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Much of my work as of late has centered around solo recitals, performing chamber music with colleagues at UWEC, and as a member of the Virtualosity Ensemble. 
Listen to some of our recent concerts, below. Please note that all recordings are live performances, without editing of any kind.

 A recent video performance is of of Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Oboes Op. 9 No. 3 performed with the Eau Claire Chamber Orchestra on Sept. 27th, 2014 with Steven Maijala, oboe


The next videos are selections from Benjamin Britten's Six Metamorphoses After Ovid,  a mainstay of the solo oboe literature. They were recorded October 12, 2014.

Britten Six Metamorphoses, Mvt i: Pan


Britten, Six Metamorphoses, Mvt. III: Niobe

Britten Six Metamorphoses, Mvt. IV: Bacchus


The following two pieces were performed on the "Live from the Chazen" radio broadcast on Wisconsin Public Radio on May 4th,  2014. The concert featured music from the "inclusivity project," a year-long celebration and exploration at UWEC of music by traditionally underrepresented or excluded populations.
The first is a solo piece for oboe and piano by Jean Coulthard titled "Shizen: Three Nature Sketches from Japan.

Shizen: Three Nature Sketches from Japan by Jean Coulthard

 
The next piece is a trio for flute, oboe and piano by Madeline Dring.

Trio for Flute, Oboe and Piano Mvt. 2 by Madeline Dring


This recording is from a recital performed on July 1st, 2012 on the UWEC Summer Sounds Concert Series in Phillips Recital Hall. The piece is Maurice Ravel's Sonatine for Oboe and Piano, mvt 2 (Mouvement de Minuet), with pianist Lori Cruciani.

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Virtualosity began its 2011-12 tour in the Boston, MA area and was on a roll with concerts, masterclasses, and presentations for the next several months in Ohio and Wisconsin. 
Here's a sampling of a few pieces we performed from a live performance on the Live From the Chazen radio broadcast series on Wisconsin Public Radio in October of 2011.

The concert opened with the virtuosic Duo Concertante of Joseph Fiala. The work is from the  18th century, when the oboe and bassoon duo ensembles first came into vogue. I'm performing here with my ensemble partner, bassoonist Karen Atria.

Fiala mvt. 1

Fiala Duo mvt, 2


Fiala Duo, mvt. 3


We added pianist Nicholas Phillips into the mix for the next pieces. Here is the Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano by British composer Madeline Dring.

I. Drammatico - Allegro moderato e deciso



II. Dialogues


III. Allegro con brio


We had some fun displaying our dramatic sides playing arias by Mozart:

Mozart Arias from The Magic Flute: "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" and Papageno-Papagena Duet



The final piece on the program was Poulenc's Trio for Oboe, Bassoon, and Piano.  Here's the sublimely melancholy second movement:

Poulenc Trio II. Andante








Epitaph by Witold Lutoslawski from a Spring 2011 faculty recital at UWEC in Phillips Recital Hall

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Below is a recording from my October  faculty recital at the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. It is a performance of Robert Schumann's Romance for Oboe and Piano.  The pianist is Dr. Namji Kim.

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The next piece is Copland's At the River from a 2006 recital with Beverly Soll, piano

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