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Lecture Recital

I thoroughly enjoyed the chance to give a lecture recital in Winnetka at a beautiful French restaurant called Mirani’s this week.  I performed for a distinguished collection of guests at a private party and featured a set of works by…

Chicago premier of Grapes of Wrath by Ricky Ian Gordon

This winter Northwestern put on the Chicago premier of an operatic setting of Grapes of Wrath by Ricky Ian Gordon and conducted by Hal France. I played the steel string acoustic guitar and got to meet the composer when he…

Conducting Carmen!

Here’s a picture from a recent Northwestern Guitar Ensemble concert where I opened the concert by conducting the first movement of a suite from Carmen.

Baroque Guitar continuo playing in L’incoronazione di Poppea!

I was thrilled this month to have the chance to perform in Monteverdi’s L’incoronazione di Poppea for the second time.  This performance was made all the more special by the large continuo section of talented musicians made up of theorbo,…

Pictures from a master class with Hopkinson Smith

I performed the Gavotte en Rondeaux from BWV 1006a.  If you aren’t aware, this wonderful piece is featured on the golden record attached to the Voyager Spacecraft and launched into space in the 70′s.  Voyager is now leaving our solar…

A collective guitar recital!

I was thrilled to join some of Chicago’s most active guitarists when we gathered together to give a recital this month.  The room was packed and we have decided to make this a semi-annual event in Chicago!  Keep your eyes…

Pictures from my recent master class with Jason Vieaux

I performed Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude.

A performance of an unpublished piece by Alan Hovhaness for Harp and Guitar!

With two performances in recitals already under our belt and at least two more to go, “Spirit of Trees” by Alan Hovhaness has become one of my favorite pieces to perform. This is a work for Harp and Guitar, which…

Upcoming performances at St. Josaphat Church in Chicago

I perform solo classical guitar works throughout services two times a month at St. Josaphat Church on Southport and Belden in Chicago, IL. Come listen and enjoy the great acoustics!

A wonderful masterclass from Hopkinson Smith

I played the Gavotte en Rondeaux from BWV 1006a for him.