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Dr. Andy Wen is an Associate Professor at the University of Arkansas Little Rock and member of the Arkansas Saxophone Quartet and the Little Rock Wind Symphony. He has performed in twenty-three states, Belgium, Canada, China, France, Japan, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan and Thailand. His performances include concertos with bands and orchestras, solo recitals, and chamber concerts. He presented the first saxophone recital in the National Concert Hall in Taiwan and was Treasurer of the North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA). He has performed at conferences of NASA, ASBDA, World Saxophone Congress, SCL, Hawaii International Conference of Arts and Humanities, Etats Generaux Mondiaux du Saxophone, Navy Band International the Saxophone Symposium, Georgia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania Music Teachers Associations, and Music Teachers National Association where he was the 1990 MTNA National Collegiate Artist Competition winner. Andy has premiered over thirty compositions including those by Baker, Bell, Boury, Brandon, Flory, Fox, Griebling, Harbison, Keckley, Lauba, Logrande, and McKinney. Andy studied with Jean-Marie Londeix, Allyn Reilly, Eugene Rousseau, and Kenneth Fischer and is a Conn-Selmer Clinician. John Krebs holds degrees in piano performance from Northwestern University, the University of Illinois, and the University of Maryland. After teaching at Central Missouri State University, Prince George's Community College, and Luther College, Krebs has been at Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas for the past twenty years. He has also served as chair of both the Hendrix music department and humanities area. An avid collaborative pianist, Krebs has performed in Canada, Germany, Iceland, Slovenia, Scotland, and Thailand. He has been an active member of Music Teachers National Association at the local, state, and national levels, and in 2011 he was named an MTNA Foundation Fellow. Jackie Lamar is Professor of Music at the University of Central Arkansas where she teaches saxophone and conducts jazz and saxophone ensembles. She holds the Doctorate of Musical Arts in Saxophone Performance and Master of Music Education from the University of North Texas, and the Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Central Arkansas. Dr. Lamar has performed at five World Saxophone Congresses and at many regional and national conferences of the North American Saxophone Alliance. She has performed concertos with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra, Little Rock Wind Symphony and the University of Missouri Wind Ensemble.