Schedule

2017

January

8-14: Performing at the St. Barts Music Festival
14-16: Composer residency at Gardner-Webb University, in North Carolina.
16-23 Eight performances of Compose Yourself! with Naples Philharmonic. (Stephenson conducting)

February

3: Symphony #2 – FGCU Wind Ensemble – Rod Chesnutt conducting
7-8: Piccolo Trumpet recording/performance at Peabody. Josh Ganger, trumpet
25: Blue Night *world premiere* with the Anderson Symphony.
Richard Sowers conducts. In memoriam for Kent Leslie, former principal horn.
27 – March 2: Composer-in-Residence with Chattanooga Symphony; Violin Concerto “Tributes”. Holly Mulcahy.

MARCH

3: Liquid Melancholy clarinet concerto at Roosevelt University, CCPA. John Yeh, clarinet. Alastair Willis conducting.
7-10: Composer-in-Residence at Kennesaw State University. Performances of “there are no words”, “Liquid Melancholy” clarinet concerto (John Warren), “The Devil’s Tale”, “Concertino and Fanfare”
9-11: American Bandmasters Association conference (Lexington, KY): “Glissin’ Up” + “Symphony #2” (2nd mvmt) US “President’s Own” Marine Band
10: WORLD PREMIERE – orchestra version of “there are no words” Frost Symphony Orchestra, U of Miami; Thomas Sleeper
11: Lake Forest Symphony – Jim Stephenson conducting family concert(s)
14: Piccolo trumpet concerto at Arkansas State University; Chris Wilson, trumpet

April

3-7 Elgin Symphony performs Compose Yourself! (Jim Stephenson narrating)
4: Three Bones Concerto at Indiana University; Jon Whitaker, Pete Ellefson, Tim Dugan.
6: Piccolo trumpet concerto performed/recorded at MTSU. Michael Arndt.
15: WORLD PREMIERE: work for trombone quartet and percussion quartet, Vanderbilt University
22-23: Recording of “Vast and Curious” at Fredonia University.
Gail Williams, horn; Dan Perantoni, tuba.
Wind ensemble conducted by Paula Holcomb. More info.
23: Piccolo trumpet concerto: FGCU winds. Matthew Sonneborn
28: “The Arch” Concerto Rhapsody, with the St. Louis Symphony.
Gerry Pagano, bass trombone soloist. Conducted by David Robertson
Composer in attendance. More info here.

may

4: Carnegie Hall *world premiere* of new sextet written for Chamber Music Charleston. Composer in attendance.
Details coming soon.
7-10: recording sessions with US “President’s Own” Marine Band – Symphony #2.
17: *World premiere* premiere of fanfare for Montreal Symphony.
Details to follow.

JULY

6-11: Composer/Conductor/Residency for premiere of “Martha Uncaged” at the Music Academy of the West; Santa Barbara, CA
31-Aug. 5 Violin Concerto at Cabrillo Festival in Santa Cruz, CA; Composer-in-Residence