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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Erik Steighner

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Saxophone Player
Name: Erik Steighner
Website: http://www.eriksteighner.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 9:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: A New Work for Baritone Saxophone and Piano by Sachie Kobayashi
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Praised by the Tacoma News Tribune for his “effortless lyricism” as well as his “smooth tone and fluid virtuosity,” saxophonist Erik Steighner has performed with ensembles including the Austin Symphony Orchestra, the Federal Way Symphony, the Northwest Sinfonietta, the Pacific Northwest Ballet Orchestra, the San Antonio Symphony, and Symphony Tacoma. Steighner has served on the faculty of Texas State University and currently teaches at Pacific Lutheran University and Tacoma Community College. He is also on faculty at the University of Puget Sound Community Music Department and is founder and conductor of the South Sound Saxophone Ensemble. Steighner holds bachelor’s degrees in music and English from the University of Puget Sound and master’s and doctoral degrees in saxophone performance from The University of Texas at Austin. He is a Conn-Selmer artist and plays on Selmer Paris saxophones and mouthpieces.

Ensemble Bio: N/A

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Agela Draghicescu Piano Pianist Angela Draghicescu has performed as a recitalist and chamber musician in major concert halls . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Concerto forBaritone Saxophone, Small Orchestra, and Electronics Joseph Bozich 7
Les voyageurs qui errent la nuit III - étude pour résonance pour saxophone baryton et piano Sachie Kobayashi 7