Eb Clarinet Concerto
Telluride Chamber Music Festival
San Francisco Opera
Performing in Dr. Wacko and the
Time Machine on the recorder
Oakland Ballet Nutcrackers
to Playing Samples
I have concertized all across the United States and Europe. I have performed on the Bb, Eb, A, C, Alto, Basset Horn, Bass and Contra Bass Clarinets, Alto and Tenor Saxophones, all Recorders and even the Crumhorn.
I have performed with chamber
music groups, contemporary ensembles, opera
orchestras, ballet orchestras, symphony orchestras, multimedia
ensembles, bands, wind ensembles, musicals, television commercials,
movie sound tracks and Renaissance/Baroque ensembles. Click on
the links below to sample my playing.
ConcertosListen This link contains Jerome Neff's Concerto Giocoso for Eb Clarinet at a performance with the Camellia Symphony. I loved performing this wonderful piece. The link contains parts of the second and third movements.
Listen In the next link I am performing the Copland Clarinet Concerto with a group I played with for many years -The Women's Philharmonic. The link contains the opening and middle sections of the concerto. I also played on several cds under the Koch label with the Women's Philharmonic. They can be purchased by clicking on the following links:
Opera and Ballet
love playing opera. This excerpt is from a performance of Andre Previn's A
Streetcar Named Desire
with the amazing Renee Fleming, Elizabeth Futral and the San Francisco Opera
played the jazzy Bb clarinet solos on this cd as well as Eb clarinet.
are a couple of nice Eb clarinet solos from the same opera. The
cd boxed set can be purchased by clicking on this link:
Listen This link contains first a bass clarinet excerpt and then a contra bass clarinet excerpt
from Elliot Goldenthal's Othello which I performed and recorded with
the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra. The cd can be purchased by clicking
Listen I formed a chamber music group called MusicArts and this link contains the Adagio from a performance of the Beethoven Trio opus 11.
This link contains a terrfic contemporary piece called Private Game by
Shulamit Ran for cello and clarinet.
This is from a live radio interview with the composer on the Speaking
of Music Series. To hear the entire interview click here.
Listen This link contains the
fourth movement of the woodwind quintet arrangement of Ravel's
Couperin which I performed at the Telluride Chamber Music Festival.
San Francisco Opera in the Park
Recording Session at Skywalker Ranch
On Stage Banda for
San Francisco Opera
Lake Tahoe Music Festival