Nov 23 2016

Happy Thanksgiving 2016

Although we were lured into thinking that the endless summer would last through the New Year, the wind shifted this week in a big way, and suddenly it really feels like Thanksgiving. Tim and I wish you all the best for the holiday, and we are both very grateful for friends, family, and loved ones, …

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Apr 24 2016

Las Vegas, Tarrytown, and a challenge for Stamford

  I have lots of news, but fair warning — I also have a challenge. Today’s post is about my amazing experience with the Nevada All-Orchestra last week, and my wonderful Westchester Symphonic Winds. But most of all, I’m writing to ask (for the first time ever) for support. WSW/NCB Exchange Concert GoFundMe Challenge As you’ll …

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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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