NEWS HIGHLIGHTS 2017

Trombonist Don Lucas led performances of Stark’s Suite for Two Tenor Trombones and Piano on November 17 at Birmingham Conservatory (England) and November 21 at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama (England) 

November 4, 2017
Megumi Kanda (Milwaukee Symphony) performed Serenade for a Princess and Promise (for trombone and piano) in her recital at University of Iowa.

Suite for Horn, Trombone and Piano was championed in 2017 by the Lucachinski Trio (Heidi Lucas, Bruce Tychinski, Julie Nakamura) in the following concerts: September 27 at University of Delaware, Newark, September 29 at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, October 2 at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, October 3 at University of Colorado, Boulder, October 4 at University of Wyoming, Laramie.

September 26, 2017
Hiroyuki Odagiri (Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra) included Ode to Friendship from Suite for Trombone and Piano in his recital at Asahi Kagura Kominkan in Hokkaido, Japan.

Stark with the Westwood Wind Quintet after a performance of  Americana Wind Quintet  in Camas, Washington

Stark with the Westwood Wind Quintet after a performance of Americana Wind Quintet in Camas, Washington

August 26, 2017
The Westwood Wind Quintet gave a performance of Stark’s Americana Wind Quintet at Crystal Hall in Camas, Washington.

July 3, 2017
Symphonic Dances was performed at the opening concert of the 2017 Chautauqua Music Festival by the Music School Festival Orchestra under Timothy Muffitt.

July 8, 2017
The Austrian Clarinet Choir performed Takumi’s Boogie for clarinet octet as part of its Ten Year Jubilee Concert in Mautern, Austria under its director Dr. Friedrich Pfatschbacher.

June 29, 2017
Megumi Kanda (principal, Milwaukee Symphony) gave the world premiere of Stark’s Promise and Serenade for a Princess at the 2017 International Trombone Festival at University of Redlands, California.

In another recital at the International Trombone Festival Jeremy Wilson (formerly Vienna Philharmonic) performed Suite for Trombone and Piano.

Americana Wind Quintet is included in the Westwood Wind Quintet’s new release from Crystal Records entitled Augmented.

January 22, 2017
Pianists Minji Noh and Kookhee Hong performed Variation No. 4 from Four for four-hands piano in their recital at the Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, California.

January 12, 2017
Pianist Dorothy Vogel performed Dance No. 3 and Prelude No. 4 as part of a recital in the Cordia Concert Series in Traverse City, Michigan.