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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Young wook Yang

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: Young wook Yang
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Watson
Presentation Title: The Russian Saxophone at the second World Saxophone Congress: Sonata for alto saxophone and piano by Edison Denisov
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 12

Young wook Yang studied saxophone performance at  Seoul National University(studied with Daewoo Kim). After graduation, he moved to Paris, France to pursue further studies and earned diplomas(Fin de Cycle 3, Cycle Professionnel) from Charenton/St.-Maurice Civic Conservatory and Val-de-Marne State Conservatory(studied with Jean-Jacques MOITY). He completed artist diploma(Cycle Concertiste, Niveau professionnel) studies at Charenton/St.-Maurice Civic Conservatory(studied with Jean-Jacques MOITY).

As one of prominent saxophonists in Republic of Korea, he performed with SNU Symphonic Band, Universal Saxophone Ensemble and Jeju National University Symphony. He was invited by Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing, China to perform Alexander Glazunov’s Saxophone Concerto in Eb Major. He also performed(4&4 Saxophone Quartet) by University of Cincinati, University of Illinois at Champagne in Illinois, Miami University(Ohio) and had a Master Class at University of Cincinati.

He taught at College of Music Seoul National University. He, currently, teaches at College of Music Jeju National University .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sonata for alto saxophone and piano Edison Denisov 12