IDRS Conference Performances 2011
This year’s International Double Reed Society Conference in Tempe, AZ was one of the busiest yet, with 3 performances, meetings, and serving as chair of the Young Artist Bassoon Competition. Performances included a recital with Dark in the Song of…
Beethoven Symphony No. 6 and Hindemith Symphonic Metamorphoses
On May 14, 15, 17, 2011 I performed Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 and Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphoses with the Winston-Salem Symphony, Robert Moody conducting.
Performance of Luciano Berio’s Sequenza XII for Bassoon
On April 30th I performed Sequenza XII for Bassoon by Berio as part of an all Berio Sequenza concert by faculty of UNCSA. Also on the program were Tadeu Coelho, flute; Sheila Browne, viola; Taimur Sullivan, soprano saxophone; and Brooks…
Dark in the Song Recital at UNCSA 2011
On April 19th, I performed with Dark in the Song, a contemporary bassoon collective, as part of the Watson Chamber Music Series at UNCSA. Works by Frank Zappa, Jacob Ter Veldhuis and premieres of works commissioned by Dark in the…
Performance in Berlin with Alarm Will Sound
Soundchecking in Berlin On March 21st I performed at the Philharmonie, where the Berlin Philharmonic plays, with Alarm Will Sound, one of the world’s premier contemporary chamber orchestras. Three days of rehearsals in New York and a quick trip to…
Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4 with the Winston-Salem Symphony
On March 12, 13, and 15 I performed Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 4, Prokofiev’s Symphony no. 1 and Mozart’s Concerto for Clarinet with the Winston-Salem Symphony at the Steven’s Center in Winston-Salem, NC. Music director Robert Moody and clarinetist Anthony Taylor.
Mendelssohn/Shakespeare: Midsummer Nightâ€™s Dream with UNCSA Drama Department
Performances with the Winston-Salem Symphony of Mendelssohn/Shakespeare: Midsummer Night;s Dream with UNCSA Drama Department February 5-8, 2011.
Double Reed Festival at University of Memphis
This past weekend I traveled to Memphis, TN to teach and perform at the annual Double Reed Festival presented by the Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music at the University of Memphis. The event was hosted by University of Memphis…
Performances with the Winston-Salem Symphony January 7th and 9th of Rimsky Korsokov’s Scheherazade, Sibelius’ Finlandia, op. 26, Berg’s Violin Concerto and Brubeck’s Interplay for Three Violins. Robert Moody, conductor; Charles Dimmick, violin.
Bongo Passion Concert tour in New York
Together with my former colleagues at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, I performed an exciting program of chamber music of composers Roberto Sierra (b. 1953), Alfonso Fuentes (b. 1954) and Raymond Torres (b.1958), three Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music…