UNCSA Contemporary Music Ensemble

On October 27 I conducted the UNCSA contemporary music ensemble, called nu, in a concert in Watson Hall. I’m the music director of the group which has been enormously challenging and rewarding. The program was as follows: Wolfgang Rihm: Will…

World Premiere of Michael Gordon’s Rushes

On September 15th I had the pleasure of performing the world premiere of Rushes, a piece for seven bassoons by Bang on a Can composer Michael Gordon. The new work is a 60+ minute tour-de-force that takes some inspiration from…

Tchaikovsky 5 with Winston-Salem Symphony

Performances October 13, 14, 16 with the Winston-Salem Symphony of Tchaikovsky’s Sym No. 5, Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 1 with pianist Antonio Pompa-Baldi, and Zhou Tian’s A Thousand Years of Good Prayers.

Organ Benefit Concert 2012

On September 7, 2012 I performed a recital to benefit the restoration and installation of a rare 1898 Hook & Hastings pipe organ at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC. The program included the following: Triébert/Jancourt’s Fantasia Concertante on…

Recital at the 2012 IDRS Conference

On July 11, 2012 I performed a solo recital at the International Double Reed Society Conference in Miami, OH. On the program was a new arrangement of Randall Woolf’s piece ‘Everything is Green,’ originally for flute, piano and soundtrack. I…

Solo Faculty Recital at UNCSA 2011

On November 8th I performed a solo faculty recital at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. The program follows: Cinco peças para canto e fagote (1976) by Francisco Mignone with Elizabeth Pacheco Rose, soprano Duo Sonata (1977)…