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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Kirk O'Riordan

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.
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Name: Kirk O'Riordan
Website: http://www.kirkoriordan.com
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Watson
Presentation Title: Somewhere I have Never Traveled for alto saxophone and electronics
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Kirk O'Riordan’s music has been referred to as “unapologetically beautiful” and is often praised for its uniquely “visual” qualities that depict a wide range of striking moods. An active composer, saxophonist, and conductor, In 2009 Dr. O'Riordan joined the faculty of Lafayette College where he serves as Associate Professor of Music and Director of Bands, teaching courses in music theory, and composition. Kirk's music has been widely broadcast on radio, and recordings of his works appear on the Ravello, Centaur, ERM-Media and EnF labels featuring performances by Lawrence Stomberg, Marianne Gythfeldt, Holly Roadfeldt, Frederick L. Hemke, The Kiev Philharmonic, and Farrell Vernon. Kirk has studied composition with Rodney Rogers, Randall Shinn, James De Mars, Glenn Hackbarth, Jay Alan Yim, Burton Beerman, Marilyn Shrude, and Donald M. Wilson. He has studied saxophone with Frederick L. Hemke, John Sampen, Eugene Rousseau, and Iwan Roth. 

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Somewhere I Have Never Traveled Kirk O'RIordan 15