On Sunday, November 7, PANdemonium4 performs on the Mark Flugge Seventh Annual Tribute Concert at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio! This free 3:00 PM concert in Mees Hall features Mark Flugge's Action Planet, arranged by Andy Frederick.
On Monday, November 1 at 7:00 PM ET, join composer Judith Shatin and me for the YouTube premiere of "Backstory: Conversation and Performances"! This special virtual event features video performances of two signature commissions, Judith's Penelope's Song (from "Promises", presented by the PARMA Recordings Live Stage) and For the Fallen (from "For the Fallen", presented by the Social Distance Sessions), alongside conversation with Judith and me about the pieces, her inspiration
Wednesday, October 27 will be my first annual faculty residency! At 3:00 PM, I share my "Warm-Up Workout" presentation with students from GSC and surrounding high schools, and, at 7:00 PM, I perform "Back to Live" a recital featuring live premieres of three works written during the pandemic: Jon Fielder's G.A.T.E. Drills, Matthew Kennedy's Miniatures for One, "LXXXIII. Pickerington, Ohio", and Tom Beal's Slovakia. The program also includes signature works by Roger Dannenberg
On Sunday, October 24, PANdemonium4, your favorite flute quartet, is in residence at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio! At 1:00 PM, we coach the OU flute choir, and, at 4:00 PM, we present a guest artist concert featuring a world premiere commission by Tony Zilincik, the live premiere of Maria Grenfell's Pipe Music, and signature commissioned works by Robert McClure (writhe, unfurl), Laura Schwendinger (Nine Muses) and Mark Flugge (Action Planet), arranged by Andy Frederick. Th
I’m the House Band for this week’s episode of the Nobody Listens to Paula Poundstone podcast with special guest John Cleese!!! Tune in to hear me pay homage to this legendary actor, comedian, and writer with musical tidbits from his career highlights, including Monty Python’s Flying Circus, Fawlty Towers, Life of Brian, Harry Potter, and Shrek, and listen to the end to hear Judith Shatin’s Penelope’s Song! As a four-time House Band, I’ve appeared on the NLTPP podcast more tha
The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra opens our season on Saturday, October 16 with the world premiere of Matthew Jackfert's Social Dissonance at 7:30 PM at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia in Charleston, West Virginia! The program repeats on Sunday, October 17 at 2:30 PM at Blennerhassett School in Parkersburg, West Virginia. On Saturday, November 13, the WVSO performs Shostakovich's Symphony N0. 5 in Charleston, repeating on Sunday, November 17 in P
My article "Audition Equals Opportunity: Orchestral Auditions After 40" is in this month's issue of The Flute View! Thank you to Viviana Guzman for the idea of and excellent questions for the piece. Subscribe to enjoy the whole issue and read my audition interview!