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Name L. A. Logrande
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Profile L. A. Logrande is a composer of new music. Her compositions have been performed throughout the United States, Canada, France, Taiwan, and China. In September 2016, Duo Montagnard, Joseph Murphy and Matthew Slotkin, will premiere “L’Eternité” for soprano saxophone and guitar on the Simply Grand Concert at WVIA studios in Pittston, PA. Scattering Light for soprano saxophone and piano, premiered, at the 2015 World Saxophone Congress, Strasbourg, France by Andy Wen, University of Arkansas, Little Rock. Dez Cordas, Matthew Slotkin and Craig Butterfield, premiered Insouciance for guitar and double bass, October 2015. Her CD releases include Indelible Imprint by Duo Montagnard (2013) and Apparitions from Experience by Andy Wen (2012). She was twice awarded the Southeastern Composers’ League Arnold Salop Memorial Composition Award for C.A.G.E. (Clarinet & Guitar Etude) and Quartet for Brass.

Together with Thomas Smialek, Pennsylvania State University, Logrande created the educational software Active Listening Tools for music textbooks such as Craig Wright’s Listening To Music. Their research and collaboration on two recent articles, “Louise Linden: America’s First Saxophone Virtuoso,” (Feb 2016, vol 38-39) and “America’s ‘Young Lady Saxophonist’ of the Gilded Age: The Performances, Critical Reception, and Repertoire of Bessie Mecklem,” (Sept 2014, vol 36-37) were published in the The Saxophone Symposium, North American Saxophone Alliance.