Performances at the International Double Reed Society Conference in Tokyo, Japan
August 31-September 4:
Recitals and Teaching Residency in Córdoba, Argentina as the 2015 invited guest artist of the Encuentro de Fagotistas de Córdoba. More info
September 12,13 and 15:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto with Laura St. John and Berlioz’s Symphonie Fantastique
Performance at the International Computer Music Conference in Denton, TX. Music of Michael Rothkopf for Bassoon, Soprano and Computer.
Oct 3, 4 & 6:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Mozart’s Divertimento K.131 and Symphony No. 38, “Prague”
Performance of Michael Gordon’s hour-long sonic meditation ‘Rushes’ for seven bassoons in its New York City premiere at the Park Avenue Armory. Tickets $40. Friday, October 23 at 8:00pm, Board of Officers Room.
Residency at UNCSA by The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Bassoonist Peter Kolkay will give master class for the UNCSA bassoon studio Oct 24, 1-3pm.
November 15 and 17:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Mason Bates’ Rusty Air in Carolina, Barber’s Knoxville: Summer of 1915 and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4
Performance as director of the nu ensemble, the new music ensemble at UNCSA. Music of Caroline Shaw, Stefan Freund, Ted Hearne, Marc Mellits and Donnacha Dennehy’s That the Night Come with soprano Elizabeth Pacheco Rose. More info
Concerto performance of Dana Wilson’s Avatar concerto for bassoon and chamber ensemble. With the UNCSA Wind Ensemble and director Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant. More info
Woodwind Day at UNCSA. More info. Performance of Poulenc’s Sextet and the premiere of a quartet for flute, clarinet, bassoon and piano by David McHugh.
Performance with Zéphyros Winds at the Chamber Music America Conference. Music of Wolfgang Rihm, Barber, Mendlesson. 5pm.
Solo Recital at UNCSA. Often a wallflower at the party, here the bassoon takes center stage with masterworks of Mozart, Biber and Schumann stolen in transcription from the repertoire of its more fortunate friends. Bassoonist Saxton Rose, pianist Allison Gagnon and new oboe faculty Merideth Hite perform a dazzling program of music from the 17th century to today including Schumann, Biber, Jacob TV, and Mozart. More info
Chrysalis Chamber Music Festival Concert at UNCSA. Performance of Beethoven Septet with UNCSA faculty. Tickets and info
Chrysalis Chamber Music Festival Concert at UNCSA. Performance of Jean Francaix’s Divertissement for oboe, clarinet and bassoon and Gounod’s Petite symphonie with UNCSA faculty. Tickets and info
March 6 and 8:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem and in Paradisum by Dan Forrest
Performance and teaching residency at Virginia Tech with UNCSA faculty wind quintet. Recital 7:30pm, March 14 at Squires Recital Salon. Tickets
Performance with UNCSA faculty winds at Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, VA.
April 2, 3 and 5:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Grieg’s Peer Gynt Suite, Copland’s Appalachian Spring, and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2
Performance with Le Train Bleu at National Sawdust in NYC. Music of Sarah Kirkland Snider, Christopher Theofanides, Reena Ismail, and a world premiere by Jesse Limbacher. 7pm, tickets and info
April 22, 23:
Performances of Michael Gordon’s hour-long work for seven bassoons Rushes at Duke University as part of Duke Performances. Tickets and info
Teaching residency at the Conservatorio Superior de Castellón, in Castellón de la Plana, Spain. Master classes April 28, 29, 30. Contact Miguel Puchol for information.