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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Barger

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Saxophone Player

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Name: James Barger
Website: http://www.james-barger.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: Mirasol Duo
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: Mirasol Duo is comprised of James Barger and Ben Still who first met as graduate students at Texas Tech University and are founding members of the award-winning Mirasol Quartet. Committed to the expansion of the saxophone repertoire, Mirasol Duo's mission focuses on the commissioning or arranging of new saxophone duets by composers familiar with the saxophone, thus allowing the utilization of the instrument's expansive sonic possibilities and extended techniques. Dedicated to educating the next generation of saxophone students, James Barger is currently the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at West Texas A&M University and Ben Still teaches applied saxophone, clarinet, chamber music, music theory, and ear training courses at UNC Charlotte and Lenoir-Rhyne University. James is a D'Addario Performing Artist and James and Ben both proudly endorse Selmer Paris Saxophones and perform on them exclusively.
Ensemble Bio: Mirasol Duo is comprised of James Barger and Ben Still who first met as graduate students at Texas Tech University and are founding members of the award-winning Mirasol Quartet. Committed to the expansion of the saxophone repertoire, Mirasol Duo's mission focuses on the commissioning or arranging of new saxophone duets by composers familiar with the saxophone, thus allowing the utilization of the instrument's expansive sonic possibilities and extended techniques. Dedicated to educating the next generation of saxophone students, James Barger is currently the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at West Texas A&M University and Ben Still teaches applied saxophone, clarinet, chamber music, music theory, and ear training courses at UNC Charlotte and Lenoir-Rhyne University. James is a D'Addario Performing Artist and James and Ben both proudly endorse Selmer Paris Saxophones and perform on them exclusively.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
James Barger Saxophone A dynamic performer and teacher, saxophonist James Barger has appeared as a guest artist and clinici . . .
Ben Still Saxophone Originally from Raleigh, NC, Ben Still is an active solo and chamber musician throughout the United . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Cloud-Like Kirsten Broberg 5
La Dernière Nuit David Salleras 8
Passacaglia, after Handel Johann Halvorsen (arr. James Barger) 7