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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Zachary Shemon

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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— Conference Program Committee Chair
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Name: Zachary Shemon
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: 3250 MEH
Presentation Title: Zach Shemon Solo Performance
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 10

Zach Shemon is Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, alto saxophonist in the PRISM Quartet, and is on the Interlochen Arts Camp faculty. His former students hold teaching positions throughout the US and have been finalists in national and international competitions. He has released dozens of recordings and performed worldwide with the PRISM Quartet, including performances in Saint Petersburg, Russia and with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Shemon was awarded 1st prize at the inaugural ISSAC Competition and has appeared as a concerto soloist with bands and orchestras throughout the world. He holds degrees from the University of Michigan and Indiana University, where he studied with Donald Sinta and Otis Murphy, respectively. Shemon performs on Selmer (Paris) saxophones and D’Addario Reserve reeds, aids in product research and design for D’Addario Woodwinds, and is an active clinician throughout the US.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Chemistry of Illusions Arsid Ketjuntra 10