Category Archive: Events

Nov 13

Lord of the Rings Concert in Dallas

This past weekend my high school choir, North Side choir performed the entire film score to the Lord of the Rings for 6000 fans at Fair Park in Dallas.  Three performances and over 16 hours of rehearsal with a guest conductor from New York and a full orchestra paid off.  Every night the audience gave …

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Apr 09

Elisions Video – from my Senior Concert

All the pieces from my Senior Concert are available to stream via YouTube.  You can watch the entire concert or just a piece here – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2C42706E274F0890 or just hit play here:

Feb 23

Wesleyan Chamber Singers Accept Invite to China

In October the Texas Wesleyan Chamber Singers sang for signing of the declaration of Fort Worth‘s sister city –Guiyang, China. The mayor from Guiyang then invited our choir to be his guest at the signing in his home city. Thanks to a generous donation and the efforts of our Dr. Bierschenk (our director), Dr. Fisher …

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Jan 22

Musical Elision

On March 6th, conductor Hans Grim and sixty plus talented friends and family will present choral works of Whitacre, Lauridsen, Elgar and more. The concert will also feature a jazz combo and solo piano performing works by Adam Guettel, William Joel and David Yazbek. The concert will take place at 7:30 in Texas Wesleyan University’s …

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Dec 31

Christmas in August

Last summer I was asked to direct a large children’s chorus as well as an adult chorus singing a track on a Holiday CD produced by DFW Actors Give Back.  The CD was a fund raiser for Jonathan’s Place, a “home-style” emergency shelter for abused, abandoned and neglected children and a Foster & Adoptive Family Program …

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Nov 08

Jazz Concert in Weatherford – Guest Artist

I recieved this advance copy of the promo poster for an upcoming engagement at Weatherford College. My good friend Cal Lewiston asked me some time ago to be a guest musician with my friends in the Weatherford College Jazz Band, but I had no idea I would be recieving such top billing. I am very …

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Oct 24

1st Prize in the Sigma Alpha Iota American Music Scholarship Competition

I was hugely honored to hear today that I took first place in the Sigma Alpha Iota American Music Scholarship Competition held today.  The Fort Worth Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota (International Music Fraternity) will feature me along with second place winner Austin Snow on their 57th Annual American Music Concert  on February 18, …

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Feb 20

West Side Story on Good Morning Texas 1998

I was looking for my DVD of Oh Brother Where Art Thou and instead found an old VHS tape labeled Good Morning Texas 1998.  On the tape was this television appearance by the cast of Granbury Opera House’s West Side Story. This show remains my absolute favorite musical production ever for SO many reasons: My …

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Nov 12

TCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble Concert – Fall 2010

I had the pleasure of appearing on stage with the TCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble this past Friday evening! They did an incredible job performing Chris Rischel’s arrangement of Magic and a piece I did 11 years ago at Wesleyan called London By Night. Also some great solo work. Audio to follow I hope…

May 05

CD – Selections from The Great American Trailer Park Musical ON SALE NOW!

This brand new CD features 6 songs from the musical, plus 4 bonus tracks of songs written for the original New york production, but previously unrecorded. The creators of the musical, David Nehls and Betsy Kelso have granted permission for members of the Circle Theatre cast and band to record these 6 new songs and …

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