Updated June 24, 2009

COMING EVENTS


 
photo by Robert Primes

Thursday - Monday, June 25 - 27, 2009
34th Annual Univ. of Oklahoma Clarinet Symposium
Norman, Oklahoma

Thursday - Monday, July 23 - 27, 2009
AAUP SUMMER INSTITUTE
Macalester College, St. Paul, MN

PAST EVENTS

Thursday - Sunday, June 11 - 14, 2009
American Association of University Professors
Annual Meeting and Conference
"Globalization, Shared Governance, and Academic Freedom"
Onmi Shoreham Hotel
in Washington, D.C.
for schedule of events click here

Thursday, May 21, 2009
Music 10 Concert
works include:
Samuel Barber EXCURSIONS
George Gershwin's PRELUDES
Leonard Bernstein's CLARINET SONATA
Duke Ellington's "RIVER" BALLET SUITE
and other works
William Powell, clarinet
Phoebe Ray, bassoon
Cindy Bauhof-Williams, piano
Harbison Hall, Pasadena City College
Padadena, CA
noon

Wednesday, May 13, 2009
William Powell's "Writing for Woodwinds" class
presents
NEW MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS AND FRIENDS
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.
8:00 p.m.


 
Original compositions by Michael Wells, Evan Backer,
Dan Perkins, Rodrigo Restrepo, C. Kenneth Lee, Bobby
Halvorson and Josh Foy are featured on NEW MUSIC
FOR WOODWINDS AND FRIENDS

Monday, May 11, 2009
CalArts Chamber Music Concert
works include
BARTOK'S CONTRASTS for violin, clarinet and piano
Luke Fitzpatrick, violin
William Powell, clarinet
Joaquin Gallegos, piano
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.
8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 30, 2009
Sounds of India
Sponsored by ICAP and the CalArts Herb Alpert
School of Music
Nadhaswaram artistes Suban Kasim and
Suban Babu
Thavil artistes Subramanian Palanivel and
Varadharajan Manikandan
The Main Gallery
California Institute of the Arts
noon
admission free


 
Full house in the Main Gallery


 
Nadhaswaram Day at CalArts
Vinny Golia, Subhan Babu, Justin Bardales,
Subhan Kasim and William Powell

Monday, April 20, 2009
CalArts GRADUATE COMPOSERS CONCERT #3
performed by The CalArts New Century Players
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
8:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 19, 2009
Nathan Smith's MFA Graduation Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Recital
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
2:00 p.m.


 
Nathan Smith, bass clarinet

Monday, March 9, 2009
CalArts GRADUATE COMPOSERS CONCERT #2
performed by The CalArts New Century Players
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
8:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 28, 2009
Lecture Recital with Frank and Geetha Bennett
Room 208, Booth Hall
Occidental College
3:00 p.m.


 
At Occidental College with Geetha Bennett on vina,
and Frank Bennett on Mridangam

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
Keith Lemmons Masterclass and Recital
Recital Hall
CSU, Northridge
noon to 4:00 p.m.


 
Dr. Julia Heinen, Keith Lemmons, William Powell
@ Cal State Northridge Recital Hall

Thursday, January 22, 2009
Works of Derek Bermel
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Derek Bermel Masterclass
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
4:00 to 6:00 p.m.


 
Derek Bermel

Thursday, January 1, 2009
An amazing New Year's Day!


 
AKC Natarajan with me (little Arunachala
in the background) and Wadavatiji --
blessing the nagaswaram!


 
Receiving the blessing of the great violinist
Sri M.S. Gopalakrishnan


 
A.K.C. Natarajan receives The Music Academy's
Highest Award
The Sangeeta Kalandhi Award
at The Music Academy
Chennai, South India
4:00 p.m.

Saturday, December 27, 2008
JAMBALADINNI MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008
@ Swara Sangama Sangeetha Vidya Samste
Music School
Raichur, Karnataka, South INDIA
HINDUSTANI CLARINET CONCERT
Narasinhalu Wadavati, clarinet
WESTERN CLARINET CONCERT
William Powell, clarinet
Program of Western Music:
John Mayer: Raga Music
John Mayer: Sargam
Jane Brockman: Tagore Songs
Eugene Bozza: Carnatic Etudes Nos. 10 and 11
Frank Bennett: G Song
Frank Bennett: Music for Diverse Instruments VII
VIOLIN CONCERT
R. Kasivisweswaran, violin
OTHER CONCERTS


 
Honoring the great singer and guru Jambaladinni
with fire


 
Receiving Jambaladinni Award
for Service to South Indian Music


 
Narasinhalu Wadavati, Jambaladinni (photo),
R. Kasivisweswaran, D.C. Venkatesh and
William Powell

Tuesday, December 23, 2008
Command Performance for "Amma"
Shantimalai Ashram
Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, South INDIA
6:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 21, 2008
KARNATIC CLARINET CONCERT
performed by A.K.C. NATARAJAN
The Music Academy
Chennai (formerly Madras), INDIA
9:15 a.m.


 
South Indian clarinetist A.K.C. Natarajan
in Concert at the Music Academy, Chennai

Thursday, December 18, 2008
Concert at District Government Music College
Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, South INDIA
2:00 p.m.


 
Concert at the Music College, Tiruvannamalai


 
Students at the Music College, Tiruvannamalai

Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Lecture at Kendriya Vidyalaya
Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, South INDIA
10:00 a.m.


 
With the faculty of the Kendriya Vidyalaya (Grade School)


 
Thought for the day at the Kendriya Vidyalaya

Thursday, December 11, 2008
Command Performance for His Holiness
Swami Jayendra Puri
Pavalakkundru Mutt
Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, South INDIA
2:30 p.m.


 
Swami Jayendra Puri


 
Swami Jayendra Puri offering bowl of fruit


 
Concert at the Mutt

Sunday, December 7, 2008
DASHA NAAD KARTHIK MUSIC FESTIVAL 2008
@ Vamshi Academy of Music
Bangalore, Karnataka, South INDIA
Concert of HINDUSTANI CLARINET
Narasinhalu Wadavati, clarinet
and WESTERN CLARINET
William Powell, clarinet


 
beginning 2nd from the left: R. Kasivisweswaran,
violin; Narasinhalu Wadavati, clarinet; D.C.
Venkatesh, tabla; William Powell, clarinet


 
Narasinhalu Wadavati, William Powell

Saturday, December 6, 2008
Concert for the Society of Education, Awareness
and Training (SEAT)
Bangalore, Karnataka, South INDIA
Concert of HINDUSTANI CLARINET
Narasinhalu Wadavati, clarinet
and WESTERN CLARINET
William Powell, clarinet


 
R. Kasivisweswaran, violin; Narasinhalu Wadavati
and William Powell, clarinets


 
beginning 2nd from the left: R. Kasivisweswaran,
violin; Narasinhalu Wadavati, clarinet; William
Powell, clarinet; D.C. Venkatesh, tabla

Monday, December 1, 2008
CalArts GRADUATE COMPOSERS CONCERT #1
performed by The CalArts New Century Players
Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts
8:00 p.m.

Friday & Saturday Evenings, November 15 & 16, 2008
NEW CENTURY PLAYERS CONCERT
Festival of Contemporary Dutch Music
guest artist: bass clarinetist HARRY SPAARNAY
at the REDCAT theater
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles - 8:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 12 through Thursday, Nov. 20, 2008
Guest Clarinet Faculty
Private Lessons and Clarinet Studio
California State University, Northridge

Saturday, November 8, 2008
MTNA Performance Competition
Woodwinds Judge
Whittier College
Whittier, California
noon to 4:00 p.m.

Monday, October 20, 2008
WASC workshop on Peer Review
at the REDCAT theater
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday & Friday, October 9 & 10, 2008
Recording David Myska's
ON THE STEPS OF MARYINSKY PALACE
Glenn Gould Studio
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)
Toronto, CANADA


 
violinist Annette-Barbara Vogel,
recording engineer David Burnham,

pianist Jack Behrens, clarinetist William Powell,
composer, David Myska

Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Clarinet Master Class on Extended Techniques
University of Western Ontario
Don Wright School of Music
London, Ontario, CANADA
12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.


 
Composer David Myska and William Powell

Saturday, October 4, 2008
CA-AAUP Annual Meeting
Santa Monica College
Santa Monica, CA
presentation on "Building and Maintaining
Participatory Governance"
9:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Friday, September 12
MUSIC ALUMNI CONCERT #1
featuring works of Catherine Lamb
and works written for oboist Kathryn Pisaro
and including a performance of
Jurg Frey's ORCHESTRA
with Kathryn Pisaro on oboe, Michael Pisaro
on electric guitar, and William Powell on clarinet
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts,
Herb Alpert School of Music.

Thursday through Sunday, July 24 - 27
AAUP Summer Institute
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, R.I.

Wednesday tbrougb Sunday - July 2 - 6
CLARINET FEST 2008
at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory
of Music in cooperation with the International Clarinet
Assocation.
Kansas City, Missouri.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday
June 12 through 14, 2008

AAUP Annual Meeting
Omni Shoreham Hotel
Washington, D.C.


 
Jonathan Karpf, William Powell, Congressman
Howard P. "Buck" McKeon and Lacy Barnes on
AAUP's "Capitol Hill Day."

Monday, May 19, 2008
Brian Walsh performs Mozart's Clarinet Quintet
at 7:00 p.m. at the Geffen Playhouse
Los Angeles, California.


 
Brian Walsh (CalArts MFA Graduate - 2008)
Visit Brian's website by clicking HERE.
 photo by Steve Gunther

Monday, May 12, 2008
NEW MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS AND FRIENDS
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


 
Top row: Chris Porter, Mark Nilan, Ai Jin,
Jered Sorkin. Bottom row: Lillian Rogals,
Will Norman, Peter Mayer, Victor Vossler.
missing from photo: George McMullen, Scott Perry

Premieres of New Works for Woodwinds and Friends by
Ai Jin, Peter Mayer, George E. McMullen, Jr.,
Mark Nilan, William P. Norman, Scott Perry,
Christopher Porter, Lillian Rogals, Jared Sorkin,

and Victor Vossler

Performers include:
Satsuki Innami, piccolo / Yu Hui Lai, Si-Young Lee & Tara
Boyle, flutes / Adam Weinmann, oboe & English horn /
Bill Powell, clarinet / Nathan Smith, clarinet & bass clarinet /
Scott Mitchell, alto saxophone / Chris Porter, bassoon /
Susan Allen, harp / Andrew Rosenblum, harpsichord /
Erin Breen, speaker / Bob LaDue, drum set / Yumi Lee &
Lydia Martin, marimbas/ Damian Berdakin, conductor


Saturday, May 3, 2008
Brian Walsh's MFA Clarinet/ Bass Clarinet Graduation Recital
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


 
Brian Walsh

program:
Ablauf for clarinet/ bass clarinet and 2 bass drums
. . . . by Magnus Linberg
Hot Mouth for amplified/ processed bass clarinet
. . . . by Clint Haycraft
Echange for bass clarinet solo and 13 instruments
. . . . by Iannis Xenakis
Duos, Trios and Quartets by
. . . . by Brian Walsh, James Sullivan, Alex Noice
. . . . and others


Monday, April 28, 2008
Chamber Music Concert #4
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


Monday, April 14, 2008
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #3
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


Monday March 17, 2008
Chamber Music Concert #3
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.

 

The Devil's Violin
Illustration from the Legends of Alsace
by Georges Spetz (1905)

program includes:

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
L’Histoire du Soldat: Concert Suite (1919),
for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano
1. The Soldier's March
2. The Soldier's Violin (Scene of the Soldier at the brook)
3. A Little Concert
4. Tango - Waltz - Ragtime
5. The Devil's Dance
played by
. . . . Luke Fitzpatrick, violin
. . . . William Powell, clarinet
. . . . Dzovig Markarian, piano

and
Jef Maes (1905 - 1996)
Vier Kontrasten for clarinet quartet (1965)
I. Moderato
II. Leggiero
III. Poco maestoso
IV. Allegro energico
played by
. . . . Brian Walsh, Eb clarinet
. . . . Erin Breen and William Powell, Bb clarinets
. . . . Nathan Smith, bass clarinet


Sunday, March 9, 2008
Erin Breen's MFA Clarinet Graduation Recital
at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.

a Collective Performance about HUMANS AND WALLS

An exciting program of newly commissioned
works reacting to
. . . . The 1981 hunger strikes in Long Kesh Prison
. . . . Peace lines along Cupar way in Belfast
. . . . The recent Rafah Crossing
. . . . Media, Concrete, Boxes
featuring Erin playing flute, clarinet, bass
clarinet and saxophone!

 

Rafah Crossing

Written contributions from
. . . . Jon Armstrong, Daniel Corral, David Goodheim,
. . . . Nicholas Grider, Stina Hanson, Mikes Sakelliou
. . . . and Markus Stockhausen

Temporal sharing from
. . . . Vinny Golia, Mae Karthauser, Eric Klerks, Lorna Kohler,
. . . . Billy Mark, Raffaello Mazza, Andrew Munsey,
. . . . Oliver Newell and Brandon Sherman


Saturday, March 1, 2008
William S. Hart Union High School District
presents
Honor Bands Concert 2008
at 7:00 p.m. in the Hart Auditorium
Santa Clarita, California
CONGRATULATIONS TO Eb CLARINETIST
SHANNON KILBERT!


Sunday, February 24, 2008
Mikes Sakelliou's BFA Clarinet Graduation Recital
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.

 

Mikes Sakelliou

Program:
. . . by Vasiliki Legaki
Cinnamon
. . . Traditional Greek
As pan na thoon
. . . by Pat Metheny
Last Train Home
Watercolors
Have You Heard
. . . by Mikes Sakelliou
Summer Soon
Bottle in Front of Me
Are You Going Home
"Oh thou whose face hath felt the winters wind" (J. Keats)

Performed by
Mikes Sakelliou, clarinet
Eric Klerks, guitar
Oliver Newell, bass
Andrew Munsey, drums
Mae Karthauser, voice
Erin Breen, flute


Sunday, February 24, 2008
51st Annual California Band Directors Association Convention
and Concerts of the All-State Concert and Symphonic Bands
and the All-State Wind Symphony
from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Saroyan Theater
Fresno, California
CONGRATULATIONS TO CLARINETISTS
JOSH LEE
and
SHANNON KILBERT


Saturday, February 16, 2008
ELLIOTT CARTER AT 100

 

Elliott Carter

Faculty, Students and Alumni of California Institute of the Arts
celebrate Elliott Carter's Centenary
at 8:30 p.m.
at the REDCAT theater
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles

Elliott Carter, dean of American high modernism, has crafted
a body of music that is matchless in its intense, razor-sharp
complexity, shimmering instrumental colors and radical
counterpoint.

Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick (cello), April Guthrie (cello),
David Johnson (percussion), Mark Menzies (violin),
Kathryn Pisaro (oboe), William Powell (clarinet) and
Rachel Rudich (flute) are among the virtuoso players
in this tribute to Carter on the occasion of his centenary.

The program consists of chamber pieces spanning the
music legend's illustrious career, including
Sonata for Flute, Oboe, Cello and Harpsichord (1952),
Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux (1985),
Enchanted Preludes (1988) and Oboe Quartet (2001).


Saturday, February 9, 2008
Nathan Smith's MFA Clarinet/Bass Clarinet
Mid-Residence Recital
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.

 

Nathan Smith

Program
. . . Evan Ziporyn
Tsmindao Ghmerto
for solo b flat bass clarinetist / singer
. . . Johann Sebastian Bach
First Cello Suite in G Major
transcribed for bass clarinet
. . . Bill Ryan
Original Blend
for violin, tenor sax, bass clarinet, piano and drums
. . . Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog
God Bless the Child
arranged for bass clarinet by Eric Dolphy
. . . Nathan Smith, Chris Kallmyer, Brendon Carn and Scott Cazan
Improvisation Quartet
for bass clarinet, trumpet, double bass and electronics

Performers
Nathan Smith, bass clarinet
Megan Fong, violin
Casey Butler, tenor sax
Chris Kallmyer, trumpet
Sarah Phillips, piano
Ingo Duel, drums
Brendon Carn, double bass
Scott Cazan, laptop electronics


Monday, February 11, 2008
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #2
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


Sunday, January 27, 2008
Joshua Emerich's BFA Clarinet Graduation Recital
at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts

 

Joshua Emerich

with Dzovig Markarian, piano and Luke Fitzpatrick, violin
program:
Max Reger's Two Pieces for clarinet and piano
Francis Poulenc's Sonata for clarinet and piano
Igor Stravinsky's L'Histoire du Soldat (trio version)
for violin, clarinet and piano
Improvisation by Josh and Friends


Saturday, January 19, 2008
Barry Schrader's "Wu Xing: Cycle of Destruction"
version for clarinet, harp and CD
William Powell, clarinet & Susan Allen, harp
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


December 10, 2007
Chamber Music Concert #2
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


December 3, 2007
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #1
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


November 20, 2007
Mozart "Gran Partita"
Chamber Orchestra Concert
at 6:30 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall
California Institute of the Arts.


November 15 , 2007
THURSDAY NOON CONCERT
CLARINETS and BASS CLARINETS
in the Main Gallery
California Institute of the Arts.
program:
Prelude
for two bass clarinets
.... Brian Walsh and guest artist CalArts alumnus Jim Sullivan

 

Jim and Brian

Johannes Brahms Sonata No. 2 in Eb Major, Op. 120, No.2
for clarinet and piano
.... Erin Breen and guest pianist Andrew Rosenblum

 

Andrew and Erin

J. S. Bach Cello Suite No 1 in G Major, BWV 1007
.... Nathan Smith, bass clarinet

 

Nathan

the premiere performance of Uncertainty and Discreetness
by Andrew Nathaniel McIntosh
.... Erin Breen, bass clarinet

 

Erin

J. C. Bach Quartet No. 2 in Eb
arranged for four bass clarinets!!!
.... Nathan Smith, Brian Walsh, Erin Breen, Jim Sullivan

 

Nathan, Brian, Jim and Erin

Mikes Sakelliou Bottle in Front of Me
.... Mikes Sakalliou, clarinet; Oliver Newell, bass;
.... Eric Klercs, guitar

 

Eric, Mikes and Oliver


November 5, 2007
Chamber Music Concert #1
Prokofiev "Quintet" for oboe, clarinet, violin, viola and bass
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


November 1, 2 and 3 2007
SANDEEP BHAGWATI: VINELAND STELAE
at the REDCAT theater
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles - 8:30 p.m.


October 3, 2007
7:00 p.m. in Roy O. Disney Music Hall at CalArts
clarinetist William Powell, along with pianist
Mark Menzies , oboist Allan Vogen and flutist
Janice Tipton perform Saint-Saens "Caprice on
Danish and Russian Airs, Op. 70 for flute, oboe,
clarinet and piano along with other works on
the third program in the 20th Century Spectrum
Series
entitled "from the plush to the camp
(yet quite close)
".


September 26 , 2007
7:00 p.m. in Roy O. Disney Music Hall at CalArts
clarinetist William Powell, along with pianist
Mark Menzies perform Sonata for clarinet and
piano by Camille Saint-Saens on a program
in the 20th Century Spectrum Series entitled
"opposite ends of the millennium spectrum
(yet quite close)
".


September 17 , 2007
8:00 p.m. in Roy O. Disney Music Hall at Cal Arts
clarinetist William Powell, along with members
of The CalArts New Century Players,
perform works presented at the Dartington Summer
School in Totnes, UK.


August 18 to 25, 2007
in Residence at the
DARTINGTON INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Totnes, Devon, England
Week Five

Daily Masterclasses and Workshops


 
Dartington Clarinetists (back row, left to right) Louise Taylor, Maureen Smith-Daniels,
Hilary Nicholls, Karol Sowa, John Flinders (class pianist), William Powell,
(front row) Janet Cameron and Rachel Hewitt.

and Performing on the following Concerts:

Tuesday 21 August
8:15 p.m.
CalArts New Century Players
David Rosenboom, director
Rachel Rudich, flute
William Powell, clarinet
Daniel Rosenboom, trumpet
Vicki Ray, piano
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, cello
program: works with electronics
Roger Reynolds, Transfigured Wind IV
Eric Chasalow, Hanging in the Balance
Barry Schrader, Five Arabesques
Shaun Naidoo, Bad Times Coming
David Rosenboom, Zones of Coherence

The CalArts New Century Players is the resident
professional ensemble of CalArts (California).
It specialises in exploring experimental
directions in music, presenting performances
of works by noted, cutting-edge, contemporary
composers.

GREAT HALL
15 Pounds reserved, 10 Pounds unreserved

Wednesday 22 August
8:15 p.m.
CalArts New Century Players
David Rosenboom, director
Rachel Rudich, flute
William Powell, clarinet
Vicki Ray, piano
Mark Menzies, violin
Nancy Uscher, viola
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, cello
program:
John Woolrich, In The Mirrors of Asleep (World
Première
, commissioned by the Dartington
International Summer School)
Elliott Carter, Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
Stefano Scodanibbio, Escondido
Tansy Davies, Undertow
Mark Menzies, String Trio
John Woolrich, Adagissimo
Elliott Carter, Enchanted Preludes
Igor Stravinsky, The Soldier’s Tale

GREAT HALL
15 Pounds reserved, 10 Pounds unreserved

Thursday 23 August
10:30 p.m.
CalArts New Century Players
David Rosenboom, director
Rachel Rudich, flute
William Powell, clarinet
Vicki Ray, piano
Mark Menzies, violin
Nancy Uscher, viola
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick, cello
program:
a performance of NOCTURNES composed by
students in the Advanced Composition Course
taught by John Woolrich.
Part of the NOCTURNE series.

STUDIO 3
5 Pounds reserved


July 19, 20, 21 and 22
AAUP (American Association of University Professors)
Summer Institute at the University of Nevada in Reno.
For more information on the AAUP and it's work click HERE.
For more information on the AAUP's Summer Institute
in Reno, click HERE.


July 12, 2007
Recording Canadian composer David Myska's Five Movements
for violin, clarinet and harp with violinist Mark Menzies
and harpist Susan Allen


June 9 , 2007
7:30 p.m. at Alan Goldman's marvelous custom performance
space in Mt. Washington (Los Angeles), clarinetist
William Powell, along with pianist Delores Stevens,
violinist Mark Menzies and cellist Antonio Lysy
perform works by J. S. Bach, Heinrich Biber, Camille
Saint-Saens, Joaquin Turina, Jane Brockman and
Mark Robson of Piano Spheres
Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Ticket prices include wine and hors d'oeuvres.
For more information, please contact
Music & Conversations
or view the press release.


May 9, 2007
NEW MUSIC FOR WOODWINDS AND FRIENDS


 
back row: A. Rosenblum, A. Hammond, R. LaDue,
P. Stearns, W. Powell, J. Isenberg, A. Jasenak
front row: D. Spiva, Jr., J. P. Hastings

At 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall,
California Institute of the Arts. An Evening of Premieres of
New Music for Woodwinds by Composers in William
Powell's Writing for Woodwinds Class and Performers
in his Contemporary Techniques for Woodwinds Class.

PROGRAM:
Kris Huayta - Quintet for two flutes, clarinet and two
bassoons
Robert LaDue - Demons King Demon for alto flute, two bass
clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, tenor and baritone
saxophones and percussion
Phillip Stearns - dB for bass flute and bass clarinet
Phillip Stearns - Solo for Bassoon
Andrea Hammond - The Greedy Eagle for woodwind trio
Andrew Rosenblum - Trio for flute, oboe and b-flat clarinet
Derrick Spiva, Jr. - Dragon for three clarinets
James Isenberg - staring down the chamber for flute, oboe,
clarinet, bassoon and cello
Andrew Jasenak - Chase for flute and xylophone
John P. Hastings - The Autumnal City for bass clarinet,
double bass and percussion

PERFORMERS:
Yu Hui Lai and Si-Young Lee, flutes : Alex Moore, Katherine
Hamor and William Powell, clarinets : Adam Weinmann,
oboe : Maciej Flis and Kathryn Nockels, bassoons : Lance
Petersen, tenor saxophone : Colin Kupka, baritone
saxophone : Robert LaDue, John P. Hastings, and Ingo Deul,
percussion : Chris Votek, cello : Damian Berdakin, double
bass and conductor : Andrew Jasenak, conductor


May 7, 2007
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #3
on Monday at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall,
California Institute of the Arts.


April 28, 2007
MFA 2 Clarinetist Katherine Hamor performs her Graduation
Recital on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music
Hall, California Institute of the Arts. Guest Artist Lorna Eder
plays piano and harpsichord.
program:
W. A. Mozart's Concerto, K.622 for clarinet and piano
Xavier Lefevre's Sonata No. 7 in g minor for clarinet and
harpsichord
Arturo Marquez's Zarabandeo for clarinet and piano
Barry Schrader's Five Arabesques for clarinet and electronics


March 4, 2007
MFA 1 Clarinetist Erin Breen performs her Mid-Residence
Recital on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music
Hall, California Institute of the Arts with Guest Artists
Dzovig Markarian and Ron McBain (piano), Annie Bosler
(horn), and The CalArts Tango Ensemble
program:
Howard Buss' Santiago Legend for solo clarinet
Leo Weiner's Peregi Verbunk for clarinet and piano
Leo Weiner's Ket Tetel for clarinet and piano
Michael Abelson's The Revenge Duet for clarinet, horn
and piano
Kevin Su Fukagawa's Dream of the Arctic Sand Rabbits for solo
clarinet
Whitney George's The Masochist's Tango for clarinet, violin,
viola, cello, bass, glockenspeil and percussion


February 23 and 24, 2007
Performance of CARLO ALESSANDRO LANDINI's Elegy for solo
clarinet on Friday Evening (February 23) at 8:30 p.m. in
the REDCAT at Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los
Angeles as part of
New Century Players:
Friendly Monsters from the Boot:
Two Nights of Italian Music

A Mini-Festival of Italian Music performed by the CalArts
New Century Players on Friday and Saturday.
Compositions by Sylvano Bussotti, Luciano Berio, Ada
Gentile, Carlo Alessandro Landini, Luca Lombardi, Luigi
Nono and Salvatore Sciarrino.


February 12, 2007
Visiting clarinetist E. Michael Richards and pianist Kazuko
Tanosaki will be in Residence at California Institute of the
Arts. Performance on Monday at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O.
Disney Music Hall. Clarinet Masterclass to follow.
To visit Michael's and Kazuko's website, please click HERE.


February 11 , 2007 (Changed from January 20)
MFA 1 Clarinetist Brian Walsh performs his Mid-Residence
Recital on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music
Hall, California Institute of the Arts.
program:
Louis Cahuzac's Variations sur un Air du Pay d'Oc for clarinet and piano
other works by Vinny Golia, Duke Ellington and Brian Walsh
Visit Brian's website by clicking HERE.


February 9, 2007
Friday at 6:00 p.m. in the Hatlen Theater at the University of
California, Santa Barbara - premiere performance of
Patricio DaSilva's Sonata for Clarinet and Piano with
clarinetist William Powell and pianist extraordinaire Bryan
Pezzone. Mr. Pezzone will also be performing works for
solo piano by Patricio DaSilva.
To view a pdf of the Concert Program, please click HERE.


February 4, 2007
Performance of Olivier Messiaen's masterwork -- the Quartet
for the End of Time --
on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. in the Roy O.
Disney Music Hall at California Institute of the Arts - with
clarinetist William Powell, violinist Andrew McIntosh, cellist
Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick and pianist Andrew Rosenblum.


January 18, 2007
Performance of Sergei Prokofiev's Quintet for oboe, clarinet,
violin, viola and double bass on John Hester's MFA Mid-
Residence Recital on Thursday at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O.
Disney Music Hall, California Institute of the Arts.


December 30 and 31, 2006
Clarinetist Tara Bouman and Trumpeter Markus Stockhausen in
Residence at California Institute of the Arts.


December 10, 2006
MFA 1 Clarinetist Brian Walsh plays Ferneyhough's Chute d'Icare
for clarinet and chamber ensemble on the CalArts Chamber
Orchestra Concert at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music
Hall, California Institute of the Arts.


December 9, 2006
James Tenney Memorial Concerts.
8:00 p.m. - James Tenney's Seeds for flute, clarinet, bassoon,
violin and cello in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


December 9, 2006
James Tenney Memorial Concertts.
2:00 p.m. - James Tenney's Seegersong #1 for solo clarinet in
the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California Institute of the Arts.


December 8, 2006
James Tenney Memorial Concerts.
6:30 p.m. - James Tenney's Ergodos II & Responses for
instruments and tape with Contemporary Techniques Class
in the Main Gallery, California Institute of the Arts.


December 4, 2006
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #2
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


November 13, 2006
Premieres of New Works for Chamber Ensembles on the
CalArts New Century Players Graduate Composer's Concert #1
at 8:00 p.m. in the Roy O. Disney Music Hall, California
Institute of the Arts.


November 4, 2006
SCREAM's 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert at Harbor College
Auditorium. Performance of Roger Bouland's Mirabell for
clarinet and electronic sounds on CD.
*Bourland's bio and program notes will be posted soon.


August 9, 10, 11, 12 & 13
ClarinetFest 2006 - Atlanta, Georgia - at the Omni Hotel
America's premier gathering of clarinetists from around the
globe. Sponsored by the International Clarinet Association,
the University of Georgia and the University of South
Carolina. For more information about ClarinetFest 2006 click
HERE.


July 27, 28, 29. 30
AAUP (American Association of University Professors) Summer
Institute in Portland, Oregon. As President of the new
CalArts Chapter of the AAUP, William Powell will be
attending the AAUP's Summer Institute in Portland, Oregon
on grants from the Assembly of State Conferences of the
AAUP and from AAUP's California Conference. For more
information on the AAUP and it's work click HERE. For more
information on the AAUP's Summer Institute in Portland
click HERE.


June 3
Adjudicator at the prestigious Musical Merit Foundation
Competition in San Diego, California.


May 5, 2006 (Friday)
NEW MUSIC FOR WINDS - a joint concert for composers in
MC251 "Writing for Winds" and performers in MP140
"Contemporary Techniques for Woodwinds"
Roy O. Disney Music Hall at CalArts
8:00 p.m.


April 30, 2006 (Sunday)
Messiaen's "Oiseaux Exotiques" with piano soloist Traci
Esslinger. William Powell conducting the CalArts Chamber
Orchestra.
Roy O. Disney Music Hall at CalArts
8:00 p.m.


April 26, 2006 (Wednesday)
Eugene Kurtz's Logo I for clarinet, piano and percussion
quartet with pianist Lorna Eder and the CalArts Percussion
Quartet and conductor David Johson.
CalArts Percussion Concert
Roy O. Disney Music Hall at CalArts
8:00 p.m.


April 23, 2006 (Sunday)
A Tribute to Composer Alfred Carlson.
Performing with CalArts alumna, pianist Theodora Primes.
Ruskin Art Club
3:00 p.m.



 
photo by Abby Sher

April 9, 2006
BASS CLARINET AND PERCUSSION
composer Morton Feldman's Bass Clarinet and Percussion
at the Opening of the Morton Feldman Kitchen
INNER CITY ARTS
Los Angeles


March 24 & 25, 2006
Trinity Church • Episcopal
1329 Jackson Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
(504) 522-0276
Click HERE for local press coverage.
TRINITY ARTIST SERIES
Bach Around the Clock IX Annual
Celebrating J.S. Bach's 321st Birthday
28 hours of music, dance, yoga, and theatre
Hundreds of performers
Starts Friday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m.
with a performance by The Choir of Men and Boys
of St. Thomas Episcopal Church of New York City
Ends Saturday, March 25 at midnight
performing with pianist/organist Albinas Prizgintas
Arvo Pärt: Spiegel im Spiegel (ver. for cl. and pno)
Luigi Bassi: Rigoletto Fantasy


March 14, 2006
WILLIAM POWELL: EXPONENTIAL CLARINET
World and U.S. premieres
at the REDCAT theater
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Los Angeles - 8:30 p.m.


October 22, 2005
Clarinet Masterclass at Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County.


October 21, 2005
8:00 p.m.
Solo Concert at Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County. Works
including those by CalArts faculty Barry Schrader and James
Tenney and CalArts alums Arturo Márquez and Sam Torrisi.

 

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