The journey from the concert hall to a commercial recording is not one which many new musical works are granted the opportunity to take. In the case of my own Concerto for Piano and Orchestra: In Truth, that journey began with a simple question posed by two devoted patrons of the arts: “What will it take […]
Life without the Arts is life devoid of expression… the Arts are the most powerful means by which humans can express their innermost feelings in ways that transcend time and environment.
My summers, as a child, were largely spent in my mother’s upstate New York hometown of Albany where, when we weren’t attending summer camp, we were whisked away by my dear uncle, Alfred, to attend concerts at Tanglewood…
In a way, I consider the vocation of conducting as being one of the best examples of leadership.