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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Taimur Sullivan

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Name: Taimur Sullivan
Website: http://www.taimursullivan.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: Taimur Sullivan and Liz Ames; new transcriptions for soprano saxophone and piano
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 16

­­Taimur Sullivan is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Northwestern University, and a member of the acclaimed PRISM Quartet for 26 years. 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. Mr. Sullivan has performed with orchestras nationwide, including the Cleveland Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra, and has conducted residencies at leading conservatories throughout the United States including at the Curtis Institute and Princeton, Rice and Brandeis Universities.

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Liz Ames


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Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Poeme Marina Dranishnikova (arr. Taimur Sullivan) 8
Poetic Soprano Sax Jennifer Higdon 7