Camerata Caribe Performance Fall 2005

Camerata Caribe, the resident wind faculty chamber ensemble at the Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music, performed a concert in Sala Sanromá at the Puerto Rico Conservatory Sunday, November 13th. The program included the Concertino for Clarinet, Bassoon and Orchestra, Op.…

Homenaje a Amaury Veray

The Puerto Rico Conservatory of Music presented a concert in memory of Amaury Veray at the conservatory November 12th at 8pm. On the program was Jolgorio en la Jacana by Veray, a piece for piano, bassoon, violin, cello, clarinet, oboe,…

Jazz Band Performance

Performance on the guitar with the Puerto Rico Conservatory Big Band directed by Marco Pignataro with bass soloist, jazz legend Eddie Gomez. We performed Freddie Freeloader by Miles Davis, The Looking Glass by Matt Harris, Bye Bye Blackbird by Mort…

Beethoven Third Symphony

The second season concert of the 2005/06 season. The Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra performed Redes by S. Revueltas, Walton’s Concerto for Viola and Orchestra and Beethoven’s Third Symphony. Guillermo Figueroa conducted with Kaila Potts as soloist.

Spain Itinerary

I leave with the orchestra August 31st for a series of concerts in La Coruña, Spain. The first concert will be with G. Figueroa at El Palacio Opera del la Coruña on Saturday, September 3rd. The program, tentative as always…

IDRS Website Enhancements

I’ve added two new features and some slight enhancements to the IDRS website. In addition to the Upcoming Events and News sections, Vacancy/Audition and Competition Listings have recently been added. I hope these features will improve the site as a…

Record to your iPod

I may be a little late to the party but by installing Linux on your 1st-3rd generation iPod, one can record high quality audio (up to 96kHz) using any microphone with an 1/8 inch plug. There’s a tutorial in the…

Concerto performance in Ponce

Elizabeth and I performed as soloists with the chamber orchestra Orquesta de Camara Concerto Sunday, June 26th at the Art Museum in Ponce, PR. I performed the Concerto for Bassoon in B flat major “La Notte” of Vivaldi, and Fantasia…

2005 IDRS Conference Performance

Performance at the 2005 International Double Reed Conference in Austin, TX. Oboist Carla Parodi and I performed the Duet for Oboe and Bassoon by H. Villa-Lobos and the Fantasia Concertante on themes from Italian in Algiers for Oboe, Bassoon and…