Recent Performances

JUST PERFORMED,  Elegy for Solo Cello, on a NACUSAsf concert on Feb. 11, 2018 at Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Belmont, CA.  I was very pleased by Doug Machiz’  beautiful performance of my composition.

RECENT PERFORMANCE, here is a video of Amy Foote, soprano, performing my composition, Sometimes It’s Quiet in the Woods.  Also performing are Elaine Ubando, violin, Ben Snellings, cello and Libby Kardontchik, piano.  The concert took place on November 12, 2017 in Belmont, California.


     RECENT PERFORMANCE, the outstanding Ives Collective, performed my composition Luminosity, for piano trio on June 3, 2017 at the Lucie Stern Ballroom in Palo Alto, California. Luminosity focuses on different aspects of natural light. A video of movements 1 and 2 of this performance may be viewed at:

  • Ishi Scene III, from my new opera about the last survivor of the Yahi people, was performed in concert on May 21, 2016 by the San Francisco Composers Chamber Orchestra and chorus at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco. This performance, conducted by John Kendall Bailey, featured Andres Ramirez as Ishi, Sepp Hammer as the anthropologist, Waterman, and Peter Webb as the Sheriff. Ishi was brought to the museum of anthropology in San Francisco in 1911 where he lived out the remainder of his life. A video of this performance of Scene 3 may be viewed at:
      • The 2015 performance of Scene 2 may be viewed at:


  • RECENT CONCERT, The Divisa Ensemble, performed music by composers from the National Association of Composers, U.S.A. San Francisco chapter on June 27, 2015. The concert took place at the Lucie Stern Theater, Palo Alto, California. My composition, Introduction and Dance, for flute, oboe, violin, viola and cello was performed.