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NASA 2018 Biennial Conference Presenter — Paul Nolen

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.
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Name: Paul Nolen
Presentation Date: Friday, March 9, 2018 2:00 PM
Presentation Venue: Corbett
Presentation Title: Gabriel Faure Sonata for Violin and Piano (transcribed for soprano saxophone and piano)
Type of Presentation: Professional Classical Solo Performance
Proposal Duration: 17

Paul Nolen serves as Associate Professor of Saxophone at Illinois State University. Paul has appeared as soloist, chamber musician, and jazz artist throughout the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and the UK. Paul appeared as concerto soloist at the 2012 World Saxophone Congress in Scotland, and soloed with the San Francisco Wind Ensemble at the 2015 WASBE Conference. He has also recorded David Maslanka’s Concerto for Saxophone and Wind Ensemble with the Illinois State University Wind Symphony, available on the Albany Record Label.

Paul performs throughout the U.S. with the Iridium Saxophone Quartet, and regionally with the Peoria Symphony and the Heartland Festival Orchestras. He has twice led an International Saxophone Course at the Aberystwyth MusicFest in Wales, UK.

He received his Doctorate of Musical Arts and Master of Music degrees from Michigan State University, and his undergraduate degree in saxophone performance from the UMKC Conservatory of Music.

Other Performers / Participants

Name Instrument Bio
Casey Dierlam Piano undefined . . .

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Violin Sonata No.1 in A Major, Op. 13 Gabriel Fauré 17