Some highlights of 2005...
Complete outline of Outreach activities for KCNV. Interview with WQXR.
Attend my first AMPPR conference. Interview with WFMT.
First “Harmony@Home” concert for Las Vegas Chamber Music Society (LVCMS). 25th Anniversary of Nevada Public Radio. Play Handel’s Judas Maccabeus for Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. Attend the Las Vegas Philharmonic Gala at the Venetian.
Complete season two of 20/20 Hearing™. Vacation in Wichita. Turn 35 years old. Opening of Wynn Las Vegas.
Las Vegas’ 100th Birthday. Several interviews with WITF. Arrange trio for Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art opening at the Bellagio for the LVCMS.
Attend opening of Casa Fuente at Forum Shops – playing is Arturo Sandoval, also Andy Garcia; after party at Pure. Plays lots of Vivaldi concerti for the LVCMS fundraiser. Move to Central PA. Start at WITF.
Start blogging again! Attend Market Square Concerts with Fry Street Quartet. Produce my first ArtBeat. Increase number of cds for new releases with contacts from record companies.
See friends from Germany in NYC. Go to my first YorkFest.
Attend Gretna Music for the first time. Receive call from ASCAP – win Deems Taylor Award for 20/20 Hearing™.
Hear Concertante for the first time – amazing music made with great taste. Discover great waterin' hole, Zembies in downtown H'burg.
Move my folks from Wichita to Omaha. Play world premiere of Dick Strawser’s Nocturne for violin and piano. Hear Hilary Hahn recital in Philadelphia – same day meet Jennifer Higdon in person. Birth of Laura Alexandra Perry. Hear world premiere of Jennifer Higdon’s Percussion Concerto with Colin Curry in Philadelphia.
See eighth blackbird live on their 10th anniversary. Accept Deems Taylor Award, NYC. Receive Top Flight Award from WITF for playing violin at volunteer brunch. Record several interviews for Composing Thoughts; my first episode airs 12/31 with Chris Theofanidis.