2019 NewBassoon Workshop, a week-long workshop on contemporary bassoon literature, performance techniques, and pedagogy as part of the National Music Festival in Chestertown, Maryland.
July 13-August 4:
Solo master classes, chamber coachings and performances at the Ameropa Festival in Prague, Czech Republic http://ameropa.org
Concerto Soloist, Nico Muhly’s Concerto for Bassoon ‘Reliable Sources’ with the UNCSA Wind Ensemble
Performance of Sofia Gubaidulina’s Quasi Hoquetus for bassoon, viola, and piano with Dmitri Vorobiev and Ulrich Eichenauer.
Performance as director of nu ensemble, the contemporary music ensemble of UNCSA. Music of Sarah Kirkland Snider, Viet Cuong, Caroline Shaw, Stefan Freund, Jennifer Jolley, and D.J. Sparr
October 27, 29:
Performances of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and Mozart’s Symphony no. 38 with Winston-Salem Symphony and director Timothy Redmond.
Performance of Stravinsky’s Soldier’s Tale with members of Winston-Salem Symphony
Performance of Mozart’s Serenade in E-flat major, K.375 with students and faculty of UNCSA
November 17, 19:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony and director Timothy Redmond of Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Piano Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty
Chamber recital with UNCSA oboe professor Jaren Atherholt, piano professor Dmitri Vorobiev, and soprano Elizabeth Pacheco Rose. World Premieres of works by Kirk O’Riordan and Lawrence Dillon, and music of Valerie Coleman, Bach, and Rossini
January 11, 12:
Performances with Béla Fleck and Winston-Salem Symphony. Fleck’s 2nd Banjo Concerto and music by Kenneth Frazelle and Copland
Recital and master class at University of Georgia
Performance of Tchaikovsky’s 5th Symphony with Winston-Salem Symphony
Concerto Soloist with UNCSA Wind Faculty of Jeff Scott’s Baile Si Quire! including an improvised jazz solo
Performance as director of nu ensemble, the contemporary music ensemble of UNCSA. Music of Missy Mazzoli, David Sanford, Jacob ter Veldhuis, Chen Yi, and Florent Ghys
February 28 – March 1:
Performance and teaching residency with Zéphyros Winds at Univeristy of Oregon. Concert will include the music of Harbison, Barber, Higdon, Carter, and David Sanford.
March 7, 10:
Performances with Rachel Barton Pine and Winston-Salem Symphony. Music of Sibelius, Dvorák, and Smetana
The Bassoon Studio at UNCSA will host jazz bassoonist Paul Hanson for a 3-day residency including two performances and master classes
April 5, 7:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony and director Timothy Redmond of Beethoven’s Fidelio, and Mass in C
Release of Saxton’s album Almost a Scream: The Complete Works for Bassoon of Sofia Gubaidulina
May 3, 5:
Performances with Winston-Salem Symphony and director Timothy Redmond of selections from Wagner’s Ring Cycle and music of Lukas Foss and Berlioz
May 31 – June 7:
Dark in the Song will again present the NewBassoon Institute, a week-long workshop on contemporary bassoon literature, performance techniques, and pedagogy as part of the National Music Festival in Chestertown, Maryland. Performances, lessons and master classes with Saxton Rose and other faculty.
July 11-August 2:
Master classes and performances in Prague at the Ameropa Festival in Czech Republic. http://ameropa.org