April 29 – May 1:
Teaching residency at the Conservatorio Superior de Castellón, in Castellón de la Plana, Spain. Master classes April 28, 29, 30. Contact Miguel Puchol for information.
Premiere performance with oboist Nicholas Daniel of Sandro Caldini’s revised edition of the Poulenc Trio for oboe, bassoon and piano based on Poulenc’s definitive manuscript at the IDRS conference in Columbus, Georgia
Performance of the Gubaidulina Concerto for Bassoon and Low Strings at the IDRS conference in Columbus, Georgia
NewBassoon Workshop, a four-day event at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY presented by Dark in the Song
Performance with Winston-Salem Symphony and pianist André Watts including Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2
Teaching residency at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China. Master classes, lessons, and recital.
October 15, 16, 18:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and Mason Bates’ Ode
Performance with Zéphyros Winds at The Earl and Darielle Linehan Concert Hall in Baltimore, MD. Music of Mendelssohn, Mozart, Fine, Shifrin, and Barber
Performance with Zéphyros Winds at the Waterford Concert Series in Waterford, VA. Music of Mendelssohn, Mozart, Fine, Shifrin, and Barber
Performance with Zéphyros Winds at Washington Adventist University in Takoma Park, MD. Music of Mendelssohn, Mozart, Fine, Shifrin, and Barber
Performance with Zéphyros Winds on the Music in Midtown Series in New York including the American Premiere of Wolfgang Rihm’s Wind Quintet
Teaching Residency at Vanderbilt University Blair School of Music
November 13, 14:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Mozart’s Symphony No. 41, Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, Britten’s Double Concerto for Violin and Viola
Performance with the UNCSA faculty wind quintet. Music of Villa-Lobos, Del Aguila, Piazolla, and the world premiere of Alejandro Rutty’s Wind Quintet. Tickets
January 7, 8 ,10:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, Sibelius’ Symphony No. 5 and Violet Bond: Concerto for Electric Guitar with DJ Sparr
Performance of Appalachian Spring for 13 instruments with UNCSA faculty. Tickets
Performance of Michael Gordon’s Rushes, an hour-long work for seven bassoons at National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY. Tickets
Grammy award-winning new music ensemble Eighth Blackbird teaching residency at UNCSA. Contact Saxton Rose for more information.
Performance of Mozart’s Sonata for Bassoon and Cello in B-flat major, K.292/196c with UNCSA cello faculty Brooks Whitehouse as part of the annual Mozart Birthday Concert at UNCSA. Tickets
Performance with Elizabeth Pacheco Rose of Saxton Rose’s arrangement of Brahms’ Zwei Gesänge, Op 91, for soprano, bassoon and piano at Wake Forest’s Brendle Rectial Hall.
Guest artist master class at UNCSA with Vienna Philharmonic Principal Bassoon Sophie Dartigalongue. Open to the public. Contact Saxton Rose for more information.
Performance with Zéphyros Winds on the Brandeis Concert Series in Boston, MA as part of the annual Irving Fine Celebration Concert. Program includes Irving Fine’s Partita and Romanza, and music of Bernstein, Mendelssohn, and Mozart
Performances and Teaching Residency with Zéphyros Winds on the Rockport Music Series in Rockport, MA
April 2, 4:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Strauss’ Also sprach Zarathustra and Berlioz’s Te Deum
Recitals and Teaching Residency in Portugal. Events at Conservatório Regional de Évora.
May 20, 21, 23:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony including Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite, Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 3, and Tao’s The World is Very Different Now
The second annual NewBassoon Workshop will take place at the University of South Carolina this year May 25-29. More information will be available soon at http://darkinthesong.org/
Performance at the International Double Reed Conference, Lawrence Conservatory in Appleton, Wisconsin. Mozart Quartet for Bassoon and Strings K370.
June 25 – July 1
Performances and teaching residency at the Emory University Bassoon Extravaganza