Playing

In Kansas City, I was the principal bassist for
Kansas City Civic Orchestra    •    Heritage Philharmonic    •    Kinnor Philharmonic

Selected repertoire performed:

2015–2016

  • Symphony No. 2 in D-flat Major, Op. 30 (“Romantic”) … Howard Hanson
  • St. Paul’s Suite, Op. 29, No. 2 … Gustav Holst
  • Overture to Finlandia, Op. 26 … Jean Sibelius
  • Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K. 299 … Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 … Johannes Brahms
  • Overture to Oberon … Carl Maria von Weber
  • Overture to Le nozze di Figaro … Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Pictures at an Exhibition … Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel
  • Festive Overture in A Major, Op. 96 … Dmitri Shoshtakovich
  • Shéhérazade … Maurice Ravel
  • “Berceuse” and “Finale” from Firebird Suite (1919) … Igor Stravinsky
  • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Corolian Overture, Op. 62 … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Rhapsody in Blue … George Gershwin

2014–2015

  • Pavane pour une infante défunte … Maurice Ravel
  • Pelléas et Mélisande Suite … Jean Sibelius
  • Symphony No. 4 in C minor, D. 417 (“Tragic”) … Franz Schubert
  • “Troika” from Lieutenant Kijé … Sergey Prokofiev
  • Danzón No. 2 … Arturo Márquez
  • Má vlast … Bedřich Smetana
  • Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 … Antonín Dvořák
  • “Courtly Dances” from Gloriana, Op. 53a … Benjamin Britten
  • The Banks of Green Willow … George Butterworth
  • Pomp and Circumstance: March No. 1 in D Major … Edward Elgar
  • Symphony No. 2 in B Minor … Alexander Borodin
  • Eight Russian Folk Songs, Op. 58 … Anatol Liadov
  • Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 … Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
  • Morceau de concert pour harpe et orchestre … Camille Saint-Saëns
  • L’Arlésienne Suite No. 2 … Georges Bizet

2013–2014

  • Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola, K. 364 … Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Symphony No. 5 in D Major, Op. 105 (“Reformation”) … Felix Mendelssohn
  • Tod und Verklärung (Death and Transfiguration) … Richard Strauss
  • Overture to Romeo and Juliet … Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
  • Elegy in Memory of Maurice Ravel … David Diamon
  • Overture to Die Zauberflöte … Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • Symphony No. 5 in D Major … Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Cuban Overture … George Gershwin
  • Fantasia Parachicos … James Mobberley
  • Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 … Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
  • Kaiser Waltzer, Op. 437 … Johann Strauss, Jr.
  • Peter and the Wolf … Sergey Prokofiev
  • Scheherazade, Op. 35 … Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov

2012–2013

  • “In the Hall of the Mountain King” from Peer Gynt, Op. 23 … Edvard Grieg
  • Symphony No. 2, Op. 132 (“Mysterious Mountain”) … Alan Hovhaness
  • Overture to Poet and Peasant … Franz von Suppé
  • Symphony No. 45 in F-sharp Minor, Hob I:45 (“Farewell”) … Joseph Haydn
  • Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88 … Antonín Dvořák
  • Fugue from Symphony No. 4 … Charles Ives
  • Prelude to Die Meistersinger … Richard Wagner
  • Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80 … Gabriel Fauré
  • Magnificat … John Rutter
  • Overture to Oberon … Carl Maria von Weber
  • Ma mère l’oye: Suite … Maurice Ravel
  • Adagio in G Minor … Tomaso Albinoni
  • Symphony No. 2, Op. 30 (“Romantic”) … Howard Hanson
  • España … Emmanuel Chabrier
  • Carmen Suites Nos. 1 and 2 (selections) … Georges Bizet
  • Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68 … Johannes Brahms

2011–2012

  • Corolian Overture, Op. 62 … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Symphony No. 3 (“Organ”) … Camille Saint-Saëns
  • Overture to Le carnaval romain, Op. 9 … Hector Berlioz
  • Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36 … Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
  • Introduction to Also sprach Zarathustra … Richard Strauss
  • An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 … Johann Strauss, Jr.
  • Slavonic Dances No. 1 and No. 2, Op. 46 … Antonín Dvořák
  • “Mars” from The Planets … Gustav Holst
  • Clair de lune … Claude Debussy
  • Billy the Kid Suite … Aaron Copland
  • Knoxville, Summer of 1905 … Samuel Barber
  • Lullaby for String Orchestra … George Gershwin
  • An American in Paris … George Gershwin
  • Carol for Orchestra … Henry Cowell
  • Japanese Suite … Gustav Holst
  • English Folk Song Suite … Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Rhysomedre … Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Irish Rhapsody No. 1 … Charles Villiers Stanford
  • Irish Suite … Leroy Anderson
  • Symphony No. 1 in C Major, Op. 21 … Ludwig van Beethoven

2010–2011

  • Overture to Hebrides, Op. 26 (“Fingal’s Cave”) … Felix Mendelssohn
  • “Woltan’s Farewell” and “Magic Fire Music” … Richard Wagner
  • Trettanrune … William Funk
  • Songs for a Wayfarer … Gustav Mahler
  • Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68 (“Pastoral”) … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • “Marche Hongroise” from La damnation de Faust … Hector Berlioz
  • Marche funèbre d’une marionette … Charles Gounod
  • American Salute … Morton Gould
  • Quiet City … Aaron Copland
  • Suite from Les Indes galante … Antonio Vivaldi
  • Symphony in B Minor (“Unfinished”) … Franz Schubert
  • Symphony No. 2 in B Minor … Alexander Borodin
  • “Berceuse” and “Finale” from Firebird Suite (1919) … Igor Stravinsky

2009–2010

  • Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 17 … Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky
  • Serenade for Strings in E Minor … Edward Elgar
  • Carmen Suite No. 1 … Georges Bizet
  • Symphony No. 3 in E-flat Major, Op. 55 (“Eroica”) … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Overture to Die Entführung aus dem Serail … Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  • A Somerset Rhapsody … Gustav Holst
  • Masquerade Suite … Aram Khachaturian
  • Overture to Egmont … Ludwig van Beethoven
  • Prayer of St. Gregory … Alan Hovhaness
  • Symphony No. 5 in E-flat Major, Op. 82 … Jean Sibelius
  • Prelude to Die Meistersinger … Richard Wagner
  • Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73 … Johannes Brahms
  • Pelléas et Mélisande, Op. 80 … Gabriel Fauré
  • Symphony No. 104 in D Major (“London”) … Joseph Haydn
  • Slavonic Dances, Op. 46 … Antonín Dvořák
  • Symphony No. 5 in E Minor, Op. 64 … Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky