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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jonathan Helton

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Saxophone Player
Name: Jonathan Helton
Website: http://www.jonathanhelton.com/
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: The Life and Legacy of Frederick L. Hemke
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Panel Discussion
Proposal Duration: 50
Bio: Jonathan Helton is Professor of Saxophone and Woodwind Area Head at the University of Florida. As a concert saxophonist he has performed on six continents, appearing with orchestras and wind ensembles, and in numerous chamber concerts

His performance credits include concerto appearances in New York City, Chicago, North Carolina, Georgia, Washington D.C., and with the Twelfth and Fifteenth World Saxophone Congress Wind Orchestras.

He is featured in solo and chamber music performances on eleven compact discs from Centaur, Elf, Innova, and Mark Records. His recording of the Dahl Concerto was a "Top 100" Grammy-nominated album.

Helton's principal teachers include Frederick Hemke, James Houlik, Daniel Deffayet, Jean-Marie Londeix, and Joe Allard.

From 1992 to 1999, he served on the faculty at Northwestern University teaching saxophone and chamber music.

Dr. Helton is an Artist/Clinician for Selmer Paris and for Conn-Selmer. He is a past President of the North American Saxophone Alliance.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Susan B. Nourse Susan Nourse met Fred Hemke as a high school student at Interlochen Arts Academy.  She went on . . .
John Sampen Alto Saxophone As one of America's leading concert saxophonists, John Sampen is particularly recognized as a disti . . .
William Street Alto Saxophone William Street has performed and lectured in Belgium, Canada, Russia, France, Great Britain, Ja . . .