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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Barger

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

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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: James Barger
Website: http://www.james-barger.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Mirasol Duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 17
Bio:

Founding members of the acclaimed Mirasol Quartet, James Barger and Ben Still, formed the Mirasol Duo in order to further explore the possibilities of the small saxophone chamber ensemble. As a part of Mirasol Quartet, they have been prizewinners and finalists in numerous national competitions, including the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the American Prize Chamber Music Competition, the ENKOR Chamber Music Competition, the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Winds Competition, and the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Quartet Competition. They have performed at several colleges and conferences and have contributed to the growing saxophone duet repertoire by commissioning new duo works by composers Joseph Prestamo and Guillermo Lago. For more information, please visit mirasolquartet.com.

Ensemble Bio: Founding members of the acclaimed Mirasol Quartet, James Barger and Ben Still, formed the Mirasol Duo in order to further explore the possibilities of the small saxophone chamber ensemble. As a part of Mirasol Quartet, they have been prizewinners and finalists in numerous national competitions, including the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition, the American Prize Chamber Music Competition, the ENKOR Chamber Music Competition, the Coleman Chamber Ensemble Competition, the Music Teachers National Association Chamber Winds Competition, and the North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Quartet Competition. They have performed at several colleges and conferences and have contributed to the growing saxophone duet repertoire by commissioning new duo works by composers Joseph Prestamo and Guillermo Lago. For more information, please visit mirasolquartet.com.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
James Barger Alto Saxophone James Barger is an active performer of solo and chamber music throughout the United States and is th . . .
Ben Still Alto Saxophone Ben Still is an active solo and chamber musician throughout the United States. Currently, he is Inst . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Cloud-Like Kirsten Soriano Broberg 5
Urban Development Nina Shekhar 6
dissolve Keaton Garrett 6