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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Paul Cotton

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Name: Paul Cotton
Website: http://paulcottonsax.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 3:40 PM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Paul Cotton and Hanah Charbonneau
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 15
Bio: A native of Southern California, Paul Cotton is an established performer and instructor in saxophone. Audiences have heard him play in such prestigious venues as Carnegie Hall, Seoul Performing Arts Center, Nixon Library, Musical Arts Center in Bloomington, Carpenter Center, and numerous university campuses. Passionate about his commitment to new music, Paul has worked with numerous composers to perform their works including the IU New Music Ensemble under the direction of David Dzubay. Bringing his spirit for competition, Paul has won first place in the state round of MTNA young artists solo competition including first in the MTNA chamber music competition. He has performed in Carnegie Hall after winning 1st prize in the International American Protégé solo competition. Paul received his BM at California State University, Long Beach studied under James Barrera and his MM in Performance at Indiana University as a student of Dr. Otis Murphy.

Other Performers / Participants


Hanah Charbonneau



Hanah Charbonneau, a sought after collaborator, performer, and teacher based in the Los Angeles area, completed undergraduate and graduate studies at Arizona State University under Dr. Baruch Meir. She is a prizewinner of the ASU Concert of Soloists and Chamber Concerto competitions, the Edward Auer Piano Workshop Solo Competition and appeared as a soloist with the renowned chamber group, I Solisti di Perugia in Italy. In addition, she was the competition coordinator for the Bösendorfer and Yamaha USASU International Piano Competitions and recently coached actors in mimicking piano playing for their roles with Amazon Films/Blumhouse Production’s upcoming film. Hanah frequently performs with duo partner, saxophonist Christopher Charbonneau. Duo Charbonneau has most recently toured and performed in venues across the United States, France, and Germany.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Images David Biedenbender 15