Oakland Symphony season opener: Reclamation – October 12, 2018
Oakland Symphony: Requim for a Dream – November 16, 2018
Oakland Symphony: To Belong Here: Notes from the African Diaspora – January 25, 2019
Oakland Symphony: “Sì, se puede!” Dolores Huerta’s Playlist – February 22, 2019
National Tour of “Wicked” – Saroyan Theater, Fresno, CA – March 20 – 31, 2019
Oakland Symphony: West Side Story – May 10, 2019
Looking back at a handful of memorable musical moments …
Guest Artist Concert at CSU Summer Arts, July 2018. From left: John Barcellona, Carol Wincenc, Ian Clarke, and myself. On piano: Bryan Pezzone and Wendy Caldwell
With my outstanding BCCM colleagues after our performance of our newly commissioned work by Adriana Verdie
Holiday fun at the Oakland Symphony
Post-concert bliss following Beethoven, Bagels and Banter
Josh Ranz (PSO Clarinet) and I after two phenomenal performances with the extraordinary Bernadette Peters and the Pacific Symphony
Oregon Coast Music Festival with two of my favorite colleagues, Greg Bishop and Wendy Wilhelmi
With the great Warren Jones after an inspiring run of Don Pasquale with SF Opera Center and the remarkable Merola artists.
Perhaps the highlight of my year – visiting Algonquin Middle School, my old middle school – and working with these awesome students!
OEBS flute section: Alice Lenaghan, Amy Likar and I at one of our favorite spots in Oakland … Farley’s!