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NASA 2020 Biennial Conference Presenter — Robert Lopez-Hanshaw

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Name: Robert Lopez-Hanshaw
Website: http://lopezhanshaw.com
Presentation Date: Monday, March 9, 2020 11:00 AM
Presentation Venue: Gammage 301
Presentation Title: New Possibilities for the Microtonal Saxophone
Type of Presentation: Non-Performance: Classical Lecture
Proposal Duration: 50

Composer Robert Lopez-Hanshaw is the Music Director at Temple Emanu-El in Tucson, Arizona, and Guest Composer in Residence with the Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra. His piece "vokas animo," for choir and full orchestra in 72-tone equal temperament, will be premiered in January 2020 by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. He is also the editor of "Practical Microtones," a compendium of fingerings and playing techniques in 72tet for all standard orchestral instruments

Other Performers / Participants


Jeff Siegfried

Soprano Saxophone


Saxophonist Jeff Siegfried serves as Assistant Professor of Saxophone at West Virginia University. He is a member of The Moanin’ Frogs and the Estrella Consort 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 also appeared with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the New World Symphony, the Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, and the Spoleto Festival, USA.

Pieces to Be Performed

Title Composer Duration
Melodia Subtilior II Robert Lopez-Hanshaw 2