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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Lois Hicks-Wozniak

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: Lois Hicks-Wozniak
Website: http://loishickswozniak.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Kent Hance Chapel
Presentation Title: Music for Saxophone and Bass Trombone
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 14

saxophone, is an active concert saxophonist in the New York Metropolitan Region
and the Hudson Valley. A saxophonist with the United States Military Academy
Band (the West Point Band) from 1996-2004, she is currently principal
saxophonist with the Ridgewood Concert Band (NJ) and on the faculty at Marist
College and the New England Music Camp. She was a featured soloist at the
Caramoor Music Festival on July 4, 2014. She has performed a Debut Recital in
Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall, as a winner of Artists International, and among her
many performances, she counts the east coast premiere of John Mackey’s Concerto for Soprano Sax and Wind Ensemble
with the Ridgewood Concert Band as a high point. http://www.loishickswozniak.com/live/


Ensemble Bio: Innovative Saxophone and Bass Trombone ensemble, the “Unexpected Duo,” is comprised of husband and wife team, Lois Hicks-Wozniak, saxophone, and Matthew Wozniak, bass trombone.  Formed in 2007, they have performed works from Bach and Brahms to original compositions by Kevin Ames, Daniel Schnyder and a commissioned piece, Duo for Alto
Saxophone and Bass Trombone
by Carter Pann (2011), premiered at the Eastern Trombone Workshop and the Region 8 NASA Conference. Most recently, they
were featured guest artist at the 2014 International Trombone Festival. They
continue to champion new music for this original pairing. Their CD,
Playback, with Nadine Shank, piano, will be released in late 2015. When Matt and Lois aren’t playing music together, they are busy raising their four children.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Matthew Wozniak bass trombone Sergeant Major Matthew Wozniak has served as a bass trombonist with the United States Military Acade . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Señor Bombast and the Chili of Swinks Kazoo Rob Deemer 8
Playback for soprano saxophone and bass trombone Kevin Ames 5