Schedule

2016-2017 Season Highlights (may include personal appearances)


October 8, 2016
Bamboula
for band, consortium premiere
Piedmont Wind Symphony, Matthew Thomas Troy, conductor
Stevens Center of the UNC School of the Arts, Winston-Salem, North Carolina

October 28, 2016
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
ArtsRock series, Nyack, New York

October 28, 2016
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
Texas Tech Wind Ensemble, Sarah McKoin, conductor
Lubbock, Texas

October 31, 2016
Frankenstein-The Movie Score

University of Memphis Wind Ensemble, Albert Nguyen, conductor
Memphis, Tennessee

November 19, 2016
The Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival Story Concert
Presented by The Chappaqua Orchestra with Paul Shaffer
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
Wallace Auditorium, Chappaqua, New York

December 3, 2016
Holiday Sing Along
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
Bell Auditorium, Chappaqua, New York

December 15-17, 2016
Midwest Clinic Convention
Chicago, Illinois

January 12-14, 2017
Conductor’s Guild
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

March, 2017
CD release (Paumanok Records)
Second Violin and Piano Sonata
Tim Fain, violin, and Steven Beck, piano

March 3, 2017
Texas premiere of Eliahu Hanavi Variations for solo violoncello
Susan Sturman, cello
Surrounded by new paintings by Diane Weiner inspired by the work
Art Center of Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi, Texas

April 29, 2017
The Chappaqua Children’s Book Festival Story Concert
Presented by The Chappaqua Orchestra with Elliott Forrest
World Premiere of The Babbling Orchestra
Text by Elliott Forrest
Music by Michael Shapiro
Mindy Kaufman (principal piccolo of the New York Philharmonic), piccolo soloist
Elliott Forrest (WQXR), narrator
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
Wallace Auditorium, Chappaqua, New York

May 4-7, 2017
Opera America Convention
Dallas, Texas

May 13, 2017
Mendelssohn Italian Symphony, Hebrides Overture,
and concerti with competition winners
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
Wallace Auditorium, Chappaqua, New York

June 21-24, 2017
Chorus America Convention
Los Angeles, California

October 8, 2017
Broadway Lights
Soloists TBD
The Chappaqua Orchestra, Michael Shapiro, conductor
Chappaqua Library Auditorium, Chappaqua, New York

October 17, 2017
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
Concordia Orchestra, Kevin Suetterlin, conductor
Fargo Theater, Fargo, North Dakota

October 28, 2017
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
Beloit-Janesville Symphony Orchestra, Robert Tomaro, conductor
Janesville Performing Arts Center
Janesville, Wisconsin

October 29, 2017
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
Beloit-Janesville Symphony Orchestra, Robert Tomaro, conductor
Beloit, Wisconsin

Fall 2017
Ole Mississippi Sings the Blues for concert band
Wind Ensemble Consortium Premieres

Bamboula for concert band, consortium premiere
The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry Junkin, conductor
Bass Concert Hall, Austin, Texas

Bamboula for concert band, consortium premiere
Texas Tech Wind Ensemble, Sarah McKoin, conductor
Hemmle Recital Hall, Lubbock, Texas

Widorama!
The University of Texas Wind Ensemble, Jerry Junkin, conductor
Bass Concert Hall, Austin, Texas

December 2017
Frankenstein-The Movie Score
Armed Forces Band (TBD)
Jerry Junkin, conductor
Midwest Clinic Convention
Chicago, Illinois

2017-2018
Recording of Archangel Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Steve Beck, piano
UK Orchestra TBD
Michael Shapiro, conductor