and Wagner tuba player who attended Indiana University
and studied with Frank Brouk, Phillip Farkas and Philip Myers.
March 1981, he and fellow horn players Mary De Groff, Laura McCullough and
Elizabeth Smith gave the world premiere of “Liu Xiang” by Ka
Nin Chan at the University
He went on a
tour of the United
States with the Israel Philharmonic in
1982. Other groups with whom he
has worked include the Britt Festival Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra, the Grand Teton Music Festival Orchestra, the Halama Wind Octet, the Minnesota Bach Ensemble, the
Minnesota Orchestra, the Minnesota Youth Symphony, the Orchestra of the
Plymouth Music Series, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, the Symphony
Orchestra of Radio Italy and the Twin Cities Horn Sound.
May 1992, he and trumpeter Lynn Erickson, organist James Frazier, trombonists
David Herring and Steven Lund, percussionist Jay Johnson and horn player
Caroline Lemen accompanied the Dale Warland Singers, tenor Timothy McGlynn
and altos Patricia Thompson and Sandra Walden in the world premiere of “Visions
from Hildegard Part Two” by Stephen Paulus.
The Saint Paul
Chamber Orchestra offered up an all-Baroque program in Benson Great Hall at
Bethel College on 26th January 2000 that included Johann
Sebastian Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 6” and Antonio
Vivaldi’s “Concerto in D minor” (“Madrigalesco”) and “Flute Concerto in G
minor” (“La Notte”).
In 2007, the
Chicago Symphony Orchestra interpreted Anton Bruckner’s “Symphony
No. 7” at the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, Illinois.
Orchestra appeared at Lincoln Center in New
York in 2008 when they performed Gustav Mahler’s
“Symphony No. 1”.
January 2009, the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra participated in the
International Chamber Orchestra Festival where they presented Ludwig van
Beethoven’s “Emperor” piano concerto, with Pierre-Laurant Aimard at the keys.
Paul reunited with
the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia
Festival for a wall-to-wall Wagner concert in June 2010.
March 2011, he and flautist Alicia McQuerrey,
clarinetist Timothy Paradise, oboist Thomas Tempel
and bassoonist Charles Ullery interpreted Irving
Fine’s “Partita for Wind Quintet” at the Capri Theater in
trumpeters Gary Bordner and Dan Fretland, tuba player Steven Campbell, trombonist Jeff
Merriman and organist Aaron David Miller opened the Easter Sunday
proceedings at the House of Hope Presbyterian Church with “Grand Choeur Dialogue” by Eugene Gigout
and “Nimrod” from the “Enigma Variations” by Sir
Edward Elgar on 31st March 2013.
which he appears include: A Christmas Prayer by James Kellerman; Dance
Like the Wind: Music of Today’s
Black Composers by Philip Brunelle; Daniel S. Godfrey: Wrinkled Moon with members of
the SPCO; Motown Comes Home; Provocative by Johnny Gill; Winter Morning Walks with Maria
Schneider, SPCO and Dawn Upshaw; Witness
Collection by the VocalEssence Ensemble
Singers; and Witness, Vol. III: Towards the Future with the
Chorus and Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series of Minnesota and the Ensemble