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United States - New Mexico

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Rhonda Taylor

Saxophonist Rhonda Taylor is dedicated to the creation and performance of meaningful sonic art of our time.

She has commissioned, premiered, and/or recorded music by such composers as Chris Arrell, Rick Burkhardt, Ben Leeds Carson, Michael Colgrass, Nathan Davis, Ben Grosser, Jeffrey Mumford, Bernard Rands, Justin Rubin, and Avi Tchamni. Recent activities include lecture recitals on Gérard Grisey’s Anubis et Nout at institutions in the U.S. and abroad, and performances at new and experimental music festivals throughout the United States. Currently she is working closely with Guggenheim Award winner Steven Takasugi on a new work for saxophonist and electronics.

In recent years Taylor has expanded her artistic activity to include free improvisation. Her improvisatory work is focused primarily on exploring the parameters of sound and perception. Although she often performs solo, she has also had the pleasure of improvising with Chris Icasiano, Tara Khozein, Tatsuya Nakatani, Ron Stabinsky, Mark Weaver, Neil Welch, and Kyle Motl. Dr. Taylor has been on faculty at New Mexico State University since 2003, where she is the College Associate Professor of Saxophone and Music Theory. Rhonda Taylor is a Conn-Selmer artist and plays on Selmer Paris saxophones exclusively.