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April 1, 2023 
Latitude 49 at University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI • 7:30 PM

Program Includes:

Huascarán - Gabriella Smith

Four Tableaux - Gity Razaz 

Birkat Haderekh II - Blessing for the Road II - Shulamit Ran

Pac-Man Effect Pascal Le Boeuf

auras (neurosonics 3b)* Andrew McManus

These (were) used to harm - Chris Sies

April 13-16, 2023 
North Carolina Symphony

4/13, UNC Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill NC • 7:30 PM

4/14 & 4/15, Meymandi Hall, Raleigh, NC • 8:00 PM

Program Includes:

James Lee III - Sukkot Through Orion's Belt

Duke Ellington - New World A-Coming

Gustav Holst - The Planets

April 19, 2023 
Recital at the University of Georgia

Athens, GA • 7:30 PM

I am delighted to be joining UGA's Lecturer of Saxophone Brandon Quarles for a collaborative recital!

Program Includes:

Andrew Weathers - You May Bury Me in the East

Roshanne Etezady - Glint

Gregory Wanamaker - Duo Sonata

Nina Shekhar - Honk If You Love Me

April 28, 2023 
Nu Deco Ensemble

Arsht Center, Miami, FL • 8:00 PM

Program Includes:

Radiohead - Packt Like Sardines In A Crushd Tin Box

Paul Hindemith - Symphonic Metamorphosis

Lauryn Hill, arr. Hyken/Lebos/Lopez/Matthews - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Reimagined

World Premiere by Derric Hodge

May 1, 2023 
ECCE featuring Kevin Day

Whitley Auditorium, Elon, NC • 7:30 PM

The Elon Contemporary Chamber Ensemble welcomes guest composer Kevin Day to campus for an evening of music, including a world premiere by Kevin!

Program Includes:

Kevin Day - Strobe Light

Kevin Day - Unquiet Waters

Kevin Day - The Mind is Like Water

Kevin Puts - And Legions Will Rise

Kevin Day - Glasshouse (WORLD PREMIERE)

May 12 & 13, 2023 
North Carolina Symphony

Raleigh, NC • 8:00 PM, Meymandi Hall

Program Includes:

Joan Tower - Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman, No. 1

Bela Bartok - Violin Concerto No. 2

Gustav Mahler - Symphony No. 1

May 14, 2023 
Tomasi "Divertimento Corsica" ft. Ritual Action w/ Appalachia

Well-Spring, Greensboro, NC • 2:00 PM

Ritual Action is excited to be soloing with Appalachia: A Southeastern Wind Symphony on a BRAND NEW wind transcription of Tomasi's rousing "Divertimento Corsica" for solo reed trio and ensemble.

May 25, 2023 
International Week of New Music Bucharest

Bucharest, Romania

I will be joining my dear friend, cellist Nick Photinos, for an afternoon of music featuring works for clarinet and cello, and specifically highlighting the music of composers Bill Ryan and Marc Mellits.

Program Includes:

Marc Mellits - Radu

Marc Mellits - Hunger

Bill Ryan - Title TBD (WORLD PREMIERE)

Eric Mandat - Folk Songs

Svant Henryson - Suite Off Pist

Derek Burmel - Coming Together

And more!

June 4-10, 2023 
Tennessee Valley Music Festival

Huntsville, Alabama

I'm so excited to return to the Tennessee Valley Music Festival for my 14th summer on faculty! Highlights this year include Shostakovich's 6th Symphony, a suite of exciting movie music, and the Tennessee Valley Woodwind Quintet performing Maslanka's 3rd Woodwind Quintet. 

June 23-25, 2023 
Sound Atlas New Music Festival

Calgary, Alberta

This summer, Latitude 49 launches the inaugural Sound Atlas New Music Festival in Calgary, Alberta. Read all about the festival at the website!

July 7, 2023 
International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest

Denver, Colorado

I will be giving two performances at this Summer's ICA ClarinetFest in Denver, both on July 7.

11:00 AM - Ken Thomson's "how to play" with Jeff Anderle, Jerry Simas, Kim Cole-Luevano, and Gregory Oakes.

2:00 PM - Lansing, NC (clarinet and banjo duo) plays standards and music by Ledah Finck, Nathan Hudson and the performers themselves, Andy Hudson and John Campbell.

July 30 - August 13, 2023 
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Santa Cruz, CA

The Cabrillo Festival is back for an incredible season of orchestral works by the leading composers of our time. 

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