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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Taimur Sullivan

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: Taimur Sullivan
Website: http://www.taimursullivan.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Taimur Sullivan and Zach Shemon duo recital
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 16

­­Taimur Sullivan is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Northwestern University, and a member of the acclaimed PRISM Quartet. His performances have taken him from the stages of Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and the Knitting Factory, to engagements in Russia, China, England, Germany, and throughout Latin America. He has garnered critical praise as "outstanding...his melodies phrased as if this were an old and cherished classic, his virtuosity supreme" (New York Times), and as a player of "dazzling proficiency" (American Record Guide).  Mr. Sullivan has dedicated much of his career to commissioning new repertoire for the saxophone, and has given the world premieres of over 250 solo and chamber works. As a member of the PRISM Quartet for 24 years, Mr. Sullivan has performed concertos with orchestras nationwide, including the Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and has conducted residencies at leading conservatories throughout the United States including Curtis Institute and Princeton, Rice and Brandeis Universities.


Ensemble Bio: [Zach Shemon's bio & photo was submitted by him separately] 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Zach Shemon Alto Saxophone [already submitted by Zach Shemon] . . .
Taimur Sullivan Sopranino Saxophone ­­Taimur Sullivan is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Northwestern University, and a m . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
'Staying the Night' for soprano and alto saxophone David Biedenbender 10
'Landscape of Fear' for two sopranino saxophones Marcos Balter 6