The State of the Arts

| April 3, 2011

This past week has been a very interesting experience. My wife, Kristina and I had organized a small tour of four concerts in Belgium, The Netherlands and Germany, performing a wonderfully varied and virtuoso program with our pianist, Lauretta Bloomer. The suggestion to do this tour actually came from Lauretta and her husband, Bruce Rienstra, […]

It's Back in the Saddle Again….

| March 20, 2011

Well, after a relatively calm autumn and Christmas season, musically speaking, things have certainly picked up recently. And it looks as if I will be pretty booked up until my summer vacation. The AHQ completed a very successful tour of the USA, performing five concerts and giving three masterclasses in just under eight days. Immediately […]

American Horn Quartet U.S. Tour in February

| January 29, 2011

The American Horn Quartet will be on tour in the U.S. this coming February. It seems that we have made this a sort of tradition. That is, the AHQ has managed to tour the States just about every year since around 1990. Very often we return to universities and music schools where we have performed […]

Reprint of "Ricochet"

| December 8, 2010

It has been ten years since the release of the CD entitled “Ricochet”. This disc is a compilation of various chamber music works of mine which were recorded by the American Horn Quartet, the Saturday Brass Quintet and members of the Luxembourg Philharmonic. And now, after a sell out of the original print, the CD […]

Summer Activities

| September 6, 2010

I was going to write a blog, describing my trip to Singapore and Australia. But Kristina, who was with me every second of the trip, has already written a beautiful account on her blog. So please read what she has written. You can go directly to her blog on my links page: Onemoreindulgence.