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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — James Barrera

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Name: James Barrera
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 8, 2020 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: Does it make a difference? Effect of materials and finish on saxophone tone quality.
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Classical Lecture
Proposal Duration: 50

James Barrera has been active as a performer and teacher in Southern California for over 20 years. He has performed throughout the Los Angeles and Orange County region as a soloist, chamber musician, and orchestral performer. In demand as a teacher and clinician James is Lecturer of Saxophone at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at CSU Long Beach where he has taught since 2005. He has adjudicated for the MTNA State and National competitions and host for the NASA Region II Conference. James is the founder of the California Saxophone Choir, and the ALLOY wind duo. His primary teachers include Leo Potts, Dr. Otis Murphy, and Dr. Douglas Masek. James holds degrees from CSU Long Beach, Indiana University, and is currently a DMA candidate at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music. James currently resides in Cypress CA with his wife Janelle, son Michael, 3 cats, and dog, Oilver.

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