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2005-present - St. Petersburg Philharmonic
Guest Conductor

2002-present - Moscow Philharmonic
Permanent Guest Conductor

2002-present - PALA Opera of New York
Music Director & Conductor



2012 Third International Music Festival of Asian-Pacific Countries – Krasnoyarsk, Siberia
Krasnoyarsk Theatre of Opera and Ballet

2006-2008 - International Hamlet Festival, Seoul (Korea) National Orchestra
Artistic Director & Conductor

2006 Omsk Philharmonic - Omsk, Russia

2005 St. Petersburg Philharmonic - Shostakovich Hall

2004 Far-eastern Symphony Orchestra – Xhabarovsk

2004 Yakutsk Opera, Sakha, Russia

2003 St. Petersburg Opera - Menshikov Palace

2002 Moscow Philharmonic -Tchaikovsky Hall, Moscow

2002 Krasnoyarsk Theatre of Opera & Ballet - Krasnoyarsk, Siberia
Pacific Symphony Orchestra - Vladivostok, Russia

1996 Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra - Krasnoyarsk, Siberia
Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy Theatre - Krasnoyarsk, Siberia

1995 Second International Music Festival of Asian-Pacific Countries - Krasnoyarsk, Siberia
Krasnoyarsk Symphony Orchestra
Krasnoyarsk Musical Comedy Theatre

1993-2000  - USA Ballet, Normal, Illinois
Music Director & Conductor
Duties include consulting; preparation, and conducting ballet performances with live music

1997 Vogtland Philharmonie - Reichenbach, Greiz, & Rodewisch, Germany

1993 Hradec Králové Philharmonic - Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

United States
2013 Tennessee All-West Orchestra - Memphis, Tennessee

2010 New Haven Symphony Orchestra under aegis of SOUNDMUSIC, Inc.
Summer Concert Series
Mystic Aquarium – Mystic, CT

2009 New Haven Symphony Orchestra under aegis of SOUNDMUSIC, Inc.
Summer Concert Series - Harkness Memorial Park, Waterford, CT

1997 Tennessee All-West Orchestra - Jackson, Tennessee

1996 Asian American Music Society Opera Premiere -
JFK Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, DC

1995 Forty -Ninth Annual Mid-West International Band and Orchestra Clinic - Chicago, Illinois

1994 Danville Symphony Orchestra - Danville, Illinois

1992 Indiana University Orchestra - Bloomington, Indiana

1990 National Symphony Orchestra & Paul Hill Chorale (The Messiah)
John F. Kennedy Center Concert Hall - Washington, D.C.

1989 Alexandria Symphony - Alexandria, Virginia

1988 Bedford Springs Festival - Bedford Springs, Pennsylvania

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2013 BIRDLAND Jazz Club Debut – Birdland, New York, NY

2007 Beethoven Society of America Concert Series - Guest Saxophone Recitalist           
Dances with Saxophones - Embassy of The Federation of Germany, Washington, DC

2002 Whim Great House Concert Series, St. Croix, USVI - Guest Saxophone Recitalist

1998-2001 - U.S. Congressional Philharmonic Society, Washington, DC
Music Director & Conductor

1990-1998 Washington Symphony Orchestra
Music Director & Conductor
Led the orchestra through a budget growth from $9,000 to $300,000+ and audience growth from 400 to 3500. and to 6 six-concert seasons at DAR Constitution Hall.
Produced Twenty-Concert Tour of Germany and Austria in April 1998! Orchestra was combined from WSO, Bohuslav MartinÁ Orchestra - Czech Republic, and National Radio Orchestra - Kiev, Ukraine

1997 Capitol Hill Arts Workshop - Guest Saxophone Recitalist

1991 Washington Music Ensemble Guest Flutist in concerts at JFK Center for the Performing Arts and
Carnegie Hall in New York City.

1976-1994 Aldersgate United Methodist Church - Alexandria, Virginia - Director of Music
For more than 1600 services, duties included budget preparation and administration, programming two weekly services of music for vocal and bell choirs, with two to three major works with full orchestra per year from cantatas to fully staged operas. Planned, managed and conducted a European tour of Germany, Austria and Hungary in July of 1989.

1987-present Performing Arts Consultants (Short Hills, N. J.) & Gateway Music Festivals (Monticello,MN).
Principal Adjudicator, Clinician, and Advisory Council Member for music festivals in the US, Canada, and Mexico.

1970-1990 Washington Woodwind and Saxophone Quartet
Founder & Director All players "double" on all woodwinds.

1969-1972 Wolf Trap Farm Park - Vienna, Virginia
Resident Conductor, Chorus Master, and Orchestra Manager.

1965-1977 PQ Singers - Washington, D.C.
Founder, Music Director & Conductor
This professional chorus sang with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center (Washington, D.C.), at the Lincoln Center (New York) with Arthur Fiedler, with John Green at Carter Barron Amphitheater (Washington, D.C.), at Constitution Hall (Washington, D.C.), at Wolf Trap Farm Park (Vienna, VA), and at the Garden State Art Center (NJ).

1963-1965 American Light Opera Company - Washington, D.C.
Music Director & Conductor. Over 400 performances of 15 different fully staged productions.

1963-1992 Solo Saxophonist with the National Symphony Orchestra under Aaron Copland, Antal Dorati, Sara Caldwell, and Julius Rudell; Free-lance orchestra contractor, woodwind section leader & musician: featured with orchestras accompanying Henry Mancini, Dinah Shore, Johnny Mathis, Bobby Darin, Beverly Sills, and Anthony Newley; John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, National Theater, Wolf Trap Farm Park, Ford's Theater.

1959-1963 U. S. Marine Band, The President's Own
Saxophone Soloist & Leader of White House Dance Band.

MUSIC DIRECTOR & CONDUCTOR From 1963 until 1990

Washington Civic Opera Washington Civic Symphony Friday Morning Music Club Chorale & Orchestra Alexandria Choral Society Takoma Park Community Singers - Founder, Music Director & Conductor Mt.Vernon Place United Methodist Church - Washington, D.C. Congregational Christian Church of Fairfax County, Virginia

After honorable discharge from U.S. Marine Band as Saxophone soloist in 1963, the following positions in the following institutions were held:
Catholic University of America - Washington, D.C. Adjunct Professor of Woodwinds & Head of Jazz Department
Calverton School - Prince Frederick, Maryland Designer of Instrumental Music Program, then Department Head
St. Mary's College - St. Mary's City, MD Jazz Ensemble, Improvisation, Saxophone and Bassoon
Queen Anne School - Upper Marlboro, Maryland Head of Music Department
Howard University - Washington, DC Orchestra Conductor and Woodwind Teacher


Master of Music, Catholic University of America, Instrumental Conducting, 1980.
Bachelor of Music, summa cum laude, Catholic University of America, All Woodwinds, 1979.
Conducting study with Frederick Fennell, James Dixon, Howard Stark, Zdençk Bilek, Otakar Trhlík.


League of American Orchestras
Conductors' Guild, Inc.
Pi Kappa Lambda (honorary academic music society)
Honorary Board Member - Alexandria Choral Society

Married to Elizabeth Falk - stage director
Hobbies include: Power walking, sailing, gourmet cooking.

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Atterberg - Concerto for Horn & Orchestra, Op.28
Bach - Suite No. 3 in D Major
Barber - Adagio for Strings
Barber - Commando March
Barber - Overture to "The School for Scandal"
Bartok - Rumanian Folk Dances
Beethoven - Egmont Overture
Beethoven - Leonora Overture No. 3
Beethoven - Symphonies, Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9
Bellson - Percussion Internationale
Bernstein - Overture to "Candide"
Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from "West Side Story"
Bizet - Symphony in C Major
Boccherini - Concerto for Cello in B♭ Major
Brahms - Concerto No. 2 for Piano in B♭ Major, Op. 83
Brahms - Double Concerto for Violin & Cello in A minor
Brahms - Hungarian Dances, Nos. 1, 5
Brahms - Symphonies, Nos. 1, 2, 3, & 4
Britten - Overture: Paul Bunyan
Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Bruch - Romanze (viola)
Chaminade - Concerto for Flute in D, Op. 107
Chavez - Sinfonia No. 2 "India"
Coleridge -Taylor - Bamboula
Copland - Appalachian Spring
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man
Copland - Lincoln Portrait
Copland - Outdoor Overture
Corelli - Concerto Grosso (Christmas Concerto)
Corigliano - The Red Violin: Chaconne for Violin & Orchestra
Debussy - Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Debussy - Gymnopédies de Erik Satie
Delius - Sleigh Ride
Dvorák - Concerto for Cello in A Major
Dvorák - Symphonies, Nos. 7, 8 & 9
Dvorák - Slavonic Dance, No. 1
Falla - Le Sombrero de Tres Picos
Franck - Symphonic Variations for Piano and Orchestra
Gershwin - Porgy & Bess: Symphonic Portrait
Gershwin - Rhapsody in Blue
Grieg - Concerto for Piano in A minor, Op. 16
Grofé - Grand Canyon Suite
Hailstork - Celebration!(1975)
Hanson - "Nordic" Symphony No. 1 in E minor
Haydn - Cello Concerto
Haydn - Piano Concerto in D Major
Haydn - Symphonies, Nos. 9, 16, 45, 94, 104
Holdridge - Concerto No. 2 for Violin
Ifukube - Japanese Suite for Orchestra
Ives - Symphony No. 2
Kleinsinger - Tubby, the Tuba
Liebermann - Concerto for Jazz Band & Symphony Orchestra
Liszt - Hamlet (Symphonic Poem No. 10)
Liszt - Totentanz for Piano & Orchestra
Lofrstrom - The Plumed Serpent for Soprano Saxophone, Piano, Bass, Drums & Symphony Orchestra
Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection"
Mendelssohn - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 4, "Italian"
Miyagi - Haru No Umi (Sea of the Spring) for Koto, Shakahatchi & Orchestra
Milhaud - Concerto for Percussion & Small Orchestra
Mozart - Concerto for Flute, Harp and Orchestra in C Major
Mozart - Concerto for Clarinet in A
Mozart - Concerti for Piano, Nos. 21, 23
Mozart - Concerto No. 3 for Horn in E♭
Mozart - Concerto for Violin No. 5 in A
Mozart - Overtures: Cosi fan tutte, Don Giovanni, Magic Flute
Mozart - Serenade No. 10 (Gran Partita)
Mozart - Symphonies, Nos. 25, 29, 35, 40, 41
Munford - Songs We Knew from World War II
Paderewski - Grand Polish Fantasy on Original Themes, Op. 19 for Piano & Orchestra
Paderewski - Symphony in B minor, "Poland", Op. 24
Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
Rachmaninoff - Concerto No. 2 for Piano in C minor, Op. 18
Ravel - Bolero
Raigorodsky - Symphony No. 1
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Capriccio Espagnol
Rimsky-Korsakoff - Scheherazade
Rodgers - Victory at Sea
Rossini - Barber of Seville Overture
Rossini - Italian in Algiers Overture
Rossini - William Tell Overture
Saint-Saëns - Violin Concerto No. 3 in B minor,Op. 61
Saint-Saëns - Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Saint-Saëns - Morceau de Concert (Horn), Op. 94
Saint-Saëns - Symphony No. 3, ("Organ" Symphony), Op. 78
Salieri - La Scuola di Gelosi, Overture
Schreiner - The Worried Drummer
Smetana - Moldau
Still - Afro-American Symphony
Still - Danzas de Panama
Stravinsky - Firebird Suite 1919
Svendsen - Symphony No. 2 in E♭
Tchaikovsky - Capriccio Italien, Op. 45
Tchaikovsky - Concerto No.1 for Piano in B♭
Minor, Op. 45
Tchaikovsky - Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op. 35
Tchaikovsky - Romeo & Juliet
Tchaikovsky - Symphonies Nos. 4, 5, & 6
Thomson - The Plow that Broke the Plains
Tomasi - Concerto for Trombone
Vivaldi - Winter Concerto from "The Seasons"
Wagner - Siegfried Idyll
Wagner - Tannhäuser: Overture
Walker - Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
Walker - Lyric for Strings
Wells - The Hare and the Tortoise
Wiklund - Summer Night and Sunrise


Avalos - Mariachi Mass
Bach - Cantatas 140, 142
Barber - Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24
Beethoven - Symphony No. 9 in D Minor, Op. 125
Bellson/Bailey - Tomus I, II, III (Soloists, Chorus, Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra)
Berger - Psalmo Brasileiro
Brown - Legacy of Vision: Martin Luther King for Chorus, Orchestra & Narrator
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
Bruckner - Mass in E minor
Bruckner - Requiem
Chavez - L'Paloma Asul
Duruflé - Requiem
Exner - Where Shall I Find the Christ Child
Fauré - Requiem
Giannini - Canticle of Christmas
Gossec - La Nativité
Haazen - Missa Luba
Handel - Messiah
Handel - Passion According to St. John
Hanson - Song of Democracy
Harris - Folk Song Symphony
Haydn - Lord Nelson Mass
Haydn - Missa Brevis
Honegger - King David
Lambert - Rio Grande
La Touche - Ballad for Americans
Lockwood - Carol Fantasy
Mahler - Symphony No. 2 in C minor, "Resurrection"
Mendelssohn - Symphony No. 2 (complete), A Hymn of Praise"
Mozart - Mass in C Major
Mozart - Requiem
O'Riada - Gaelic Mass
Peloquin - Missa Ala Samba
Pinkham - Christmas Cantata
Puccini - Messa di Gloria
Ramírez - Missa Criolla
Respighi - Laud to the Nativity
Ringwald - God's Trombones
Rutter - Gloria
Rutter - Magnificat
Saint-Saëns - Christmas Cantata
Schubert - Mass in F
Shaw - Many Moods of Christmas
Siegmeister - I Have a Dream Cantata
Tirro - An American Jazz Mass
Walton - Henry V Suite
White - Rejoice, Emmanuel Shall Come
Vaughan Williams - Magnificat
Vaughan Williams - Sea Symphony
Vaughan Williams - Serenade to Music
Vivaldi - Gloria
Vivaldi - Magnificat


Bizet - Carmen
Donizetti - Lucia di Lammermoor
Gounod - Faust
Gounod - Romeo & Juliet
Lehár - Merry Widow
Menotti - Amahl & the Night Visitors
Mozart - Don Giovanni
Mozart - Magic Flute
Mozart - Marriage of Figaro
Puccini - Gianni Schicchi
Smith - The Gooseherd & the Goblin
Strauss - Die Fledermaus
Thompson - The Nativity According to St. Luke
Verdi - Il Trovatore
Wang An-Ming - Lan Ying


Adler & Ross - Damn Yankees
Arlan & Harburg - Wizard of Oz
Bart - Oliver
Besoyan - Little Mary Sunshine
Bernstein - On the Town
Bernstein - West Side Story
Edwards & Stone - 1776
Gilbert & Sullivan - H. M. S. Pinafore
Johnson & Bart - Lock Up Your Daughters
Kromer & Silver - Like It Is
Lerner & Lowe - Brigadoon
Lerner & Lowe - Camelot
Lerner & Lowe - My Fair Lady
Lerner & Lowe - Paint Your Wagon
Loesser - Guys and Dolls
Loesser - Most Happy Fella
Rodgers & Hammerstein - Carousel
Rodgers & Hammerstein - The King and I
Rodgers & Hammerstein - Sound of Music
Rodgers & Hammerstein - South Pacific
Schwartz - Godspell
Stein - Funny Girl
Webber & Rice - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Webber & Rice - Jesus Christ Superstar
Willson - The Music Man

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