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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — John Sampen

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.
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Name: John Sampen
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 4:30 PM
Presentation Venue: 3250 MEH
Presentation Title: The Saxophone: A Multimedia Performance
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 16

As one of America's leading concert saxophonists, John Sampen is particularly recognized as a distinguished artist in contemporary literature. He has commissioned over one hundred new works and has soloed with ensembles from all over the world. Sampen has recorded with Belgian and Swiss National Radio and is represented on the Orion, CRI, Albany and Capstone record labels. A clinician for the Conn-Selmer Company, he has presented masterclasses at important universities and conservatories throughout Europe, Asia and North America.  In addition to contemporary literature, Sampen performs traditional saxophone repertoire in recital with pianist/composer Marilyn Shrude.   Dr. Sampen is currently a Distinguished Artist Professor at Bowling Green State University and is Past President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
John Sampen soprano and alto saxophones John Sampen  is recognized as an outstanding artist in contemporary music literature. He has c . . .
Mark Bunce Electronic Engineer Mark Bunce is a composer, and a recording engineer/electronics technician for the MidAmerican . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
DISTANCE for soprano saxophone and optional shō (MAX/MSP) Toru Takemitsu 9
SCHRÖDINGER’S CAT for saxophone and interactive computer Mark Bunce 7