Fernwood String Quartet

2 program times available: 7PM & 9PM

Program by Fernwood String Quartet of world-premieres by Central Florida composers.

Social distancing of 6+ feet throughout building. Reduced capacity seating (30%)
Contactless temperature check at entry. Touchless hand sanitizer stations.
Face coverings required at all times (except when actively eating or drinking).
Cashless transactions encouraged.

Performers:
violin – Julia Gessinger
violin – Andreas Volmer
viola – Daniel Cortes
cello – Hanrich Claassen

Program:
Five Minatures – Austin Ashe
OMAHA – Alex Burtzos
Gigue – Stan Cording
Shock of Waking – Tim Croson
Lumina – Troy Gifford
Minimalist Madness – Joseph Gray
Billings Portrait – Charlie Griffin
Unfortunately Not a Samba – Jamie Wehr

Tickets start at $35, single tickets or tables of 4 available.
Table or seating assignments sent within a week of order.

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Performance venues and the arts are struggling during the pandemic.
Please consider purchasing a ticket to support the arts even if you don’t feel you can attend.

6th Annual Central Florida Composers Salon Concert

Premier of 3 of my choral works:
Exaudi me, Domine
In the Sight of Angels
Jacob’s Ladder

New music by local composers and musicians.
Approx: 90 minutes.
Concert is free. Suggested donation: $10-$20
Bring wine or food to share.
Doors open at 7 PM.

Featured composers:

Holly Cordero
Stan Cording
Troy Gifford
Brandon Martin
Sharon Omens
Paul Austin Sanders
Damien Simon

Timucua Concert

Premier of my Woodwind Quintet On Reading Shakespeare,
performed by the wonderful Alterity Wind Quintet.
4 movements :

  • 1. Scherzo
    • “All things that are, are with more spirit chased than enjoyed.”
    • – Gratiano Act II Scene 6 : Merchant of Venice
  • 2. Nocturne
    • “Soft stillness and the night become the touches of sweet harmony.”
    • – Lorenzo Act V Scene 1 : Merchant of Venice
  • 3. Serenade
    • “Let there be no noise, my friends, unless some dull and favourable hand will whisper music to my weary spirit.”
    • – King Henry IV Act IV Scene 5 : King Henry IV Part 2
  • 4. Caprice
      • “The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers to bed. ‘Tis almost fairy time.”
      • – Theseus Act V Scene 1 : A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Also on the program, Benoit Glazer’s terrific Flying Machine for Woodwind Quintet, whose inspiration is the notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci.

Come check it out!

Central Florida Composers’ Forum Salon concert

A free program of contemporary classical music.
(donation optional)

The world premier of my solo bassoon work:
Memento

Check out this link for the Timucua Arts Foundation.

Composers include:
Rebekah Todia – Sunshower Fantasy
Sharon Omens – Redemption
Stan Cording – Memento
Eric Brook – Pristine Spark
Chan Ji Kim – Night Colors & Jong
Seunghee Lee
Paul Harlyn – Anybody & Bluer Bossa

See you there!

Let Our Love Be Heard

I don’t have any music in this concert, but it is a very nice, free program of music in remembrance of both 9/11 and the Pulse nightclub shooting.

Composers include:
Mack Wilberg, Ericks Esenvalds, Dan Forrest, Ola Gjeilo, Jake Runestad, Kim Andre Arnesen and James Whitbourn.

K-9 for Veterans in Jacksonville

Nov 11th.

Same concert honoring Veterans
as earlier at Trinity Prep in Winter Park, but this one is in Jacksonville (Atlantic Beach).
Tickets: $30
get tickets here.
Proceeds go to K9s for Warriors.

performers:
Sovereign Brass

Content:
a choral work
then a series of poetry readings by local poets,
each followed by a work for Brass.
with a final choral work.

my piece is the 2nd brass work,
about Duty, Honor and Sacrifice

K-9 for Veterans 3rd concert

Nov 11th.

Private concert for Full Sail

performers:
Sovereign Brass
Choir

Content:
a choral work
then a series of poetry readings by Veterans,
each followed by a work for Brass.
with a final choral work.

my piece is the 2nd brass work,
about Duty, Honor and Sacrifice

K-9 for Veterans Tampa

Nov 10th.

Same concert honoring Veterans
as earlier at Trinity Prep in Winter Park, but this one is in Tampa.
Tickets: $20
Tickets on sale soon.
Proceeds go to K9s for Warriors.

performers:
Sovereign Brass

Content:
a choral work
then a series of poetry readings by local poets,
each followed by a work for Brass.
with a final choral work.

my piece is the 2nd brass work,
about Duty, Honor and Sacrifice

K-9 for Veterans

Nov 9th.

Concert honoring Veterans.
Tickets: $20
get tickets here.
Proceeds go to K9s for Warriors.

performers:
Sovereign Brass
Trinity Prep High School Choir

Content:
a choral work
then a series of poetry readings by local poets,
each followed by a work for Brass.
with a final choral work.

my piece is the 2nd brass work,
about Duty, Honor and Sacrifice

2nd Annual Composer’s Forum

Premier of 3 of my new art songs.

New music by local composers and musicians.
Approx: 90 minutes.
Concert is free. Donations welcome.
BYOB and food to share.
Doors open at 7 PM.

Featured composers:
Ramy Adly
Eric Brook
John Chapman
Stan Cording
Charles Griffin
David MacDonald
David James Nielsen
Ina Smith

Note: Summerlin Av under construction, with detour, between Cherokee and Briarcliff. Plan accordingly or allow some extra travel time.