He is a French horn player, arranger and music
publisher who founded International Opus which is described as “a music
publishing company featuring ethnically diverse repertoire for classical
As a musician he has performed with many orchestras
and ensembles including Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, Liberty Winds, Orchestra
200, the Pennsylvania Ballet Company, the Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet and
the Philly Pops. He has also
worked as a studio musician for artists such as Bruce Hornsby, Rosie Carlino and Two of a Kind and was a performer in the
2001 Spoleto Festival Orchestra under the conductorship of Richard Hickox.
Albums he has performed on include What Matters Most by Rosie Carlino, Gloria!
Gloria! By Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia,
Harbor Lights by Bruce Hornsby, Live at the Village Vanguard by the
Lee Konitz New Quartet, Holiday Pops! By Peter Nero & The
Philly Pops, Orchestra 2001, Vol. 4
and Music of Our Time, Vol. 5 by
Orchestra 2001, Menotti by the
Spoleto Festival Orchestra, Family
Album by Two of a Kind, Gloria!
Gloria! By Benita Valente, The Philadelphia
Singers & The Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia and Change is Now: Renewing America’s Promise.
As an arranger he has arranged many pieces of music
for International Opus and his work has also appeared on the album Ferdinand The Bull and Other Children’s
Folklore by Biscuit Brothers.
Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakely/John
RCA 6559-2-RC (Gloria! Gloria!)
Soprano – Benita Valente
The Philadelphia Singers
Conductor – Michael Korn