The University of Texas at Arlington

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Curriculum Vitae

May 15, 2017

Dr. Jack Unzicker

Music

EDUCATION

 

2005-2011    University of North Texas, College of Music, Denton, TX

Doctor of Musical Arts

 

Degree Earned:  2011

Double Bass Performance

Related field - Orchestral Conducting

Principal Teachers:  Jeff Bradetich, Anshel Brusilow

 

2000-2005    University of North Texas, College of Music, Denton, TX

Master of Music

 

Degree Earned:  2005

                  Double Bass Performance

Related field - Jazz Studies

Principal Teachers:  Jeff Bradetich, Lynn Seaton, Anshel Brusilow

Completed over thirty hours toward a second Master’s Degree in Orchestral Conducting, then converted toward a DMA.

 

1996-1999    Western Washington University, College of Fine and Performing Arts, Music Department, Bellingham, WA

Bachelor of Music

                 

Degree Earned:  1999 Magna cum laude

                  Jazz Studies

Related field - Double Bass Performance

                  Principal Teachers:  Chuck Israels, Anna Doak

 

1995-1996    Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, WA

                  Associate of Arts and Sciences

 

                  Degree Earned:  1996

 

 

EMPLOYMENT/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

UNIVERSITY

 

2012-Present      Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Music,

                        Arlington, TX

                 

                  Double Bass Applied Lessons

Orchestral Excerpts

Studio Class

Chamber Music

Bass Ensembles

                  Music and Film

                  String Class

                  Advanced String Class

                  Honors College Special Topics, Music in Film

                        Sight Singing and Ear Training

                  Perform in Faculty Ensembles

                  Recruiting Activities for String Department

                  Inventory, Acquisition, and Maintenance of String Instruments

 

Student accomplishments – current and former college and high school students have been accepted to the Colburn School, Juilliard School, University of Southern California, Boston University, Indiana University, University of North Texas, North Carolina School of the Arts, Florida State University, University of Texas, New World Symphony, Curtis Institute of Music Summerfest, Aspen Music Festival and School, National Orchestral Institute, National Repertory Orchestra, Interlochen Arts Camp, Round Top Music Festival, Texas Chamber Music Institute, WaBass Institute, and hold positions principal and section double bass positions in the Taipei Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Symphony, El Paso Symphony Orchestra, Arlington Youth Symphony, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra and Fort Worth Youth Orchestra.

 

Teaching innovations – employed extensive use of new technologies for private students, including video recording all lessons, studio class performances, guest artist master classes, coachings, mock auditions, and recitals, as well as an online video/audio/organization/ assessment learning service Collabra Music, plus electronic lesson sheets using GoodNotes, Microsoft Word, and annotated PDF scores through ForScore and email.

 

2011-2012          Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of

                        Music, Arlington, TX

                 

                  Double Bass Applied Lessons

                  Music History

                  Music Literature

                        Sight Singing and Ear Training

                  Perform in Faculty and Student Ensembles

                  Recruiting Activities for String Department

 

2008-2011          Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Music,

                        Arlington, TX

 

                        Music and Film

                        Music Appreciation

                        Perform in Faculty and Student Ensembles

           

 

EMPLOYMENT/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

UNIVERSITY, Cont’d.

 

2007-2008          Visiting Assistant Professor of Double Bass, Texas Tech University, College

                         of Visual and Performing Arts, School of Music, Lubbock, TX

           

                        Undergraduate and Graduate Double Bass Applied Lessons, Classical, Jazz, and Electric Bass

                        Masterpieces in Music

                        Lower String Methods - Double Bass

                        Double Bass Studio Class – Technique Class, Solo and Ensembles

                  Master Classes

                        Chamber Music - Orchestral Excerpts, Audition Preparation, and Mock Auditions

                  Orchestra Sectionals Coach

                  Perform in Faculty and Student Orchestra, Chamber, and Jazz Ensembles

 

2005-2007          Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Music,

                        Arlington, TX

 

                        Double Bass Applied Lessons

                  Master Classes - Solo and Ensemble, Orchestral Excerpts, and Audition Preparation

                  String Methods Guest Lecturer

                  Orchestra Sectionals Coach

 

2006-2007          Adjunct Faculty, Tarleton State University, College of Liberal and Fine Arts,

                        Department of Fine Arts and Communications, Stephenville, TX

                       

                        Double Bass Applied Lessons, Classical and Jazz

                        String Chamber Orchestra, Founder and Conductor

                        String Methods – Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass

Music Appreciation

Perform with Faculty and Student Chamber and Jazz Ensembles

 

2005-2007          Adjunct Faculty, Texas Woman’s University, Department of Music, Denton, TX

           

Double Bass Applied Lessons

Perform in Faculty and Student Ensembles

 

2002-2007          Graduate Teaching Fellow, University of North Texas, College of Music, Instrumental Studies Division, Denton, TX

           

Undergraduate and Graduate Double Bass Applied Lessons – Performance, Jazz Studies, and Music Education Majors

                        Double Bass Studio Class - Technique, Solo, and Ensembles

                        Master Classes

                        Chamber Music - Orchestral Excerpts, Audition Preparation, and Mock Auditions

 

2005-2006          Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of North Texas, College of Music, Conducting and Ensembles Division, Denton, TX

                       

                        Assistant Conductor, University of North Texas Repertory Orchestra

                        Student Conductor and Operations Manager, University of North Texas Symphony and Chamber Orchestras

 

2017                 Assistant Professor of Double Bass, Appalachian State University, Hayes School of Music, Boone, NC. Offer declined.

 

Classical Double Bass

Jazz Double Bass

Orchestral Excerpts

Chamber Music

EMPLOYMENT/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

PRIVATE

 

1990-Present      Unzicker Studios, Private Bass Studio

 

                        Classical Double Bass

                        Jazz Bass

                        Electric Bass

                        Junior High and High School Students

 

1990-1993          Private Lesson Instructor, M & M Music, Juneau, AK

                             

                        Electric Bass and Guitar Private Lessons

                  Fundamentals of Music

                  Jazz Improvisation

                  Theory

 

SUMMER CAMPS/ WORKSHOPS

2017                 Texas Hill Country Bass Camp, McCallum High School, Austin, TX, Artist Faculty

 

Solo Master Class

Private Lessons

Lecture/Presentation

 

2017                 ¡Viva el Bajo! Double Bass Festival, UT Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX, Artist Faculty

 

Guest Artist Recital

Solo Master Class

Ensemble Performances

Ensemble Coaching

 

2016-Present      Texas Conducting Workshop, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX

Double Bass Faculty

 

Perform as Chamber Orchestra Principal Double Bass

Provide feedback for conductor participants

Presentation on teaching the double bass

 

2014-Present      30th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

                  Artist Faculty, Assistant Director

 

Faculty Recital Performances

Private Lessons

Technique Classes

Solo Master Classes

Lectures/Presentations

Ensemble Coaching

Ensemble Conductor

Administrative Duties

 

2010-Present      UT Arlington Summer Strings, Arlington, TX

                        Double Bass Faculty

 

                        All-State Master Classes

 

 

EMPLOYMENT/ TEACHING EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

SUMMER CAMPS/ WORKSHOPS, Cont’d.

 

2014-2016          Texas Chamber Music Institute, UT Arlington, Arlington, TX

                        Double Bass Faculty, Chamber Music Coach

 

                        Chamber Music Faculty

                  Perform with Faculty and Student Ensembles

 

2001-2013          North Texas Double Bass Camps, Denton, TX

                  Artist Faculty

                  Intermediate and Beginner Coordinator

 

Faculty Recital Performances

Technique Classes

Solo Master Classes

  Orchestral Excerpts Classes

  Chamber Music Coach

  Beginning and Intermediate Ensembles, Conductor

  Jazz Bass

  Double Bass History

 

2010                 Hong Kong Youth Music Camp, Hong Kong

                  String Orchestra, Conductor

 

String Orchestra Performances

                  Perform with Faculty and Student Chamber Ensembles

                  Solo Double Bass Master Class

                             

2005                 Jack Unzicker Double Bass Workshop, Juneau, AK

                        Soloist, and Instructor

                       

Solo Recital

Chamber Music Recital

Jazz Combo Performances

Private Lesson Instructor

Beginning and Advanced Technique Classes

                        Solo Master Classes

Jazz Fundamentals

Public School Performances and Presentations

 

2000-2002          Assistant Instructor, Hammond Ashley Memorial Double Bass Workshop, Seattle, WA

                 

                  Technique Classes

                  Chamber Music Coach

                  Faculty Recital Performances

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

 

Record of Creative Activity since Appointment at UT Arlington

Performance

 

Soloist - International

 

June 10, 2017, Solo Recital, Double Bass Soloist, The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Words by Mark Twain, Music by Michael Daugherty: New Compositions for Violin, Double Bass, and Narration, International Society of Bassists Convention, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, juried selection, conference fee waived.

Repertoire: Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

Selected from about 200 proposals for about 50 recitals, for an acceptance rate of approximately 25%.

 

June 5, 2013, Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Jessica Valls, Solo and Chamber Music for Bass(es) and Voice, International Society of Bassists Convention, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, Basso Profundo, juried selection, conference fee waived.

Repertoire:  Adler/Ross Whatever Lola Wants, Warren That’s Amore, Piazzolla Oblivion, Bonfa/Borem Manhã de Carnaval.

 

Soloist - National

 

May 21, 2017, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, ¡Viva el Bajo! Double Bass Festival, Edinburg – Performing Arts Complex, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 16, 2017, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Visiting Artists Series, Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, by invitation.

Repertoire: Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Clearfield A Dream of Trees, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

Complete program consists of newly commissioned works for double bass and violin by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

March 14, 2017, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University United Methodist Church, Kansas Wesleyan University, Salina, KS, by invitation.

Repertoire: Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Clearfield A Dream of Trees, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

February 2-3, 2017, Double Bass Soloist, Society of Composers, Inc. 2017 Region VI Conference, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: Hu Insights, D’Ambrosio Pistol Pete’s Passacaglia, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

August 15, 2016, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Edge Recital Hall, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, by invitation.

Repertoire: Cavanagh Reach, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

August 14, 2016, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Recital Hall, School of Music, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, by invitation.

Repertoire: Cavanagh Reach, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – National, Cont’d.

 

August 11, 2016, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Organ Hall, School of Music, Theatre and Dance, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, by invitation.

Repertoire: Cavanagh Reach, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

July 28-29, 2016, Chamber Music Festival Performer, Double Bass Soloist, Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Daugherty Diaries of Adam and Eve for violin and double bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

February 28, 2016, Guest Artist Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Barry Lieberman and Friends Recital Series, Brechemin Auditorium, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Míšek Legende Op. 3, Rorem Nocturne, Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Gajdoš Invocation, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla (arr. Unzicker) Tanti anni prima, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dring (arr. Unzicker) Danza Gaya, Rachel Roulet, piano.

 

February 26, 2016, Guest Artist Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Choir Room, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Míšek Legende Op. 3, Rorem Nocturne, Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Gajdoš Invocation, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla (arr. Unzicker) Tanti anni prima, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dring (arr. Unzicker) Danza Gaya, Rachel Roulet, piano.

 

February 24, 2016, Guest Artist Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Recital Hall, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Míšek Legende Op. 3, Rorem Nocturne, Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Gajdoš Invocation, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla (arr. Unzicker) Tanti anni prima, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dring (arr. Unzicker) Danza Gaya, Cynthia Munson, piano.

 

February 22, 2016, Guest Artist Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Kimbrough Recital Hall, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Míšek Legende Op. 3, Rorem Nocturne, Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Gajdoš Invocation, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla (arr. Unzicker) Tanti anni prima, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dring (arr. Unzicker) Danza Gaya, Catherine Anderson, piano.

 

January 20, 2016, Guest Artist Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Keller Hall, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Míšek Legende Op. 3, Rorem Nocturne, Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, McTee Changes, for Cello and Double Bass, Gajdoš Invocation, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla (arr. Unzicker) Tanti anni prima, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dring (arr. Unzicker) Danza Gaya, Dr. David Schepps, cello, Jui-Ling Hsu, piano.

 

July 16-17, 2015, Solo Performance, Double Bass Soloist, Musical Companions, Chamber Music Festival Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass (World Premiere), Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

World Premiere of Tom Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, commissioned by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – National, Cont’d.

 

March 24, 2015, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Solomon Day of Change, Shostakovich Adagio from the ballet “The Limpid Stream,” Op. 39a, Couperin Pièces en Concert, Ranjbaran Elegy (Mvt. II from Concerto for Cello and Orchestra), Vivaldi Sonata for Cello No. 3 in A Minor, RV 43, Eric Hansen, double bass, Jayne Galloway, piano.

           

January 4, 2015, Liturgical Service Music, Double Bass Soloist, Third Reformed Church, Holland, MI, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Prelude, Cradle Song, Bottesini Reverie in E Minor, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Linda Strouf, organ.

 

October 30, 2014, Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, College Music Society 57th National Conference, Ritz-Carlton St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, by juried selection.

            Repertoire: Chave Duos for Double Bass and Tango, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

October 30, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Jane Allen Recital Hall, Steinway Piano Gallery, St. Louis, MO, by invitation.

Repertoire: LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Tango, Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Knific Duo No. 1 for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 10, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Western Michigan University, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Mozart Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18, No. 1, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 9, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Free@3 Recital Series, Double Bass Soloist, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Bach Two-Part Inventions Nos. 1, 4, 9, 14, 8, Mozart Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18, No. 1, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 4, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, EKU Guest Artist Series, Eastern Kentucky University, Gifford Theater, Double Bass Soloist, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Mozart Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18, No. 1, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

August 15-16, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Harbison Deep Dances for Violoncello and Double Bass, Knific Duo No.  for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

April 23, 2013, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, AK, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Shostakovich Adagio from “The Limpid Stream,” Mišek Sonata No. 2 in E Minor, II, I, Hauta-aho Kadenza, Bruch Kol Nidre, Glière Four Pieces, Sue Kazama, piano.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – National, Cont’d.

 

January 10, 2013, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Valparaiso University, Valparaiso, IN, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Beethoven Duet in E-flat for Violin and Double Bass, “with Two Obbligato Eyeglasses,” WoO 32, Hauta-aho Kadenza, Tabakov Motivy, Ranjbaran Dance of Life for Violin and Contrabass, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

January 9, 2013, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Centennial Celebration: An Alumni Scholarship Benefit Recital, Holland Public Schools Orchestras, Holland High School Performing Arts Center, Holland, MI, by invitation.

            Repertoire:  Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Shostakovich Adagio from the      Ballet “The Limpid Stream,” Bottesini Gran Duo Concertante for Violin and Double             Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

January 6, 2013, Double Bass Soloist, Free@3, First Reformed Church Concert Series, Holland, MI, by invitation.

            Repertoire:  Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Beethoven Duet in E-flat for

            Violin and Double Bass, “with Two Obbligato Eyeglasses,” WoO 32, Hauta-aho

Kadenza, Ranjbaran Dance of Life for Violin and Contrabass, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

Soloist - State

 

December 6, 2015, Double Bass Soloist, First Missionary Baptist Church, Cleburne, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Original arrangements of Christmas hymns and carols for double bass and violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

November 21, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Recital            Hall, Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Knific Duo No.1 for Violin and Double Bass, Chave Duo for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

            November 11, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Alma Thomas Theater, Sarofim School of Fine Arts, Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Solomon Day of Change, Shostakovich Adagio from the ballet “The Limpid Stream,” Op. 39a, Vivaldi Sonata for Cello           No. 3 in A Minor, RV 43, Ranjbaran Elegy (Mvt. II from Concerto for Cello and Orchestra), Sulley/Hansen I Don’t Love Nobody, Proto Sonata 1963 for Double Bass and Piano, Dr. Jessica Gilliam-Valls, double bass, Dr. Kayla Chon, piano.

           

            November 8, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Mary Moody Northen Hall, West Texas A&M University, Canyon, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: Solomon Day of Change, Shostakovich Adagio from the ballet “The Limpid Stream,” Op. 39a, Vivaldi Sonata for Cello           No. 3 in A Minor, RV 43, Ranjbaran Elegy (Mvt. II from Concerto for Cello and Orchestra), Hauta-Aho Kadenza, Dr. Nicholas Scales, double bass, Denise Parr-Scanlin, piano.

 

January 16, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (formerly University of Texas-Pan American), Edinburg, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Yun Together:  für Violine und Kontrabaß, Mozart Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18, No. 1, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – State, cont’d.

 

October 5, 2012, Double Bass Soloist, Society of Composers, Inc., Region VI Conference, West Texas A&M University, School of Music, Moody Northen Recital Hall, Canyon, TX, juried selection.

Repertoire:  Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

September 21-23, 2012, Double Bass Soloist, Basso Profundo Double Bass Trio, Austin Bassfest, University of Texas at Austin, Butler School of Music, Austin, TX, full length recital, by invitation, conference fee waived.

Repertoire:  Adler/Ross Whatever Lola Wants, Piazzolla Oblivion, Bonfa/Borem Manhã de Carnaval.

 

Soloist – Metroplex

 

June 22, 2017, Artist Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, 30th Annual Bradetich Master Classes Faculty Recital, Recital Hall, College of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Hauta-aho Kadenza, Moszkowski Suite for Two Violins, Op. 71, mvt. III, García AC-133, Jeff Bradetich, double bass.

 

January 28, 2017, Double Bass Soloist, DCS Live!, Members of the Dallas Chamber Symphony, Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Daugherty The Diaries and Adam and Eve, Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

January 8, 2017, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, St. Mark’s Fine Arts Series, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Clearfield A Dream of Trees, Cavanagh Reach, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

Complete program consists of newly commissioned works for double bass and violin by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

December 1, 2016, Double Bass Soloist, L.D. Bell High School Orchestra, L.D. Bell High School, Hurst, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: Bottesini Concerto No. 2 in B Minor for Double Bass and Orchestra, Allison King, conductor.

 

October 20, 2016, Double Bass Soloist, Vines High School Orchestra, Custer Road United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Bloch Prayer from Jewish Life, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, April Kondrat, conductor.

 

October 18, 2016, Double Bass Soloist, Transfigured Night, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

Trauermusik transcribed by Unzicker, originally for solo viola and strings.

 

“Unziker’s [sic] intense expressiveness played nicely against the resonant background of string orchestra, and the florid commentary of the soloist against the closing orchestral chorale proved one of the high points of the concert.” – Theater Jones, Wayne Lee Gay, November 16, 2016.

 

September 3, 2016, Double Bass Soloist, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Lauber Quatre Morceaux d’Eglise, Aria, Dr. Linton Powell, organ.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

June 9, 2016, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Recital Hall, College of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

December 8, 2015, Double Bass Quartet Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Presbyterian Women Recital Series, Funkytown All-Stars (Double Bass Quartet, members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra), Ridglea Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Original arrangements of religious and classical repertoire.

 

June 10, 2015, Double Bass Soloist, Artist Faculty Recital, 28th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes, College of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Vivaldi Sonata No. 3 in A Minor for Violoncello and Continuo, RV 43, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Dr. Gudrun Raschen cello.

 

May 29, 2015, Double Bass Soloist, 13th Annual Pirastro Strings Elite Soloists Recital, Voertman Hall, College of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by juried selection.

Repertoire: Vivaldi Sonata No. 3 in A Minor for Violoncello and Continuo, RV 43, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan (arr. Unzicker), Eric Smith, baroque cello, Anastasia Markina, piano.

 

March 1, 2015, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity Scholarship Benefit Concert, Trinity United Methodist Church, Arlington, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire: Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Vivaldi Sonata No. 3 in A Minor for Violoncello and Continuo, RV 43, Bottesini Reverie in E Minor, Montsalvatge Madrigal sobre un tema popular (El cant dels ocells), Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Kathy Fox Powell, soprano, Dr. Linton Powell, piano.

 

December 9, 2014, Double Bass Quartet Recital, Double Bass Soloist,             Presbyterian Women Recital Series, Funkytown All-Stars (Double Bass Quartet, members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra), Ridglea Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

                        Repertoire: Original arrangements of religious and classical repertoire.

 

June 11, 2014, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, 27th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes, College of Music, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Ranjbaran Elegy, Kennard Between Three Colors (arranged for double bass trio) (World Premiere), Gadjoš Sexdecimet.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

May 12, 2014, Solo Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Organ-Plus: Member’s Recital, Fort Worth - American Guild of Organists, First Methodist Church, Hurst, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Lauber Quatre Morceaux d’Eglise, Reuiellement (Andacht), Aria, Dr. Linton Powell, organ.

 

May 11, 2014, Solo Performance, Double Bass Soloist, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Lauber Quatre Morceaux d’Eglise, Reuiellement (Andacht), Aria, Dr. Linton Powell, organ.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

February 17, 2014, Solo Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Spectrum Chamber Music Ensemble, Fort Worth Texas, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

September 15, 2013, Participant in Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Family Concert Series, Plano Symphony Orchestra Principal Strings, Frisco Discovery Theatre, Frisco, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Mozart Serenade in G, K. 525, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik,” Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Waltz, Britten Simple Symphony, Op. 4, II, Mancini The Pink Panther, Gardel Por una Cabeza.

 

July 11, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Tapas y Musicas, Recital Performance as a fund-raising auctioned item, Cedar Hill, TX.

Repertoire:  Chave Duos for Violin and Double Bass, Tango, Shostakovich Adagio from “The Unforgettable 1919,” Glière Präludium, Intermezzo, Montsalvatge Madrigal sobre un tema popular (El cant dels ocells), Dr. Linton Powell, piano, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

May 11, 2013, Performer in Ensemble, Principal Double Bass, Plano Civic Chorus, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Brahms Zigeunerlieder, Brahms Ein deutsches Requiem, Dr. David Grogan, baritone soloist.

 

April 14, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Amici di Corde San Marco, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid, transcribed Brahms Sextet Cello II transcribed for Double Bass.

Repertoire:  Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

January 27, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Family Concert Series, Plano Symphony Orchestra Principal Strings, Courtyard Theatre, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Mozart Serenade in G, K. 525, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik,” Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Waltz, Britten Simple Symphony, Op. 4, II, Mancini The Pink Panther, Gardel Por una Cabeza.

 

October 7, 2012, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Family Concert Series, Plano Symphony Orchestra Principal Strings, Frisco Discovery Theatre, Frisco, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Mozart Serenade in G, K. 525, “Eine kleine Nachtmusik,” Tchaikovsky Sleeping Beauty, Op. 66, Waltz, Britten Simple Symphony, Op. 4, II, Mancini The Pink Panther, Gardel Por una Cabeza.

 

September 1, 2012, Solo Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Classical Music Month Recital Series, Town Village Arlington, Arlington, TX, by invitation.

Repertoire:  Bach Two-Part Inventions, Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

Soloist - Campus

 

November 8, 2016, Violin Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Chave Duo for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – Campus, Cont’d.

 

October 3, 2016, Double Bass Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Bloch Prayer from Jewish Life, Lauber Quatre Morceaux d’Eglise, Clearfield A Dream of Trees (World Premiere), Hindemith (arr. Unzicker) Trauermusik, Bragato (arr. Unzicker) Milontan, Piazzolla Contrabajeando, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Kathryn Perry, violin, Catherine Forbes, viola, Keira Fullerton, cello, Scott Sheffler, double bass, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Dr. John Solomons, piano.

 

World Premiere of Andrea Clearfield A Dream of Trees, commissioned by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

June 30, 2016, Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Texas Chamber Music Institute, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Daugherty This Diaries of Adam and Eve, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Clifton Evans and Catherine Forbes, narrators.

 

April 28-30, 2016, Double Bass Soloist, Daugherty Festival, Irons Recital Hall, The University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve (World Premiere), Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Karen Kenaston-French and Dr. David Grogan, narrators.

 

World Premiere of Six-Time Grammy Award winning composer Michael Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, commissioned by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

March 31, 2016, Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, by invitation.

Repertoire: Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass, Gajdoš Invocation, Cavanagh Reach (World Premiere), Mišek Sonata No. 2 for Double Bass and Piano, Op. 6, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. John Solomons, piano.

 

World Premiere of Daniel M. Cavanagh Reach, commissioned by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

 

May 1, 2015, Dr. Nicholas Scales Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Solomon Day of Change, Dr. Nicholas Scales, double bass, Janet Pummill, piano.

 

January 22, 2015, Faculty Double Bass Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Performer in Solo Recital, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Vivaldi Sonata No. 3 in A Minor for Violoncello and Continuo, RV 43, Fauré Élégie, Op. 24, Couperin Pièces en Concert, Bottesini Reverie in E Minor, Hindemith Sonata for Double Bass and Piano, Dr. Linton Powell, harpsichord, Gabriel Sanchez, piano.

 

September 24, 2014, Guest Artist Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Fraser Calliope Meets Frank, Andrew Jennings, violin.

 

April 26, 2014, Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Bottesini Elegy No. 3 “Romanza patetica,” Proto Sonata 1963, Ranjbaran Elegy, Schubert Sonata in A Minor for Arpeggione and Piano, D. 821, Dr. Nicholas Hutchinson, piano.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Soloist – Campus, Cont’d.

 

February 20, 2014, Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  LeBlanc Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Clearfield Three Songs after Poems by Pablo Neruda, Mozart Duo No. 1 in G Major, K. 423, Knific Duo for Violin and Double Bass, Wieniawski Etudes-Caprices, Op. 18, No. 1, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

October 3, 2013, Soloist with Ensemble, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington Symphony Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Bottesini Concerto for Double Bass No. 2 in B Minor, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

April 10, 2013, Faculty Recital, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Shostakovich Adagio from “Limpid Stream,” Ranjbaran Dance of Life for Violin and Contrabass, Bruch Kol Nidre, Hauta-aho Kadenza, Glière Four Pieces, Dr. John Solomons, piano, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 20, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Double Bass Soloist, String Faculty Chamber Music Recital, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Glière Suite for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

February 7, 2013, Soloist with Ensemble, Double Bass Soloist, University of Texas at Arlington Symphony Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Bottesini Gran Duo Concertante for Violin and Double Bass, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor, Dr. Martha Walvoord, Violin.

 

Solo Double Bass – National

 

August 10-11, 2017, Chamber Music Festival Performer, Solo Double Bass, Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803.

 

July 28-29, 2016, Chamber Music Festival Performer, Solo Double Bass, Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Prokofiev Quintet, Op. 39, Saint-Saens Septet in E-flat Major.

 

July 16-17, 2015, Chamber Performance, Solo Double Bass, Musical Companions, Chamber Music Festival Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Nielsen Serenata in vano, FS 68, Beethoven Septet in E-Flat Major, Op. 20.

 

August 15-16, 2013, Solo and Chamber Recital, Solo Double Bass, Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck, Saugatuck, MI, Full-Length Recital, by repeat invitation, fee paid. Transcribed Svendsen Octet Cello II for Double Bass.

Repertoire: Svendsen Octet.

 

Solo Double Bass – State

 

October 3, 2015, Guest Artist Faculty Chamber Music Recital, Solo Double Bass, Recital Hall, Williams Performing Arts Center, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat.

 

February 13, 2014, Performer in Chamber Ensemble, Solo Double Bass, A Cappella Choir, Texas Music Educators Association Clinic/Convention, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Monteverdi Beatus vir, Dr. John Burton, cello, Catherine Forbes, viola, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Karen Kenaston-French, conductor.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Solo Double Bass - Metroplex

 

June 16-17, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Bruce Wood Dance Project, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Thalken, Chasing Home, Joseph Thalken, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

June 13, 2017, Solo Double Bass, American Baroque Opera Company New Project Launch Video, American Baroque Opera Company, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by invitation.

            Repertoire: Handel Excerpts from Alcina, Eric Smith, Artistic Director/Baroque Cello.

 

April 18, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Concert Variations, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Ginastera Variaciones Concertantes, Liszt Totentanz, Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68, Kenny Broberg, piano, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

April 14, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Remembering Death, Celebrating Life, A Good Friday Concert, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Rutter The Gift of Life, Rutter Requiem, Dr. Martha Walvoord, concertmaster, Jimmy Emery, conductor.

 

March 26, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Darkness Shall Not Overcome, North Texas Voices and Chancel Choir, First Presbyterian Church of Dallas, Dallas, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Gjeilo Dark Night of the Soul, Schubert Mass No. 2 in G Major, D. 167, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Joshua Taylor, conductor.

 

March 10, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Lenten Music Series, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Kathy Fox Powell, conductor.

 

February 21, 2017, Solo Double Bass, Chaplin’s The Kid, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Marshall Fog Tropes, Puts Seven Seascapes, Safan Original score to Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid (World Premiere), Richard McKay, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

January 28, 2017, Solo Double Bass, DCS Live!, Members of the Dallas Chamber Symphony, Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Schubert Octet in F Major, D. 803.

 

December 3, 2016, Solo Double Bass, Crystal Charity Ball, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Satterwhite Fanfare and Pops Medley, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

October 18, 2016, Solo Double Bass, Sunrise, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Kraemer Original score to F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise (1927) (World Premiere), Richard McKay, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance. Simulcast to Klyde Warren Park.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Solo Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

March 25, 2016, Solo Double Bass, Good Friday, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Dubois Seven Last Words of Christ, Jimmy Emery, conductor.

 

March 11, 2016, Solo Double Bass, Lenten Music Series, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Pergolesi Stabat Mater, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Kathy Fox Powell, conductor.

 

December 13, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Advent 2015, First United Methodist Church Colleyville, Colleyville, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: arrangements of religious and classical repertoire, Mark Husband, music director.

 

October 13, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Metropolis, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Satterwhite Original Score to Metropolis (World Premiere), live screening of Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

May 19, 2015, Solo Double Bass, St. Rita Fine Arts Series: Festival Concert: For Kings and Princes, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Händel Zabok the Priest, Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 2, Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Dr. Alfred Calabrese, conductor.

 

April 28, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Sight of Sound, New Silent Films for Pairing with Music, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Pärt Fratres, Grieg Peer Gynt, The Last Spring, Shostakovich Chamber Symphony, Op. 110a, Allegro molto, Elgar Serenade for Strings, Allegro piacevole, Grieg Peer Gynt Åse’s Tod, Grieg Holberg Suite for Strings, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

April 3, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Händel Messiah, Jimmy Emery, conductor.

 

February 17, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Copland Appalachian Spring Suite (1944), Kent Original Score to Bumping into Broadway (Harold Lloyd) (World Premiere), Richard McKay, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

December 6, 2014, Solo Double Bass, Plano Civic Chorus, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire: Händel Messiah, Ralph Stannard, conductor.

 

September 16, 2014, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Warlock, Capriol Suite for Strings, Shostakovich, Piano Concerto No. 1, Dvořák Serenade for Strings, Alex McDonald, piano, Oscar Garcia Montoya, trumpet, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Solo Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

April 14, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Amici di Corde San Marco, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid, transcribed Brahms Sextet Cello II transcribed for Double Bass.

Repertoire: Brahms Sextet No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 18, Dr. John Burton, cello, Catherine Forbes, viola, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

March 28, 2014, Solo Double Bass, Friday Lenten Series:  Stations of the Cross, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire: Pergolesi Stabat Mater.

 

February 25, 2014, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid, reviewed.

Repertoire:  Saint-Saëns Carnival of the Animals, Marks Sherlock Jr. - Original film score to the Buster Keaton film Sherlock Jr. (1924) (World Premiere).

 

“The 10 players of the DCS delivered a musically impressive performance. Saint-Saëns gives each of the instrumentalists a delightful solo to play. All were excellent, but one standout was double bassist Jack Unzicker, who gave a mammoth performance of “The Elephant” as he stomped through a version of some lighter-on-its-feet Mendelssohn.” – Theater Jones, Gregory Sullivan Isaacs, March 5, 2014.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

January 26, 2014, Solo Double Bass, A Cappella Choir, St. Stephen Presbyterian Church, Fort Worth, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Monteverdi Beatus vir, Dr. John Burton, cello, Catherine Forbes, viola, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Karen Kenaston-French, conductor.

 

December 16, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Rejoice, Plano Civic Chorus, Plano, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Sacred carols, Vaughn Williams Hodie.

 

December 15, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Händel Messiah.

 

December 8, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Celebration of Carols, Third Church of Christ Chamber Orchestra and Choir, Third Church of Christ Scientist, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Christmas selections.

 

December 4, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Gyros String Quintet, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Händel Messiah.

 

November 19, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 3, Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, Original film scores for silent films performed with the films:  Mayrand Ask Father (World Premiere), Kouneva By the Sea (World Premiere), Satterwhite The Scarecrow (World Premiere).

 

World Premiere Performances.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Solo Double Bass - Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

November 17, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Northridge Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX, with members of the Dallas Symphony, Dallas Opera, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Händel Organ Concerto, Op. 4, No. 5, Schubert Ave Maria, Mendelssohn String Symphony No. 10 in B Minor, Schubert Mass in G, D. 167.

 

March 15, 2013, Solo Double Bass, St. Thomas Aquinas Stations of the Cross and Concert Series, Gyros String Quintet, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Pergolesi Stabat Mater.

 

March 8, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Friday Lenten Series:  Stations of the Cross, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire:  Pergolesi Stabat Mater.

 

March 2, 2013, Solo Double Bass, Sir James Galway Legacy Tour, Eisemann Center, Richardson, TX, by referral, fee paid.  Referred by two musicians, in Dallas and New York, by reputation, not personal acquaintance.

Repertoire:  Gossec Tambourin, Marais Le Basque, Harty In Ireland Fantasy, Overton, Spinning Wheel, She Moved through the Fair, The Star of the County Down, Mancini Pennywhistle Jig, Baby Elephant Walk, Bach/Overton Badinereelerie, Bolling Irlandaise and Fugace, Traditional Danny Boy, Sir James Galway, flute.

 

December 9, 2012, Solo Double Bass, Christmas Messiah, Lovers Lane United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Händel Messiah. Jimmy Emery, conductor.

 

November 13, 2012, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Torke Adjustable Wrench, Adams Chamber Symphony, Satterwhite An Original Score for “A Sailor-Made Man” (World Premiere).

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

Solo Double Bass – Campus

 

October 10, 2016, Faculty Chamber Music Recital, Solo Double Bass, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Bruch Octet for Strings, Op. posth.

 

November 12, 2015, Faculty Chamber Music Recital, Double Bass Soloist, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire: Beethoven Septet in E-flat Major.

 

October 20, 2014, Solo Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 6, Dr. Susan Dubois, viola, James Dunham, viola, Catherine Forbes, viola, Ivo-Jan van der Werff, viola, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

February 10, 2014, Solo Double Bass, A Cappella Choir, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Monteverdi Beatus vir, Dr. John Burton, cello, Catherine Forbes, viola, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Karen Kenaston-French, conductor.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Solo Double Bass – Campus, cont’d.

 

October 21, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Mozart Overture to Don Giovanni, Ravel Suite from Mother Goose, Cavanagh Divining Reverence on the Far Eighty (World Premiere).

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

March 20, 2013, Solo Double Bass, String Faculty Chamber Music Recital, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Schubert Piano Quintet in A Major, D. 667, “Trout,” Dr. John Burton, cello, Catherine Forbes, viola, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

October 15, 2012, Solo Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, UT Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Händel Suite from Water Music, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 12 in A Major, K. 414, Beethoven Leonore Overture No. 3, Dr. Graham Hunt, piano, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

September 11, 2012, Solo Double Bass, Honors Recital, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX.

Repertoire:  Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

October 5, 2012, Society of Composers, Inc., Region VI Conference, West Texas A&M University, School of Music, Moody Northen Recital Hall, Canyon, TX, by juried selection.

            Repertoire:  Bremer Space Bass.

 

Jazz Bass – Metroplex

 

December 17, 2012, Jazz Bass, American Jazz Composers Orchestra, by invitation. 

Repertoire:  Contemporary big band.

 

January 23-24, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Grieg Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16, Beethoven Symphony No. 6 in F Major, Op. 68, “Pastoral,” Per Tengstrand, piano, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

Principal Double Bass – National

 

November 3-4, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee and expenses paid.

Repertoire:  Grieg Holberg Suite, Schubert Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 19, Schubert Symphony No. 5 in B-Flat Major, D. 485, Per Tengstrand, piano, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

September 15-16, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee and expenses paid.

Repertoire:  Rossini L’italiana in Algeri Overture, Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 in D Major, Op. 101, Hob. VIIb/2, Beethoven Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 36, Julie Albers, cello, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex

 

July 4, 2017, Principal Double Bass, Patriotic Pops, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Patriotic pops, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, cont’d.

 

April 29, 2017, Principal Double Bass, Grand Finale, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Shostakovich Festive Overture, Vivaldi Winter, from the Four Seasons, Summer, from the Four Seasons, Goulet Beatles Fantasy for Violin and Orchestra, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36, Lindsay Deutsch, violin, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

March 25, 2017, Principal Double Bass, Legendary Greats and the Young Artists, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture, Selections by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie, Collin County Young Artist Competition Winners, Weber Concertino for Clarinet, Op. 26, Bartok Viola Concerto, Schumann Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 54, Noah Yi, clarinet, Yong-Ha Jung, viola, Shaun Orth, piano, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

February 18, 2017, Principal Double Bass, Cirque de la Symphonie, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Young Greatest Show on Earth, Bernstein On the Town, Williams Flight to Neverland, from Hook, Across the Stars, from Star Wars Episode II, Debussy Claire de Lune, Vivaldi Winter, from the Four Seasons, Antheil Hot Time Dance, Sondheim Comedy Tonight, de Falla Ritual Fire Dance, Kander All that Jazz from Chicago, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

January 21, 2017, Principal Double Bass, The Texas Tenors, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Classical, country, Broadway, and pops arrangements for orchestra, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 20-21, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Nutcracker, Collin County Ballet Theater and Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, Op. 71, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 18, 2016, Two Performances, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics arranged for orchestra and choir, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 17, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Frisco High School, Frisco, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics arranged for orchestra and choir, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 11, 2016, Principal Double Bass, New World United Methodist Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

 

December 2, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Amy Grant, Michael W. Smith, and Jordan Smith, Verizon Theater, Grand Prairie, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

 

November 19, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Musical Marvels, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Mendelssohn Piano Concerto No. 1, Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Dvořák Symphony No. 9, Op. 95, “From the New World,” Sean Chen, piano, Ralph Stannard, Plano Civic Chorus, director, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

October 29, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Performance of live music with Gene Kelly’s film Singin’ in the Rain,’ hosted by Kelly’s widow and biographer, Patricia Ward Kelly, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

October 18, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Transfigured Night, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Schoenberg Verklärte Nacht, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

September 24, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Bach Brandenburg Concerto No.3, BWV 1049, Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 15, Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, Jorge Federico Osorio, piano, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

July 4, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Patriotic Pops, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Patriotic pops, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

May 5, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Gaylord Texas Resort and Convention Center, Grapevine, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Symphony No. 1, Dominic Alldis, conductor.

 

April 19, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire: Mendelssohn Hebrides Overture, “Fingal’s Cave”, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Offenbach Takes of Hoffman-Barcarolle, Kuspa Time Crunch, Grieg Heart Wounds, Delibes Sylvia-Pizzicato, Debussy Clair de lune, Massenet Thais-Meditation, Saetbyeol Kim, piano, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

April 16, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Best of Beethoven, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Choral Fantasy in C Minor, Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D Minor “Choral,” Anastasia Markina, piano, Rainelle Krause, soprano, Caroline Nielson, mezzo-soprano, San-Ky Kim, tenor, Curtis Streetman, bass, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

February 20, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Time for Three, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Original arrangements by Time for Three, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

January 16, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Made in America with Steve Amerson, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Highlights from My Fair Lady, West Side Story, The Sound of Music, Jekyll & Hyde, Sweeney Todd, The Fantasticks, Steve Amerson, tenor, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 20, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Frisco High School, Frisco, TX, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 19, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Frisco High School, Frisco, TX, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics, Hector Guzman, conductor.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

November 21, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Showcase, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Wieniawski Polonaise Brillante for Violin and Orchestra, Debussy Danse Profane for Harp and Orchestra, Bizet Carmen Fantasy for Flute and Orchestra, Romero Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra, Francis Bassoon Concerto, Tchaikovsky Pezzo Capriccioso for Cello and Orchestra, Bach Brandenburg Concerto No. 1, Williams Music from The Terminal, Strauss Don Juan, Ravel Bolero, Eugene Osadchy, cello, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

November 11, 2015, Solo Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor, Bloch Concerto Grosso No. 1, Janacek Idyll Suite for Strings, Kazuhiro Takagi, violin, Chloe Trevor, violin, Eduardo Rojas, piano, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

September 26, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Tchaikovsky Spectacular, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: All-Tchaikovsky program, Marche Slave in B-Flat Minor, Violin Concerto in D Major, Capriccio Italien in A Major, 1812 Overture in E-Flat Major, Chee-Yun Kim, violin, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

April 18, 2015, Principal Double Bass, A Grand Gershwin Finale, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: All-Gershwin program, Cuban Overture, Piano Concerto in F, Lullaby for Strings, I Got Rhythm Variations for Piano and Orchestra, An American in Paris, Alex McDonald, piano, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

February 21, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Boublil & Schönberg’s Do You Hear the People Sing, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: New arrangements by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg of their musical theatre masterpieces Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, Martin Guerre, The Pirate Queen, and Wuthering Heights, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

January 17, 2015, Principal Double Bass, The Royal Family of Guitar, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Rossini Overture to William Tell, Ravel Alborada del gracioso, Rodrigo Concierto Andaluz for Four Guitars and Orchestra, Respighi Pines of Rome, Celin Romero, guitar, Pepe Romero, guitar, Celino Romero, guitar, Lito Romero, guitar, Hector Guzman, conductor.

December 21, 2014, Two Performances, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 20, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Home for the Holidays, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Frisco High School, Frisco, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Christmas classics, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

November 15, 2014, Principal Double Bass, The Rite of Spring, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Stravinsky Rite of Spring, Brahms Concerto for Violin in D Major, Op. 77, Emanuel Borok, violin, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

September 20, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Cliburn Gold Encore, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Glinka Overture to Ruslan und Ludmilla, Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major, Op. 73, “Emperor,” Dvořák Symphony No. 8 in G Major, Op. 88, Haochen Zhang (2009 Cliburn Gold Medalist), piano, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

April 29, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid. 

Repertoire:  Beethoven Overture to Creatures of Prometheus, Schumann Traumerei, Barber Adagio for Strings, Brahms Serenade No. 2, Scherzo, Beethoven Symphony No. 2, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

April 5, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1, Rimsky-Korsakov Russian Easter Overture, Ravel La Valse, Alessio Bax, piano, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

February 22, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Ballroom with a TWIST, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Orchestral and Popular Music arrangements for American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, And So You Think You Can Dance, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

January 18, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX, Top Brass!, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Arrangements for brass ensemble and orchestra, Canadian Brass, featured soloists, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

October 19, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Broadway Songs & Stories with Sandi Patty, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Selections of Broadway Songs and Arrangements, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

September 17, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid. 

Repertoire:  Pärt Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Mendelssohn Concerto in D Minor for Violin and Strings, Op. Posth., Tchaikovsky Serenade for Strings, Op. 48, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

July 4, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX, Patriotic Pops, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Williams Across the Stars, Adventures on Earth, Copland Lincoln Portrait, Copland Rodeo, Hoe Down, Assorted marches, swing era, and patriotic pops, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

April 30, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 1 in F-Sharp Minor, Beethoven Coriolan Overture, Brahms Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Congcong Chai, piano, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

April 27, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Williams Avatar, Williams Close Encounters, Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 “Organ Symphony,” Hector Guzman, conductor.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

March 23, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Brahms Academic Festival Overture, op. 80, Bernstein Overture to Candide, Haydn Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in D Major, I, Mozart, Concerto for Clarinet in A Major, K. 622, I, Walton Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, I, Bernstein Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Reid Staples, piano, Franklin Jia, clarinet, Isabella Markham, viola, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

February 26, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Satterwhite An Original Score for” The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)” (World Premiere), performed with a live screening of the film. Richard McKay, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

                       

February 23, 2013, Principal Double Bass, The Five Browns with the Plano Symphony, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Berlioz Le Corsair Overture, Mozart Concerto No. 7 for Three Pianos in F Major, K. 242, Gershwin/Shumway/Hackman Rhapsody in Blue, Saint-Saëns Carnival of Animals, Williams/Hackman, Star Wars, Suite for Five Pianos and Orchestra, Saint-Saëns/Anderson Dance Macabre for Five Pianos, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

January 19, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Glinka Ruslan und Ludmilla Overture, Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 25. Assorted arrangements for fiddle. Vesselin Demirev, violin, Natalie MacMaster, fiddle, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

December 15-16, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Home for the Holidays:  Make a Joyful Noise, Frisco High School, Frisco, TX, St. Andrew United Methodist Church, Plano, TX, by audition, fee paid.

                        Repertoire:  Christmas classics. Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

November 30 – December 2, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Collin County Ballet Theatre, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

November 17, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Rodriquez Piñata, Smetana Má Vlast, No. 2 Moldau, Gould Tap Dance Concerto, Max Pollak, tap dancer, Strauss Salome, Dance of the Seven Veils, de Falla The Three Cornered Hat, Dances, Bizet Carmen, The Flower Song, Verdi Luisa Miller, Scena ed Aria – Finale II, No. 10, James Valenti, tenor, Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

October 20-21, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Disney in Concert:  Magical Music from the Movies, Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for Performing Arts, Richardson, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Selections from Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mary Poppins, and others. Hector Guzman, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Principal Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

September 18, 2012, Principal Double Bass, Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas City Performance Hall, Dallas, TX, by permanent appointment, fee paid.  Inaugural concert of the ensemble and grand opening of the performance venue.

Repertoire:  Mozart Marriage of Figaro Overture, de Falla El Amor Brujo, Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92, Laura Mercado-Wright, mezzo-soprano, Richard McKay, conductor.

 

Principal Double Bass – Campus

 

October 10, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Irons Recital Hall, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Mozart Symphony No. 39 in E-flat Major, K. 543

 

July 1, 2016, Principal Double Bass, Festival Concert, Texas Chamber Music Institute, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Dvořák Serenade for Strings in E Major, Op. 22, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

October 19, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Rossini Overture from L’italiana in Algeri, Torke Ash, Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

July 10, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Texas Chamber Music Institute Chamber Orchestra, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Grieg Holberg Suite, Bartok Divertimento, Allegro assai, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

February 9, 2015, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E-Flat Major, Op. 55, “Eroica,” Op. 55, Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-Flat Major, Op. 83, Gabriel Sanchez, piano, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

October 20, 2014, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire: Copland Appalachian Spring, Stravinsky Pulcinella Suite, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

July 23, 2014, Principal Double Bass and Coach, Texas Chamber Music Institute Concert, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, side-by-side faculty and student string chamber orchestra performance, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Mozart Serenade in D Major, K. 239, Shostakovich Prelude and Scherzo, Op. 11, Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

March 25, 2013, Principal Double Bass, Faculty and Friends Chamber Orchestra and A Cappella Choir, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation.

Repertoire:  Bach Jesu, Meine Freude, Beethoven Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral,” Dr. Clifton Evans, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Associate Principal Double Bass – National

 

August 12, 2017, Associate Principal Double Bass, Community Pops: South of the Border, Holland Symphony Orchestra, Kollen Park, Holland, MI, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Moncayo Huapango, Bizet Carmen Suite Nos. 1 & 2, Richards La Suerte de Los Tontos, Anderson Blue Tango, Massenet Le Cid Suite, Mangione The Children of Sanchez, Marquez Danzon No. 2, Piazzolla Libertango, Sheldon Danzas Cubanas, Abreu Tico Tico, Christopher Fashun, conductor.

 

December 29, 2016, Associate Principal Double Bass, Rhapsody in Blue, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Daugherty Flamingo, Copland Appalachian Spring, Barber Adagio, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Melissa Marse, piano, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

November 5-6, 2016, Associate Principal Double Bass, Ladder to the Moon, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Daugherty Ladder to the Moon, Frank Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout, Schubert (arr. Mahler) Death and the Maiden, Ida Kavafian, violin, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

September 17-18, 2016, Associate Principal Double Bass, Revolutionaries and Romantics, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B-flat Major, Op. 60, Higdon To the Point, Higdon String Lake, Higdon String, Barber Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op. 22, Joshua Roman, cello, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

September 19-20, 2015, Associate Principal Double Bass, Santa Fe Pro Musica, Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe, NM, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Triple Concerto, Op. 56, Lowry Short Order, Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4, Op. 90 “Italian,” Ida Kavafian, violin, Peter Wiley, cello, Anne-Marie McDermott, piano, Thomas O’Connor, conductor.

 

Associate Principal Double Bass – Metroplex

 

January 6, 2016, Associate Principal Double Bass, Music Paradigm, Deloitte University, Trophy Club, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: CPE Bach Sinfonie in G-Dur, W. 182-1, Roger Nierenberg, conductor.

 

December 14, 2014, Associate Principal Double Bass, First United Methodist Church, Dallas, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Shaw Many Moods of Christmas.

 

June 6, 2014, Associate Principal Double Bass, The Music Paradigm, Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Wagner Overture to Tannhäuser, Roger Nierenberg, conductor.

 

Section Double Bass – National

 

August 27, 2017, Section Double Bass, Classical Masters Festival, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Haydn Toy Symphony, Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-Flat Major, K. 595, Beethoven Symphony No. 4 in B-Flat Major, Op. 60, Adam Golka, piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

August 26, 2017, Section Double Bass, Classical Masters Festival, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Wellington’s Victory, Mozart Overture from The Abduction from the Seraglia, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Section Double Bass – National, Cont’d.

 

July 7-8, 2017, Section Double Bass, Concerts in the Garden, Star Wars & Beyond: A Laser Light Spectacular, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Botanical Garden, Ft. Worth, TX, Jazz Bass, Electric Bass, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Selections from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, E.T., Jurassic Park, and more, Andres Franco, conductor.

 

July 2-4, 2017, Section Double Bass, Concerts in the Garden, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Fourth of July patriotic selections by Bernstein, Williams, Copland, Berlin, Sousa, etc., Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

May 12-14, 2017, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Shostakovich Festive Overture, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, Dvořák Symphony No. 9 in E Minor “From the New World,” Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist), piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

Recorded for commercial release by Harmonia Mundi.

 

April 7-9, 2017, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Schoenberg La Luna Azul, Sibelius Violin Concerto in D Minor, Op. 47, Prokofiev Cinderella Suite, Op. 87, Alexandra Soumm, violin, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

February 24-26, 2017, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Agudelo La Madre de Agua (World Premiere), Dvořák Concerto for Cello in B Minor, Op. 104, B. 191, Saint-Saëns Symphony No. 3 in C Minor, Op. 78, Johannes Moser, cello, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

World Premiere Performance.

 

December 31, 2016, Section Double Bass, New Year’s Eve, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Strauss Frühlingsstimmen, Donner und Blitzen Polka, Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue, Beethoven/PDQ Bach Symphony No. 5, Adam Golka, piano, Buddy Bray and Mayor Betsy Price, narrators, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

September 9-11, 2016, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Shostakovich Festive Overture, Shostakovich Violin Concerto No. 1, Dvořák Symphony No. 9, Op. 95, “From the New World,” James Ehnes, violin, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

During the rehearsals for these performances, the orchestra went on strike. Operations resumed on December 31, 2016.

 

June 17-18, 2016, Section Double Bass, Concerts in the Garden, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Botanical Gardens, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Star Wars and Beyond, Laser Light Spectacular, Ron Spigelman, conductor.

 

May 21, 2016, Section Double Bass, Artosphere Arts Festival, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor, Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition, Benedetto Lupo, piano, Corrado Rovaris, conductor.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Section Double Bass – National, Cont’d.

 

November 13-15, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Rachmaninoff Symphony No. 1, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

October 23-25, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 1, Brahms (arr. by Schoenberg) Piano Quartet in G Minor, Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist), piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

Recorded for commercial release by Harmonia Mundi.

 

June 26, 2015, Section Double Bass, Concerts in the Garden, Star Wars & Beyond: A Laser Light Spectacular, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth Botanical Garden, Ft. Worth, TX, Jazz Bass, Electric Bass, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Selections from Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord or the Rings, Frozen, Back to the Future, Star Trek, and more, Andres Franco, conductor.

 

June 19, 2015, Section Double Bass, Artosphere Arkansas’ Arts + Nature Festival, Artosphere Festival Orchestra, Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46, Blackford The Great Animal Orchestra Symphony (2012), Nielsen Symphony No. 4, Op. 29, FS 76 “The Inextinguishable,” Corrado Rovaris, conductor.

 

May 15-17, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Schoenberg American Symphony, Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18, Revueltas La noche de los mayas, Barry Douglas, piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

March 6-8, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin, Korngold Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 35, Dvořák Symphony No. 7 in D Minor, Op. 70, Stefan Jackiw, violin, Eugene Tzigane, conductor.

 

February 28, 2015, Section Double Bass, Gala: Lang Lang, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Glinka Overture to Ruslan und Ludmilla, Rachmaninoff Vocalise, Op. 34, No. 14, Tchaikovsky Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 in B-Flat Major, Op. 23, Lang Lang, piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

February 13-15, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: J. Strauss, Overture to Die Fledermaus, Prokofiev Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

January 30-February 1, 2015, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Weber Overture to Der Freischütz, Lalo Concerto for Cello in D Minor, Schumann Symphony No. 2 in C Major, Adolfo Gutérrez Arenas, cello, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Section Double Bass – National, Cont’d.

 

October 24-26, 2014, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Verdi Overture to Nabucco, Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G Minor, Op. 16, Brahms Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 73, Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist), piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

Recorded for commercial release by Harmonia Mundi.

 

October 3-5, 2014, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Britten Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes, Op. 33a, Ravel Valses Nobles et Sentimentales, Ravel La Valse, Carlos Kalmar, conductor.

 

September 12- 14, 2014, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Clyne <<Rewind<<, Beethoven Triple Concerto in C Major, Op. 56, Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36, Michael Shih, violin, Claudio Bohórquez, cello, Katia Skanavi, piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

August 24, 2014, Section Double Bass, Great Performances Festival, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Brahms Tragic Overture in D Minor, Op. 81, Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C Minor, Op. 68, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

August 23, 2014, Section Double Bass, Great Performances Festival, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Brahms Academic Festival Overture, Op. 80, Dvorák Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op. 104, Brahms Hungarian Dances Nos. 17, 20, 21, Dvorák Slavonic Dances, Op. 72, Nos. 1 and 2, Dvorák Slavonic Dances, Op. 46, Nos. 1 and 3, Joshua Roman, cello, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

August 22, 2014, Section Double Bass, Great Performances Festival, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Dvorák Othello Overture, Op. 93, Brahms Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 77, Dvorák Symphony No. 9 in E Minor, Op. 95, “From the New World,” Augustin Hadelich, violin, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

March 31, 2014, Section Double Bass, Texas Rangers Opening Day, Fort Worth Symphony, Globe Life Park in Arlington, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Smith/Key The Star-Spangled Banner, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

January 31-February 2, 2014, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Skalkottas Selections from Greek Dances, Schumann Symphony No. 4, Alejandro Posada, conductor.

 

January 10-12, 2014, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Dennehy Crane, Prokofiev Symphony No. 7, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

November 15-17, 2013, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2, Sibelius Symphony No. 5, Adam Golka, piano, Joshua Weilerstein, conductor.

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Section Double Bass – National, Cont’d.

 

October 25-27, 2013, Section Double Bass, American Airlines Symphonic Series, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Beethoven Symphony No. 6 “Pastoral,” Vladigerov Improvisation and Toccata, Debussy La Mer, Rossen Milanov, conductor.

 

May 17-19, 2013, Section Double Bass, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  López Perú negro, Orff Carmina Burana, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

                         

December 31, 2012, Section Double Bass, New Year’s Eve:  A Night in Vienna, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  von Suppé Light Cavalry Overture, Strauss Kaiser-Walzer, Hellmesberger Jr. Danse diabolique, Strauss Die Fledermaus, Overture, Adel – Laughing Song, Strauss Die Tänzerin Fanny Elssler, Draußen in Sievering blüht schon der Flieder…, Strauss Pizzicato Polka, Lehar Giuditta, Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss, Smetana Má Vlast, No. 2 Moldau, Stolz Wien, wird bei Nacht erst schön!, Strauss Jr. An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314, Ava Pine, soprano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

October 26-28, 2012 Section Double Bass, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Dvorak Carnival Overture, Bartok Concerto for Orchestra, Sz. 116, Larry Rachleff, conductor.

 

September 6, 2012, Section Double Bass, Van Cliburn 50th Anniversary Celebration, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid. Featuring four Van Cliburn Piano Competition Gold Medal Winners.

Repertoire:  Poulenc Concerto in D Minor for Two Pianos and Orchestra, Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in A-Flat Major, André-Michel Schub, Alexander Kobrin, Ralph Votapek, Haochen Zhang, pianos.

 

Section Double Bass – State

 

October 15, 2015, Section Double Bass, Special Gala Concert: Yo-Yo Ma, Waco Symphony Orchestra, Waco Hall, Waco, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Berlioz Roman Carnival Overture, Op. 9, Copland Suite from The Tender Land, Dvořák Concerto for Cello and Orchestra in B Minor, Op. 104, Yo-Yo Ma, cello, Stephen Heyde, conductor.

 

Section Double Bass – Metroplex

 

April 22, 30, May 5, 2017, Section Double Bass, Fort Worth Opera, Bass Performance Hall, Ft. Worth, TX, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire: Bizet Carmen, Joe Illick, conductor.

 

January 10, 2016, Section Double Bass, Dallas Choral Festival, Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, TX, by invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Beethoven Missa Solemnis Op. 123, Dr. Greg Hobbs conductor.

 

January 6, 2016, Section Double Bass, Music Paradigm, Deloitte University, Trophy Club, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, III, Roger Nierenberg, conductor.

 

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE, Cont’d.

Performance

 

Section Double Bass – Metroplex, Cont’d.

 

May 16-18, 2014, Section Double Bass, Star-Telegram Pops Series, PIXAR in Concert, Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Bass Performance Hall, by audition, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Newman Fanfare/Toy Story 1, Newman Finding Nemo, Giacchino Ratatouille, Newman A Bug’s Life, Newman WALL-E, Newman Toy Story 2, Cars, Giacchino UP, The Incredibles, Newman Monsters, Inc., Giacchino Cars 2, Newman Toy Story 3, Doyle Brave, Newman Monsters University, You’ve Got a Friend in Me, Andrés Franco, conductor.

 

May 13, 2014, Section Double Bass, The Music Paradigm, Hilton Anatole, Dallas, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire:  Wagner Overture to The Flying Dutchman, Roger Nierenberg, conductor.

 

Conductor of Ensemble

 

Metroplex

 

June 24, 2017, Conductor of Ensemble, 30th Annual Bradetich Master Classes Bass Bash Concert, Winspear Hall, Murchison Performing Arts Center, University of North Texas, Denton, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

            Repertoire: Zimmer/Musa Pirates of the Caribbean. All bass camp participants.

 

December 22-24, 2016, Conductor of Ensemble, Christmas at Lake Pointe Church, Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.  Seven services leading principal and section players of the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony and Dallas Opera. 

Repertoire:  Concert arrangements of traditional Christmas melodies, original compositions and arrangements by Lake Pointe music director Danny Davis.

 

December 22-24, 2015, Conductor of Ensemble, Christmas at Lake Pointe Church, Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.  Six services leading principal and section players of the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony and Dallas Opera. 

Repertoire:  Concert arrangements of traditional Christmas melodies, original compositions and arrangements by Lake Pointe music director Danny Davis.

 

May 10, 2015, Conductor of Ensemble, Parish Choir, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.

Repertoire: Anglican High Mass Liturgical Service Music and Anthem.

 

December 22-24, 2014, Conductor of Ensemble, Christmas at Lake Pointe Church, Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, TX, by repeat invitation, fee paid.  Six services leading principal and section players of the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony and Dallas Opera. 

Repertoire:  Concert arrangements of traditional Christmas melodies, original compositions and arrangements by Lake Pointe music director Danny Davis.

 

December 22-24, 2013, Conductor of Ensemble, Christmas at Lake Pointe Church, Lake Pointe Church, Rockwall, TX, by invitation, fee paid.  Six services leading principal and section players of the Dallas Symphony, Fort Worth Symphony and Dallas Opera.  Combined live and live-streaming audience of over 30,000 persons.

Repertoire:  Concert arrangements of traditional Christmas melodies, original compositions and arrangements by Lake Pointe music director Danny Davis.

 

 

RECORDINGS

 

Walvoord/Unzicker Violin/Double Bass Duo, Double Bass Soloist.

 

2017     Michael Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, In Progress, Recorded January 11-13, 2017.

Repertoire:  Cavanagh Reach, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Clearfield A Dream of Trees, Daugherty The Diaries of Adam and Eve, Knific Duo No. 3 for Violin and Double Bass.

 

Culmination of project to commission, perform, and record new works for violin and double bass.

 

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Section Double Bass.

 

2016     Witold Lutosławski Concerto for Orchestra, Harmonia Mundi HMU807668.

Repertoire:  Brahms Piano Quartet in G minor, Op. 25, arr. Schoenberg, Miguel Harth-Bedora, conductor.

 

2016     Sergey Prokofiev Piano Concertos No. 2 & 5, Harmonia Mundi HMU807631.

Repertoire:  Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 16, Piano Concerto No. 5 in G Major, Op. 55, Vadym Kholodenko (2013 Cliburn Gold Medalist), piano, Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor.

 

University of Texas at Arlington Wind Symphony Chamber Winds, Solo Double Bass.

 

2015     Serenade, Mark Records 51930-MCD.

Repertoire:  Daugherty Ladder to the Moon, Dvořák Serenade in D Minor, Op. 44, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Douglas Stotter, conductor.

 

University of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir, Solo Double Bass.

 

2014     2014 Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA): Univ. of Texas at Arlington A Cappella Choir (Live), Mark Records 51108-MCD.

Repertoire:  Monteverdi Beatus vir, Dr. Karen Kenaston-French, conductor.

 

North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Migliaro Corporon, conductor, Principal Double Bass.

 

2004     Allegories                                                          Klavier K11144

 

2004     Retrospectives                                                     Klavier K 11145

 

2002     Recollections                                                      Klavier K 11124

 

2002     Symphonic Excursions                                         Klavier K 11127

 

2002     Escapades                                                           Klavier K11128

 

2001     UFO Music of Michael Daugherty                          Klavier K11121

                        Evelyn Glennie, solo percussion

 

2001     Time Pieces                                                        Klavier K 11122

 

The Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra, Principal Double Bass and Section Bass.

 

2002     Live                                                                  Concord Records CCD-2194-2

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

2017     American String Teacher, “Better Performance Through Better Practice,” Vol. 67, No. 2, May 2016.

 

National Journal of the American String Teachers Association, Leading National Journal for string music educators.

 

2016     Bass World, “SWAP – A Better Sounding Bass Section,” Vol. 39, No. 2, Fall 2016.

 

International Journal of the International Society of Bassists. Republished article from American String Teacher, “The Bow, SWAP, and a Better Sounding Bass Section,” Vol. 66, No. 2, May 2016.

 

2016     American String Teacher, “The Bow, SWAP, and a Better Sounding Bass Section,” Vol. 66, No. 2, May 2016.

 

2011     Strings Magazine, “How Students Can Find Properly Fitted Basses and Cellos,” No. 195,

July 2011.

 

Interviewed as an expert source on determining the correct instrument size for students.

 

      2010     The Strad, “A Bluffer’s Guide to Teaching,” Vol. 121, Issue 1448 – Dec. 2010.

 

The article offers guidelines in teaching a stringed instrument that one does not play. It is deemed important to consider how much knowledge is transferable between stringed instruments. It is advised to get hold of the instrument, get help from successful teachers, and on not to panic in facing the first lesson. One needs to have the right confidence to play the instrument. Interviewed and quoted as an expert source.

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

2017     The Art of Teaching Orchestra, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

 

Double Bass Bootcamp: A Comprehensive Session for High School Orchestra Directors. Hand’s-on workshop for non-bassist string teachers.

 

Texas Hill Country Bass Camp, McCallum High School, Austin, TX

 

North Texas Bass Camps, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

String Area Presentation, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

 

167 Hours: Practice Strategies for Teachers and Students To Get the Most Out of the Time Between Lessons.

 

2016     American String Teachers Association National Convention, Tampa Bay, FL

 

Gradus ad Parnassum: Inspire and Improve your Bassists with Goal-Oriented Progressive Repertoire.

 

Professional Development, Plano Independent School District, Plano, TX

 

Double Bass Bootcamp: A Comprehensive Session for High School Orchestra Directors. Hand’s-on workshop for non-bassist string teachers.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS, Cont’d.

 

2016, cont’d.

 

            The Art of Teaching Orchestra, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

 

Double Bass Bootcamp: A Comprehensive Session for High School Orchestra Directors. Hand’s-on workshop for non-bassist string teachers.

           

Texas Conducting Workshop, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX

 

Double Bas Set Up and Idiosyncrasies.

 

2015     International Society of Bassists Convention, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

 

167 Hours: Practice Strategies for Teachers and Students To Get the Most Out of the Time Between Lessons.

 

American String Teachers Association National Conference, Salt Palace Convention Center, Salt Lake City, UT. Five-hour Pre-Conference Session.

 

Double Bass Boot Camp: A Comprehensive Session for Non-Bassist String Teachers. Expanded from 50-minute lecture presentation to five-hour hand’s-on workshop for non-bassist string teachers.

 

University of North Texas, String Faculty, Undergraduate and Graduate Students, String Area Departmental, Denton, TX

 

167 Hours: Practice Strategies for Teachers and Students To Get the Most Out of the Time Between Lessons.

 

28th Annual Bradetich Double Bass Master Classes, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

 

167 Hours: Practice Strategies for Teachers and Students To Get the Most Out of the Time Between Lessons.

 

2014     American String Teachers Association National Convention, Louisville, KY

 

                        A Double Bass, A Different Beast: A Comprehensive Session for Non-Bassist String

                                    Teachers.

 

2013     Southeast Alaska High School Music Festival, Juneau, AK

 

                        Keep Playing After Graduation.

                        Guidance for Future College Music Majors and Non-Majors.

                        167 Hours: Strategies for Successful Practice Between Lessons.

 

            Texas Orchestra Directors Association Conference, San Antonio, TX

 

                        Colleges in the Classroom.

                        A Double Bass, A Different Beast: A Comprehensive Session for Non-Bassist String

                                    Teachers.

 

 

2011     American String Teachers Association National Convention, Kansas City, MO

 

                        The Art and Mechanics of Shifting.

 

 

PRESENTATIONS, Cont’d.

 

2010     American String Teachers Association National Convention, Atlanta, GA

 

                        A Double Bass, A Different Beast: A Comprehensive Session for Non-Bassist String

                                    Teachers.

 

MASTER CLASSES

 

Brigham Young University

Eastern Kentucky University

Kansas Wesleyan University

Southwestern University

Stephen F. Austin University

University of Georgia

University of Kansas

University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

University of Washington

Valparaiso University

Washington State University

Western Michigan University

Western Washington University

West Texas A&M University

Whitworth University

 

PERFORMANCES PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AT UT ARLINGTON

 

SOLO

 

North Texas Bass Camp Faculty Recital, Recital Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

June 14, 2012, Bottesini Concerto No. 2 in B minor.

 

Michaelsen Music and Arts Series, St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, Dallas, TX.

February 3, 2012, J.S. Bach Two-Part Inventions, Glière Suite, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

           

Faculty Recital, Irons Recital Hall, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

January 22, 2012, Lauber Quatre Morceaux d'Eglise, Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin (World Premiere), Bottesini Introduction, Theme and Variations on the Carnival of Venice, Mišek Sonata No. 2 in E minor for Double Bass and Piano, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin, Dr. Linton Powell, organ, Anastasia Markina, piano.

 

World Premiere of George Chave Duos for Double Bass and Violin, commissioned by Drs. Unzicker and Walvoord.

           

            North Texas Bass Camp Faculty Recital, Recital Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

                  June, 23 2011, Bottesini Passione Amorosa.

 

            Amici di Corde San Marco, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX.

                        May, 2, 2010, Bottesini Passione Amorosa.

           

            Plano Symphony Orchestra, Eisemann Center for the Performing Arts, Richardson, TX.

                        2010, Piazzolla Contrabajeando.

 

            Plano Symphony Orchestra, St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, Plano, TX.

                        2009, We Three Basses.

 

            St. Mark’s Church Recital Series, St. Mark’s Church, Arlington, TX.

                        September 20, 2009, Yun Together for Violin and Bass, Bach Two-Part Inventions.

 

Guest Artist Recital, Pauline Joyce Fine Arts Building Auditorium, Garden City Community College,

       Garden City, KS.

                        September 5, 2009, Yun Together for Violin and Bass, Bach Two-Part Inventions.

 

            Faculty Performance, AIMS Festival, Graz, Austria.

                        July 21, 2009, Mozart Per questa bella mano, J. David Brock, bass-baritone.

 

            St. Mark’s Church Benefit Recital, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX.

                        July 7, 2009, Bach Two-Part Inventions.

           

Double Bass Professor Candidate Recital, Hemmle Recital Hall, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.

                        2008.

 

            Orquesta Divertimento, XVI Festival de Musica Credomatic, Costa Rica.

                        August 4-20, 2006, Mozart Serenata Notturna KV 239.

 

            Jack Unzicker Double Bass Workshop Recital, Juneau, AK.

                        2005.

 

      KTOO-FM, NPR Live Broadcast, Juneau, AK.

                  2005.

 

 

PERFORMANCES PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AT UT ARLINGTON, Cont’d.

 

CHAMBER

 

Chamber Music Festival of Saugatuck Concert, Saugatuck, MI.

August 16-17, 2012, Chave Duos for Violin and Bass, de Falla El Amor Brujo, Bruch Octet, Dr. Martha Walvoord, violin.

 

North Texas Bass Camp Faculty Recital, Recital Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

June 14, 2012, Piazzolla Oblivion, Bonfa Manha de Carnaval, Orfeu Negro, Joplin The Entertainer, Copland Rodeo, Four Dance Episodes, Hoe Down.

 

            North Texas Bass Camp Faculty Recital, Voertman Hall, University of North Texas, Denton, TX.

                        June 13, 2012, Handel Sonata in G minor HWV 393.

 

            Gyros String Quintet Concert, St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Dallas, TX.

                        March 23, 2012, Haydn Seven Last Words of Christ.

 

Funkytown All-Stars Double Bass Quartet (with members of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra).

            2009-Present.

 

Orchestra of New Spain Recital Series, The Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

July 9, 2009: Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat.

 

Guest Artist Chamber Recital, Williams Performing Arts Center, Abilene Christian University, Abilene,

TX.

September 28, 2008, Stravinsky L’Histoire du Soldat.

           

Chamber Orchestra Recital, Williams Performing Arts Center, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX.

            2008, Milhaud La Creation du Monde.

 

ORCHESTRAL

 

Professional Appointment, Principal Double Bass, Permanent Appointment, by Audition

 

2004-Present       Plano Symphony Orchestra, Plano, TX

 

2007-2009          American Institute of Musical Studies (AIMS) Festival Orchestra, Graz, Austria

 

            2007-2008          Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Lubbock, TX

 

Professional Appointment, Principal Double Bass, Permanent Appointment, by Invitation

 

2012-Present       Dallas Chamber Symphony, Dallas, TX

 

2011-Present       Santa Fe Pro Musica Chamber Orchestra, Santa Fe, NM

 

            2012                 Casa Mañana, Fort Worth, TX

                       

            2011                 Caminos del Inka, Dallas, TX

 

            2006                 Credomatic Festival Orchestra, Costa Rica

 

            2005-2007          Wichita Falls Symphony Orchestra, Wichita Falls, TX

 

2004-2007          Dallas Chamber Orchestra, Dallas, TX

 

 

PERFORMANCES PRIOR TO APPOINTMENT AT UT ARLINGTON, Cont’d.

 

ORCHESTRAL, Cont’d.

 

Professional Appointment, Section Double Bass, Extra or Substitute, by Audition

 

2012-Present       Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, TX

 

2006-Present       Dallas Opera, Dallas, TX

 

2004-Present       Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Fort Worth, TX

           

Professional Appointment, Section Double Bass, Extra or Substitute, by Invitation

                       

            2002-2010          Richardson Symphony Orchestra, Richardson, TX

 

            2008-2010          Holland Symphony Orchestra, Holland, MI

 

            2005-2007          East Texas Chamber Orchestra, Tyler, TX

 

            2002-2007          Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, Shreveport, LA

 

Professional Appointment, Section Double Bass, Extra or Substitute, by Invitation, Cont’d.

 

            2000                 Spokane Symphony Orchestra, Spokane, WA

 

            1997-1999          Whatcom Symphony Orchestra, Bellingham, WA

                                   

Faculty Orchestral Performances

 

            2010-2012          UT Arlington Symphony Orchestra                                    

           

            2010-2012          UT Arlington Wind Symphony

                       

CONDUCTOR

 

            Hong Kong Youth Music Camp, Hong Kong, China

            2010, String Orchestra Conductor.

           

            North Texas Double Bass Camp, Denton, TX

            2006-2010, Beginning and Intermediate Ensembles Conductor.

 

            Tarleton State Strings, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

            2007, String Ensemble Conductor.

 

 

 

ADJUDICATION

 

International Society of Bassists Convention, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY,

            June 5, 2017, Solo Competition Judge, Solo Competition – 14 and Under.

 

Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass Seating Audition, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Dallas, TX, March 26, 2017, Adjudicator.

 

Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass Seating Audition, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Dallas, TX, November 20, 2016, Adjudicator.

 

Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools, Solo and Ensemble Festival, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, April 1, 2016, Adjudicator.

                       

Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass Seating Audition, Adjudicator, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Dallas, TX, March 5, 2015, Adjudicator.

 

Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass Seating Audition, Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Dallas, TX, March 5, 2015, Adjudicator.

 

Norbert Mueller Concerto Competition, Jack H. Miller Center for the Arts, Hope College, Holland, MI, January 3, 2015, Adjudicator.

 

American String Teachers Association, Texas Chapter, Collegiate Solo Competition and Pre-College Solo Competition, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX, October 10, 2014, Adjudicator.

 

Allen ISD Chamber Music Festival, Allen Independent School District, Allen, TX

            May 10, 2014, Adjudicator.

 

10th Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students (ACES), University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX March 26, 2014, Judge.

 

            Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra, Dallas, TX

            March 16, 2014, Adjudicator, Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass Seating Audition.

 

Texas Music Educators Association, All State Symphony Orchestra, San Antonio, TX

            February 12, 2014, All State Double Bass Seating Audition Judge.

 

            International Society of Bassists Convention, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

            June 2-5, 2013, Tone Judge, Luthier’s Competition.

 

            Southeast Alaska Music Festival, Juneau, AK

            April 18-20, 2013, Featured Adjudicator and Clinician.

 

            Texas Music Educators Association, Statewide audition, Texas

            2010, All State Double Bass Judge, Tape Round.

 

Texas Music Educators Association, San Antonio, TX

            2010, All State Double Bass Judge, Symphony Orchestra Seating Auditions.

 

            Holland Symphony Orchestra Concerto Competition, Holland, MI

            2009, Judge.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

2016-Present       American String Teacher Journal, Bass Forum Editor

 

2015-Present       Bradetich Foundation, Board Member

 

2012-Present       Texas Orchestra Directors Association

 

            2010-Present       St. Mark’s Church Fine Arts Committee

 

            2008-Present       American String Teachers Association

 

            2008-Present       Texas Music Educators Association

 

            2005-Present       American Federation of Musicians, Local 72-147

 

            2004-Present       College Music Society

 

            2002-Present       Pi Kappa Lambda, Music Honor Society

           

            2000-Present       International Society of Bassists, Lifetime Member

 

AWARDS AND COMPETITIONS

 

2016     University of Texas at Arlington

            Faculty Creative Works Celebration Award

 

2006     University of North Texas College of Music Honor Award

            Outstanding Graduate Student, String Department

 

      2006     University of North Texas Concerto Competition

                  Finalist

 

      2006     University of North Texas Student Advisory Council

                  Graduate Representative, String Department

 

2003     University of North Texas Concerto Competition

                        Finalist

 

1999     Western Washington University

                        Outstanding Graduate Award, Department of Music

 

1998     Western Washington University Concerto Competition

                        Finalist

 

REFERENCES

 

            Professional and personal references are available upon request.