Guest conducting

2018 Western Massachusetts Sr. District Band

January 13, 2018, Amherst, MA


  • Williams – Symphonic Dance #3 (“Fiesta”)
  • Bryant – Marbled Midnight Mile
  • Saucedo – American Barndance


2017 NYSSMA Zone 11 Area All-State Band

November 15, 2017


  • Reed – Hounds of Spring
  • Whitacre – October
  • Sheldon – Metroplex
  • Sousa/Fennell – The Gallant Seventh


2017 Hartwick College Honor Band

Saturday, October 21 in Oneonta, New York


  • Arnold/Paynter – Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo
  • Balmages – Rippling Watercolors
  • Sousa/Fennell – The Gallant Seventh March


2016 Syracuse University Wind Ensemble

Tuesday, November 15, 2016, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY


  • Latham – Break Forth O Beauteous, Heavenly Light (from Three Chorale Preludes)
  • Biedenbender – Luminescence


2016 Columbia Summer Winds

Saturday, August 6, 2016, Astoria Park, Queens

Program: Arnold/Paynter – Prelude, Siciliano, and Rondo


2016 Nevada All-State Orchestra

Wednesday-Sunday, April 13-17, 2016, UNLV, Las Vegas


  • Kabalevsky – Overture to Colas Breugnon
  • Tull – The Final Covenant
  • Kalinnikov -Finale from Symphony No. 1


2016 Dutchess County Music Educators Association All-County Wind Ensemble

Friday-Saturday, January 29-30, 2016, Arlington HS, Lagrangeville, NY


  • Curnow – Nathan Hale Trilogy
  • Daehn – As the Summer Was Just Beginning
  • Markowski – The Cave You Fear
  • Saucedo – American Barndance


2015 Bloomfield Youth Band

Friday, December 11, 2015,Bloomfield MS, Bloomfield, NJ

Program: Curnow – Nathan Hale Trilogy


2015 Grand Street Community Band

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 8:00 pm, Carnegie Hall, New York City
Program: Ticheli – Rest


2014 Wallkill/Washingtonville Exchange Concert

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 7:00 pm, Wallkill High School, Wallkill, NY


  • Stamp – Gavorkna Fanfare
  • Holsinger – The Gathering the Ranks at Hebron


2014 Saratoga-Warren Music Educators Association All-County Band

Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 8:00 pm, Queensbury High School, Queensbury, NY

Program to be selected from:

  • Smith/Stamp – The Star Spangled Banner
  • LaPlante – In the Forest of the King
  • Bryant – Dusk
  • Mackey – Undertow
  • Sousa – The Gallant Seventh


2014 Arlington High School Guest Conductor Concert

I’m acting as a guest conductor along with Dr. Andrew Boysen for their winter concert on March 8, 2014. I’ll be conducting the Concert Band. Thanks go to David Neil Regner for the invitation. Works include:

  • Bernotas – Ride On
  • Sheldon – Lindbergh Variations
  • Vinson – To Realms of Endless Day
  • Mackey – Undertow


2013 South Beach Community Band

I’m returning as guest conductor for this community summer band again in Greenwich, Connecticut in 2013. The two concerts are both at 7:00 pm, on Sunday, July 28 and Sunday, August 25. Guest soloists include Rick Henly, trumpet, and Lois Hicks-Wozniak, alto sax.


2013 JanFest

January 17-20, 2013, I’m off to Athens, Georgia and the University of Georgia for their JanFest. I’ll be one of eight guest conductors working with students from around the Atlanta area for this huge musical event.

  • LaPlante – in the Forest of the King
  • Williams – Symphonic Dance #3, “Fiesta”
  • Cross – Tribute
  • Sousa – Gallant Seventh


2012 South Beach Community Band

On July 29, 2012, I’m the guest conductor for this community summer band in Greenwich, Connecticut. Jeff Goodwin, tenor, and Tim Takagi, horn, are the soloists.


2012 New Jersey All-State String Orchestra

On May 12, I will act as guest conductor for the 2012 New Jersey All-State Intermediate Orchestra. This string orchestra will be my first honors orchestra gig, and my first all-state gig! Program includs:

  • Ludwig van Beethoven, arr. McCashin – Egmont Overture
  • John Corigiliano – Voyage for Orchestra
  • Maurice Ravel, arr. Simpson – Pavane for a Dead Princess
  • John Rutter – Suite for Strings
  • Robert Longfield – Rondo in Blue

2012 Bergen County Band

Music Educators of Bergen County, Westwood Regional HS, Westwood, NJ

On January 15, I’m the guest conductor for the 2012 Bergen County Band. This is the second time that I have the honor of conducting this ensemble; the first time was exactly 20 years ago, in 1992. The principal oboe from 1992, Mark Donellan, band director at Paramus High School, will be the band manager, and Evan Cooper, band director from Northern Valley – Demarest, and my supervisor for 12 years, will be the coordinator. Program includes some of my favorite works for band, including classics and new works, and my favorite version of our National Anthem:

  • John Stafford Smith/Jack Stamp – Star Spangled Banner
  • Samuel Hazo – Ride
  • Eric Whitacre – October
  • Clifton Williams – Symphonic Dance #3 “Fiesta”
  • John Philip Sousa – The Gallant Seventh March


2010 Junior Region Band

North Jersey School Music Association, 50th anniversary concert


2010 NYSSMA Zone 9 Area All-State Band

NYSSMA, at Wallkill HS, Wallkill, NY

  • John Stafford Smith/Jack Stamp – Star Spangled Banner
  • Samuel R. Hazo – Ride
  • Eric Whitacre – Octorber
  • Alfred Reed – Armenian Daces, Part 1


2005 Region 1 Symphonic Band

North Jersey School Music Association, at Clifton HS, Clifton, NJ

  • Alfred Reed – The Hounds of Spring
  • John Philip Sousa/edited by William D. Rivelli – The Freelance March
  • Fisher Tull – The Final Covenant
  • Vasily Kalinnkov/arranged by Glenn Cliffe Bainum – Finale, from Symphony No. 1 in G minor


1994 Rockland County Band


1993 Orange County Band


1992 Bergen County Band


1987 Junior Region Band


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