmonton.  Allison's recent musical activities include UltraViolet ensemble, improvisation ensemble damn magpies, the Edmonton Saxophone Quartet, and work with Edmontonian dance companies.  She has premiered over 70 solo or chamber works for saxophone.


Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Hydra Maria Kaoutzani 9
Kundalini II Rodrigo Bussad 10