News & Musings

Richie Hawley Master Class

I’m very excited to have been selected as a participant in Richie Hawley’s upcomming master class in Minneapolis! The FREE mini-recital and master class will be held from 2:00pm-4:00pm on Saturday, September 30 at Midwest Musical Imports. Free repairs and a reception to follow! This is going to be an excellent event, I hope to see you … Continue reading Richie Hawley Master Class

Recital at Central Methodist University

5/13/2017 Very excited to be performing with my wonderful colleagues, Levi Gerke and Shelby Thompson, at Central Methodist University in Fayette, MO this weekend! Program to include Mozart’s “Kegelstatt” Trio, Britten’s Lachrymae, and Brahms’ Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor. Check out the press release here: http://www.centralmethodist.edu/about/offices/marketing/news/levi_gerke_recital_spring2017.php Continue reading Recital at Central Methodist University

Master’s Recital

2/28/2017 I’ll be giving my Master’s Recital this evening in Lindsay Recital Hall at FSU, with my excellent colleague, Levi Gerke! I hope you can make it to this exciting program: La Traviata Fantasy, Donato Lovreglio/G. Verdi Cinco Bocetos, Roberto Sierra Tema con Variazioni, Jean Françaix Sonata for Clarinet and Piano in F minor, Op. … Continue reading Master’s Recital

FSU New Music Festival

2/3/2017 – 2/4/2017 I’ll be performing a few works by Dutch composer Louis Andriessen at FSU’s Festival of New Music this weekend. Friday, Feb. 3, I’ll be performing Zilver, a chamber piece for modified Pierrot Ensemble, and on Saturday, Feb. 4, I’ll be performing the contrabass clarinet part on The Hague Hacking with the FSU Symphony Orchestra. Continue reading FSU New Music Festival

Studio Recital!

8/21/2016 My clarinet students from the Hastings Arts Center will be performing a short recital this afternoon to celebrate a great summer of lessons. They’ll be the first people to play on the Center’s brand new Steinway Grand! So proud of all their hard work this summer! Continue reading Studio Recital!

Magic Mountain Music Farm

6/27/2016 – 7/12/2016 I’m heading to upstate NY to work with my wonderful teacher and mentor, Burton Kaplan, at his Practice Marathon Retreat for two weeks. This will be my third summer spent at Magic Mountain Music Farm, and I’m really looking forward to two weeks of intense practice, lessons and master classes. In addition to … Continue reading Magic Mountain Music Farm