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National Bassoon Festival in Mexico City

I recently returned from Mexico City where I was honored to have been the invited guest artist of the Fourth Encuentro Nacional de Fagot (National Bassoon Festival of Mexico) organized by Wendy Holdaway. The event was an enormous success with…
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Tuacahn Summer Arts Institute June 16-28

I will be performing and teaching at the Tuacahn Summer Arts Institute this summer June 16-28. TSAI is an orchestral and chamber music institute located in Ivins, UT, nestled in a red rock canyon, about 10 miles west of St.…

Residency and Performance of Rushes in Ann Arbor

Residency and performance of Michael Gordon’s Rushes, an hour-long piece for seven bassoons at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor November 25, 2013. Entrepreneurship Class with the Rushes Ensemble 2:00-3:30 pm, Sunday, November 24, 2013. Stamps Auditorium, 1226 Murfin…

Beethoven 4th Symphony Concert Reviews

This week I performed Beethoven’s Symphony no. 4 three times with Winston-Salem Symphony and guest conductor Philip Mann. Also on the program, Wagner’s Siegfried Idyll and Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 19 with Myron Brown as soloist. Here are two nice…

Rite of Spring with Orchestra of St. Luke’s

On April 12 and 13 I performed Rite of Spring as principal bassoon with Orchestra of St. Luke’s as part of Carolina Performing Arts “Rite at 100″ celebration. These we’re unique and thrilling performances as I was called in last…