Events

Key City Brass

07/17/2022

Played a concert for the “Month of Music July 2022” Chamber Music Concert Series at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas.

Key City Brass

06/12/2022

Provided service music for Trinity Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas.

Trumpet performance

06/11/2022

Played trumpet for a wedding ceremony at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas.

Key City Brass

06/10/2022

Played for and participated in the Abilene Philharmonic’s “Petting Zoo”. Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra office, Abilene, Texas. June 10 and June 11.

Lone Star State Trumpet Guild

06/03/2022

Played for their performances at the 2022 International Trumpet Guild Conference in San Antonio, Texas.

Key City Brass

05/14/2022

Played for the May graduation ceremony of McMurry University, Abilene, Texas.

Audio support

05/13/2022

Provided live audio support for the Chanters performance at the Baccalaureate Service, McMurry University, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

05/13/2022

Played for the May graduation ceremonies (10am and 2pm) at Hardin-Simmons University.

Key City Brass

05/13/2022

Played for the Baccalaureate Service at McMurry University, Abilene, Texas.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

05/07/2022

Recorded their masterworks concert at the Civic Center, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Solo trumpet

05/05/2022

Played “The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You” for a funeral at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Streaming and Recording

05/01/2022

Streamed and recorded the Chamber Concert Series concert at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

ACU Bands

04/28/2022

Streamed and recorded the ACU concert band and wind ensemble from Hunter Hall, ACU, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

ACU Choirs

04/26/2022

Streamed and recorded their concert in First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

ACU Jazz Band

04/25/2022

Recorded their concert in Hunter Hall, ACU. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Civic Orchestra of Abilene

04/21/2022

Streamed and Recorded their concert at the Civic Center, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

04/17/2022

Provided Easter Service music for the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest.

Abilene Youth Orchestra

04/11/2022

Recorded their concert at Cooper High School, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

04/09/2022

Recorded their masterworks concert at the Civic Center, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Carillon Concert

04/03/2022

Provided video support for Jesse Ratcliff’s carillon concert at McMurry University. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

04/02/2022

Recorded and streamed the Nelda Hodges Young Artist Competition from Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall, Hardin-Simmons University, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

ACU Choirs

03/24/2022

Recording session and audio production of music for the ACU administration. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Carillon Concert

03/20/2022

Provided video support for Jesse Ratcliff’s carillon concert at McMurry University. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

03/05/2022

Recorded their masterworks concert in addition to videoing musician interviews for several days before the concert. B&D Music Services, LLC.

ACU Bands Concert

02/26/2022

Streamed and recorded the ACU Concert Band and Wind Ensemble at the Civic Center, Abilene, Texas. That evening also saw the world premiere of my piece “The Long Goodbye” for solo trumpet and wind ensemble. The piece was commissioned and premiered by David Amlung and conducted by Steven Ward. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Civic Orchestra of Abilene

02/19/2022

Streamed and Recorded their concert at the Civic Center, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Streaming and Recording

02/13/2022

Streamed and recorded the Chamber Concert Series concert at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

01/15/2022

Recorded audio for their concert. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

12/24/2021

Provided Christmas Service music for the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest.

Carillon Concert

12/12/2021

Provided video support for Jesse Ratcliff’s carillon concert at McMurry University. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

12/10/2021

Played for the December graduation ceremonies of HSU.

Christmas Vespers

12/05/2021

Streamed this event of the ACU music department at FBC Abilene. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

12/04/2021

Sang with the Abilene Chamber Singers for the APO’s Christmas Concert. I also created and presented the slideshow for their performance of the Polar Express. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

11/29/2021

Play Christmas music for an event at McMurry University.

Key City Brass

11/21/2021

Performed a concert of patriot music at a dinner for Pioneer Drive Baptist Church at the Civic Center.

Abilene Youth Orchestra

11/15/2021

Recorded their concert in the Wylie Performing Arts Center. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Carillon Concert

11/14/2021

Provided video support for Jesse Ratcliff’s carillon concert at McMurry University.

ACU Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble

11/09/2021

Recorded their concert in Hunter Hall, ACU.

Faure Requiem premiere

11/07/2021

Provided audio support for the premiere of my arrangement of Faure’s Requiem. I was commissioned by the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest to score this piece for woodwind quintet, harp, organ, and chorus. This arrangement will soon be on my webstore for purchase.

ACU Choirs

11/02/2021

Streamed from FBC Abilene.

Civic Orchestra of Abilene

10/30/2021

Streamed the Halloween Concert from the Civic Center. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra

10/28/2021

Provided audio support for a fund raising event at the Grace Museum.

Abilene Chamber Singers

10/24/2021

Sang tenor and performed my works and those of my talented former students.

LSSTG Performance

10/17/2021

Played in San Angelo, Texas, with the LSSTG. Forever Rising was also performed by the group.

KCB and Organ Recital

10/11/2021

Played with the KCB and Jesse Ratcliff, organist, in a recital in Logsdon Chapel, HSU.

AV Stream and Recording

10/10/2021

Streamed and recorded the Chamber Concert Series concert at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas.

AV Support

10/03/2021

Provided AV support for the carillon concert of Jesse Ratcliff at McMurry University.

Recording Session

09/28/2021

Recording the combined choruses of ACU at First Baptist Church.

Recording Session

08/21/2021

Recorded the combined choruses of ACU at First Baptist Church.

AV Performance

06/14/2021

B&D Music Services recorded and streamed the AMTA Showcase Concert, benefitting Harmony Family Services.

Abilene Philharmonic Petting Zoo

06/11/2021

With Key City Brass players, participated in the Abilene Philharmonic Petting Zoo during which we showed children how to hold brass instruments and make a sound. We did this on June 11 and 12.

Trumpet Performance

05/27/2021

Performed with the praise and worship team at Beltway Park Baptist Church, north and south campuses, May 27 and 30 for their Memorial Day services.

Key City Brass

05/23/2021

Played for two Pentecost services with the Key City Brass at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. Also arranged/adapted the brass quintet music for these services.

Key City Brass

05/07/2021

Play three HSU graduation ceremonies with the Key City Brass.

AV Recording Session

05/01/2021

AV recording session of the ACU Bands. Teague center, ACU. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Streamed Concert

04/29/2021

Streamed the ACU Choirs concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

04/27/2021

Played with the Key City Brass at the Mesquite Event Center.

Streamed Concert

04/26/2021

Streamed the concert of the HSU Choirs in Woodard-Dellis Recital, HSU. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

04/19/2021

AV recording session of the ACU Jazz Band in Cullen Auditorium, ACU. This sessions was also on 4/20/2021. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Streamed Concert

04/18/2021

Streamed the concert of the Abilene Youth Orchestra at the Abilene Civic Center. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Audio Support for Stream

04/17/2021

Provided audio support for streaming the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Four Seasons” concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

04/16/2021

AV recording session of the Civic Orchestra of Abilene at the Abilene Civic Center. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Masterclass AV Support

04/15/2021

Provided AV support for the streamed masterclass of Angelo Xiang Yu, violinist and guest artist, for the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Masterworks III” concert. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

04/14/2021

AV recording session of the brass ensembles of the Civic Orchestra of Abilene at the Abilene Civic Center. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Streamed Concert

04/13/2021

Streamed the ACU Choirs Concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Streamed Concert

04/11/2021

Streamed the trumpet recital of David Amlung at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. He premiered “Evening Reflections” as part of the concert. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Masterclass AV Support

04/10/2021

Provided AV support for the streamed masterclass of Mary Kerr, principal flute of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

04/04/2021

Played for two Easter services with the Key City Brass at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. Also arranged/adapted the brass quintet music for these services.

AV Recording Session

03/30/2021

AV Recording Session of the ACU Wind Ensemble. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Audio Support for Stream

03/27/2021

Provided audio support for streaming the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Beethoven Triple” concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

NHYAC Stream

03/20/2021

Streamed the Nelda Hodges Young Artist Competition of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra in Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall, Hardin-Simmons University. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

03/12/2021

AV recording session of David Amlung and Marc Sanders playing “Evening Reflections” for the virtual ITG 2021 Conference.

Audio Recording Session

03/04/2021

Audio recording session, and edit/mix/master session of the ACU Wind Ensemble’s recording of “The Seal Lullaby” by Eric Whitacre. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

03/01/2021

AV Recording Session of the ACU Wind Ensemble. The second session of this project occurred on March 2, 2021. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Masterclass AV Support

02/27/2021

Provided AV support for the streamed masterclass of Elizabeth Elsner, principal violin of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra. B&D Music Services, LLC.

AV Recording Session

02/27/2021

AV Recording Session of the ACU Concert Band. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Streamed Concert

02/26/2021

Streamed the voice recital of Lynnette Chambers at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Recital Stream

02/19/2021

Streamed the junior trumpet recital of David Richardson at Woodward-Dellis Recital Hall at Hardin-Simmons University. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Abilene Idol Stream

02/06/2021

Streamed Abilene Idol with B&D Music Services, LLC.

Audio Support for Stream

01/30/2021

Provided audio support for streaming the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Romantic Strings” concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene, Texas. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Masterclass Video

01/23/2021

Recorded video of the trumpet master class of Ben Fairfield, principal trumpet of the Abilene Philharmonic Orchestra at ACU. B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Winds

01/17/2021

Premiere of Liberty’s Dream, Freedom’s Journey by the Key City Winds at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest as part of their chamber concert series. This event was also streamed by B&D Music Services, LLC.

Key City Brass

12/24/2020

Christmas Eve services Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas.

Key City Brass Quintet performance

12/11/2020

Plays 2nd trumpet with the KCBQ at the 3 graduation ceremonies of HSU.

Abilene Philharmonic Stream

12/05/2020

B&D Music Services streams an Abilene Philharmonic concert at First Baptist Church, Abilene

ACU Concert Choir Recording Session

11/18/2020

B&D Music Services records the ACU Concert Choir in a video shoot at Heavenly Rest Church, Abilene

Abilene Youth Orchestra Stream

11/16/2020

B&D Music Services streams the Abilene Youth Orchestra concert at Cullen Auditorium, ACU

Heavenly Rest Concert Series Stream

11/08/2020

B&D Music Services streams a cello recital by Nemias Santos at Heavenly Rest Church, Abilene

Civic Orchestra of Abilene Stream

10/30/2020

B&D Music Services streams a Civic Orchestra of Abilene concert at Cullen Auditorium, ACU

Key City Brass Quintet performs a Young Audiences Concert

10/22/2020

Played 2nd trumpet with the KCBQ.

Heavenly Rest Concert Series Stream

10/11/2020

B&D Music Services streams a organ recital by Jesse Ratcliffe at Heavenly Rest Church, Abilene.

Abilene Philharmonic Stream

10/10/2020

B&D Music Services streams an Abilene Philharmonic event at the Abilene Zoo! 7:00pm

Abilene Philharmonic Stream

09/05/2020

B&D Music Services Streams Abilene Philharmonic event at the Abilene Zoo! 7:30pm

Nocturne

04/07/2020

The Key City Brass Quintet, in which I play 2nd trumpet, will be premiering this piece as part of Dr. David Amlung’s faculty recital at McMurry University.

Symphonic Duet

04/07/2020

Dr. David Amlung and Dr. Juan Mendoza will be premiering this piece as part of David’s faculty recital at McMurry University.

Forever Rising

02/09/2020

Members of the Lone Star State Trumpet Guild will giving the Abilene premiere of this piece at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest. I’m honored to be part of this wonderful association.

Music of the Ainur

01/11/2020

Members of the Abilene Chamber Consortium premiered this piece in Gerhart Hall at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest in Abilene, Texas. I had the honor of playing 2nd trumpet. Brandon Houghtalen conducted.

Fanfare on Joy to the World

12/02/2019

The Hardin-Simmons University Concert Band, Concert Choir, and Dr. Chris Hollingsworth premiered this piece for the HSU Tree Lighting Ceremony. Bill Harden conducted the event.

Veni Creator Spiritus

10/03/2019

Tarleton State Wind Ensemble under the direction of Dr. David Robinson premiered the concert band version of my piece for orchestra Veni Creator Spiritus.

HSU and McMurry Univerity Commencement

05/11/2019

I’ll be performing with the KCBQ at the commencement ceremonies at both of these local universities. I’ve been playing at McMU’s ceremony for some time, but playing for the HSU ceremony is a rather new thing. At the HSU ceremony, we’ll be play a number of my brass quintet arrangements.

To Lead the Glorious Charge

05/05/2019

This new piece for brass quintet by my MM Theory and Composition student, David McKnight, will be premiered by me and several colleagues at his graduate composition recital.

I Know the Plans I Have for You

04/29/2019

The premiere of this work will be by the Hardin-Simmons University Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Clell Wright. The soloist will be Dr. Lynnette Chambers, and the accompanists will be Dr. Mark Puckett and Lauren Puckett. This piece is dedicated to them for their many years of outstanding service to HSU and the artistic community in Abilene, Texas.

HSU Jazz Band

04/23/2019

I’ll be performing section trumpet with this group. I like playing jazz and my colleague, Jeff Cottrell, graciously invited me to participate. This concert will feature Matt Ellis on guitar. He’s teaching adjunct here and getting his MM in Theory and Composition with me at HSU.

Nocturne

04/16/2019

This piece for horn quartet was commissioned by Lawson Hager, my dear friend, former Dean, and now our horn instructor, will be performed by the HSU horn studio at the SOM Awards Recital.

Lone Star State Trumpet Guild

03/29/2019

I’ll be performing with my colleagues in this group at Odessa College for the Rex Richardson residency.

TMEA 2019 Convention Performances

02/13/2019

Forever Rising premiered with the members of the Lone Star State Trumpet Guild and a movement from The Music of Valinor performed with the Key City Brass Quintet. I will be playing trumpet on both performances.

Handel’s Messiah

12/16/2018

I sang tenor with the Abilene Chamber Singers in their performance of this piece with members of the Abilene Philharmonic, conducted by David Itkin. It was sponsored by the Abilene Opera Association. This was the 3rd time we have performed this piece.

A Single Candle

11/11/2018

This piece will be premiered at the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene, Texas, as part of their Chamber Music Concert Series.

On Memories Not Forgotten

10/15/2018

This performance by Dr. Karla Ordonez and Marc Sanders was the first time I “accompanied” the duet with the electronic part that I had originally intended for the piece. I “played” the computer for this event.

“Life to Art” A Portuguese-American Story in Music and Art

06/09/2018

Performance of 8 string quartet arrangements of Portuguese folk songs, 5 string quartet arrangements of piano pieces by Francisco de Lacerda, and a string quartet arrangement of the 4 movements of “Music in Colors”.  Sun Gallery, Hayward, California

International Trumpet Guild Conference 2018, San Antonio, Texas

05/31/2018

Performance of “Just Stand Up and Play” by the Lone Star State Trumpet Guild, Affiliate Chapters”Showcase” Recital

International Trumpet Guild Conference 2018, San Antonio, Texas

05/30/2018

Performance of “A Trumpet Shall Sound” by the Lone Star Brass, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

Sacred Space

04/29/2018

Performance of “Veni Creator Spiritus” by the Civic Orchestra of Abilene, Steve Ward, conductor.

Hardin-Simmons University Concert Choir

04/23/2018

Performance of “Psalm 148”, Clell Wright, conductor.

Chamber Music Concert Series, Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Abilene

04/15/2018

Performance of “Just Below the Eaves” by the Key City Winds.

San Angelo State University ASU Brass

03/25/2018

Performance of “Just Stand Up and Play” by the Lone Star State Trumpet Guild

Texas Music Educators Association 2018 Conference

02/16/2018

Performance of “Just Below the Eaves” by the Key City Winds.

Faculty Recital Series Abilene Christian University

02/06/2018

Performance of “Just Below the Eaves” by the Key City Winds.

Composition Recital

04/23/2017

World Premieres of: For Those We Miss (2 trumpets and piano), On Memories Not Forgotten (flute and piano), Grey Skies (horn and piano), Song of Songs (a set of six songs for soprano, tenor, and piano), and Three Pieces for Brass Quintet and Organ.

This is My Father’s World

11/08/2015

Premiere by the First Baptist Church adult choir and orchestra.

By Night When Others Soundly Slept

11/01/2015

Premiere by the Abilene Chamber Singers.

To My Dear and Loving Husband

11/01/2015

Premiere by the Abilene Chamber Singers.

Cirith Ungol

10/26/2015

Premiere of Cirith Ungol for large chamber ensemble by the Abilene Chamber Players, augmented by the Key City Winds and the Key City Brass Quintet.

Tolkien Presentation

11/07/2014

Presented “From Epic Narrative to Music: Tolkien’s Universe as Inspiration for ‘The First Age of Middle-earth: a Symphony for Band'” at the Worlds made of Heroes: on the 60th anniversary of the publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fellowship of the Rings, which took place at the University of Porto, Portugal.

The Shadow Lengthens

05/05/2014

Conducted “The Shadow Lengthens” with the Murphy High School concert band. It was a blast working with the student that weekend and visiting with my old friend, Stan Chapman and his lovely wife, Bridget.