Ensemble NYC to perform in the United States, South Korea and Australia!
Composer and guitar virtuoso Celil Refik Kaya from Istanbul, Turkey dedicates new music written for guitar, violin and cello to Ensemble NYC!
World Premiere will take place on May 16, 2014 in New York City!
Dicle ve Firat, Op.56 (2014)
Wonderful article from jazz critic Howard Reich about The Renga Ensemble's innaugural concerts in April 2013
The Duo Yumeno premiered a new work I composed for them "Bamboo and Silk Tango, Again" for Japanese koto and violoncello at Tufts University on February 1st 2014.
In January 2014 we returned to the Banff Centre in Canada to record another disc for Nimbus of Grieg, Dvorak & Franck, working again with producer Jeremy Tusz. We will bring you news of its release later this year.
Getting ready to record a new CD in April/May 2014
Ensemble Elektra got a grant from LMCC 2014 for their project Bridges from the East. Two concerts and a presentation of their music ideas in Manhattan.
Upcoming release, "Big Boss." The third record by New York City based guitarist Charlie Apicella and his band Iron City.
Exciting new concerts coming up...
I am honored and humbled to have received the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship located in beautiful Umbria Italy. Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris, Anthony Davis, Bobby Previte, Elliot Sharp are among the impressive roster of past Fellows