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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Kyle Malone

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: Kyle Malone
Presentation Date: Friday, March 11, 2016 8:20 AM
Presentation Venue: Kent Hance Chapel
Presentation Title: Zephyr Quartet
Type of Presentation: Student Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 16
Bio: Kyle Malone is an award-winning American saxophonist with a passion for teaching and performing music. Throughout his musical career, Kyle has traveled to China, England, and Italy, where he has performed and premiered new works for saxophone, and studied with esteemed international saxophonists. As a soloist, Kyle has competed and advanced in local, regional, national, and international competitions, creating engaging programs and reviving relatively unperformed works. Kyle also seeks performance opportunities outside of competitions such as solo and chamber recitals, conferences, festivals, and masterclasses. Kyle is currently pursuing a Master of Music degree, studying with Dr. Nathan Nabb at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. 
Ensemble Bio: Zephyr Quartet, formed in the Fall of 2015, is comprised of two Master's students, Ben Donnell and Kyle Malone, and two Bachelor's students, Keaton Garrett and Claire Salli, all studying music at Stephen F. Austin State University. Ben Donnell, a graduate of Texas Tech, is a founding member of the esteemed Mirasol Quartet, the 2015 winner of the Fischoff Chamber Music gold medal. Keaton Garrett is an aspiring saxophonist and composer, recently writing an arrangement of Ottorino Respighi's Church Windows for saxophone ensemble. Claire Salli is working toward a degree in music education, and has taught privately in the Denton, TX area as well as at the Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp in Whitehall, Michigan. Kyle Malone is a graduate of Morehead State University, and has performed and competed internationally and continually seeks to premiere new works for saxophone. The group is coached by Dr. Nathan Nabb.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Ben Donnell Saxophone Saxophonist Ben Donnell currently holds an active teaching and performing schedule around east Texas . . .
Keaton Garrett Saxophone Keaton Garrett is an aspiring saxophonist/composer hailing from Arlington, Texas. Currently the al . . .
Claire Salli Saxophone Claire Salli is a saxophonist from Helotes, Texas. She currently is a junior music education major a . . .
Kyle Malone Saxophone Kyle Malone is an award-winning American saxophonist with a passion for teaching and performing musi . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Scallywag Stephen Lias 4
Le Bal Thierry Escaich 12