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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Preston Duncan

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Saxophone Player
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Name: Preston Duncan
Website: http://prestonsaxophone.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Recital Hall
Presentation Title: Preston Duncan
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20

An internationally acclaimed performer and educator based out of  Minneapolis, Preston Duncan has been hailed as “displaying his saxophone mastery” (The Indianapolis Star) with “virtuosic brilliance” (the Muncie Start/Press) as a “terrific talent” (Marvin Hamlisch).  

He was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship and performed internationally in such prestigious venues as the Salle Verdi (Milan), the American Embassy (Paris), The Royal Conservatory (Brussels), Circle Theater (Indianapolis), UNAM Hall (Mexico City), the National University (Taipei), Salle Verdi (Montevideo), the National Conservatory (Zagreb), the National Conservatory (San Jose), and Disneyland (Los Angeles). 

Duncan currently teaches saxophone at the University of Minnesota.   He has premiered works by Bernard Rands, Ernesto Pellegrini, Joseph Dangerfield, Kenneth Fuchs and others.  Duncan performs exclusively on the Buffet Senzo saxophone and Leger Reeds. 

Ensemble Bio: Casey Gene Dierlam is an avid performer of contemporary music and is devoted to working with and promoting the music of innovative new composers, both through solo performances and collaborative endeavors. While working on her degrees in piano performance at the University of Illinois she won several prizes in international competitions. These include first prize at the Rose Petroff College Piano Competition held in San Antonio, TX, finalist at the St. Louis Artist Presentation Society Competition, alternate for the New Orleans International Piano Competition and Honorable Mention in the Bradshaw and Buono International Piano Competition in New York City.She is the coordinating pianist for North American Saxophone Alliance conferences and the International Saxophone Symposium and Competition, performs at regional and national MTNA competitions each year, and has performed with renowned saxophonists, trombonists and tuba players all over the country.

Other Performers / Participants


Casey Dierlam Tse


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Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sérénade Rger Boutry 12
Romance Amy Beach (adapted by Timothy Roberts) 6