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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Matthew Castner

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.


Saxophone Player

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Name: Matthew Castner
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 9:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: Matthew Castner
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 17
      Saxophonist Matthew Castner is currently a D.M.A. Candidate at the University of South Carolina where he serves as an instructor in the Music History Department. He also holds adjunct faculty positions at South Carolina State University and Presbyterian College, teaching applied saxophone and clarinet lessons. Previously, he was the Saxophone Teaching Assistant for Dr. Clifford Leaman.
      Recent performance highlights include a trip to Moscow, Russia to perform James Whitbourn’s Son of God Mass, a collaborative performance with inmates at the Lee Correctional Institute and a saxophone quartet tour of Helsinki, Finland.
      Matthew completed his Master of Music Degree in Saxophone Performance at Stephen F. Austin State University, and dual undergraduate degrees in Aerospace Engineering and Music at Case Western Reserve University where he utilized the joint program with the Cleveland Institute of Music. His primary instructors include Dr. Clifford Leaman, Dr. Nathan Nabb, Greg Banaszak and Jeremy Williamson.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Hail Geoff Sheil 6
Aeterna John Anthony Lennon 6
Liberation Joel Love 5