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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Paul Nolen

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Name: Paul Nolen
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Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Nelson Fine Arts Center Plaza
Presentation Title: New Works for Saxophone Ensemble by Zare, Magnuson, Collins
Type of Presentation: Large Saxophone Ensemble Performance
Proposal Duration: 18
Bio: Dr. Paul Nolen is Associate Professor of Saxophone at Illinois State University. He will submit a full bio in his solo presentation. Please see ensemble bio below. Thanks! 
Ensemble Bio:

The Illinios State University Saxophone Ensemble consists of the finest undergraduates and graduate students at Illinois State University. The ensemble's mission is to increase the visibility of large saxophone ensembles, and to expand the repertoire of the medium. ISU Saxophones appeared at both the 2016 and 2018 NASA National Conferences, premiering four new works for large ensemble. The group is active on and off campus at Illinois State and in Central Illinois. 

 

Other Performers / Participants


 

Tyler Schaefers

Soprano Saxophone

Bio:

Tyler Schaefersfrom Aurora, IL, is currently pursuing a master’s degree in saxophone performance at Illinois State University under the direction of Dr. Paul Nolen. For his undergraduate degree, Tyler completed double major in saxophone performance and economics at DePauw University.While at DePauw, Tyler studied with professor Scotty Stepp and served as the soprano saxophonist in the Ephemeral QuartetTyler is currently the tenor saxophonist in the ISU saxophone quartet. Additionally, Tyler has played in master classes with Timothy McAllister, Frederick L. HemkeOtis Murphy, and Debra Richtmeyer.



Davis Hale

Alto Saxophone

Bio: Davis Hale is an Illinois-based saxophonist and educator. He is currently completing his Master of Music in Saxophone Performance at Illinois State University, studying with Paul Nolen. He also serves as the teaching assistant for the saxophone studio. Previously, he studied saxophone performance at the University of Louisville with Adam McCord, and has also studied with Louisville-based saxophonist Ron Jones.
 

Andrea McAfee

Soprano Saxophone

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Ryan Baur

Soprano Saxophone

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Marwin Esguerra

Baritone Saxophone

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Ben Long

Tenor Saxophone

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Gianna Politano

Tenor Saxophone

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Jimmy Mountford

Alto Saxophone

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Danielle Judith

Alto Saxophone

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Riley Erskine

Baritone Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Michael Pidgeon

Baritone Saxophone

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Megan Stephens

Tenor Saxophone

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Hailey Woock

Alto Saxophone

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London Duszynski

Tenor Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Leslie Castro

Alto Saxophone

Bio: undefined

Michael Jeszke

Alto Saxophone

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Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Inferno for Saxophone Ensemble Roger Zare 6
Electric City for Saxophone Ensemble Harrison Collins 4
Defi for Saxophone Ensemble Roy Magnuson 6