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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jonathan Nichol

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.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Jonathan Nichol
Website: http://jonathannichol.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 2:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Escondido Theater
Presentation Title: h2/4 duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: null

Jonathan Nichol is the
Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Oklahoma. He holds both a
Doctor of Musical Arts degree (2010) and Master of Music degree (2007) from
Michigan State University, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from
Central Michigan University (2005). Nichol's primary teachers have been John
Nichol, Joseph Lulloff, Rob Smith, Diego Rivera, and Rodney Whitaker.

Jonathan Nichol is a member of the acclaimed h2 quartet, recipients of the prestigious Gold Medal at the 2007 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and the First Prize Award at the inaugural North American Saxophone Alliance Chamber Music Competition. h2 quartet’s third album, Groove Machine (BG
245), was named to the 2012 American Record Guide Critics Choice List.

Jonathan Nichol is a
Yamaha Performing Artist and a Vandoren Performing Artist.

Ensemble Bio:

As members of the h2 quartet, Loeffert and Nichol have won numerous chamber music prizes including First Place – Gold Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition and First Place at the North American Saxophone Alliance Quartet Competition. The h2 quartet is featured on five commercially-available discs and received an Aaron Copland grant for their sophomore effort, Times & Spaces. The h2 quartet was also featured on a nationally-syndicated PBS television episode of Backstage Pass.

h2 created the h2/4 duo in 2015 to function as a satellite ensemble of that

Jeff Loeffert and Jonathan Nichol are Yamaha and Vandoren Performing Artistsand
perform exclusively on Yamaha instruments and Vandoren reeds, ligatures, and

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Jeffrey  Loeffert Saxophone Jeff Loeffert is the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Oklahoma State University.?? ?Loeffert is . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Neon Flicker Takuma Itoh 5
Linear Geometry David MacDonald 5
O My Dove Forrest Pierce 10