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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Erik Elmgren

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.


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Name: Erik Elmgren
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: Creative Placemaking and Saxophone in Higher Education: Music with Social Benefit
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Classical Lecture
Proposal Duration: 30

Erik Elmgren is a concert saxophonist, chamber musician, and educator dedicated to sharing music with audiences of all types from concert halls to community centers. Currently, Erik is pursuing a Doctor of Musical Arts Degree in Saxophone Performance and Literature as well as a certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the University of Georgia, where he also serves as a teaching assistant in the saxophone studio and UGA’s Arts Career and Entrepreneurship Space. He participated in the Graduate School’s Emerging Leaders program during the 2018-2019 school year. He maintains and active performing schedule and has won prizes at numerous competitions as both a soloist and as alto saxophonist with the award-winning Fuego Quartet. Erik’s research focus deals with creating a model for students in higher education to engage with creative placemaking as a valuable artistic and educational framework.


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