Nathan Mandel is saxophonist whose recent performances include a world premiere of John Nichols III’s Fall Silent in Brooklyn, NY, world premiere performances of works by Carlos Carrillo, Sean Harold, Stephen A. Taylor, and Ashley Wang at major saxophone conferences, as well as a solo concert at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts highlighting musical, compositional, and collaborative trends at the University of Illinois. Nathan is currently a Business Administrative Associate – Operations Manager at the University of Illinois School of Music. He also Associate-Faculty at McKendree University (USA) teaching music online courses. Nathan is the co-Director and saxophonist for Suono Mobile USA, along with artistic Director Philipp Blume. Nathan holds the Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Illinois, and degrees from Bowling Green State University (2005) and the University of North Texas (2003). His principle teachers include Debra Richtmeyer, John Sampen, and Eric Nestler. Dr. Eli Fieldsteel is a composer specializing in music technology with a diverse history of cross-disciplinary collaboration. He is the recipient of the 2014 James E. Croft Grant for Young and Emerging Wind Band Composers, first prize in the 2012 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition, and other, including the award from the Bandmasters’ Academic Society of Japan and the Frank Ticheli Competition. His music has been performed internationally by ensembles such as the Dallas Wind Symphony, the North Texas Symphony Orchestra, the Kawagoe Sohwa Wind Ensemble of Tokyo, and the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Wind Ensemble. His music is published under Lovebird Music, and has been recorded on the SEAMUS and Aerocade Music record labels. Fieldsteel holds degrees from Brown University (BA, 2008), The University of North Texas (MM, 2010), and The University of Texas at Austin (DMA, 2015). His primary teachers have included Russell Pinkston, Bruce Pennycook, and Jon Christopher Nelson.
Nathan Mandel, saxophonehttp://www.nathanmandel.com
Eli Fieldsteel, electronics
Jul 11 201816:15
Nathan Mandel and Eli Fieldsteel
recitalScott Alan Wyatt (1951): A Road Beyond for soprano saxophone and fixed media (premiere performance)Eli Fildsteel (1986): Nose Dive for saxophone and live electronics (European premiere)
STUDENT CENTER Theatre &TD Semicircular Hall Savska cesta 25