I will coordinating the wind program for the Orchestra North Summer Program in Smithers, British Columbia this August. This will be an exciting two weeks of music making. The first week will be a the wind academy program which will feature a wind chamber music tour of Kitimat, Prince George, and Terrace. The second week will be a community program. I will be performing on the wind academy tour and in the faculty wind quintet. Click here for more information about Orchestra North.

Tour Poster

The Farrelly Ensemble is an international trio featuring Australian flutist Michal Rosiak, Canadian clarinetist Shawn Earle, and American cellist Maureen Kelly. The Farrelly Ensemble is thrilled to be artists-in-residence at Bundanon Trust from June 1Farrelly Ensemble Image5-29 2016 and will be featured in the Unbound Flute Festival in Brisbane July 1st 2016. The Farrelly Ensemble is committed to cross-cultural learning through the exploration of music from of their respective countries. Their 2016 program will include two new commissions by Australian composer Stephen Cronin, American composer Greg Bartholomew, and Canadian composer Omar Daniel’s Dreams of the Panther.

The Albemarle Ensemble will be playing a concert in Culpeper, VA May 22. We will be playing works by Beethoven, Rossini, Barthe, Auric, Piazzolla and more. More details to come.

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Albemarle Ensemble at our April 25th Concert at UVA.

 

I’m really excited to be joining EcoSono Feb 28th for a performance of The Ceiling Floats Away by Matthew Burner (music) and Rita Dove (poetry) as part of the Intersections Festival. I’m thrilled to be involved in such an innovative project! I won’t attempt to explain the project for fear of getting it wrong, but please read more on it here.

The performance will be Feb. 28th at the Atlas Performing Arts Centre in Washington D.C

I’m thrilled to announce that I have accepted the position of Lecturer in Clarinet at the University of Virginia McIntire Department of Music. Additionally, as part of this position I will be the principal clarinet of the Charlottesville Symphony at the University of Virginia. I’m excited to begin my new position with the outstanding faculty and students at UVa!!!

For details about the clarinet studio at U.Va click here 

In June 2016 Michal Rosiak, Maureen Kelly, and I will be artists-in-residence at Bundanon Trust in New South Wales, Australia. We will be artists-in-residence for two weeks working on works for flute, clarinet, and cello that will be performed at the beginning of July at the Unbound Flute Festival in Brisbane. We will be performing new works by Australian composers Michal Rosiak and Dr. Stephen Cronin, as well as works by Canadian composers.

More to come!!!