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 Renée-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.
I’m so pleased to be able to share a project that Emmy and I are working on together! We are putting together a performance of the art songs of Connie Converse, which will take place next spring as part of 5th Wave Collective’s 2022-2023 season. A little bit more background and information about us and […]