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NASA 2022 Biennial Conference Presenter — Jeffrey Siegfried

Mark your calendars now to join us Thursday-Sunday, March 10-13, 2022 for the NASA 2022 Biennial Conference at Oklahoma State University, Greenwood School of Music in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Saxophone Player
Name: Jeffrey Siegfried
Website: http://www.jeffsiegfried.com
Presentation Date: Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Katzin Concert Hall
Presentation Title: Salvador Brotons - Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano
Type of Presentation: Saxophone with Piano
Proposal Duration: 17
Bio:

Jeff Siegfried combines a “rich, vibrant tone” (South Florida Classical Review) with “beautiful and delicate playing” (Michael Tilson Thomas) to deliver “showstopper performances” (Peninsula Reviews).

Siegfried serves as Assistant Professor of Saxophone at West Virginia University. He is a member of The Moanin’ Frogs and has collaborated with casalQuartet and the Fonema Consort.

Siegfried received first prize at the Luminarts Competition and the Frances Walton Competition and was runner up in the Carmel Music Society Competition and the NASA Quartet Competition. He is the recipient of the 2016 Hans Schaueble Award. 

Siegfried has appeared as a soloist with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (WA), the U.S. Army Band “Pershing’s Own,” the University of Portland Wind Ensemble, the Oregon State University Wind Ensemble, and the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble. He has also appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, and Spoleto Festival, USA.

 

Other Performers / Participants


 

Liz Ames

Piano

Bio:

Liz Ames is a collaborative pianist who is passionate about performing and working with instrumentalists, vocalists, and composers.

 

Alongside her work as a performer, Liz is devoted to creating piano reductions using extended techniques. She has written several published reductions including Henry Brant’s Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra, Peter Schickele’s Concerto for Simply Grand Piano, and multiple concertos and oratorios by Steven Bryant, Joel Puckett, Don Grantham, and John Mackey. 

 

Liz completed her doctorate in collaborative piano at Arizona State University and is currently living in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She performs with musicians throughout the Midwest and with her duo partner, two-time Grammy winning saxophonist, Timothy McAllister. The McAllister/Ames duo will release two albums in the coming year, including the collected works of British composer Andy Scott, as well as a disc of iconic saxophone repertoire by Albright, Denisov, Stucky, Mantovani and Augusta Read Thomas.  



Pieces to Be Performed


 
Title Composer Duration
Sonata for Alto Saxophone and Piano Salvador Brotons 17