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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jacob Kopcienski

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: Jacob Kopcienski
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 8:00 AM
Presentation Venue: 3250 MEH
Presentation Title: Reinterpreting Interactivity
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

Jacob Kopcienski is a tirelessly curious saxophonist passionate about performance, collaboration and research.  He has performed throughout the United States, France, Italy, Australia, Thailand, and Malaysia. Recent performances brought him to Spectrum (NYC), the Bowling Green State University New Music Festival, UC Berkeley, CNMAT (Berkeley CA), and the Omaha Under the Radar festival. Jacob has garnered numerous performance accolades, including a Harriet Hale Woolley Scholarhsip for studies in Paris (2014-2015), and 3rd prize in the 13th Concorso Internazionale di Musica Marco Fiorindo Chamber Competition (2013). Premiering numerous works, he has worked with internationally acclaimed composers including Vinko Globokar, François Rossé, Ravi Kittappa, Julien Malaussena, and Molly Joyce. As a musicologist, Jacob has presented his research at Columbia University’s Center for Computer Music. 

Jacob is dual enrolled in the saxophone performance and musicology masters programs at West Virginia University. He previously studied at the CNR-Boulogne Billancourt and Bowling Green State University.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
New work for saxophone and electronics Andrew Watts 10
New work for saxophone and electronics Peter Kramer 10