with Jim Von Stetten, formerly of UMI, Conn/Selmer, and Eastman Shires and my former neighbor in high school! Tremendous influence on my career
Brahms Hornsongs with Steve Menard
Ring Cycle program section
Sun Valley premiere of Alex Orfaly’s “Breaking Light” and my introduction to the contra, 2017
playing contra with 8 Walküre in my ear was quite an experience!
some of the key players in the Viet Cuong “Hymns and Howls” consortium: Viet Cuong, Pim Liebman, Evonne Michel, and Chris Gawlak
Sun Valley “Star Wars” section 2018
Sun Valley “Star Wars” brass section 2018
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Sun Valley Summer Symphony 2012 Low Brass Section (L-R) Tim Owner, Gordon Wolfe, Kyle Covington, Tim Smith, Darren McHenry, Peter Wahrhaftig
photoshoot for Ewazen press-release. Nice work photographer (and percussionist) Dinesh Joseph
Texas State masterclass
BPO trombone section class at Interlochen Arts Academy, 2013 (Jonathan Lombardo, myself, Jeff Dee)
Rach 2 with the Chicago Symnphony (Michael Mulchay, myself, Charlie Vernon, Tony Kniffen – tubist of the Indianapolis Symphony)
Music of the Baroque Holiday Brass and Choral concerts, Chicago 2013 (L-R) Jared Rodin, Randy Hawes, myself, Jay Evans, Barbara Butler, Charles Geyer, Jennifer Marotta, Scott Quackenbush
BPO at Carnegie Hall, May 2013 — Gliere’s mammoth Third Symphony
Ewazen Triple Concerto premiere
Gershwin concerts and recording session, BPO 2011 (myself, Tim Owner, Jeff Dee, Don Harry)
Ithaca College Tuesday/Thursday Jazz Lab. Holding down the low end with authority — and lots of hair gel!!
Ewazen Triple Concerto with Interlochen World Youth Orchestra, Jun 2013
Great Lakes Trombone Choir dress rehearsal at ITF 2014
We climbed up 8 floors of abandoned grain mill to get here! (Jonathan Lombardo, Jeff Dee, myself)
Educational Program at Buffalo Canalside
post-Ewazen premiere with the composer and Music Director JoAnn Falletta
BPO low brass featured during a presentation by tubist Don Harry
My arsenal for the BPO “Rhapsody in Blue” CD project. I got to play 1st, 2nd, and Bass at some point on this album.
BPO trombones playing at luncheon for Friends of the Amherst Symphony
the Amherst Symphony (NY) hosted us each as soloists, and gave us handsome awards for it!
The obligatory “Trombone Jail” photo!
2015 Sun Valley Summer Symphony Musicians Choice Chamber Concert, Bruckner motets — Tim Higgins, Gord Wolfe, myself, Jeff Dee