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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — David Stambler

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Name: David Stambler
Website: http://www.davidstambler.com
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Compositions for Saxophone by David Stambler
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Originally from the Washington, D.C. area, saxophonist David Stambler is a veteran of thousands of professional performances – classical recitals, jazz, appearances as a symphonic soloist, and “on-call” engagements with many orchestras including the Baltimore Symphony, the Annapolis Symphony, the Bay Atlantic Symphony, the Richmond Symphony, the National Gallery Orchestra, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, Harrisburg Symphony, and others. He has recorded with Baltimore Symphony, the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the capitol quartet and has played clarinet and saxophone on dozens of nationally broadcast radio and television commercials and soundtracks in the U.S.

Stambler received his Bachelor of Music degree in saxophone from The University of Michigan, where he was a student of Donald Sinta. He holds the Master of Music degree from the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, and the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland.  He is currently Professor of Saxophone at Penn State University.

Other Performers / Participants


Anthony Costa



Dr. Anthony J. Costa is associate professor of clarinet at Penn State and clarinetist with the Pennsylvania Quintet, the Prestige Clarinet Quartet, and the Chihara Trio.

Costa served as utility clarinetist/bass clarinetist with the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra and Dayton Opera Orchestra, performed as principal clarinetist of the Music at Penn’s Woods Festival Orchestra since 2009, performed with the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra, Columbus (OH) Symphony Orchestra, Akron Symphony Orchestra, Canton Symphony Orchestra, Lancaster (OH) Festival Orchestra, Erie Chamber Orchestra, Erie Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Wheeling (WVA) Symphony Orchestra. 

Costa attended the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and received a bachelor of music degree in music education and clarinet performance. He received his master of music degree in clarinet performance from Temple University in Philadelphia and his doctorate of musical arts degree from The Ohio State University.

Hannah Creviston


Bio: See individual bio

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Phaedrus Waking David Stambler 10
Pranayama, for Bb clarinet and alto saxophone David Stambler 10