RECITAL / CHAMBER MUSIC / FESTIVALS

Hawaii Performing Arts Festival, HI
Ongoing (2007 - - - )
Recital soloist and chamber music performer with
Stephen Stubbs, Ignace Jang, Richard Zeller, Jennifer McGregor,
Brad Ellis, Tod Fitzpatrick, Robin Buck, Henry Price, Peter Grunberg, Val Underwood, Timothy Long, Ben Malensek, Brent McMunn,
Paul Coletti, James Thatcher, Yehuda Gilad

Newport Chamber Music Festival, RI
Seven seasons (1984 - 1987, 1990 - 1992)
recital soloist
chamber music performer with
Rudolf Firkusny, Jean-Philippe Collard, Jean-Louis Steuerman, Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Anne-Marie McDermott, Mischa Maisky, Peter Oundjian, Bert Lucarelli, David Jolley, the Muir String Quartet, Milan Turkovic, Paul Coletti, Paul Meyer, Carol Wincenc, a.o.

Bowdoin Festival, Brunswick, ME
Three seasons (1992, 1993, 2005)
soprano soloist and chamber music performer with
John Corigliano, Bright Sheng, Stephen Albert,
Jon Klibonoff, André Emelianoff, David Leisner, a.o

Bard Festival, Rhinebeck-on-Hudson, NYj
Two seasons (1992, 1993)
recital soloist (R. Strauss / Mahler program)
symphonic soloist with
Symphony Orchestra and Leon Botstein, cond.
Malibu (Strawberry Creek) Music Festival, CA
Four seasons (1987, 1988, 1991, 1993)
symphonic soloist and chamber music performer with
Mitchell Lurie, John Walz, Ofra Harnoy, Richard Todd, Yehuda Gilad, Kathleen Lenski, Val Underwood, a.o

Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival, WA
Leavenworth, WA
recital soloist and chamber music performer with
Maria Newman, Kristof van Grysperre, a.o.

Marlboro Music Festival, Marlboro, VT; (1982)
recital and orchestral soloist and chamber music performer with
Rudolf Serkin, Felix Galimir, Luis Batlle, Christopher O’Reilly,
Chia Chou, Cyril Huvé, Steven Tenenbom, Peter Wiley, members of the Boston Symphony, Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and New York Philharmonic, a.o.

 

ADDITIONAL FESTIVAL ENGAGEMENTS:

Outside the U.S.

Edinburgh Festival (Scotland)
Salzburg Osterfestspiel (Austria)
Pacific Music Festival, Sapporo (Japan)
Hong Kong Music Festival, Hong Kong (China)
Göttingen Handelfestspiel (Germany)
Halle Handelfestspiel (Germany)
Aldeburgh Festival (England)
Festival de Bel Canto, Antibes (France)
Avignon Festival (France)
Festival de Musique et Amitié, Bienne (Switzerland)
Windsor Chamber Music Festival (Canada)

United States

Mostly Mozart Festival (New York City)
Lincoln Center Festival (New York City)
Marlboro Festival (Vermont)
San Diego Opera Verdi Festival (California)
Opera Theatre of Saint Louis (Missouri)
St. Louis Symphony Summerfest (Missouri)
Caramoor Festival (New York)
Summer SongFest (Malibu, California)
Wet Ink Festival (San Francisco)
Bravo! Colorado Festival (Vail Valley Music Festival)
New World Festival, Orange County Performing Arts Center (California)
San Diego Symphony SummerPops Festival (California)
Santa Fe Twentieth Century Unlimited Music Festival (New Mexico)
Astoria Music Festival (Astoria, OR)
Ohio Bach Festival (Berea-Cleveland, OH)
Winter Park Bach Festival (Florida)

 

CHAMBER MUSIC COLLABORATION (partial listing)

DANCION
(2010 - - )
personnel: voice - Juliana Gondek
piano - Mari Falcone
electric bass guitar - Abraham Laboriel, Sr.
violin - Movses Pogossian
saxophones - Douglas Masek
Latin percussion

Yoav Chamber Ensemble
(1979-1987)
personnel: voice - Juliana Gondek
clarinet - Yehuda Gilad
cello - John Walz, Michael Matthews, Cheryl House, Jeffrey Solow
piano - Arlene Shrut, Levering Rothfuss, Michael Fardink

Ofra Harnoy, cellist (duo recital tours)
David Leisner, guitarist (duo recital tours)
Muir String Quartet (Newport Festival, 7 summers)
Pacific Serenades (2003)
New Hollywood String Quartet ` (2003 --)
Armadillo String Quartet (2003 --)
American Early Music Consort (1976-80)

Roger Vignoles, pianist (U.S. and European recitals)
Peter Grunberg, pianist (U.S. and European recitals)
Reinild Mees, pianist (U.S. and European recitals)
Donald St. Pierre, pianist (U.S. recitals)
Dean Williamson, pianist (U.S. recitals)
Victoria Kirsch, pianist (U.S. recitals)

2012 UCLA Facutly Composers Concert
Roger Bourland: Four Songs (WORLD PREMIERE)
James Lent, piano

UCLA Woodwind Faculty Chamber Music Recital
J.S. Bach alto arias with flute obbligato
Sheridon Stokes, flute; John Steinmetz, bassoon;
Christoph Bull, organ
Jan Popper Recital Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

2011 DANCION
Latin-American Dance Songs in original jazz arrangements
with Mari Falcone, Bill Cantos, Abraham Laboriel Sr.,
Movses Pogossian, Douglas Masek
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

 

2008 Recital of Polish Art Song, Polish Constitution Day
(Yevgeniy Milyavskiy, piano)
Presented by the Polish Consulate in Los Angeles
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Con Gioia Early Music Ensemble
“Music of Love, Lamentation, Joy, and Rage”
Baroque chamber works by Purcell, Bach, Handel, Pollarolo
Zipper Recital Hall, Colburn School of Music
Los Angeles, CA

Con Gioia Early Music Ensemble
“Music of Love, Lamentation, Joy, and Rage”
Baroque chamber works by Purcell, Bach, Handel, Pollarolo
Scripps College \
Claremont, CA


2007 Chamber Music Concerts
Chamber works by Brahms, Bizet, Canteloube, Ricky
Ian Gordon (WEST COAST PREMIERE, “Orpheus”)
Hawaii Performing Arts Festival
Waimea, HI


Recital, Faculty Chamber Music Series
Juliana Gondek and Friends" UCLA Faculty Recital.
WORLD PREMIERES of works by Bourland, Canteloube/ Gondek, Chihara, Leitham
Schoenberg Hall

2006 Faculty Chamber Music Recital
Faculty Composers Concert
Schoenberg Hall, Los Angeles, CA
WORLD PREMIERE of songs by Roger Bourland. Rufus Wainwright

2005 Nana Faradany Memorial Concert
Carmel Bach Festival
Carmel, CA

UCLA Faculty Recital Series
UCLA Composers Past and Present”
Schoenberg Hall. Los Angeles, CA
WORLD PREMIERES of songs by
Roger Bourland, Paul Chihara, Mark Clarson
songs of A. Schoenberg, I. Stravinsky

“Chants d’Auvergne” (Canteloube)
Bowdoin International Music Festival
Brunswick, ME
2004 Recital: Songs of Karol Szymanowski
Niewe Kerk, The Hague
Netherlands
Reinild Mees, piano

Armadillo String Quartet
Charles Ives song cycle, for Voice and String Quartet
arr. Barry Socher
Zipper Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Recital (Victoria Kirsch, piano) “Le Passage du Temps”
“Sundays Live” Series
Los Angeles County Museuem of Art
Bing Auditorium
works by Handel, R. Strauss, K. Szymanowski,
]G. Faure, Bucchino
PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST - KMZT, Los Angeles

Recital (Victoria Kirsch, piano) “Le Passage du Temps”
Brand Library Recital Series
Glendale, CA

Recital: Songs of the Auvergne (Canteloube)
Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival
Leavenworth, WA
Krystof van Grysperre, piano

Chamber Recital: 17th and 1`8th c. Baroque arias
Icicle Creek Festival String Quartet

Recital: 19th and 20th c. Russian songs for voice, cello, piano
Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival
Leavenworth, WA

Recital: Russian songs of the 19th c.
Icicle Creek Chamber Music Festival
Leavenworth, WA
Krystof van Grysperre, piano

 

2003 Baroque Duo Recital
(Alejandro Garri, male alto; Bastian Baumann, organ;
Toshinori Ozaki, lute; Verena Orlamünder, Baroque cello),
Laurentiuskirche, Frankfurt (Germany)
works by Schütz, Handel, Carpani, Homilius [scheduled]

Pacific Serenades Concert Series, Chamber concert
(Clayton Haslop, violin; Allan Vogel, oboe; David Speltz, cello;
Patricia Mabee, harpsichord)
WORLD PREMIERE, Gary Bachlund "An Echo from the Shore"
Arias from Bach Cantatas
Brentwood, CA

Pacific Serenades Concert Series, Chamber concert
UCLA Faculty Center
Los Angeles, CA

Chamber Recital Chamber Music@UCLA
(Judith Hansen, piano)
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Recital Chamber Music@UCLA
(Walter Poncé, piano)
WORLD PREMIERE, Roger Bourland songs
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Chamber Recital Chamber Music@UCLA
(Paul Coletti, viola, Walter Poncé, piano)
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

2002 Chamber Recital Chamber Music@UCLA
(Gary Gray, clarinet and Judith Hansen, piano)
Series Inaugural concert
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Recital (Peter Grunberg, piano)
Los Angeles Philharmonic Schoenberg Festival
songs of Mahler, R. Strauss, Schoenberg, Berg
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles

Recital Faculty Artists Series Inaugural Season finale (Jon Robertson, ) Love Songs in May”
WORLD PREMIERE: Ricky Ian Gordon songs
Schoenberg Hall, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

2001 Recital (Tom Beghin, fortepiano)
International Haydn Symposium, The Clark Memorial Library
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Philharmonic Stravinsky Festival
“Evenings on the Roof” Chamber Music Series
Bing Theater, Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Philharmonic Stravinsky Festival
“An Evening with Igor”, dramatic reading and sung
performance, with actors John de Lancie, Rene
Auberjonois, and Armin Shimerman
Mark Taper Auditorium, Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles, CA

2000 Recital with jazz trio
Winston Gala Concert
New York City, NY

Preparation with pianist Reinild Mees, 40 songs of Karol Szymanowski
for Channel Classics recording
Amsterdam, Netherlands

1999 Recital (Peter Grunberg, piano)
Pacific Music Festival, Kitara Concert Hall
Sapporo, Japan

Recital (Robert Winter, piano)
Benefit for the University of Chicago
Los Angeles, CA

1998 Recital (Tom Beghin, fortepiano; Elisabeth LeGuin, cello; Roberto
Cani, violin )
"Love and Madness" Music of the Baroque and Classical eras]
UCLA Faculty Recital, Schoenberg Hall
Los Angeles, CA

1997 Recital (Donald McGinnes, viola and Val Underwood, piano)
Music Academy of the West
Santa Barbara, CA

1996 Gala Benefit Solo Recital for Yaddo (Donald St. Pierre, piano)
Yaddo Arts Colony
Saratoga Springs, NY
WORLD PREMIERE - Steven Saccos’s Three Emily Dickinson
Fragments

1995 Recital (Donald McGinnes, viola and Val Underwood, piano)
Montecito, CA

Solo Recital (Jodie De Salvo, piano)
Canterbury Concert Series, Ft. Wayne, IN

Duo Recital (David Leisner, guitar)
The Frick Collection, Pittsburgh, PA

1994 Recital (Ralf Popken, countertenor and NIcholas McGegan,
harpsichord) Göttingen Handel Festival

Duo Recital (David Leisner, guitar)
Sylvia and Danny Kaye Playhouse, Hunter College, NY

Recital - New York Festival of Song (Steven Blier, piano)
All-Russian program

1993 Duo Recital (David Leisner, guitar)
Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory

WORLD PREMIERE - David Leisner’s Confiding,
cycle for Soprano/Guitar

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST - Duo Recital (David Leisner, guitar) WBGH, Boston

1992 Solo Recital (Marcia Maull, piano)
Utica, NY

Duo Recital (Carl Halvorson, tenor and Susan Almasi, piano)
Van Wezel Hall, Sarasota, FL

Solo Recital, All-Strauss and Mahler (Donald St. Pierre, piano)
Bard Festival, NY
Solo Recital (Donald St. Pierre, piano)
Kirby Arts Center, Lawrenceville, NJ

1991 Solo Recital (Jeffrey Peterson, piano)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Solo Recital (Jeffrey Peterson, piano)
University of Wisconsin, Stephens Point

1990 Dies Natalis (Gerald Finzi)
Muir String Quartet
Newport, RI

Duo Recital with Mieczyslaw Horszowski
All-Polish program of Chopin and Paderewski songs Tilles Center for Performing Arts, Long Island, NY

1989 Solo Recital series "The Art of Polish Song” I and II
(Peter Grunberg, piano)
Merkin Concert Hall, New York City

Solo Recital "The Art of Polish Song”
(Peter Grunberg, piano)
Smart Art Gallery
University of Chicago

PUBLIC RADIO BROADCAST - Solo recital
"The Art of Polish Song” (Peter Grunberg, piano)
WFMT, Chicago

1988 Solo Recital (Dean Williamson, piano)
Pick-Staiger Auditorium
Northwestern University

Duo Recital tour (Ofra Harnoy, cello)
New World Festival, Irvine, CA
Strawberry Creek Festival, CA,
Windsor Chamber Music Festival - Ontario, Canada
Newport Chamber Music Festival, RI

 

1986 Solo Recital (Roger Vignoles, piano)
Ambassador Auditorium "Gold Medal" Series
Los Angeles, CA

Solo Recital (Reinild Mees, piano)
Royal Conservatory of Music
The Hague, Netherlands

1985 Solo Recital (Peter Grunberg, piano)
Carnegie Recital Hall "Affiliate Artists Sing" Series
New York City

Chamber Recital (Yoav Chamber Ensemble)
Carnegie Recital Hall "Winds and Piano" Series
New York City
WORLD PREMIERE - Donald Crockett’s The Pensive Traveler and
EAST COAST PREMIERE - works by Morten Lauridsen

Solo Recital (Val Underwood, piano)
Abravanel Hall
Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, CA

EUROPEAN RADIO RECORDING - Solo Recital
Sender Freies Berlin (Wilhelm von Grunelius, piano)

EUROPEAN RADIO RECORDING - Solo Recital
Süddeutscher Rundfunk, Stuttgart (Peter Grunberg, piano)
Two separate programs

EUROPEAN RADIO RECORDING - Solo Recital
Radio Suisse Romande (Roger Vignoles, piano)

EUROPEAN RADIO RECORDING - Solo Recital
Radio France (Roger Vignoles, piano)

EUROPEAN RADIO RECORDING - Solo Recital
RAI, Italy (Roger Vignoles, piano)

1984 Solo Recital (Roger Vignoles, piano)
Teatro La Fenice, Venice

Solo Recital (Roger Vignoles, piano)
Berlin National Library

Solo Recital (Roger Vignoles, piano)
Lucerne Festival Hall

Solo Recital (Roger Vignoles, piano)
Conservatoire de Genève

Solo Recital (Peter Grunberg, piano)
All-American program
Grand Théâtre Genève "Foyer Concerts"

Solo Recital (Val Underwood, piano)
Knudsen Recital Hall
Santa Barbara, CA

Chamber Recital (Yoav Chamber Ensemble)
Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

1983 Solo Recital (Michael Fardink)
Mendelssohn Society, New York City

Affiliate Artists, Inc. Artist residencies in West Virginia, Pennsylvania
U.S. Steel Corporation sponsorship

Solo Recital (Arlene Shrut, piano)
Morgantown, WV

1982 and earlier

Solo Song and Chamber Music Recitals:

Aldeburgh, England New York City

Marlboro (VT) Los Angeles

Orange County (CA) San Diego

Palm Springs Santa Barbara

Schoenberg Institute, LA Grand Opening Inaugural Concert

 

 

PRIZES / AWARDS / HONORS / GRANTS / SCHOLARSHIPS /
PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

2005 “Fryderyk” Prize for Best Recording of Polish Music
Polish Gramophonic Society (Polish “Grammy”)
“The Complete Songs of Karol Szymanowski” for Voice and Piano
Channel Classics

The London Times “Pick of the Week”
“The Complete Songs of Karol Szymanowski” for voice and piano
Channel Classics

2003 GRAMOPHONE Magazine "TOP TEN" distinction “Bright Sheng: China Dreams“ Naxos
Hong Kong Philharmonic
Samuel Wong, cond.

Fulbright Scholar Program Music Specialist
Peer Review Committee in Music, U.S. State Dept.
Washington, D.C.


2002 Honorary Lifetime Membership Award
Pasadena Fine Arts Club

1999 UCLA Faculty Career Development Award
for preparation of Channel Classics recording of Szymanowski songs

1996 WINNER - GRAMOPHONE "RECORD OF THE YEAR" PRIZE Ariodante (Handel)
Harmonia Mundi USA
Nicholas McGegan; Freiburger Barockorchester

1989 NEA Solo Recitalist Award
(for full funding of recital series, "The Art of Polish Song,"
Merkin Concert Hall, NYC)

1985 Montreal International Singing Competition, prizewinner

1984 Gold Medal (First Prize) "Francisco Viñas" International Singing Competition Barcelona, Spain

Young Artist of the Year Award
Musical America / High Fidelity Magazine

Yehudi Menuhin Foundation Prize for best debut recording
“Yoav Chamber Ensemble”
Orion Records

Toulouse International Opera Competition, Finalist

1983 Premier Prix a l’unanimité (unanimous Gold Medal)
Geneva International Singing Competition [Concours International
d'Exécution Musicale (C.I.E.M.)] Geneva, Switzerland

Prix Patek Philippe
prizewinner chosen from among all 1983 international music competition Gold Medalists throughtout the world
Prize consists of a recording, international concert tour, career sponsorship

Baltimore International Opera Competition
3rd prize winner and leading contract with Baltimore Opera

1982 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
New York Regional Finalist

1982 Oratorio Society of New York Competition prizewinner

Invitation to Marlboro Festival, full scholarship

1980 San Francsico Opera Auditions Western Regional Winner

Invitation to Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program

Pasadena Opera Guild Prize

Palm Springs Opera Showcase

1979 San Diego Opera Center Grand Prize
two seasons’ employment as soloist with San Diego Opera (1980-1981)

Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions
Western Regional Winner

San Francsico Opera Auditions Western Regional Winner

Invitation to Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program

Mu Phi Epsilon Prize

Peninsula Symphony Concerto Competition, 1st prize (as vocalist)

1971 Glendale Symphony Young Musician Concerto Competition,
1st prize (as violinist)

Zonta International Service Award

Bank of America Prize in Fine Arts

Renewable Grants and Scholarships:

Martha Baird Rockefeller Foundation Grant (5 years)
Metropolitan Opera National Council Education Grants (5 years)
William Matheus Sullivan Foundation Grants (5 years)
Gladys Turk Foundation Grants (4 years)
Pears-Britten School of Advanced Musical Study - Full Scholarship
2-year graduate teaching assistantship
USC School of Music, Theory and Composition Department

Professional Recognition:

Induction into Mu Phi Epsilon
international music honor society
Induction into American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA)
Induction into Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Induction into American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA)
Listing: (over 15 years) Marquis Who’s Who
- in America
- in American Women
- in International Music