2015 | 2016

San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Ben Folds Live - Summer Pops

July 30th, 2015

Embarcadero Marina Park South

     Sam Hyken: Refried Farandole

     Music of Ben Folds and Orchestra


Amarillo Symphony

September 18th and 19th, 2015

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

Composer-in-Residence, Chris Rogerson: A Prayer for Spring

     J.S. BACH: Concerto for 2 Violins, in D minor

     Espen Lilleslåtten, Michelle Skinner, Violins

     M. RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin

     J. BRAHMS: Symphony No. 2, op. 73, D major


National Symphony Orchestra

September 22nd, 2015

National Institute of Health

     MOZART: Le nozze di Figaro, K.492: Overture

     M. RAVEL: Le Tombeau de Couperin

     E. ELGAR: Serenade, op.20, E minor

     J. RODRIGO: Concierto Pastoral for Flute

     Leah Arsenault, Flute

     DEBUSSY: Petite Suite


Nu Deco Ensemble - Season 1

September 25th and 26th, 2015

Miami Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

     Clint Needham: Urban Sprawls

     Marc Mellits: Octet for Strings

     Marcos Balter: Bladed Stance

     Greg Simon: Draw me the Sun

     Sam Hyken: LCD Sound System, Symphonic Suite


The Phoenix Symphony

October 2nd, 3rd and 4th

Symphony Hall

     A. COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man

     J. WILLIAMS: Hymn to the Fallen

     G. HOLST: Mars, from the Planets

     A. COPLAND: Lincoln Portrait

     D. SHOSTIKOVICH: Symphony No. 5, mvt. III, D minor

     S. BARBER: Essay No. 2, Op. 17

     J. WILLIAMS: Liberty Fanfare

     J. WILLIAMS: Born on the Fourth of July 


Amarillo Symphony

October 16th and 17th

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

Ballroom Heat Wave Premium Pops - Series Premier

Featuring Metropolitan Ballroom Dancers

     J. STRUASS Jr.: Kaiser Waltz

     J. STRAUSS Jr.: On the Beautiful Blue Danue

     J.S. BACH/arr. Hyken: Toccata y Fuga in Re Minor

     G. FAURE: Pavane in F-sharp Minor, Op. 50

     Lecuona/arr. Gould: Malagueña from Andalusia Suite

     Pharrell Williams/arr. Hyken: Happy


Amarillo Symphony

November 20th and 21st, 2015

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

Composer-in Residence, Chris Rogerson: New Work Premier

      KORNGOLD: Cello Concerto

      SAINT-SAËNS: Concerto No. 1 for Cello, op. 33, A minor

      Madeleine Kabat, Cello

      TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 4, op. 36, F minor


Nu Deco Ensemble - Season 1

Water Music Concert

November 22nd, 2015

The Deering Estate at Cutler

     Featuring Music of Sam Hyken, J.S. Bach, 

     Daft Punk, G. Bizet, LCD Sound System and J. Brahms


The Phoenix Symphony

December 4th , 5th and 6th, 2015

Symphony Hall

Holiday Pops



Grand Rapids Symphony

January 8th and 9th, 2016

Devos Performance Hall

     L.v. BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, op. 68, F major (Pastorale)

     Adam Schoenberg: Rondo from American Symphony

     J. RODRIGO: Fantasia para un gentilhombre

     Pablo Villegas, guitar

     A. MARQUEZ: Danźon No. 2


The Florida Orchestra

January 13th and 14th, 2016

Clearwater and St. Petersburg Florida

Tchaikovsky Celebration

     Selections from Swan Lake
     1812 Overture
     Suite No. 4 (Mozartiana)


Nu Deco Ensemble - Season 1

January 28th, 2016

North Beach Band Shell, Miami Florida

     Presented by The Rhythm Foundation

     Featuring music of Andy Akiho, Daft Punk, J.S. Bach,

     Sam Hyken, LCD Sound System and Bizet


San Diego Symphony

February 6th, 2016

Coply Symphony Hall

A City Lights Concert

     BERLIOZ: Roman Carnival

     Ben Folds: Piano Concerto

     Music of Ben Folds


Amarillo Symphony

February 19th and 20th

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

White Hot Movie Music

     Alfred Newman: 20th Century Fox Fanfare

     Alan Silverstri: Forrest Gump

     Howard Shore: Lord of the Rings

     Rodgers & Hammerstein: Sound of Music

     John Williams: Hook, E.T., Star Wars


Nu Deco Ensemble - Season 1

March 3rd, 4th and 5th, 2016

The Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

     With Special Guests, Project Trio

     Music of PJT, Hindemith, Radio Head, 

     Sam Hyken


Amarillo Symphony

March 11th and 12th, 2016

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

      A. MARQUEZ: Danzon No. 2

      A.J. KERNIS: Air, for Violin

      J. CORIGLIANO: Chaconne from The Red Violin

      Elena Urioste, Violin

      Composer-in-Residence, Chris Rogerson

      New Work Premier

      I. STRAVINSKY: The Firebird Suite (1919)


Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

March 17th and 18th, 2016

Tennesse Theater

      J. ADAMS: The Chairman Daces, Foxtrot for Orchestra

      S. BARBER: Violin Concerto, Op. 14

      Elena Urioste, violin

      MUSSORGSKY / RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition


Amarillo Symphony

April 22nd, and 23rd, 2015

Globe News Center for the Performing Arts

      Sam Hyken: Refried Farandole

      Adam Schoenberg: Concerto for Project Trio, Co-commission

      Further Works by Project Trio

      R. STRAUSS: Till Eulenspeigel's Merry Pranks

      A. COPLAND: Suite from Bill the Kid


Nu Deco Ensemble - Season 1

April 29th and 30th, 2016

Light Box at Goldman Warehouse

     Paul DooleyVelocity Festivals

     Andy Akiho: To Run in West Harlem

     Further music by Andy Akiho and Sam Hyken

     Andy Akiho, steel drums


Sarasota Orchestra

May 6th and 7th, 2016

Spanish Nights

2014 | 2015

Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Premier

TRIUMPH! With Special Guest, Garrick Ohlsson

Concerts, September 19th and 20th, 8p, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     CHRIS ROGERSON, Composer-in-Residence: Premier of Commissioned Work

     BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn

     RACHMANINOFF: Piano Concerto No. 3

     GARRICK OHLSSON, Piano


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

DREAMCATCHERS

Concerts, October 17th and 18th, 8p, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     PAUL DOOLEY: Flowers Of Our Lost Romance

     RODRIGO, Joaquin: Fantasia para un gentilhombre

     de FALLA: THree Cornered Hat Suite, No. 2

     RAVEL: Daphnis et CHLOE; Suite 2

     Pablo Sainz Villegas, Spanish Guitar


Orquesta Sinfonica Provincial of Santa Fe Argentina

Subscription Concerts, Debut

Concerts, October 31st and November 1st, 8p, 2104

Teatro Municipal, Santa Fe, Argentina

     MUSSORGSKY/arr; RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition


The Florida Orchestra

The Ben Folds Experience

Pops Subscriptions

Concert, November 7th, 8p, 2014

Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Carol Morsani Hall, Tampa, FL

     Music Composed and Arranged by Ben Folds, including Piano Concerto


The Florida Orchestra

Ocean Voyagers: Film, with Orchestra

Special Presentation

Concert, November 8th, 8p, 2014

The Mahaffey Theater, St. Petersburg, FL

     MASON BATES: Alternative Energy

     Ocean Voyagers: Music by Grant McLachlan and David Poore

     Published by BDI Music Limited


Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Concert

Concert, November 15th, 8p, 2014

Klein Memorial Auditorium, Greater Bridgeport, CT

     LIGETI: Old Hungarian Dances

     STRAVINSKY: Suite from Pulcinella

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7

        

Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

WARHORSES

Concerts, November 21st and 22nd, 8p, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     STEPHEN HUNTER ROTHERMEL: Somnus Sleep

     Amarillo Symphony and WTAMU's Young Composers Initiative

     SAMUEL JONES: Cello Concerto

     STRUASS: Death and Transfiguration

     LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

     Julian Schwartz, Cello


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

SYMPHONY KIDS!!

WATER, and the Cycle of Life

Concerts, December 4th and 5th, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     Music to Include: Strauss, Grieg, Debussy, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky,                     

     Smetena, and Strauss, Jr. 



Amarillo Symphony with the Lone Star Ballet

The Nutcracker

Lone Star Ballet

Concerts, December 13th and 14th, 2014

Amarillo Civic Center Complex, Amarillo, TX

      Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker in Full Ballet


Bangor Symphony Orchestra

The Nutcracker

Robinson Ballet

Concerts, December 20th - 21st, 2014

Collins Center for the Arts, Bangor, ME

     Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker in Full Ballet



Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Masterworks Subscriptions

Jeremy Denk & Beethoven’s Fifth

Concerts, January 8th, 9th, and 10th, 8p, 2014

Scottie Theater, Charleston, SC

     BRAHMS: Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn

     Béla Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 1

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 5


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

EARTH. WIND. FIRE!

Concerts, January 23rd and 24th, 8p, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6

     PHILLIP GLASS: Violin Concerto No. 1

     CHRIS ROGERSON, Composer-in-Residence: Luminosity

     Tim Fain, Violin


Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Subscription Concert

Beethoven Pastoral Symphony

Concerts, February 27th and 28th, 8p, 2014

Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 6, Pastoral    

     PIAZZOLA: Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

     MARQUEZ: Danzon No. 2

     Daniel Szazs, Violin


Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Pops Concert

And the Winner is... An Evening of Award Winning Movie Music

Concert, March 6th, 730p, 2015

Mahia Jackson Theater, New Orleans, LA

     Music of Bernstein, Williams, Shore, Silvestri and many more


Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra

Family Concert

Movie Magic!!

Concert, March 8th, 230p, 2015

Roussel Hall, New Orleans, LA

     Music of Music of Berstein, WIllimas, Shore, Silvestri and New arrangements

     by Sam Hyken


Charleston Symphony Orchestra

Pops Series

Featuring the Project Trio

Concerts, March 13th and 14th, 8p, 2015

Sottilie Theater, Charleston, SC

     Originaly Compositions by Project Trio and Arrangements by Peter Seymour

     and Sam Hyken


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Delta Classics Subscription Series Debut

Classical Guitar with Milo Karadagli

Concerts, March 19th, 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2015

Symphony Hall, Woodruff Performing Arts Center, Atlanta, GA

     FALLA: Three Cornered Hat Suite No. 2

     RODRIGO: Fantasía para un gentilhombre    

     MUSSORGSKY/RAVEL: Pictures at an Exhibition


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

TRAILBLAZERS, a Tribute to CLYDE ROLLER

Concerts, March 27th and 28th, 8p, 2015

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     R. VAUGHN WILLIAMS: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis

     TCHAIKOVSKY: Variations on a Rocco Theme, Op. 33

     JOHN MURPHY: Adagio in D minor (American Premier)

     ELGAR: Enigma Variations

     Gabriel Cabezas, Cello


Orquesta Sinfonica de la Universidad de Guanajuato

Subscription Concerts

Concerts, March 17th and 18th, 8p, 2015

Teatro Principal, de Guanajuato, Mexico


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

CLOSE ENCOUNTERS

Concerts, April 24th and 25th, 8p, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     JOHN ADAMS: The Chairman Dances - Foxtrot for Orchestra

     WILLIAMS: Escapades from Catch Me If You Can

     WILLIAMS: Close Encounters of the Third Kind

     GERSHWIN: An American in Paris

     RAVEL: Bolero


The Florida Orchestra

Parks and Mothers Day Concerts

Tampa, Raymond James Stadium May 9th, Curtis Hixon Park May 10th

2013 | 2014

Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Inaugural Season as Music Director

Season Premiere

INNOVATORS

Concerts, September 20th and 21st, 8p, 2013

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     PAUL DOOLEY: World Premier of Commissioned Fanfare for the ASO

     KORNGOLD: Violin Concerto in D Major

     Bella Hristova, Violin Soloist

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

THEATRICALITY

Concerts, October 25th and 26th, 8p, 2013

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     MASON BATES: Warehouse Music

     GERSHWIN/arr. Bennett: Suite from Porgy and Bess

     PROKOFIEV: Suite 1 and 2 from Romeo and Juliet


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

Pictures in Music

Concerts, November 22nd and 23rd, 8p, 2013

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

    ADAM SCHOENBERG: Finding Rothko

     VAUGHN WILLIAMS: Lark Ascending

     RAVEL: Tzigane

     Elena Urioste, Violin Soloist

     MUSSORGSKY/arr. Ravel: Pictures at an Exibition


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Education Concerts

Rhtytm Around the World: The Heartbeat of Music

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

Concerts, December 5th and 6th, 2013


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Nutcracker, with the Lone Star Ballet

Amarillo Civic Center Auditorium

Eight Performances, December 13th - 16th, 2013


Bangor Symphony Orchestra (RETURN ENGAGEMENTS)

Nutcraker, with The Robinson Ballet

Collins Center for the Arts

Three Performances, December 15th and 16th, 2013

 

Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

Intimate Evenings

Concerts, January 24th and 25th, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     FAURE: Pavane with Amarillo Communitty College Choir

     BARBER: Knoxville; Summer of 1915

     BERNSTEIN: "Oh What a Movie" from Trouble in Tahiti

     Sarah Jane McMahon, vocal soloist

     BRAHMS: Symphony No. 4


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

REIMAGININGS with PROJECT TRIO

Concerts, February 21st and 22nd, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     BRAHMS/arr. Sam Hyken: Hungarian Dance # 5 - REDUX

      ROSSINI/ arr. Project Trio: William Tell Overture

      PROKOFIEV/ arr Project Trio: PETER AND WOLF

      Featuring Further Original Music by Project Trio

      BERNSTEIN: Symphonic Dances from West Side Story


St. Louis Symphony Orchestra (DEBUT) 

Family and Education Performances

Chose Your Own Adventure

Concerts, March 9th, 11th, and 12th, 2014

Powell Hall, St. Louis, MO

     DVORAK: Carnival Overture

     TCHAIKOVSKY: Excerpt from Symphony No. 4

     BACH: Badinerie from ORchestral Suite No. 2

     BACH: Air from Orchestral SUite No. 3

     MOZART: Symphony No. 25, Allegro con brio

     MOZART: Symphony No. 40, Molto Allegro

     BEETHOVEN: Symphony No. 7, Allegretto

     GLINKA: Ruslan and Lyudmilla Overture

     BERNSTEIN: Candide


Amarillo Symphony Orchestra

Season Masterworks

VISIONARIES

Concerts, March 21st and 22nd, 2014

Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts

     CHRISTOPHER THEOFANIDIS: Rainbow Body

     MICHAEL DAUGHERTY: Raise the Roof

     Leonardo Soto, Timpani Soloist

     HOLST: The Planets


Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra (DEBUT)

Subscription Concert

Concert, April 12th, 2014

Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3

Anita Chen, Piano Soloist


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (RETURN ENGAGEMENTS) 

POPS Cocnerts

Charlie Chaplin's City Lights

Concerts, April 24th and 25th, 2014

Blumenthal Performing Arts Center


Florida Orchestra (DEBUT) 

Parks Concerts

Concerts, May 9th and 10th, 2013

Downtown Tampa Park and Bucs Stadium, Tampa, FL. 


Lake Forest Symphony Orchestra (DEBUT) 

Subscription Concert

Concerts, May 17th and 18th, 2014

James Lumber Center for the Performing Arts

     COPLAND: Fanfare for a Common Man

     ADAM SCHOENBERG: Finding Rothko

     BARBER: Violin Concerto

     Rachel Barton Pine, Violin Soloist

     COPLAND: Appalachian Spring

     MARQUEZ: Danzón No. 2


Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Summer Concert Series

Concert, June 22nd, 2014

Readen Theater, Rabun-Gap, GA

     BIZET: Carmen; Suite 1

     RODRIGO: Conceirto pastoral for Flute and Orchestra

     LECUONA/arr Grofe: Malaguena

     ROGERSON, Chris: Luminosity

     TCHAIKOVSKY: Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

     LISZT: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 in C minor