Today my studio at UVic had and open master class. The clarinet choir also performed Dvorak. You can see pictures from this event on my twitter and listen to the recorded master class online.
The Cross-Cultural Clarinet
I will be performing “The Cross-Cultural Clarinet”, a concert of solo works for clarinet influenced by non-western cultures, at Acadia University. This concert will be January 11th 2019 in Denton Hall at 11:30am featuring works by Ziporyn, Shatin, Rosen, Azmeh, and Olsen. More details to come!
Aventa Ensemble Presents Ayre by Oswaldo Golijov
I’m thrilled to be performing Ayre by Oswaldo Golijov with the Aventa Ensemble! This performance will take place at the end of October. More details to come!
UVic Faculty Concert
I will be performing in the UVic Faculty Chamber Music Concert on October 13th at 8pm in the PTY Recital Hall. Click here for concert and ticket information!
Ecosono in Houston
I had a great time performing this passed weekend (April 13 and 14 2018) at Rice University’s Moody Center with the Ecosono Ensemble. On April 13 I was part of a free improv accompanied by glacier sounds, birds, and the wind blowing across the holes shrimp dig (very cool). April 14 I performed Matthew Burtner’s Climate Change Opera Auksalaq. It’s great to be a part of socially conscious engaging art!
Gellman Room Concert
The Cross-Cultural Clarinet
I will be performing a concert of solo clarinet repertoire influenced by non-Western cultures which I have titled The Cross-Cultural Clarinet in February 2018. The concert will feature contemporary clarinet works influenced by East African Guitar, Japanese Shakuhachi, Balinese Gamelan, Pygmie Whistle Song, and more.
I have three concerts schedule:
- February 10th at 2pm in the Gellman Room at the Richmond, VA Public Library, Free Admission.
- February 11th 3pm Wilson Hall at Washington and Lee University, Free Admission
UVA Clarinet Ensemble Performance
The UVA Clarinet Ensemble, that I direct, will be performing November 4th at 8pm at the Bridge Progressive Arts Space. This concert will be shared with the UVA New Music Ensemble. The Clarinet Ensemble will perform works by Khachaturian and a world premier by the Clarinet Ensmble’s resident composer, Cameron Church’s Criticaster Discourse. Ensemble members include Keerthi Radhakrishnan, Samantha Townsend, Jacob Cunningham, Ben Phillips, Sarah Zhou, Zachary Thomas, Esther Xu, Austin Cheng, and composer Cameron Church.
For more details click here http://music.virginia.edu/night-new-music-bridge
Gellman Room Concerts
February 10 is my date!!!!! More information to come
Mozart Clarinet Concerto
I will be performing the Mozart Clarinet Concerto K. 622 with the Charlottesville Symphony September 23rd and 24th 2017. I’m thrilled to be performing this wonderful and important work!
My first encounter with this piece was at age 8 when I performed the second movement in the Halifax Kiwanis Music Festival. I’m really excited, many years later, to still have a relationship with this piece and to be able to play it with orchestra.
Telemetry Concert Series
I will be performer at The Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative September 8th at 8pm. This concert will feature electroacoustic works for clarinet and flute composed by the CCT Ph.d students at the UVA Music Department. This concert will feature Kelly Sulick on Flute and works by Chris Luna-Mega, Ben Robertson, Aaron Stepp, and Alex Christie
Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology
I’m excited to announce that I have been accepted to an artist residency at the Crosshatch Center for Art and Ecology to work on a program of contemporary clarinet works influenced by non-Western cultures. More to come on this program and performances!
The composer/performer collaborative workshop that I teach at UVA will be featured on WTJU91.1fm radio Wednesday May 3rd at 8pm EST.
This class explores composer/performer collaboration though the composition and performance of undergraduate student pieces. The show will feature works and performance by Calder Hannan, Catherine Monnes, Jack Patton-Smith, and Sarah Labriny. Tune in at 91.1fm in Charlottesville or wtju.net
WEMC’s Airplay graciously will be promoting my upcoming concert at UVA. They will be playing my performance of Beethoven’s clarinet trio with Trio Dolce.
Airplay can be heard on 91.7 on Sundays and Tuesdays at 7p and Thursdays at 1p, and online at http://media.wmra.org/wemcplayer.html.
Even More Mozart
I’m really excited to perform the Mozart Requiem with the Virginia Consort March, 5 2017 at 3:30pm in Old a Cabell Hall.
I love love love this piece so much. Did I mention I love this piece. Sadly I won’t be playing basset horn but the clarinet part is still lovely. If you don’t know the Mozart Requiem (shame on you 😉) you can listen below.