Corrections for Low Horn Concerto

| April 30, 2009

There has been some considerable interest lately in my “Concerto for Low Horn and Orchestra”. Interestingly enough, we have just recorded this work on CD; it along with the “Introduction and Main Event” for horn quartet and orchestra, the “Concerto for Tuba” and the orchestral tone poem “Karankawa”. This project was recently completed and I […]

Bass-Trombone Concerto PREMIERED! (YouTube link)

| April 28, 2009

Twelve years ago, during an AHQ trip to Hong Kong, I met up with the Mr. Phil Brink, who was at that time, the bass-trombonist in the Hong Kong Philharmonic. Phil wanted to commission me to compose a concerto for his instrument. It was a strange time for me in my life. I was going […]

Surprise Change in of Personnel for AHQ European Tour

| April 17, 2009

As I mentioned in the earlier blogs, there is a grand European tour for the American Horn Quartet approaching with great rapidity. I have been working on all of the hundreds details around the clock. Yet STILL there is always the unexpected which pops up when you least desire it to. In this case, it […]

American Horn Quartet 2009 U.S. Tour

| April 7, 2009

Here it is, the 7th of April, and I am only now sitting down to write about the AHQ U.S. tour which officially ended over two weeks ago. It was a very successful tour, there is no doubt about that. But I had made the journey to the States several days prior to the first […]