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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Rhonda Taylor

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


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: Rhonda Taylor
Website: http://https://soundcloud.com/rhondataylor
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Merket Ballroom
Presentation Title: From Necropolis: Not the End and For Pirate Jenny
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 17
Bio: Rhonda Taylor is a saxophonist dedicated to the creation of meaningful sonic art. She has

commissioned, premiered, and/or recorded music by such composers as Chris Arrell,

Rick Burkhardt, Ben Leeds Carson, Michael Colgrass, Nathan Davis, Ben Grosser,

Bernard Rands, Justin Rubin, and Avi Tchamni. Recent activities include lecture recitals

on Gérard Grisey’s Anubis et Nout at institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and 

performances at new and experimental music festivals throughout the United States.

Currently she is working closely with Guggenheim Award winner Steven Takasugi on a

new work for saxophonist and electronics, and is developing a live set based on her

second album of solo free improvisations with electronic processing, Necropolis. Dr.

Taylor has been on faculty at New Mexico State University since 2003, where she is the

College Assistant Professor of Saxophone and Music Theory. Rhonda Taylor is a Conn-

Selmer artist and plays on Selmer Paris saxophones exclusively.
Ensemble Bio: n/a 

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
From Necropolis Rhonda Taylor 17