JANUARY 13, 2009

7:00 p.m.

Dr. Nancy KingSanders will speak on our Course of Study

Opera Companies in the United States

Dr. Nancy KingSanders

Dr. Nancy KingSanders is in demand as both a performer and pedagogue. She has toured the United States extensively with the United States Armed Forces Bicentennial Band, performing concerts in every state capital, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and in such concert halls as Avery Fisher Hall, Boston Symphony Hall and the Kennedy Center.

She has had guest artist engagements with the Plainview Symphony Orchestra, the Denton High School Wind Ensemble, the Bradley University Wind Ensemble, the Colony High School Wind Symphony, the Corpus Christi Wind Symphony, and the Town Band of McAllen. She has also performed as a guest artist with the University of North Texas Wind Ensemble at TMEA.

As a pedagogue, Nancy frequently has presented clarinet instructional seminars at Texas Music Educators Association Conventions, while writing pedagogical articles about the clarinet for The Instrumentalist Journal. Dr. King Sanders also serves as a consultant and adjudicator for schools throughout Texas.

Nancy maintains an active schedule as a performer and teacher as she currently is Professor of Music at Texas A&M University-Kingsville where she teaches applied clarinet and bassoon. She is also principal clarinet in the Corpus Christi Symphony, is a recording artist for Southern Music Company, and is a founder of the Kingsville Symphony Orchestra.