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Tribute and Legacy: Erik Lotichius’ Anaitalrax (Solaire Records)

“To D. Scarlatti (1685–1757) with apologies”—so composer Erik Lotichius (1929–2015) dedicated his Anaitalrax: Twenty-five virtuoso piano studies. Yes, the work’s title—Anaitalrax—is Scarlattiana sounded backwards, but this sly wink is indicative of a deeper, more layered operation at the core of Lotichius’s

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Tribute and Legacy: Erik Lotichius’ Anaitalrax (Solaire Records)

“To D. Scarlatti (1685–1757) with apologies”—so composer Erik Lotichius (1929–2015) dedicated his Anaitalrax: Twenty-five virtuoso piano studies. Yes, the work’s title—Anaitalrax—is Scarlattiana sounded backwards, but this sly wink is indicative of a deeper, more layered operation at the core of Lotichius’s

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SHOW – Fifth Hammer – If There Be Any Sorrow

If There Be Any Sorrow | Music of the Triduum March 31, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. Performance | 7:00 p.m. Pre-performance Talk Church of Our Savior, 1068 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306 April 7, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. Performance |

SHOW – Fifth Hammer – If There Be Any Sorrow

If There Be Any Sorrow | Music of the Triduum March 31, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. Performance | 7:00 p.m. Pre-performance Talk Church of Our Savior, 1068 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30306 April 7, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. Performance |

SHOW – The Concert Spirituel – Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and the Cathedral of St. Philip Schola

The Concert Spirituel provided a means in Paris to produce entertainments during the Lenten season when theatrical events were forbidden. Begun on March 18, 1725, these events were attended by the lower aristocracy, foreigners, and other people of means. The

SHOW – The Concert Spirituel – Atlanta Baroque Orchestra and the Cathedral of St. Philip Schola

The Concert Spirituel provided a means in Paris to produce entertainments during the Lenten season when theatrical events were forbidden. Begun on March 18, 1725, these events were attended by the lower aristocracy, foreigners, and other people of means. The

SHOW – Elijah – True Concord

True Concord’s upcoming performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, January 27-29, has been called the “cornerstone of the 2017 Tucson Desert Song Festival” and having Grammy-winning operatic baritone Richard Paul Fink in the title role is certainly one of the reasons. This will

SHOW – Elijah – True Concord

True Concord’s upcoming performance of Mendelssohn’s Elijah, January 27-29, has been called the “cornerstone of the 2017 Tucson Desert Song Festival” and having Grammy-winning operatic baritone Richard Paul Fink in the title role is certainly one of the reasons. This will

DISSERTATION – The Economic, Aesthetic, and Nonprofit Organization of Professional Vocal Ensembles

Download full text here. ABSTRACT: Professional vocal ensembles have few published resources to assist their managers in navigating the economic and societal currents of the performing arts. Yet, professional choral performance is growing across America. This study seeks to theorize

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DISSERTATION – The Economic, Aesthetic, and Nonprofit Organization of Professional Vocal Ensembles

Download full text here. ABSTRACT: Professional vocal ensembles have few published resources to assist their managers in navigating the economic and societal currents of the performing arts. Yet, professional choral performance is growing across America. This study seeks to theorize

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BLOG – A Review of Paul A. Epstein: Piano Music – R. Andrew Lee, piano

Paul A. Epstein: Piano Music R. Andrew Lee, piano Will Robin, program note Irritable Hedgehog Records 1) Drawing No. 5 (Triangles) 2) Drawing No. 3 (Slow Title) 3) Drawing No. 4 (Triangle, Broken Horizontal and Vertical Lines, Rectangles, and Parallelograms)

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BLOG – A Review of Paul A. Epstein: Piano Music – R. Andrew Lee, piano

Paul A. Epstein: Piano Music R. Andrew Lee, piano Will Robin, program note Irritable Hedgehog Records 1) Drawing No. 5 (Triangles) 2) Drawing No. 3 (Slow Title) 3) Drawing No. 4 (Triangle, Broken Horizontal and Vertical Lines, Rectangles, and Parallelograms)

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Conducting Portfolio

Video of my conducting in performance, rehearsal, and masterclasses can be viewed on my Vimeo page.

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Conducting Portfolio

Video of my conducting in performance, rehearsal, and masterclasses can be viewed on my Vimeo page.

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