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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Brandon Quarles

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Saxophone Player

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Name: Brandon Quarles
Website: http://www.noissaxophone.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Evelyn Smith Theatre
Presentation Title: ~Nois performs the music of Gemma Peacocke and Pauline Oliveros
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: ~Nois is an award-winning saxophone quartet from Chicago, IL. Known for its “masterclass-level demonstrations of precise articulations and glowing legatos” (I Care if You Listen), “truly innovative musicianship,” and “raw creativity” (Cacophony Magazine), the group blurs the boundaries between contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation. Winners of the Silver Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (2017) and Second Prize in the Open Division of M-Prize (2018), ~Nois has been a featured guest artist at the University of Chicago, the Manhattan School of Music, and Princeton University. In recent seasons, ~Nois has performed with Eighth Blackbird, the Bang On A Can All-Stars, flutist Claire Chase, and indie rock band My Brightest Diamond. The group regularly tours across the country and has premiered over 30 works for the saxophone quartet. ~Nois is Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, and Brandon Quarles. www.noissaxophone.com
Ensemble Bio: ~Nois is an award-winning saxophone quartet from Chicago, IL. Known for its “masterclass-level demonstrations of precise articulations and glowing legatos” (I Care if You Listen), “truly innovative musicianship,” and “raw creativity” (Cacophony Magazine), the group blurs the boundaries between contemporary classical music and experimental improvisation. Winners of the Silver Medal at the Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition (2017) and Second Prize in the Open Division of M-Prize (2018), ~Nois has been a featured guest artist at the University of Chicago, the Manhattan School of Music, and Princeton University. In recent seasons, ~Nois has performed with Eighth Blackbird, the Bang On A Can All-Stars, flutist Claire Chase, and indie rock band My Brightest Diamond. The group regularly tours across the country and has premiered over 30 works for the saxophone quartet. ~Nois is Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, and Brandon Quarles. www.noissaxophone.com

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Brandon Quarles Soprano Saxophone undefined . . .
Hunter Bockes Alto Saxophone undefined . . .
Jordan Lulloff Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
János Csontos Baritone Saxophone undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Dwalm Gemma Peacocke 8
Thirteen Changes Pauline Oliveros 10