Past Performances

2019
January – February
Chicago Opera Theater, Music Staff
The Scarlet Ibis (Stefan Weisman)
Conducted by David Hanlon
The Studebaker Theater, Chicago, IL

January 20, 2pm
“To the Moon”
Recital with Anne Marie Bice, soprano
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

February 16, 2pm
Recital with Samantha Farmilant, soprano
Presented by Floating Opera Company
First United Methodist Church – Chicago Temple, Chicago, IL

February 23, 7pm
“Snapshots of Every Voice,” Lynx Project
PianoForte Studios, Chicago, IL

February – April
North Park University, Staff Pianist and Coach
Hänsel und Gretel (Humperdinck) and Masque of Angels (Argento)
Conducted by Nyela Basney
Hanson Hall, North Park University, Chicago, IL

March 17, 11am
MTNA National Conference
Performance of Taxonomies of Pulse by Benjamin Krause
Spokane Convention Center, Spokane, WA

April 14, 6pm
Chicago songSLAM
*Solitaire by Benjamin Krause
With Angela DeVenuto, soprano
The Promontory, Hyde Park, Chicago, IL

April 20, 2pm
Recital with Matthew Nix, cello
Benefit recital for Project Fierce Chicago
The Sandbox, Chicago, IL

April – June
Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Music Staff
The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart), Rigoletto (Verdi), The Coronation of Poppea (Monteverdi), *Fire Shut Up in My Bones (Terence Blanchard), Center Stage 2019
The Loretto-Hilton Center, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

July 1-21
Artist Faculty – Piano and Collaborative Piano
Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival
Valparaiso, IN

September 16, 7:30pm
Recital with Ericka Grodrian, horn
Moody Music Building Concert Hall
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
Program included Romance (Elizabeth Raum), Ages (Susan Mutter), and Horn Concerto (Eric Ewazen).

September 24, 5:30-8pm
Chicago Fringe Opera at the Taproom
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Chicago, IL

October 16, 11am
2019 Scholarship Winners in Concert
American Opera Society of Chicago
Performance with Olivia Doig, soprano
Program included Canciones Amatorias, II & V (Granados), Elfenlied (Wolf), and “Par le rang…Salut a la France” from La Fille du Régiment (Donizetti).

October 27, 3pm
“From Armenian Dance to Argentinian Tango”
Recital with Mihai Craioveanu, violin and Alicia Eppinga, cello
Program included Trio in F# minor (Arno Babajanian), Four Seasons (Piazzolla), and Oblivion (Piazzolla).
Jack H. Miller Center, Concert Hall
Hope College, Holland, MI

November 3, 3pm
Snapshots of Every Voice: Salon Series
Presented by Lynx Project
With Anna Laurenzo, mezzo-soprano and Achilles Bezanis, tenor
Chicago, IL

November 8 & 9
Music Director and Coach
Opera Scenes: People Who Make a Scene
Hanson Hall, North Park University, Chicago, IL
Directed by George Cederquist

November 21-24
Pianist and Coach
Dog Days (David T. Little)
Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
Conducted by Alan Pierson
Directed by Joachim Schamberger

December 6, 8pm
Snapshots of Every Voice: Salon Series
Presented by Lynx Project
With Caitleen Kahn, soprano, Carmenchú Dominguez, soprano, and Hope DeCelle Shepherd, cello
Narloch Piano Studio, Chicago, IL

December 13
Chicago Opera Theater, Music Staff
Workshop of The Transformation of Jane Doe (Stacy Garrop)
Curtiss Hall, Fine Arts Building, Chicago, IL
Conducted by Josh Quinn


2018
January 24, 7:30pm
The Song Continues: Marilyn Horne Master Class
Carnegie Hall, Resnick Education Wing, New York, NY
Watch

January 25, 7:30pm
The Song Continues: Graham Johnson Master Class
Carnegie Hall, Resnick Education Wing, New York, NY
Watch

January 26, 7:30pm
The Song Continues: Renée Fleming Master Class
Carnegie Hall, Resnick Education Wing, New York, NY

February 18, 2pm
Recital with Anne Marie Bice, soprano
Featuring art songs of 19th-century Norway.
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

March 22, 7pm
Lenten Recital Series
Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners Recital
with Hannah Rose Kidwell, soprano
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, Houston, TX

March 26, 7pm
Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners Recital
with Hannah Rose Kidwell, soprano
Hahn Hall, Santa Barbara, CA

March 28, 12:15pm
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert
Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners Recital
with Hannah Rose Kidwell, soprano
Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
Watch or Listen

March 30, 7pm
Marilyn Horne Song Competition Winners Recital
with Hannah Rose Kidwell, soprano
Steinway Hall, New York, NY

April 23 – June 24
Opera Theatre of St. Louis Music Staff
La Traviata (Verdi), *An American Soldier (Huang Ruo), Regina (Blitzstein), Orfeo and Euridice (Gluck)
The Loretto-Hilton Center, Webster University, St. Louis, MO

July 1-29
Artist Faculty – Piano and Collaborative Piano
Lutheran Summer Music Academy and Festival
Valparaiso, IN

October 6
Indiana Music Teachers Association State Conference
*Taxonomies of Pulse by Benjamin Krause
Sweetwater Sound, Fort Wayne, IN
Watch

October 9, 5:30pm
Chicago Fringe Opera at the Taproom
Lagunitas Brewing Company, Chicago, IL


2017
February 10
Recital of Benjamin Krause, composer
with Sonja Harasim, violin
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

April 2
“Nature’s Way”
Recital with Emily Yiannias, soprano
also featuring Jack Marquardt, clarinet
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

April 23
Mixed Choir Spring Concert
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

April 28
Recital with Samantha Bessey, flute
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

June – August
Vocal Piano Fellowship
Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, CA


2016
February 14
“Beloved/Beheaded: Art Song of Women Composers”
Recital with Emily Yiannias, soprano
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

April 7
“CONNECTIONS”
Recital of Benjamin Krause, composer and pianist
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

April 17
Mixed Choir Spring Concert
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

June 25 – July 7
Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium residency
New works for solo piano and chamber ensemble
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

July 1
“New Pathways II: Music by Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon and David Crumb”
with Molly Barth, flute and Jeffrey Zeigler, cello
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

September 19
“Beloved/Beheaded: Art Song of Women Composers”
Recital with Emily Lyday Yiannias, soprano
St. Mary’s College, South Bend, IN

October 6
Outreach concert with Emily Herdeman Kelly, violin and Josh Kelly, viola
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, Rockford, IL

October 7
Concert with the Herdeman Kelly Duo
Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center, Rockford, IL

October 30
“Magic, Mischief and Monsters”
Recital with Anne Marie Bice, soprano
also featuring Ryan de Ryke, baritone
Benefit recital for Save the Dunes
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN


2015
June 27
Vivaldi Music Academy Faculty and Student Recital
Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall, New York, NY

October 4
“All Creatures of Our God and King”
Recital with Anne Marie Bice, soprano
also featuring Maura Janton Cock, soprano
Benefit recital for Lakeshore PAWS
Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN

*Indicates world premiere

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