He is a contrabassoonist who has been member of the Concert
Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia, now known simply as the Chamber
Orchestra of Philadelphia.
Around 1989 the Concerto Soloists of Chamber Orchestra
commissioned the composer Daniel Dorff to write a
concerto for contrabassoon and small orchestra for Norman
which was premiered by them in 1991.
During the course of his career he has also performed
with orchestras and ensembles such as the Ama
Deus Ensemble and Orchestra 2001.
Recordings he has performed include Beethoven: Missa
Solemnis by the Ama
Deus Ensemble, Orchestra 2001, Vol. 4
and Music of Gerald Levinson by
Orchestra 2001 and Gloria! Gloria!
by Benita Valente, The Philadelphia
Singers & Concerto Soloists Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.
The Philadelphia Singers recordings
Adeste Fidelis (Frederick Oakeley/John
RCA 6559-2-RC (Gloria! Gloria!)
Soprano – Benita Valente
Concerto Soloists Chamber
Orchestra of Philadelphia
Conductor – Michael Korn