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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Nicki Roman

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Name: Nicki Roman
Website: https://www.nickiroman.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: Romex Duo Recital
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio:

Dr. Nicki Roman is the most recent first prize winner of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Solo Competition. She has been a prize winner at the Music Teacher’s National Association Young Artist Solo Competition, William C. Byrd International Competition, and is the first saxophonist to be the recipient of the International Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship. She has been a featured concerto soloist with the Eastman Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Wind Ensemble, UW-Milwaukee Wind Ensemble, Illinois Wind Symphony, University of North Florida Orchestra, and the Northwest Florida Symphony Orchestra. Nicki joined the faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Peck School of the Arts in the fall of 2018. She recently earned her Doctor of Musical Arts Degree at the Eastman School of Music where she was the first female Assistant Director of the Eastman Saxophone Project. Nicki is a Conn-Selmer and Vandoren Performing Artist.


Ensemble Bio:

Romex Duo is a Milwaukee-based chamber group devoted to the performance of new music for saxophone and percussion

Comprised of saxophonist Nicki Roman and percussionist Alex Wier, both members teach in the Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Nicki is the most recent first prize winner of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Solo Competition and she has been a prize winner at the Music Teacher’s National Association Young Artist Solo Competition, William C. Byrd International Competition, and is the first saxophonist to be the recipient of the International Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship. Alex performs regularly with the contemporary ensemble Fifth House Ensemble and has performed and presented his research at conferences such as the Midwest Clinic and the College Music Society National Conference. Nicki is a Conn-Selmer and Vandoren Performing Artist while Alex endorses Marimba One marimbas and Innovative Percussion sticks and mallets.

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Duo for Saxophone and Percussion William Heinrichs 10
Buzzword Phillip Sink 8