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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Xin Gao

Mark your calendars now to join us March 8-11, 2018 for the NASA 2018 Biennial Conference at University of Cincinnati College - Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio.
James Bunte — Host
— Conference Program Committee Chair
— NASA Director of Marketing


Saxophone Player

Click here for the overall Conference Schedule. NOTE: The closing concert is on Sunday, March 13, at 3:00 PM in Hemmle Recital Hall. We hope you will make plans to be with us for this special performance.

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Name: Xin Gao
Website: http://www.xingaosax.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 12, 2016 4:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Choir Hall
Presentation Title: Contemporary Chinese Saxophone Music
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 20
Bio: Xin Gao of Chengdu City, China, has enjoyed tremendous
success in his young musical career. Currently, Xin serves as a substitute adjunct
saxophone professor at Furman University, Greenville, SC. Prior to this, he
taught at Georgia State University for a semester as a sabbatical replacement.
Xin studied in Duquesne University, University of Tennessee at Knoxville, and
he is now preceding his DMA at University of North Carolina at Greensboro. In
both 2007 and 2014, he was advanced to semi-final round at the International
Jean-Marie Londeix Saxophone Competition in Bangkok. 2009, he and his QuadrATOMIC
saxophone quartet won Coleman-Saunderson Prize for Woodwinds. He holds the
first place winner of the 2010-2011 MTNA National Young Artist Woodwind
Competition, and was one of the finalists in 2012 ISSAC International Saxophone
Competition. Xin is also a founding member of Quintet Sirocco. Xin's primary
teachers include Yusheng Li, James Houlik, Connie Frigo and Steven Stusek.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Casey Dierlam Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Let Us create man Leilei Tian 11
Sunshine on Taxkorgan Chen Gang (arr. Par Martin Loridan) 7