2014 – A Year in Pictures & Videos

2014 was full of music with over 50 concerts throughout the United States and in Russia.  I gave  World Premiere performances of compositions by Thomas L. Read, Schott Scharff, Ricardo Odriozola and Martin Schreiner; introduced new works to Russia by Ken Ueno, Francine Trester and Keigo Fujii.  Made new friends via collaborations with the Rimsky-Korsakov String Quartet and the Mu Phi Epsilon Tri-annual convention, reunited with musical friends for concerts with  Schola Cantorum of Boston, mezzo-soprano Betany Coffland and cellist Rafael Popper-Keizer.

Below are some pictures and videos from the year!

January

Café Tango, photo by Nancy Barron

Café Tango, photo by Nancy Barron

Performance of Libertango by Piazzolla with Mary Oleskiewicz, flute and bandoneon, Rafael Popper-Keizer, cello

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

February
Premiere of ‘Lullaby’ by Schott Scharf

March
Denver, Colorado & Memphis, Tennessee

Concert with the Denver Skyline

Concert with the Denver Skyline

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April
Touring with Betany Coffland

Betany & Aaron at Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco

Betany & Aaron at Red Poppy Art House, San Francisco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May
Russia with the Educational Bridge Project’s ‘Days of America Festival’

With Catherine at Catherine's Palace

With Catherine at Catherine’s Palace

Oval Hall, Moscow DSCN0296

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read about the Festival here:  http://alcguitar.com/blog/days-of-american-culture-in-russia-festival-2014/

 

June
Concerts in Maine!

Eastport, ME  Photo by Robin Farin

Eastport, ME
Photo by Robin Farin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July

Concerts in Southern California!

Katherine Bender, 2014 Encinitas

Katherine Bender, 2014 Encinitas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August
Mu Phi Epsilon International Convention, Sacramento!
Edited New CD!

September
Wakefield World Music Festival
US Premiere of Concert Champêtre by Thomas L. Read

Aaron, Thomas Read and Rafael Popper-Keizer

Aaron, Thomas Read and Rafael Popper-Keizer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October
Boccherini Intro & Fandango with the Rimsky Korsakov String Quartet

Concert Champêtre with Anton Andreev, cello

November
Schola Cantorum of Boston (technically October & November)

December
Some extended techniques!

Some extended techniques at Living Buddha Nature, Millis, MA

Living Buddha Nature, Millis, MA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for a great 2014 and see you soon.
Musically,
Aaron

2 Responses to “2014 – A Year in Pictures & Videos”

  1. Elizabeth White - Beta Chapter!

    I just enjoyed hearing some of your 2014 music. Impressive. I have done lots of playing during the fall and winter – solo, with voice, violin, piano duet. Living where I am in a retirement community there are many opportunities for end-of-life music. My five services included classical, 40s and 50s popular and Gilbert & Sullivan, hymns. Also had two weddings!! Ah, the life of a working pianist! A friend asked “what did you do with a masters in piano performance from NEC?” I just keep playing and playing! And some of that is for my Mu Phi alumni chapter. You do keep busy as well. If you are in the DC area (Silver Spring MD) let me know. It would be grand to see you again. Loyally, Elizabeth

  2. Aaron

    Thank you Elizabeth!
    I am so happy to hear from you and that you are busy keeping the musical voice alive, not that I had any doubt! I will definitely let you know when I’m in your area. With a new CD coming out soon I don’t think it will be too far away.
    – Aaron

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