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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Michael Rene Torres

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Saxophone Player

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Name: Michael Rene Torres
Website: http://www.michaelrenetorres.weebly.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 9:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: Torres Solo Performance Proposal
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 12
Bio: Saxophonist, composer, educator, and curator, Michael Rene Torres, currently serves as Lecturer of Saxophone at The Ohio State University, Lecturer of Saxophone and Composition at Muskingum University, and teaches saxophone at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp. He is the Artistic Director of the Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble; a 501(c)3 nonprofit contemporary music ensemble in Central Ohio. Additionally, Michael is an Advisory Board member of the Johnstone Fund for New Music which advances the performance of new music for the benefit of Central Ohio. A winner of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award for Composition and the Greater Columbus Arts Council Composition Fellowship, Michael’s compositional interests are in chamber music that explores the juxtaposition of consonance and dissonance and is often inspired by psychology and poetry. He is an active chamber musician as a member of the flute/saxophone duet, Tower Duo and is a Conn-Selmer Endorsing Artist.
Ensemble Bio: N/A

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
with gentle violence Michael Rene Torres 4
Lobuk Constrictor Francois Rossé 4
Improvisation Michael Rene Torres 4