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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Matthew Patnode

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: Matthew Patnode
Presentation Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Band Hall
Presentation Title: Trio Carrefour
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Matthew Patnode is Associate Professor at North Dakota State University in Fargo, and holds degrees from  SUNY Potsdam, the Conservatoire de Bordeaux, and Arizona State University. His mentors have included James Stoltie, Joseph Wytko, and Jean-Marie Londeix. He has performed with the Phoenix Symphony, the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony, and at various saxophone conferences in the U.S., Canada, and Scotland.  He was recently featured on MPRís regional spotlight.  As a clinician, he has presented saxophone and jazz pedagogy clinics at state music educator conferences, and taught in residence at the University of Macedonia.  Dr. Patnode has also been named the 2013 ND Jazz Educator of the Year, and is on the faculty of the International Music Camp.  He performs with Trio Carrefour, the Hard-Bop Saxophone Quartet, the gypsy-jazz group Carluster Crumplebee Orchestra; and the Post Traumatic Funk Syndrome.  Matthew Patnode is a Conn-Selmer artist, and performs on Selmer Paris saxophones.

Ensemble Bio: Trio Carrefour is a chamber ensemble dedicated to furthering the medium of saxophone, piano, and marimba through commissions and arrangements.  Since it's formation the group has performed at universities and community venues in North Dakota,  Minnesota, Texas, North Carolina, and Oklahoma.  Additionally, the group has performed at the World Saxophone Congresses in Scotland in 2012, and the National Percussion Pedagogy conference in 2013.   The group's members are Matthew Patnode, saxophone (North Dakota State University); Lisa Rogers, percussion (Texas Tech University); and Susan Nagel (Minnesota State University-Moorhead); piano.  

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Lisa Rogers Percussion undefined . . .
Susan Nagel Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Crossroads Songs Evan Chambers 13