ALL UPCOMING PERFORMANCES AND GIGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19.
July 7 – July 14, 2019: WYWOP & WAWOP 2019
May 5, 2019: DURHAM MEDICAL ORCHESTRA: Baldwin Auditorium, 3pm, FREE ADMISSION featuring Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique
May 12, 2019: Duke University Wind Symphony performing at the Duke commencement ceremony in Wallace Wade stadium
May 12, 2019: North Carolina School of Science and Math Wind Ensemble performance; 4pm @ NCSSM (Auditorium)
Oct. 20, 2018, 8pm, Duke Chapel: Duke Family Weekend with the Duke Wind Symphony: CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Oct. 27, 2018, 3pm, Duke Central Park: A Halloween Spooktacular with the Durham Community Concert Band and the Duke University Wind Symphony:
Nov. 2-4, 2018, conductor for the University of Illinois at Chicago Honors Band Festival and guest conductor for the UIC Wind Ensemble
Nov. 11, 2018, 4pm, guest conduct Goodnight Moon with the Durham Community Concert Band, Meredith Achey (soprano soloist) at NCMEA (North Carolina Music Educators conference) in Winston-Salem
Nov. 15, 2018, 8pm, Baldwin Auditorium: Dream Machine with the Duke University Wind Symphony: DREAM MACHINE
Watch the live stream here:
Nov. 29-Dec. 2, conductor for the University of South Florida Festival of Winds
Dec. 8, 2018, 8pm, von der Heyden Studio Theater, Rubenstein Arts Center Encounters: with the Music of Our Time presents A Forest Unfolding
MORE INFORMATION AND TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE
Dec. 9, 2018, 3pm, Durham Medical Orchestra, HARMONIES concert featuring Ivy Ringel, bassoon; Meredith Achey, soprano; Vox Virorum (Jeremy Nabors, director), Ballet Dancers, Steven Bryant, composer; Alejandro Santoyo, composer, and more; come and hear Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, Selections from Sleeping Beauty by Tchaikovsky, Elgar’s Romance, and more
Dec. 10-17, 2018, trip to Taiwan, to give presentations on Music and Medicine and guest conduct the FJCU orchestra and the NCKU student orchestra.
2019 is in full swing! The first concert already happened on Jan. 20, 2019 celebrating Phillip Riggs’ retirement.
The next performance is coming up this weekend: THE BULL CITY BRASS BONANZA February 2, 2019 at 4pm
215 N Church Streeet
Durham, North Carolina 27705
Feb. 8-10, 2019
I will be traveling to Boca Raton to give a conducting masterclass with Kyle Prescott at Florida Atlantic University. http://www.fau.edu/artsandletters/music/events/conducting-workshop/
Feb. 14-16, 2019
Looking forward to working with the 9/10 District 13 Honor Band in Georgia.
Concert at 12:15pm at Mill Creek High School: 4400 Braselton Highway, Hoschton, GA 30548
Returning to Durham right after for the:
45th ANNUAL VIENNESE BALL & PAUL BRYAN ALUMNI EVENT
Feb. 16, 2019, 7-11pm, Duke Freeman Center
Feb. 19-24, 2019: CBDNA (college band director national association) conference at Arizona State University; I will be presenting a performance recording of my arrangement of Goodnight Moon; Steven Bryant has 2 big premieres as part of the conference.
March 2, 2019: 8pm, Baldwin Auditorium, FREE ADMISSION: excited to welcome guest conductor and composer Johan de Meij and saxophone soloist Henk van Twillert to campus. Repertoire: The Lord of the Rings, Fellini, and Joropo
LIVE STREAM: https://youtu.be/HHD8Bml_QPI
March 3, 2019: 8pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Durham Medical Orchestra & Durham Choral Society joint concert, performing Phillip Glass Itaipu and Eric Whitacre’s Deep Field.
Audience members: please make sure you download the free Deep Field app for the performance:
Tickets are available here: https://tickets.duke.edu/online/seatSelect.asp?BOset::WSmap::seatmap::performance_ids=62CCFBC9-5C61-4A06-8076-C440651FC8A0
North Carolina Youth Wind Ensemble with Michael Markowski:
MARCH 16, 2019: 2:30pm FOREST AT DUKE; 6pm UNC Moeser Auditorium
TRIANGLE CLARINET RETREAT:
When: Saturday, March 30th, 2019 9:00am-2:30pm
Where: Fellowship Hall of Yates Baptist Church, 2819 Chapel Hill Rd (southwest side of Church Sanctuary). There is ample parking available in the parking lots beside and in front of the fellowship hall.
Sunday, April 7, 2019, 3pm, Grey Stone Church, 2601 Hillsborough Rd, Durham, FAMILY LIFE CENTER! THE MAGIC OF MUSIC
The Durham Medical Orchestra performs a free kids/family concert: THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: https://www.facebook.com/events/360978921418514/
It will be magical!
April 11, 2019: DUKE UNIVERSITY WIND SYMPHONY: Baldwin Auditorium, 8pm, FREE ADMISSION
A GRAND FINALE: check out the video from the concert below
April 26-28, 2019: Guest residency: Youth Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony & Concert Bands at Sinclair Community College in Dayton, Ohio
OCTOBER 3, 2019, 7:30pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Wind Symphony
Let my love be heard
Works include: “Dancing Fire” by Kevin Day, “Give Us This Day” by David Maslanka, “Mother of a Revolution” by Omar Thomas, “Let my love be heard” by Jake Runestad, “Summoning Graces” by Michael Markowski, and “Elsa’s Procession to the Cathedral” by Richard Wagner, arr. Cailliet
OCTOBER 20, 2019, 3pm, Concert For A Field of Dreams, DURHAM MEDICAL ORCHESTRA: A benefit concert to help children and adults with special needs play baseball; Durham Central Park Pavilion, 501 Foster Street, Durham, Free admission. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.
OCTOBER 26, 2019, 8pm, Duke University Wind Symphony, FAMILY WEEKEND, Baldwin Auditorium
NOVEMBER 14, 2019, 7:30pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University Wind Symphony featuring IMANI WINDS:
Baile Si Quiere!
Works include: Baile Si Quiere! by Jeff Scott featuring Imani Winds, Selection from “Dance Movements” by Phillip Sparke, First Suite for Band by Alfred Reed, Dance of the Jesters by Peter Tchaikovsky/trans. Cramer, and more…
NOVEMBER 15-16, 2019, TMEA REGION 13 HIGH SCHOOL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA at Hightower High School
NOVEMBER 21-23, 2019, Winston Salem Forsyth County, 11-12 ALL COUNTY BAND
DECEMBER 8, 2019, 3pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Durham Medical Orchestra, Fall Concert, Free Admission featuring Joseph Alessi (principal trombone NY Philharmonic)
Help us celebrate our 10th season with a concert featuring the trombone like you’ve never heard it before. With special guest Joseph Alessi, principal trombone, New York Philharmonic. Join the trombone choir:
Calling all North Carolina-based trombone players! Join Joseph Alessi for two trombone choir pieces to be performed December 8. Application deadline: October 20, 2019.
DECEMBER 13-14, 2019, TMEA REGION 19 HIGH SCHOOL ALL REGION BAND, Houston, TX
JANUARY 24-26, 2020: SHENANDOAH CONSERVATORY MID-ATLANTIC HONOR BAND FESTIVAL: https://www.su.edu/conservatory/invites/mid-atlantic-honor-band/
JANUARY 31, 2020-FEBRUARY 1, 2020 VIRGINIA DISTRICT 5 ALL DISTRICT BAND, Harrisonburg High School
FEBRUARY 15, 2020, 7pm-11pm: Duke Wind Symphony: 46th Annual Viennese Ball, Freeman Center for Jewish Life, TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE!
Food, music, and Viennese dance, featuring a live waltz orchestra and polka band. Dance lessons at the beginning of the evening. Dress: semi-formal to formal. The Viennese Ball is an annual fundraiser for the Duke Wind Symphony. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE HERE!
FEBRUARY 29, 2020: Duke University Wind Symphony: Concert in honor of Paul Bryan’s 100th birthday featuring DUWS alumni, Baldwin Auditorium, 8pm
Paul Bryan has had a tremendous impact during his time at Duke and has inspired many musicians. In his honor, we will perform works that he commissioned and played a significant role during his time at Duke. We welcome back DUWS alumni, some of whom will perform onstage with current students, and are excited to connect the DUWS family. Paul Bryan was Professor of Music and Conductor of the Wind Symphony at Duke University from 1951-1988. He organized and led the Duke Wind Symphony’s semester-long Programs in Vienna in throughout the 1970s and 1980s. Under his leadership, the Duke Wind Symphony performed concerts in Austria (Vienna, Graz, Lockenhaus, Mayrhofen, Berndorf, Bad Gleichenberg), Italy (Venice, Vicenza), Hungary (Budapest), Germany (Dresden, Leipzig, Mainz), and Czechoslovakia (Prague, Cheb). Professor Bryan was also conductor of the Durham Civic Choral Society 1957-67; Durham Savoyards 1963-67, 70, 1974-75, ’77, ’80; and the Durham Youth Symphony 1972-76.
MARCH 15, 2020: NCYWE @ UNC CHAPEL HILL MOESER AUDITORIUM
3pm PERFORMANCE – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
MARCH 22, 2020, NCYWE & the DUKE UNIVERSITY WIND SYMPHONY IN CHARLESTON (SC); – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
ARPIL 4, 2020, NCYWE @ CARY ARTS CENTER
concert 7pm – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
APRIL 9, 2020: Duke University Wind Symphony: SURPRISE!, 7:30pm, Baldwin Auditorium – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
The Duke Wind Symphony’s final concert of the year is a celebration of the achievements of our graduating students, who will help choose the repertoire. Come and be surprised!
MAY 3, 2020, 3pm, Baldwin Auditorium, Durham Medical Orchestra, THE ART OF MEMORY – CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19
Sunday, May 3, 2020, 3 p.m.
Duke University East Campus
Help us celebrate our 10th season with a concert featuring pieces that make connections between music and memory.
What you’ll hear at this concert
AARON COPLAND: Appalachian Spring
A beloved work by a composer who experienced Alzheimer’s disease late in his life.
JOHN MACKEY: Places we can no longer go
A new arrangement of a work about the composer’s mother’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease.
Join the “Places we can no longer go” consortium
We invite your participation in a commissioning consortium, spearheaded by the Durham Medical Orchestra, to create an orchestral version of a composition by world-renowned composer John Mackey, entitled “Places we can no longer go.” We kindly ask orchestras and others interested in partnering with us on this project to contact us by December 1, 2019.