This show is the culmination of two years of work, and Emmy and I are so excited to present what we’ve made! The 5th Wave Collective musicians sound like a dream, and we’re putting it all together in just two more rehearsals this week. Hope you can join us in person at Constellation or at […]

I’ve been very much enjoying reprising my role as onstage accordion player with the Joffrey Ballet in Christopher Wheeldon’s gorgeous Chicago-specific Nutcracker. I play in an onstage trio with RenĂ©e-Paule Gauthier, violin, and Sergey Gutorov, clarinet, and we trade off with the orchestra throughout the party scene – which, in this staging, takes place just […]

I am beyond thrilled to be playing accordion (and celesta!) with the Lyric Opera Orchestra in Barrie Kosky’s Fiddler on the Roof. This glowing review in the Chicago Sun Times was kind enough to mention me by name, in the same sentence as absolutely out-of-this-world clarinetist Susan Warner.