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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Richard Smiley

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: Richard Smiley
Presentation Date: Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:20 PM
Presentation Venue: Choir Hall
Presentation Title: Sonata for the Three Tomorrows
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Chamber Music Performance
Proposal Duration: 15

Rick Smiley
has served as a saxophone private lesson instructor for Forney ISD since 2011.
He is also on faculty at Tarrant County College where he teaches saxophone and
music history classes of both classical and jazz traditions. Mr. Smiley has
earned a B.M.E. degree from Cumberland College, an M.M. in Saxophone
Performance from Illinois State University and has studied towards the D.M.A.
in Saxophone Performance at The University of North Texas. He has studied
saxophone with Ed Bingham, Eric Nestler, Jim Riggs and Eugene Rousseau.                                        

     Mr. Smiley is an active performer in both
the classical and jazz idioms. He plays regularly with the Tarrant County
Faculty Jazz Combo and performed Die M
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concert featuring the works of Joseph Klein. Other recent performances include
area productions of Hairspray, as a
featured soloist with the Texas Wesleyan University Wind Ensemble and with The
New Texas Symphony Orchestra  for Bizet’s  L’Arlessienne Suite No. 2.


A bio for Gregory Dewhirst has been submitted separately. 

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Gregory Dewhirst Tenor Saxophone undefined . . .
Richard Powell Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Sonata for the Three Tomorrows Eliza Williams 15