ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: Andrew Heglund

Andrew Heglund

Andrew Heglund Performs at the 2014 Reno Jazz Festival

As a member of The Collective, Hans Halt will be on stage with special guest Avishai Cohen as a part of the 2014 Reno Jazz Festival, Thursday, April 10, 2014 7:30 p.m. at Nightingale Concert Hall. The concert is included in the Jazz Fan, Full Festival and Thursday passes. Visit the Reno Jazz Festival Web site for more ticket information.

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Andrew Heglund

Andrew Heglund is Associate Professor at the University of Nevada, Reno where he teaches percussion, directs the UNR Percussion Ensemble and Jazz Big Band 1. Heglund holds a Doctor of Arts Degree in Music from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master's of Music Degree in Jazz Studies from the University of North Texas.  Since moving to the Reno-Tahoe area in 1996, Heglund has performed with jazz artists Lee Konitz, Cedar Walton, Bobby Hutcherson, Bud Shank, Ravi Coltrane, Robin Eubanks, and Fred Hersch.  He also performs with the UNR faculty quintet The Collective, The Reno Jazz Orchestra, and the Ed Corey Trio.  Heglund has played on four CD's with the Collective (NorthBoatsBalance, Once and Again)and one CD with the Ed Corey Trio (Modal Citizen). He also performs with the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra and the Discover Music Percussion Ensemble.  Recently, Heglund was percussion soloist with the University Wind Ensemble for their performance of Joseph Schwantner's Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra. Dr. Heglund is an active clinician/adjudicator in the Northern Nevada and Northern California areas and organizes the annual Northern Nevada Day of Percussion.

Booking Contact: Andrew Heglund
Department of Music
University of Nevada, Reno

Phone:  (775) 682-9025
Email: aheglund@unr.edu

 

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The Collective

Boats

Genre: Traditional Jazz Combo
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Once and Again

Genre: Modern Creative Jazz
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North

Genre: Jazz
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