Midwest Recital and Master Class Tour

From April 15th to the 20th I performed solo recitals and taught master classes at Lawrence Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wisconsin; University of Wisconsin – Madison; and University of Minnesota – Duluth. What a great privilege to work with…

Solo Recital at UNC School of the Arts

On March 27th I will perform a solo recital as part of the Watson Hall Recital Series at UNC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. If you’re in there area, I hope you can make it. Here’s the information:…

Keith Sweger Guest Recital and Master Class at UNCSA

Keith Sweger, professor of bassoon at Ball State University in Indiana presented a master class and recital at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts on February 25th. The program included Gernot Wolfgang’s Three Short Stories for bassoon…

Recitals and Master classes in Indiana

On February 15th I gave a lecture-recital on extended bassoon techniques at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music in Bloomington, IN. A focal point of the talk was using the International Phonetic Alphabet to describe and explain various internally generated…

UNCSA Faculty Latin Chamber Music Concert

I recently performed on a UNCSA faculty chamber music concert in Watson Hall entitled Latin Love. The program featured the music of Miguel del Aguila, Jack Delano, Villa-Lobos, Paquito D’Rivera, Eduardo Gamboa and Piazzolla. I performed the woodwind quintets of…

Shostakovich Symphony no. 10

On February 6th, 7th and 9th I performed Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 and Gershwin’s Piano Concerto in F with the Winston-Salem Symphony. Robert Moody, conductor Bryan Wallick, piano. Here’s a review.

Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale

This weekend I had the great pleasure of performing one of my favorite pieces of music by one of my favorite composers. The Soldier’s Tale (Histoire de Soldat) is a 1918 theatrical work “to be read, played, and danced” (“lue,…

Tuple Bassoon Duo Recital and Master class at UNCSA

Bassoonists Lynn Hileman and Rachael Elliott (pictured below) performed a recital and master class at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts Tuesday, December 8th at 4:30pm in Hood Recital Hall. Students of Saxton Rose performed in the…