Upcoming Events

‘Misha Peshu,’ performed by Adam Snider, tuba, for L-CUBED noon-time series:

Wednesday, November 2, 2016, 12PM, Frank & Joan Randall Rotunda, Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, University of Nevada, Reno. 

For further information and directions visit http://www.unr.edu/cla/music/projects/lcubed.htm

‘Te lucis ante terminum,’ performed by San Francisco Choral Artists, in three performances:

Saturday, December 10, 2016, 8 PM, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 600 Colorado Avenue, Palo Alto, California

Sunday, December 11, 2016, 4 PM, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 114 Montecito Avenue, Oakland, California

Sunday, December 18, 2016, 4 PM, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 1111 O’Farrell Street,  San Francisco, California

For tickets and further information including directions please visit http://www.sfca.org/current

Recent Events of Note

Organist Phillip Manwell premiered 'The Scarlet Window' on October 9, 2016, at Trinity Episcopal Church, Reno, Nevada. On the same occasion with Dustin Budish he performed 'Whalefall' in the instrumental arrangement for viola and organ, and with Dr. Andrew Heglund 'Feels Like a Passacaglia' for organ and pitched percussion instruments. The program, entitled "Organ Plus: Music of American Composers," drew a large and appreciative audience.

The WORLD PREMIERE of The Big Bonanza: A New American Opera was presented in three fully-staged performances on April 8, 9 and 10, 2016, by Nevada Chamber Opera under the direction of Albert Rudolph Lee with the University of Nevada Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jason Altieri, in Nightingale Hall at the University of Nevada, Reno.

This opera has been described as " stunning..." "a beautifully crafted work…" and "a thoroughly satisfying evening in the theater."

Recent CD Releases Featuring Music of Monica Houghton:

"American Lyricism" MSR Classics (MS1534) "Sonata for Piano" performed by Minnesota-based pianist Christopher Atzinger

Follow this link to read a recent review http://audaud.com/?p=41598

"American Menagerie" MSR Classics (MS1474) "Whalefall" performed by Boston-based violist Michelle LaCourse and
composer/pianist Martin Amlin