May 13 2014

WSW – Carmina Burana!

I’m continuing to enjoy my “retirement,” in the manner exactly as I planned. I’m thoroughly enjoying my work at The Masters School, but I am especially excited by my next program I will conduct with the Westchester Symphonic Winds. I think it’s rare for any of us in the business of wind ensemble performance to …

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Feb 08 2014

WSW concert is GO tomorrow!

After much ado with snow, cancellations, and postponements, we are thrilled to be moving forward with our planned concert with the Westchester Symphonic Winds tomorrow, Sunday, February 9 at 3:00 pm. Sub-titled, “Ideas, Images and Textures” this concert will feature Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto, performed by SSgt. Christopher Venditti , guest conductor Amy Wilcox leading the ensemble …

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Nov 08 2013

PaveLife Promo Video

Although not a TV commercial for Westchester Symphonic Winds, this is probably the closest we’ll come to it. This interview was filmed in early October (when I was incredibly sick with the flu). The live background music and recordings are our own. I hate the last cheesy line I had to say (“We’re WSW and …

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Nov 03 2013

WSW Fall Concert November 10!

Updates for November Fall is here and the holidays are on the way. It’s been busy and I have lots to share. Fall Quarter at The Masters School WSW Concert November 10 at Tarrytown Music Hall Dream realized: Conducting at the Caramoor Festival! The Masters School One quarter of The Master School term has already …

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Aug 14 2013

Act 3: Purple Once More!

Act 1: As a student at Elizabethtown Area High School, Class of 1976, I identified with the school’s colors, Blue & White. I went on to Northwestern University for two degrees, where I sang, “Hail to Purple, Hail to White! Hail to thee, Northwestern!” Act 2: From 1982-2013, I proudly wore the Blue & Gold …

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