Los Angeles, California, who attended the USC
Thornton School of Music and studied with Christie Lundquist, Mitchell Lune
and David Schifrin.
whom he has worked include the Asia America Symphony Orchestra, the
California E.A.R. Unit, Camerata Pacifica, Chamber
Music Palisades, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Joffrey
Ballet Orchestra, the Long Beach Symphony, the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the
Los Angeles Music Center Opera, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Martha’s
Vineyard Chamber Music Society, Opera Pacific Orchestra, the Pasadena
Symphony, the San Francisco Ballet Orchestra, the Santa Barbara Chamber
Orchestra, the Southwest Chamber Music Society, and the USC Contemporary
February 1988, the USC Contemporary Music Ensemble delivered the Los Angeles premiere
of William Kraft’s “Quartet for the Love of Time” at
Chamber Music Society gave a recital at Claremont
College in Pomona, California,
on 22nd September 1988.
Their program comprised Elliott Carter’s “Esprit
rude/esprit doux”, Arnold Schoenberg’s
“Wind Quintet, Op. 26” and Charles Wuorinen’s
October 1993, they appeared at the Pasadena Presbyterian Church where they
performed Antonin Dvorak’s “String
Quartet, Op. 77”, the west coast premiere of Anthony Payne’s “The
Song Streams in the Firmament” and Sergei Prokofiev’s “Quintet,
They were at
the Huntington Art Gallery Loggia on 5th August 1996, when they interpreted
Carl Friedrich Abel’s “Quartet in G”, Ingolf
Dahl’s “Concerto a Tre”, Franz
Joseph Haydn’s “Flute Trio, Hob. IV:1”,
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Flute Quartet, K. 285”, and Wuorinen’s “Transcriptions from the Glogauer Song-Book”.
March 2004, the Los Angeles Music Center Opera mounted Die Frau ohne Schatten
by Richard Strauss.
with flautist Susan Greenberg, pianist Delores Stevens and soprano Elissa Johnston, haunted the Dabney
Lounge at the California Institute of Technology on 3rd April
2005. Their set included music
of Georges Bizet, Aaron Copland, Georg Frideric
Handel, Robert Muczynski, Francis Poulenc, Maurice
Ravel and Franz Schubert.
January 2008, Chamber Music Palisades presented a concert at St. Matthew’s
Episcopal Church that featured “Contrasts” by Bela Bartok, “Pieces de Clavecin”
by Jean-Philippe Rameau, “Sonata for Flute and Piano” by Sergei
Prokofiev, and “Sonata in G major for Violin and Piano” by
They were back
at St. Matthew’s on 28th October 2008 for the opening of
their twelfth season. The
evening’s music included “Fragments for Flute, Clarinet and
Bassoon” by Muczynski, “Peter and Mr.
Wolf” by Alan Chapman, “Quartet for Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon
and Horn” by Gioachino Rossini, “Sonata
in E flat major for Horn and Piano” by Franz Danzi,
and “Trio for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano” by Gernot
November 2008, the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra Chamber Players took the
stage at Fleischmann Auditorium, where they offered up “Appel Interstellaire”
from Des Canyons aux Etoiles by Olivier Messiaen, “Cinq Pieces
for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon” by Jacques Ibert,
“Duo for Clarinet and Bassoon—Three Short Stories” by
Wolfgang, and “Sextet in E flat, Op. 71” by Ludwig van
to Fleischmann on 2nd February 2010 for a performance of “Douze Variations sur ‘Ah! Vous dirai-je Maman’”
by Mozart, “Kleine Kammermusik,
Op. 24, No. 2” and “Musikalisches Blumengartlein und Leyptziger
Allerley” by Paul Hindemith, and “Thin
Air” by Wolfgang.
March 2011, the Los Angeles Music Center Opera presented The Turn of the Screw by Benjamin
Britten at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.
the featured soloist when the Santa Barbara Chamber Orchestra performed the
“Clarinet Concerto” of Mozart at the Lobero
Theatre on 17th March 2012.
which he appears include Daniel
Variations by Steve Reich, Trumpet
of the Swan by Jason Robert Brown, and the soundtracks of Bobby, Spanglish, Wall-E and X2: X-Men United.
In the field
of music education, he has taught at the California State University Bob
Cole Conservatory of Music in Long Beach and
(a.k.a. Chapman University) in Orange, California.