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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Flowers

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Saxophone Player

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Name: James Flowers
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: West Penn Trio
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 18

Dr. James Flowers is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Indiana University of

Pennsylvania and adjunct professor of saxophone at Westminster College. James recently

completed a Doctorate of Musical Arts in saxophone performance and literature with a

minor in Jazz at the Eastman School of Music. Dr. Flowers has toured with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and performed with The Cleveland Duo, Wayne Newton, Marie Osmond, Bobby Vinton, Ben Vereen,Mary Wilson from the Supremes, Martha and the Vandellas. Primary teachers include James Umble, John Sampen, Ramon Ricker, Chien-Kwan Lin and Charles Pillow.

Ensemble Bio: The West Penn Trio is comprised of James Flowers (saxophone), Tim Winfield (trumpet), Nancy DeSalvo (piano).  The group has given presentations on the importance of mixed instrument chamber music at state educator conferences and given recitals in the tri-state area. Dr. Winfield and Dr. DeSalvo are on the faculty of Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Nancy DeSalvo Piano Dr. Nancy Zipay DeSalvo performs extensively as a soloist, a professional accompanying pianist (spec . . .
Timothy Winfield Trumpet Dr. Tim Winfield, has been assistant professor of music at Westminster College since 2014. He is the . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Untitled John Levey 5
Untitled Jason Howard 10
Um a Zero Pixinguinha/arr. Flowers 2