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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Doug O'Connor

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Saxophone Player

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Name: Doug O'Connor
Website: http://www.dougoconnor.com
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 10:40 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Lake Effect Duo (Part 2)
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 16
Bio: Praised for his “seamless technique” and “sumptuous lyricism” (The Philadelphia Inquirer), saxophonist Doug O’Connor has performed across Asia, Europe, and the U.S., including appearances at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Merkin Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Philadelphia’s Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts. He holds DMA and MM degrees from the Eastman School of Music, and a BM in Saxophone Performance from the University of Maryland. O’Connor recently served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the Eastman School of Music, as Associate Lecturer of Saxophone at the University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, as saxophonist with the United States Naval Academy Band, and is currently employed as ceremonial saxophonist with the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”
Ensemble Bio:
The Lake Effect Duo is a collaboration between saxophonists Katherine Weintraub and Doug O'Connor, first meeting and performing at the 2019 Dot the Line music festival in Tampa, FL. 

Katherine Weintraub currently serves as the Adjunct Professor of Saxophone at Southeastern University in Lakeland. From 2016-2018, Dr. Weintraub served as the Visiting Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Florida State University. Dr.Weintraub received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the Eastman School of Music, and her Bachelor’s and Master’s of Music from the University of Michigan.

Doug O’Connor holds DMA and MM degrees from the Eastman School of Music, and a BM in Saxophone Performance from the University of Maryland. He recently served as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the Eastman School of Music, as saxophonist with the US Naval Academy Band, and is currently employed with the United States Army Band “Pershing’s Own.”

Drs. Weintraub and O'Connor are Selmer performing artists.

Other Performers / Participants


 
Name Instrument Bio
Katherine Weintraub Alto Saxophone Katherine Weintraub is a private studio instructor and freelance performer residing in Tampa, Florid . . .

Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Greensilver Evan K. Chambers 8
Staying the Night David Biedenbender 8