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Concert Schedule

Updated 11.12.2018

PROFESSIONAL SCHEDULE, 2018-2019

  • MAY 28, 2018:  RECORDING SESSION WITH JENNIE OH BROWN, FLUTE.  Valerie Coleman/ Wish.  Dan Nichols, audiovisual recording engineer.  Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.
  • JUNE 18, 2018:  WHEATON CONSERVATORY SUMMER MUSIC CAMP FACULTY RECITAL, Armerding Recital Hall.  Cassadó/ Requiebros;  Chopin/ Introduction and Polonaise, Op. 3 with Leonardo Altino, cello.  Valerie Coleman/ Wish with Jennie Oh Brown, flute.
  • JULY 8 – 14, 2018:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.  Lessons, two master-classes.
  • JULY 11, 2018:  FACULTY PIANO RECITAL, MasterWorks Festival, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.  Beethoven/ Diabelli Variations, Op. 120.
  • JULY 13, 2018:  FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL, MasterWorks Festival, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC.  Schubert/ Rondo in A Major, D. 951 with Lori Rhoden, piano.  Juraj Filas/ Trombone Sonata (“At the End of the Century”) with Ben Osborne, trombone.
  • JULY 29, 2018:  FACULTY RECITAL, Chicago International Music Competition and Festival, Armerding Center for Music and the Arts, Wheaton College.  With Massimiliano Baggio, Jay Hershberger, Faina Lushtak, Victoria Mushkatkol, Steven Spooner, pianists;  Chris Thompson, baritone.  Beethoven/ Rondo in G Major, Op. 51, No. 2.
  • JULY 30 – AUGUST 3, 2018:  JURY AND FACULTY, CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL, Armerding Center for Music and the Arts, Wheaton College.  Adjudicated contestants aged 7 to 30;  taught 10 students;  gave a workshop on “Singing, Speaking, and Telling Stories at the Piano.”
  • SEPTEMBER 13, 2018 (two performances):  WHEATON COLLEGE CONSERVATORY FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC SHOWCASE, Armerding Recital Hall, Wheaton College.  Mozart/ Piano Quintet in E-flat Major, K. 452.  Deb Stevenson, oboe;  Trevor O’Reardon, clarinet;  Jonathan Saylor, bassoon;  Daniel O’Connell, horn (guest). 
  • OCTOBER 12, 2018:  2018 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina.  Joint recital with baritone Kevin McMillan, and pianists Gabriel Dobner, Clara Park, and Yun Ha Hwang:  Liszt and the Songs of Chopin.  Chopin-Liszt:  Two Polish Songs (“Maiden’s Wish”, “Spring”).
  • JANUARY 9, 2019:  LECTURE FOR WAUBONSEE VALLEY CHAPTER OF ILLINOIS STATE MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION.  “Singing, Speaking, and Telling Stories at the Piano.”
  • FEBRUARY 2, 2019:  WHEATON COLLEGE CONSERVATORY FACULTY RECITAL SERIES.  Armerding Recital Hall, 7:00 p.m.  The Five Sonatas for Cello and Piano by Ludwig van Beethoven.  Leonardo Altino, cello.
  • MARCH 19, 2019:  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER  --  ALL-ACCESS SERIES.  South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Avenue, Chicago, 7:00 p.m.  Max Raimi/ Havenu Sholom Aleichem (Variations and Theme);  Mendelssohn/ Piano Quartet in B Minor, Op. 3.  With the Wabash Avenue Music Collective:  Emma Gerstein, flute;  Rong-Yan Tang, violin;  Max Raimi, viola;  Karen Basrak, cello.

HIGHLIGHTS OF PREVIOUS SEASONS

2017-2018

  • JUNE 3-4, 2017:  ADJUDICATED 2017 CHICAGO NATIONAL YOUTH COMPETITION FOR PIANO DUO, Music Institute of Chicago.
  • JULY 19, 22, 23, 2017:  MIDSUMMER’S MUSIC FESTIVAL, Door County, Wisconsin.    Dangerous Waters:  Jacob Beranek/ Death’s Door (first performance);  Franz Schreker/ Der Wind;  Brahms/ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25.  David Perry, violin;  Allyson Fleck, viola;  Walter Preucil, cello;  Daniel Won, clarinet;  John Fairfield, horn.
  • SEPTEMBER 9, 2017:  CELLO RECITAL, WHEATON COLLEGE CONSERVATORY FACULTY RECITAL SERIES.  Leonardo Altino, cello.  Brahms/ Sonata No. 2 in F, Op. 99;  de Falla/ Suite Populare;  Prokofiev/ Sonata in C, Op. 119;  Cassadó/ Requiebros.
  • OCTOBER 13-15, 2017:  ADJUDICATED 2017 LISZT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL AND COMPETITION, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
  • NOVEMBER 2 AND 3, 2017:  WOODWIND RECITAL, WHEATON COLLEGE CONSERVATORY FACULTY RECITAL SERIES.  Sounds of Diversity, with Jennie Oh Brown, flute;  Trevor O’Reardon, clarinet.  Paquito D’Rivera/ The Cape Cod Files;  Valerie Coleman/ Wish;  Erno von Dohnanyi/ Aria;  Paul Schoenfield/  Charleston from Sonatina for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano.
  • NOVEMBER 3, 2017:  OPEN HOUSE CONCERT, AREMERDING CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS, Armerding Recital Hall.  With Jonathan King, piano.  Schubert/ Rondo in A Major, D. 951;  Ravel/ Ma Mère l’Oye.
  • NOVEMBER 15, 2017:  HOUSE CONCERT, HOME OF RICHARD AND KAYE GIESER, WHEATON, IL.  Alex Klein, oboe.  Bach/ [Flute] Sonata in E-flat;  Saint-Saëns/ Oboe Sonata.  
  • DECEMBER 1 AND 2, 2017 (three performances):  WHEATON COLLEGE CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL, Edman Chapel. 
  • FEBRUARY 15, 16, 17, 212, 22, 23, 24 (two performances), 2018:  PERFORMANCES WITH ARENA THEATER, WHEATON COLLEGE.  Moisés Kaufman/ 33 Variations, Mark Lewis, director.  Music from Beethoven/ Variations on a Waltz of Diabelli, Op. 120.
  • MARCH 3, 2018:  CHAMBER MUSIC OF MAX RAIMI, MERIT SCHOOL OF MUSIC, Chicago.  Raimi/ Four Songs for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano with John Bruce Yeh, clarinet;  Max Raimi, viola.  Raimi/ Two Songs on Traditional African Poetry with Patrice Michaels, soprano;  John Bruce Yeh, clarinet;  Oto Carillo, horn.
  • MARCH 19, 2018:  WHEATON COLLEGE CONSERVATORY FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Pierce Chapel.  Music of Beethoven:  Rondo in G, Op. 51, No. 2;  Sonata in E-flat, Op. 81a;  Diabelli Variations, Op. 120.
  • MARCH 22, 2018:  MASTER-CLASS, CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY, Cedarville, Ohio.  Rachmaninov/ Prelude, Op. 32, No. 10;  Brahms/ Ballade, Op. 118, No. 3;  Brahms/ Variations on an Original Theme, Op. 21, No. 1.
  • MARCH 22, 2018:  GUEST PIANO RECITAL, CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY, Cedarville, Ohio.  Music of Beethoven:  Rondo in G, Op. 51, No. 2;  Sonata in E-flat, Op. 81a;  Diabelli Variations, Op. 120.
  • APRIL 8, 2018:  ADJUDICATOR FOR BERKLEY-PINDELL COMPETITION, ISMTA West Suburban Chapters.
  • APRIL 16, 2018  --  GUEST VIOLIN RECITAL WITH GERT KUMI, Armerding Recital Hall, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.  Works of Handel, Dvorak, Bartók, Peçi, Massenet, Elgar, Kreisler.

2016-2017

  • JUNE 4, 2016:  2016 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, Liszt and Russia, California State University at Northridge.  Joint recital with Peter Toth, Alexander Agate, Michael Seregow, Alexander Djordjevic, Eugene Alcalay, Daniel Glover, Gila Goldstein.  Felix Blumenfeld/ Etude in A-flat for Left Hand Alone, Op. 36;  Impromptu in G-flat Major, Op. 13, No. 2.
  • JUNE 5, 2016:  2016 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, Liszt and Russia, California State University at Northridge.  Panel discussion on Liszt and Russian music with Dmitry Rachmaninov, Richard Taruskin, and David Witten. 
  • JULY 3 – 9, 2016:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Cedarville, Ohio.  Lessons, chamber music coachings, piano classes, and two master-classes.
  • JULY 6, 2016:  SOLO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Cedarville, Ohio.  Bach-Busoni/ Ich ruf’ zu dir;  Blumenfeld/ Etude in A-flat for Left Hand Alone, Op. 36;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (“Wenn ich einmal soll scheiden,” 2008);  Liszt/ Variations on a Motive of Bach. 
  • OCTOBER 22, 2016:  SIXTH ANNUAL GALA, CHICAGO/ MIDWEST CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY, Nichols Hall, Evanston, IL.  With Alexander Djordjevic, piano.  Liszt/ Concerto pathétique.
  • OCTOBER 27, 2016:  TWO-PIANO RECITAL WITH ALEXANDER DJORDJEVIC, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory Conservatory of Music, Pierce Chapel (two performances).  Liszt Squared:  Concerto pathétique;  Orpheus;  Reminiscences de Don Juan   
  • NOVEMBER 4, 2016:  LECTURE-RECITAL WITH ALEXANDER DJORDJEVIC, ISMTA STATE CONFERENCE, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, Illinois.  Color and Transformation:  Liszt’s Music for Two Pianos.  Concerto pathétique;  Reminiscences de Don Juan.
  • NOVEMBER 14, 2016:   MUSIC OF SHAWN OKPEBHOLO, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Edman Chapel.  Human Moments (2016) for large amplified chamber ensemble and media.  Piano I.
  • NOVEMBER 20, 2016:  A CELEBRATION FOR REGINALD GERIG, Windsor Park Manor, Carol Stream, IL.  With pianists Mark Edwards, John Zimmerman, William Phemister, Linda Gerig Hoisington, and Karin Redekopp Edwards.  J. S. Bach-Gerig/ Jesu, Priceless Treasure;  Winfred Douglas-Gerig/ ­My Heart is Filled with Longing.
  • JANUARY 7, 2017:  ADJUDICATOR, DePAUL UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY MUSIC SCHOOL CONCERTO FESTIVAL.
  • JANUARY 23, 2017:  CLARINET RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Pierce Chapel.  Trevor O’Riordan, clarinet;  Leonardo Altino, cello.  Weber/ Grand Duo Concertante;  Brahms/ Trio, Op. 114;  John Novacek/ Four Rags for Two Jons.
  • FEBRUARY 19, 2O17:  GUEST SOLO RECITAL, ELMHURST COLLEGE, Elmhurst, IL.  Bach-Busoni/ Ich ruf’ zu dir;  Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (“Wenn ich einmal soll scheiden,” 2008);  Beethoven/ Sonata in A-flat, OP. 110;  Bartók/ Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Tunes, Op. 20;  Liszt/ Variations on a Motive of Bach;  Brahms/ Intermezzo in A Major, Op. 118, No. 2.
  • MARCH 24 – 25, 2017:  ADJUDICATOR, SCHOOLCRAFT COLLEGE HONORS RECITAL AUDITIONS, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Michigan.
  • APRIL 30, 2017:  2017 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.  Joint recital by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the American Liszt Society:  Beethoven-Liszt/ Ninth Symphony, Op. 125 for two pianos.  Performed the first movement of the symphony with Alexander Djordjevic.  (Other performers:  George Radosavljevic and Aaron Stampfl;  Mark Edwards and Karin Redekopp Edwards;  Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem.)

2015-2016

  • JUNE 12, 2015:  ADJUDICATOR, EMILIO DEL ROSARIO YOUNG ARTISTS COMPETITION, Chicago.
  • JUNE 13, 2015:  MASTER CLASSES, EMILIO DEL ROSARIO YOUN ARTSTS COMPETITION, Chicago.
  • JULY 5 – 11, 2015:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Master-class, piano class, private lessons.
  • JULY 8, 2015:  SOLO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake, Indiana. Fauré/ Nocturne in B Minor, Op. 119;  Franck/ Prélude, Aria, et Final.
  • SEPTEMBER 3, 2015  --  VOICE RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory, Pierce Chapel.  Ambassador Bridge:  American and Canadian Art Song.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Kedrick Armstrong, clarinet.  Crumb/ Apparition;  Canadian art songs by Schudel, Coulthard, Archer, Beckwith;  John Burge/ Everything Waits for the Lilacs (for solo piano);  D. F. Cook/ Four Songs from Newfoundland.    
  • OCTOBER 24, 2015:  FIFTH ANNUAL GALA, CHICAGO/ MIDWEST CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY.  Joint recital with Claire Aebersold and Ralph Neiweem, Alexander Djordjevic, Andrew Guo, Brian Lee, George Radesavljevic, Nicholas Roth, Aaron Stampfl.  Years of Pilgrimage:  A Liszt Journey.  Liszt/ Aux cyprès de la Villa d’Este II.  Also wrote and presented spoken commentary for the entire evening.
  • NOVEMBER 1, 2015:  WFMT e SERIES:  THE COMPLETE WORKS FOR SOLO KEYBOARD.  Joint keyboard recital, Edman Chapel, Wheaton College.  Fantasia in G Minor, BWV 917 (harpsichord);  Toccata in G Major, BWV 916.
  • NOVEMBER 7 AND 8, 2015:  ADJUDICATION, MTNA Senior High and Young Artist Competitions (Illinois state rounds).
  • NOVEMBER 18, 2015:  VOCAL CHAMBER MUSIC RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Pierce Chapel.  Rose Armbrust Griffin, viola;  Jonathan Beyer, baritone.  Bridge/ Three Songs;  Loeffler/ Three Songs;  Danielpour/ Come Up from the Fields Father;  Reutter/ Fünf Oden Antike.
  • JANUARY 26, 2016:  VIOLA RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music, Pierce Chapel.  Rose Armbrust Griffin, viola.  J. S. Bach/ Gamba Sonata in D Major, BWV 1028 (harpsichord);  Brahms/ Viola Sonata in F Minor, Op. 120, No. 1;  George Rochberg/ Viola Sonata (1979);  Enesco/ Morceau de concert.
  • FEBRUARY 10, 2016:  MASTER CLASS, ISMTA Waubonsee Valley Chapter.
  • FEBRUARY 19, 2016:  SOLO RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College Conservatory of Music.  Assisted by Charles Szczepanek, piano.  Wuorinen/ Ave Christe of Josquin:  Re-made for Piano (1988);  Beethoven/ Sonata in A-flat Major, Op. 110;  Liszt/ Variations on a Motive of Bach;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (“Wenn Ich Eimnal Soll Scheiden”)(2008);  Rachmaninov/ Duets, Op. 11, Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6.
  • FEBRUARY 26, 2016:  MASTER-CLASS, North Dakota State University, Fargo.  Debussy/ Nocturne;  Mozart/ Sonata in F Major, K. 331 (I);  Schumann/ Toccata, Op. 7.
  • FEBRUARY 27, 2016:  SOLO RECITAL, North Dakota State University, Fargo.  Assisted by Tyler Wottrich, piano.  Program:  see February 19, 2016.
  • MARCH 3, 2016:  MASTER-CLASS, ISMTA West Suburban Chapter, Trinity Episcopal Church, Wheaton. 
  • MARCH 11, 2016:  SOLO RECITAL, Church of the Ascension, Fountain Hills, AZ.  Assisted by Charles Szczepanek, piano.  Program:  see February 19, 2016.
  • MARCH 21, 2016:  FACULTY COMPOSITION RECITAL, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Music of David M. Gordon.  Gordon/ The Serpentine Harp for amplified harpsichord.
  • MARCH 31, 2016:  MASTER-CLASS, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO.
  • APRIL 1, 2016:  SOLO RECITAL, College of the Ozarks, Point Lookout, MO.  Assisted by Clara Campbell Christian, piano.  Program:  see February 19, 2016.

2014-2015

  • MAY 21 -23, 2014:  ADJUDICATOR, CHICAGO AMATEUR PIANO COMPETITION, Roosevelt University, Chicago.
  • JUNE 7, 2014:  2014 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.  Joint recital with pianists Richard Fountain, Joseph Banowetz and Alton Chan.  Liszt/ Two Legends.
  • JUNE 15, 2014:  VOICE RECITAL, FIRST AT TWO SERIES, First Congregational Church, Naperville, IL. Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Music by Bach, Handel, Brahms, Gershwin, Porter, Kern, Joncas, Malotte.  Also:  Liszt/ Two Legends. 
  • JULY 6 – 12, 2014:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Master-class, piano class, private lessons.
  • JULY 9, 2014:  SOLO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Rodeheaver Auditorium, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Debussy/ 12 Etudes.
  • AUGUST 13, 2014:  VOICE AND PIANO RECITAL, Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, MA.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Duets by Telemann, Brahms;  Liszt/ Two Legends;  Debussy/ Etudes (nos. 1, 8, 4, 11);  Delvyn Case/ Darkness from which I come (2013, premiere).
  • OCTOBER 25, 2014  --  FOURTH ANNUAL FRANZ LISZT BIRDTHDAY GALA CONCERT, Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston, IL.  Sponsored by the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the American Liszt Society.  Liszt/ O Lieb (with Carolyn Hart, soprano);  Liszt/ Die Drei Zigeuner (with Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano);  Liszt/ Reminiscences de Norma (with Caroline Hong, piano).
  • NOVEMBER 15, 2014  --  CONTINUO HARPSICHORDIST, HAYDN/ CREATION, Wheaton College Artist Series, Edman Chapel.  John Nelson, conductor;  Kathryn Lewek, soprano;  Abigail Santos-Vilallobos, soprano;  Timothy Bentch, tenor;  Nathaniel Olsen, baritone;  Adam Lau, bass;  Wheaton College Symphony Orchestra and Chorus.
  • JANUARY 10, 2015:  ADJUDICATED DePAUL UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY MUSIC DIVISION CONCERTO FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS.
  • JANUARY 30, 2015:  PIANO RECITAL, Faculty Recital Series, Wheaton College.  Fauré/ Thirteenth Nocturne;  Franck/ Prélude, Aria, et Final;  Debussy/ Twelve Etudes.
  • FEBRUARY 7, 2015:  PIANO PERFORMANCE AND MASTER-CLASS, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN.  Fauré/ Thirteenth Nocturne;  Debussy/ Etudes, Book I;  Debussy/ Golliwog’s Cakewalk. 
  • FEBRUARY 12, 2015:  VOICE RECITAL WITH CAROLYN HART, SOPRANO, Duke University, Durham, NC.  Program of art-song by Canadian composers, including performance of John Burge/ Everything Waits for the Lilacs (for solo piano).
  • FEBRUARY 16, 2015:  LECTURE FOR NORTHWEST SUBURBAN CHAPTER, ISMTA:  PRACTICING THE ESSENCE OF DEBUSSY.
  • MARCH 7, 2015:  ADJUDICATOR, KANKAKEE VALLEY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA 39TH ANNUAL YOUNG ARTISTS PIANO CONCERTO COMPETITION, Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL. 
  • APRIL 23 and 24, 2015:  SOLOIST WITH SARAJEVO PHILHARMONIC, NYELA BASNEY, GUEST CONDUCTOR.  Jacob Bancks/ Lumen (2008, revised 2015).  Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

2013-2014

  • JUNE 14, 2013:  CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat Major, K. 493.  With Michael O’Gieblyn, violin;  Lindsey Gamble, viola;  Kyung-Nam Oh, cello.
  • JUNE 15, 2013:  CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Dvorak/ Dumky, Op. 90.  With Caroline Chehade, violin;  Kyung-Nam Oh, cello. 
  • JULY 7 – JULY 13, 2013:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Master-class, piano class, private lessons.
  • JULY 10, 2013:  SOLO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Mozart/ Gluck Variations, K. 455;  Debussy/ Three Etudes (XI, X, I);  Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (2011).
  • JULY 25-27, 2013:  GUEST FACULTY, DAKOTA SKY INTERATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Piano class, guest lectures, private teaching.
  • JULY 25, 2013:  SOLO RECITAL, DAKOTA SKY INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL, Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Mozart/ Gluck Variations, K. 455;  Debussy/ Three Etudes (XI, X, I);  Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (2011);  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • OCTOBER 12, 2013:  VIOLA RECITAL, LIVE FROM GOTTLIEB CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ENSEMBLE SERIES, Merit School of Music, Chicago.  Max Raimi, viola.  Frank Bridge/ Two Pieces;  Max Raimi/ Washington Heights Excerpts;  Schubert/ “Arpeggione” Sonata.
  • NOVEMBER 15, 2013:  SOLOIST WITH WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, DANIEL SOMMERVILLE CONDUCTOR.  Edman Chapel.  Brahms/ Concerto No. 2 in B-flat, Op. 83.
  • JANUARY 9, 2014:  LECTURE FOR WEST SUBURBAN CHAPTER, ISMTA:  PRACTICING THE ESSENCE OF DEBUSSY. 
  • FEBRUARY 1, 2014:  CHAMBER RECITAL, LIVE FROM GOTTLIEB CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ENSEMBLE SERIES, Merit School of Music, Chicago.  John Bruce Yeh, clarinet;  Max Raimi, viola.  Mozart/ Trio in E-flat, K. 498;  Max Raimi/ Four Songs.
  • FEBRUARY 21, 2014:  PIANO RECITAL, FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Wheaton College.  Debussy/ Children’s Corner;  Gershwin, Porter and Kern/ Men! (with Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano);  Liszt/ Two Legends;  Debussy/ Etudes, Book II.
  • MARCH  29, 2014:  ADJUDICATED EMILIO DEL ROSARIO COMPETITION SEMI-FINALS, Harper College.

2012-2013

  • MAY 19, 2012:  2012 AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, University of Oregon, Eugene.  Liszt/ Concerto Pathétique for two pianos, with Alexander Djordjevic, piano.
  • JULY 12, 2012:  FACULTY VIOLIN RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  With Jessica Mathaes, violin.  Korngold/ Much Ado About Nothing;  Vaughan Williams/ The Lark Ascending;  Schumann/ Sonata in A Minor, Op.105;  Cui/ Orientale;  Brahms/ Sonatensatz. 
  • SEPTEMBER 22, 2012:  CHICAGO COLLEGE OF PERFORMING ARTS AT ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY, Chicago.  Piano competition.            
  • OCTOBER 1, 2012:  VIOLA RECITAL, FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Wheaton College.  Rose Armbrust Griffin, viola.  Rebecca Clarke/ Viola Sonata;  Darius Milhaud/ Quatre Visages;  Hindemith/ Viola Sonata, Op. 25, No. 4;  Piazzolla/ Le Grand Tango.
  • OCTOBER 10, 2012:  PRSENTATION  --  PREPARING YOUR STUDENTS FOR COLLGE MUSIC STUDY.  ISMTA Waubonsee Valley Chapter.
  • OCTOBER 13 and 14, 2012:  ADJUDICATOR, MICHIGAN MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION.  State senior high competition.
  • NOVEMBER 21, 2012:  DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERT SERIES, Chicago Cultural Center.  Jessica Mathaes, violin.  Brahms/ Sonatensatz;  Cui/ Orientale;  Korngold/ Much Ado About Nothing;  Vaughan Williams/ The Lark Ascending. 
  • FEBRUARY 13, 2013:  ADVANCED STUDENT MASTER CLASS, Waubonsee Valley Chapter of ISMTA.
  • APRIL 5, 2013:  GUEST SOLO RECITAL, PIANO CELERBRATION SERIES, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Fort Worth, Texas.  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel;  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • APRIL 20, 2013:  SOLOIST WITH WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONIC BAND, TIMOTHY YONTZ, CONDUCTOR, Edman Chapel.  Gershwin/ Rhapsody in Blue (orchestration by Donald Hunsberger).
  • APRIL 28, 2013:  DEMPSTER STREET PRO MUSICA CHAMBER RECITAL, SPACE, Evanston, Illinois.  Glazunov/ Serenade Espagnole with Stephen Balderston, cello;  Rachmaninov/ Vocalize with Jennifer Gunn, flute;  Shostakovich/ Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67 with Qing Hou, violin and Stephen Balderston, cello.

2011-2012

  • JULY 3 – JULY 10, 2011:  FACULTY, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Master-class, piano class, private lessons.
  • JULY 4, 2011:  PIANO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Bach/ Toccata in G Major, BWV 916;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy, Wenn Ich Einmal Soll Scheiden (2008);  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition.
  • JULY 10, 2011:  FACULTY RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Brahms/ Piano Trio in B Major, Op. 8 (I), with Jessica Mathaes, violin;  Frederick Chao, cello. 
  • AUGUST 5, 2011:  RESOUNDING JOY:  BENEFIT CONCERT FOR NO LONGER ALONE MINISTRIES, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.  Carolyn Hart, soprano.  Bach-Hess/ Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring;   Schumann-Liszt/ Widmung;  Mayerl/ Autumn Crocus;  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition;  music for voice and piano by Bach, Schumann, Rodrigo, Mark Hayes, Malotte, Rachmaninov.
  • OCTOBER 21, 2011:  PIANO RECITAL, FACULTY RECITAL SERIES, Wheaton College.  Pilgrimages:  Bach/ Toccata in G, BWV 916;  Jacob Bancks/ Antiphonale I:  The Feast of Saint Michael the Archangel (2011, first performance);  Liszt/ Second Year of Pilgrimage, “Italy.”
  • NOVEMBER 17, 2011:  MASTER-CLASS, Albion College, Albion, Michigan.  Works of Scarlatti, Beethoven, and Schumann.
  • NOVEMBER 18, 2011:  GUEST PIANO RECITAL, Albion College, Albion, Michigan.  Program:  see October 21, 2011.
  • DECEMBER 15, 2011:  ADJUDICATOR, PIANO CONCERTO COMPETITION, The University of Michigan School of Music.
  • JANUARY 7, 2012:  ADJUDICATOR, DePAUL UNIVERSITY COMMUNITY MUSIC DIVISION CONCERTO FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS.
  • FEBRUARY 13, 2012:  FACULTY RECITAL SERIES:  NEW MUSIC, Wheaton College.  David M. Gordon/ Diclavis Enorma (2007) for Keyboards and Recorded Sounds.
  • FEBRUARY 20. 2012:  MASTER-CLASS, University of Colorado-Boulder.  Chopin/ Preludes, Op. 28;  Schubert/ Fantasy in C, D. 760.
  • FEBRUARY 20, 2012:  GUEST PIANO RECITAL, University of Colorado-Boulder.  Program:  see October 21, 2011.
  • MARCH 11, 2012:  CPAF SECOND SUNDAY SERIES CONCERT, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Bach/ Toccata in G, BWV 916;  Debussy/ Cello Sonata (with Barbara Kavanaugh, cellist);  Liszt/ Aprés une lecture de Dante.
  • MARCH 14, 2012:  LECTURE RECITAL:  A LISZT JOURNEY.  ISMTA Waubonsee Valley Chapter. 
  • APRIL 1, 2012:  ADJUDICATOR, EMILIO DEL ROSARIO MEMORIAL COMPETITION, Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.
  • APRIL 12, 2012:  LECTURE RECITAL:  A LISZT JOURNEY.  ISMTA Naperville Chapter.  (See 3.14.2012.)
  • APRIL 21, 2012:  ADJUDICATOR, NWISMTA COMPETITION.  Harper College, Palatine, Illinois.   

2010-2011

  • MAY 23, 2010:  PERFORMANCE WITH MASTERWORKS ENSEMBLE, BEIJING MODERN MUSIC FESTIVAL, Central Conservatory, Beijing.  Patrick Kavanaugh/ Words of Light and Illumination (premiere);  Lowell Liebermann/ Piano Trio No. 2, Op. 77;  Aleksander Peçi/ Three Albanian Dances;  Xiaogang Ye/ Piano Trio, Op. 59.
  • JULY 14, 2010:  PIANO RECITAL, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Music of Robert Schumann:  Humoreske, Op. 20;  Blumenstück, Op.19;  Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op.11.
  • SEPTEMBER 10, 2010:  VOS FAMILY PIANO DEDICATION RECITAL, Edman Chapel, Wheaton College.  Samuel Hsu, piano.  Schubert/ Rondo in A Major, D. 951, for piano, four hands.
  • SEPTEMBER 19, 2010:  CHAMBER CONCERT, SELAH CONCERT SERIES, College Church in Wheaton.  Austin Wulliman, violin;  Paula Kowower, cello;  Kara Bancks, clarinet.  Messiaen/ Quartet for the End of Time.
  • OCTOBER 3, 2010:  SOLO PIANO RECITAL, MUSIC INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO-STEINWAY OF CHICAGO RECITAL SERIES, Downers Grove, Illinois.  Sehnsucht:  Music of Robert Schumann.  Opp. 1, 20, 19, 11.
  • OCTOBER 8, 2010:  MASTERCLASS, NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE, Roseville, Minnesota. 
  • OCTOBER 9, 2010:  PIANO RECITAL, NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE, Roseville, Minnesota.  Sehnsucht:  Music of Robert Schumann.  Opp. 1, 20, 19, 11.
  • NOVEMBER 12, 2010:  PIANO RECITAL, UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA AT ANCHORAGE.  Sehnsucht:  Music of Robert Schumann.  Opp. 1, 20, 19, 11.
  • NOVEMBER 13, 2010:  ADJUDICATED ALASKA MTNA COMPETITIONS, University of Alaska at Anchorage.
  • DECEMBER 16, 2010:  WFMT-FM BEETHOVEN PIANO SONATAS LIVE BROADCAST PROJECT.  Live broadcast of Beethoven/ Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1, from the WFMT Levin Performance Studio, Chicago. 
  • FEBRUARY 27. 2011:  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Art Institute of Chicago.  The Reingewirtz Band.  Bach/ Sonata No. 2 in A Major, S. 1015 with Rong-Yan Tang, violin;  Max Raimi/ Eyn Mol (Variations) with Jonathan Pegis, cello;  Max Raimi/ Jewish Folk Songs with Mex Raimi, viola and Jonathan Pegis, cello.
  • MARCH 28, 2011  --  FACULTY PIANO RECITAL, Orange and Blue Onstage, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Beethoven/ Sonata in G Major, Op. 31, No. 1;  Richard Danielpour/ Piano Fantasy (2008);  Musorgsky/ Pictures at an Exhibition.

2009-2010

  • OCTOBER 14, 2009:  EXPLORING SCHUMANN:  AN INVITATION.  Lecture-recital for Waubonsee Valley chapter of ISMTA.  Excerpts from Kinderszenen, Waldszenen, Album for the Young, and other piano works. 
  • OCTOBER 18, 2009:  SAM MAGAD AND FRIENDS:  BENEFIT FOR AKIBA-SCHECHTER JEWISH DAY SCHOOL, Congregation Rodfei Zedek, Chicago.  Samuel Magad and Robert Waters, violins;  Robert Swan, viola;  Stephen Balderston, cello.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, K. 493;  Shostakovich/ Piano Quintet, Op. 57.
  • OCTOBER 25, 2009:  DePAUL CHAMBER PLAYERS, DePaul University Concert Hall, Chicago.  Performers and program:  see October 18, 2009.
  • OCTOBER 31, 2009;  MASTERWORKS PIANO QUARTET, St. John’s Church, Pembroke, Bermuda.  Gert Kumi, violin;  Terry Langford, viola;  Barbara Kavanaugh, cello.  Mozart/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, K. 493 (finale);  Schumann-Liszt/ Frühlingsnacht, Widmung;  Brahms/ Piano Quartet in G Minor, Op. 25 (finale);  Schumann/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47.  (Also performed excerpts of this program at various Bermudian schools, and participated in a Hymn Celebration at the Willowbank Hotel, November 1, 2009.)
  • JANUARY 25, 2010:  FACULTY PIANO RECITAL, Wheaton College.  All-Schumann program:  ABEGG Variations, Op. 1;  Humoreske, Op. 20;  Blumenstück, Op. 19;  Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11. 
  • FEBRUARY 2, 2010:  GUEST ARTIST RECITAL, Florida State University College of Music, Tallahassee, Florida.  Program:  see January 25.
  • FEBRUARY 3, 2010:  MASTER CLASS, Florida State University College of Music, Tallahassee, Florida. 
  • FEBRUARY 14, 2010:  VOICE RECITAL, College Church in Wheaton.  “How Do I Love Thee?”  Michelle Areyzaga, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Solos and duets by J. S. Bach, Schumann, Rachmaninov, Tchaikovsky, Turina, Saint-Saëns, Viardot, Lippé, Bernstein, Dougherty, Rodgers.
  • MARCH 18, 2010:  MARTIN CANIN EIGHTIETH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION, Steinway Hall, New York City.  Schumann/ Blumenstücke, Op. 19.  Other performers included Madeline Hsu Forte, Sean Botkin, Min Kwon, Gloria Chuang, Quynh Hguyen, Jon Klibonoff, Gwhyneth Chen, and Thomas Sauer.
  • MARCH 20, 2010:  FESTIVAL OF VOICES, ARTIST SERIES AT WHEATON COLLEGE.  Laura Gibson, Carolyn Hart, Sylvia McNair, Jennifer Rossetti, Alexandra Sapan, sopranos;  Denise Gamez, Anita Krause, Blythe Merrifield, Chris Elaine Staffel, Wendy White, mezzo-sopranos;  Daniel Buchanan, Michael Steinberger, tenors;  Will Liverman, Richard Zeller, baritones;  Stephen Morscheck, bass-baritone;  Brian Jauhiainen, bass;  Matthew Gemmill, piano.  Works by J. S. Bach, Brahms,  Canteloube, Rossini, Bizet, Dvorak, Mozart, Bolcom, Sondheim, Bernstein.
  • APRIL 10, 2010:  AMERICAN LISZT SOCIETY FESTIVAL, University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  Joint Recital:  “The Three Schumann Sonatas,” with pianists Read Gainsford and Ksenia Nosikova.  Schumann/ Sonata in F-sharp Minor, Op. 11.
  • APRIL 22, 2010  --  MASTER-CLASS, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. 

2008-2009

  • JULY 12 – JULY 19, 2008:  PIANO FACULTY MEMBER, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, IN.  Private lessons, piano master-classes.
  • JULY 16, 2008:  RECITAL WITH LEONARDO ALTINO, CELLO.  MasterWorks Festival, Winona Lake, IN.  Frank Bridge/ Cello Sonata;  Poulenc/ Cello Sonata;  Cassado/ Requiebros.
  • OCTOBER 2, 2008:  LECTURE-RECITAL:  GEORGE CRUMB’S APPARITION.  With Carolyn Hart, soprano.  Anderson Chapel, North Park University School of Music, Chicago.
  • NOVEMBER 3, 2008:  LECTURE-RECITAL:  GEORGE CRUMB’S APPARITION.  With Carolyn Hart, soprano.  For Graduate Composers Seminar.  Fulton Hall, University of Chicago.
  • JANUARY 18, 2009:  ADJUDICATOR, SIXTH ANNUAL CONCERTO FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS, DePaul University Community Music Division, Chicago, Illinois.
  • FEBRUARY 3, 2009:  FACULTY PIANO RECITAL, Wheaton College.  Program:  Mendelssohn/ Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, Op. 35, No. 1;  Messiaen/ Le traquet rieur;  Debussy/ Masques, . . . d’un cahier d’esquisses, L’isle joyeuse;  Mendelssohn/ Sonata in E Major, Op. 6;  Fauré/ Nocturne in B Minor, Op. 119;  Liszt/ Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.
  • FEBRUARY 5, 2009:  LECTURE-RECITAL FOR WEST SUBURBAN CHAPTER OF ISMTA, Trinity Church, Wheaton.  Felix Mendelssohn:  included performances of Mendelssohn/ Prelude and Fugue in E Minor, Op. 35, No. 1;  Mendelssohn/ Sonata in E Major, Op. 6 (I); Liszt/ Paraphrase on Mendelssohn’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.

2007-2008

  • MAY 11, 2007:  SPRING CHAMBER CONCERT, NORTHMOOR COUNTRY CLUB, Highland Park, Illinois.  Samuel Magad, violin;  Stephen Balderston, cello.  Mendelssohn/ Trio No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 49;  Brahms/ Trio No. 1 in B Major, Op. 8.
  • JUNE 3, 2007:  COLLEGE CHURCH SUNDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT SERIES, Wheaton, IL.  With Alexander Djordjevic, pianist:  Messiaen/ Visions de l’Amen.
  • JULY 8 – JULY 22, 2007:  PIANO FACULTY MEMBER, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, IN.  Private lessons, piano master-classes, chamber music coaching.
  • JULY 13, 2007:  PERFORMANCE OF MESSIAEN VISIONS DE L’AMEN, MASTERWORKS FESTIVAL, Winona Lake, IN.  With Alexander Djordjevic, piano.
  • SEPTEMBER 5, 2007:  GUEST TWO-PIANO RECITAL, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL.  Alexander Djordjevic, piano.  Hallelujah/Amen:”  works of Bolcom, John Adams, Messiaen.
  • SEPTEMBER 6, 2007:  GUEST TWO-PIANO RECITAL, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.  Alexander Djordjevic, piano.  Program:  see September 5, 2007.
  • SEPTEMBER 7, 2007:  GUEST TWO-PIANO RECITAL, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN.  Alexander Djordjevic, piano.  Program:  see September 5, 2007.   
  • OCTOBER 9, 2007:  MUSIC FOR SOPRANO, MEZZO-SOPRANO AND PIANO.  Guest recital at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Works of Bach, Handel, Poulenc, Rachmaninov, Bortkiewicz, Brahms, Argento, Laitman.
  • OCTOBER 11, 2007:  MUSIC FOR SOPRANO, MEZZO-SOPRANO AND PIANO.  Guest recital at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI.  Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Works of Bach, Handel, Poulenc, Rachmaninov, Bortkiewicz, Brahms, Strauss-Dohnanyi, Argento, Laitman.
  • OCTOBER 21, 2007:  REMBRANDT CHAMBER PLAYERS.  3 p.m., Music Institute of Chicago, Evanston, IL.  “IF MUSIC BE THE FOOD OF LOVE, PLAY  ON.”  J. Lawrie Bloom, clarinet;  Keith Conant, viola;  Barbara Haffner, cello;  Sandra Morgan, flute;  Yuan-Qing Yu, violin.  Richard Danielpour/ Troubadour’s Feast;  Schumann/ Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op. 47.
  • NOVEMBER 28, 2007:  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA ALL-ACCESS CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center.  Chamber Soloists of Chicago:  Nathan Cole, violin;  Jonathan Pegis, cello.  Debussy/ Cello Sonata;  Shostakovich/ Trio No. 2 in E Minor, Op. 67.
  • DECEMBER 2, 2007:  CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES, Fullerton Hall, Art Institute of Chicago.  “Knights of Tonality.”  Max Raimi/ Flute Sonata (2007, world premiere), with Mathieu Dufour, flute.
  • FEBRUARY 8, 2008:  VOICE RECITAL, Pierce Chapel, Wheaton College.  Songs of Love and Good Manners, with Carolyn Hart, soprano;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano;  Gerard Sundberg, baritone.  Richard Strauss/ Lieder, Op. 10;  Brahms/ Three Duets;  Gustav Nordqvist/ Three Songs;  Dominick Argento/ Miss Manners on Music;  Lori Laitman/ Dreaming.  
  • FEBRUARY 16, 2008:  ADJUDICATION for Ann Arbor Bach Association Sonata Festival, Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI.
  • MARCH 9, 2008:  CHAMBER RECITAL, CHRISTIAN PERFORMING ARTISTS’ FELLOWSHIP SECOND SUNDAY SERIES, Winona Lake, Indiana.  Theme and Variations, with Gert Kumi, violin;  Barbara Kavanaugh, cello;  Denise Gamez, mezzo-soprano.  Mozart/ Variations on a Theme of Gluck, K. 455;  Beethoven/ Variations on “Bei männern;”   Mahler/ Three Rückertlieder;  Beethoven/ Trio in B-flat, Op. 11 (III).