Feb 21 2016

WSW Celebrates Percussion!

I have lots of performance news! Next Sunday, February 28, I’ll be conducting the second concert of our 2015-2016, “Spirit & Fortitude,” at Tarrytown Music Hall at 3:00 pm. This concert will feature and celebrate percussion in several big ways: Black Rainbow, a work for six solo percussionists and symphonic band, exploring the elusive and mystical …

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Oct 29 2015

The New York Times

I’ve been holding off sending a post about my concerts this season, waiting for something out of the ordinary to happen. And it just did. This Sunday, The New York Times will publish an article about me and the Westchester Symphonic Winds, just in time to promote our first concert of the season on November 8 at …

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Apr 05 2015

My Sydney Adventure, Part 2

I think I’m finally through the jet lag. I managed pretty well during the first crucial days back, but I admit it was still rough through the first full week. I’ve posted about 300 of the 1000+ photos I took on a new photo site, This Life (recently purchased by Shutterfly). You can easily zip through photos …

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Mar 25 2015

My Sydney Adventure, Part 1

I’m about to leave Sydney, New South Wales, after 14 amazing days here. I had hoped to write blog posts throughout this trip, but my host, John Lynch, recently moved to a new apartment, and his Wi-fi was only connected yesterday. I have been journaling, however (the old-fashioned way), and have a detailed personal record …

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Jan 21 2015

WSW concert this Sunday!

I’m conducting again this Sunday — our Winter Concert with the Westchester Symphonic Winds. The program is Sunday, January 25 at 3:00 pm at Tarrytown Music Hall, 13 Main Street, in Tarrytown, NY. This “Warm Sounds of Winter” program features Tom McCauley, guest conductor, and MSgt Bill Owens and SSgt Chris Venditti, from the West …

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