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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Tessa Welterlen

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Saxophone Player

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Name: Tessa Welterlen
Website: http://www.tessaraewelterlen.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 3:00 PM
Presentation Venue: 3745 CC
Presentation Title: How to Transform Puffed Cheeks and Enthusiasm into a Novice Saxophonist
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Classical Lecture
Proposal Duration: 50

Originally hailing from Boone, Iowa, Tessa Rae now lives in Salem, Oregon. She graduated in May of 2014 from the University of New Mexico with her Master of Music degree in Saxophone Performance, under the tutelage of Dr. Eric Lau. Experienced in jazz, contemporary, and classical music, Tessa has performed in several North American Saxophone Alliance conferences, as well as abroad in Brazil, France, and Germany.

Tessa is a graduate of the University of Iowa, where she earned a Bachelor of Music degree in Performance and Music Education with Dr. Kenneth Tse. She has also had the opportunity to study with teachers including Glenn Kostur, Dr. Eugene Rousseau, and Dr. Thomas Liley.

Currently, Tessa Rae is the saxophone instructor at Chemeketa Community College and Corban University in Salem, Oregon. She also teaches a private saxophone studio, and is an educator in jazz, beginning band, and music production and technology.

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