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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Taylor Barbay Assad

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Name: Taylor Barbay Assad
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 11:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 311
Presentation Title: Works from the Red Stick: Vision and Flight of the Birds
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 14
Dr. Taylor Barbay Assad is currently the Visiting Instructor of Saxophone, Flute, and Jazz at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. She has performed in France, Scotland, Croatia, New York, Chicago, and all over the United States. She has premiered works for solo saxophone, saxophone and electronics, saxophone duo, and chamber ensembles at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, New Music DePaul, the Electric LaTex Festival, at the World Saxophone Congress, and at North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial and Regional Conferences. Dr. Assad has performed with the Four Tops, Johnny Mathis, the Harry James Jazz Orchestra, Ocala Symphony Orchestra, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, Minos the Saint, and New World Funk. She has degrees with concentrations in Music Education, Music Performance, and Arts Administration. Her primary teachers include Griffin Campbell, Jonathan Helton, and Geoffrey Deibel. She is a Vandoren Regional Artist and performs exclusively on Selmer saxophones.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Flight of the Birds William F Montgomery 9
Vision Niloufar Iravani 5