April 6th at Saint John's Lutheran Church With Bernard Tamosaitis conducting, a host of great musicians volunteered their time for the Westchester Humane Society by performing Dvorak's Serenade for Winds and Beethoven's Octet for Wind Instruments. Organized by Mamaroneck's one and only Kenneth Murphy! Thanks for that one Ken.
PASSION, PURPOSE, and PINEAPPLES A clarinet duet by Adrés Soto
Performed on March 23rd at the Advent Lutheran Church in Manhattan with fellow clarinetist Kenneth Murphy. I loved Adrés' contrapuntal style and melodic lines. see more of him at: http://www.andres-soto.com/
MAGNITUDE IN THE MIDWEST
Live at the 2012 Midwest Composers Symposium, Chaz Allen and I played his high-energy composition, Magnitude, during the three-day festival hosted by Indiana University. See it now on the Videos page.
ACTION IN THE ADIRONDACKS
Just back from the awesome Lake George Music Festival (August 17-23). I had a great time performing and learned a ton from the other wonderful musicians.
!!!Shout out to our clarinet section!!! Ralph Skiano of the Richmond Symphony Orchestra and Emmanuel Toledo of the Lansing Symphony Orchestra
Utopia Winds is a clarinet quartet playing primarily classical chamber music, as well as transcriptions from popular genres. The group performs throughout the NYC metropolitan area. We are available for parties, ceremonies, and concerts. Keep your ear out for us this year with Music Under New York. Listen to our music here
Founded in 2009 by composer and conductor Whitney George, The Curiosity Cabinet is a chamber orchestra dedicated to performing works of the 20th/21st-century standard repertoire and premiering works by living composers working in interdisciplinary mediums. I was invited into this group in 2014 and it continues to be an outstanding adventure. Find out more here