Hal and Lynn Fryer
Great Clarinet and Bass Clarinet performances of delightful music by former US Navy Band musicians Hal and Lynn Fryer. With piano accompaniment by Kelley Head, these wonderful recordings provide exceptional stylistic and tonal examples and will serve as a wonderful model for clarinet students and fans of all ages.
Tanya Dusevic Witek, Flute & Piccolo
A Native of Calgary Canada, Tanya Dusevic Witek has appeared at the Mostly Mozart at Lincoln Center and the Banff Festival. She is the Principal Flutist of the New York Symphonic Ensemble and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Deeply committed to educational outreach, she has introduced thousands of public school children to classical music through her work as a Teaching Artist for the New york Philharmonic and the Lincoln Center Institute. This magnificent CD should be in the collection of all serious flute students and teachers.
Steve Wilkerson & Friends
Sax master Steve Wilkerson's DVD includes clinic segments on jazz vibrato, phrasing, obtaining a bigger sound, control and breathing techniques plus several full jazz concert recordings! An outstanding resource for any aspiring jazz saxophonist!! Exceptional!
Paul Lustig Dunkel, Flute
Paul Lustig Dunkel is currently Principal Flutist of the New York City Ballet Orchestra and Music Director of the Westchester Philharmonic. Accompanied by Peter Basquin on piano, Dunkel presents impressive performances of five extended works for flute.
Lisa Garner Santa, Flute
Lisa Garner Santa currently serves as the flute professor at Texas Tech University. The impressive recordings on this CD provide a effective model for all serious flute students and teachers. She is ably accompanied on this CD by Lora Deahl, Piano.
Gary Dranch, Clarinet
Three prominent concertos written during the 20th Century and performed to perfection by Gary Dranch. Dranch is well-known as a clarinetist specializing in contemporary music. Accompaniment is by two fine South American Orchestras, the Orquestra De Camara Da Ulbra and Orquesta Filarmonica De Buenos Aires. Impressive!
Raffaele Trevisani, Flute
Mr. Trevisanti is a student and protégé of James Galway and has inherited many of Galway's qualities and added some of his own. H thrilling sound and splendid techinique, coupled with electrifying clarity that's sculpted with great artistic precision, make this an inspiring CD.
Andrew Simon, Clarinet
Currently Principal Clarinetist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orcherstra, Andrew Simon expertly performs a varied collection of enjoyable clarinet classics. The New York Times says, "Simon plays brilliantly and with character, spirit and humor…" Like the title says, it's HOT!
The National Flute Choir, Amy Rice Blumenthal,Director
A tremendous CD featuring 20 world class flutists in a broad assortment of arrangements utilizing all members of the flute family. Running the gamut from fast and furious to serene and serious, the results will leave you, Breathless…. All young flute students should hear these fine players.
Frank Morelli, Bassoon
Frank Morelli is principal bassoonist of the New York City Opera Orchestra and is on the faculty of the Julliard School. This unique CD features baroque sonatas by Telemann, Vivaldi and Zelenka for bassoon and small chamber ensembles. Delightful music with superlative performances!