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San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Mason Bates' Bootlegger's Break for Wind Ensemble
The SFCM Wind Ensemble performs Professor of Composition, Mason Bates' "Bootlegger's Break" in 2022 performance. Brad Hogarth, conductor. Program Notes from Mason Bates: Bootlegger’s Break is a quicksilver opener driven by the soul of Lee Petty, a famous Prohibition-era getaway driver (his son Richard Petty channeled those skills into NASCAR). It has equal parts big-band-era energy and bluesy nods to Petty’s southern roots, with a great deal of inspiration coming from the big-band music that constantly emanates from my father’s man-cave. Stan Kenton, Artie Shaw, Glenn Gray: these masters of large ensembles are rarely heard today. It’s not often I get to write for many saxophones and horns, with a half-dozen percussionists backing them up: the ‘break’ of the title refers both to escapes and drum breaks). https://sfcm.edu/ Connect with us on Social Media: TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sfconservmusic Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfconservmusic/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoConservatoryOfMusic Twitter: https://twitter.com/SFConservMusic LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/school/san-francisco-conservatory-of-music/
SFCM Wind Ensemble, Inaugural Concert Conducted by Brad Hogarth ‘12
I am super thrilled to return to my alma-mater San Francisco Conservatory of Music as the conductor of the newly formed wind ensemble! A project years in the making, thank you to all my mentors and colleagues at SFCM for supporting its creation. Through the magic of the Dante system, we had our first concert of chamber music safely recorded live in 8-12 different rooms at the same time, set to go online tomorrow night. Huge congrats to the musicians for their fantastic playing, and to the management and recording team for Olympic level logistics and tech management!! Igor Stravinsky - Octet Anna Meredith - Octet ⁃ US Premiere Jonathan Bailey Holland - Dream Elegy ⁃ World premiere arrangement for 12 musicians Antonín Dvořák - Serenade for Wind Instruments - arr. Anne Dich for nonet Full Program: https://sfcm.edu/sites/default/files/210213_Wind_Ensemble.pdf WHAT'S COOL ABOUT THIS EVENING: The wind ensemble will be conducted by SFCM alum Brad Hogarth ‘12. Comprised of woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, the wind ensemble performs classics and new music alike. While wind ensembles are popular in the U.S., ranging from half-time marching shows to the prestigious military bands, this concert marks the first time in several years SFCM has incorporated this instrumentation into the curriculum. PROGRAM Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) Octet I. Sinfonia (Lento – Allegro moderato) II. Tema con variazioni (Andantino) III. Finale Anna Meredith (b. 1978)* Octet Jonathan Bailey Holland** Dream Elegy Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) arr. Anne Dich for nonet Serenade for Wind Instruments I. Moderato quasi marcia II.Tempo di minuet III. Andante con moto. Allegro molto IV. Allegro molto *US Premiere ** World Premiere for chamber ensemble MEET BRAD HOGARTH Brad Hogarth is a conductor, trumpeter, and educator based in the Bay Area. He is the Assistant Professor of Conducting at San Francisco State University, the music director and conductor of both the Contra Costa Wind Symphony and the Art Haus Collective, and maintains a busy performance schedule as a trumpeter. In August 2017, Brad conducted the Art Haus Collective’s ballet production of Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring at the Burning Man in 2017. An estimated 10,000 people were in attendance and photos from the event were featured in USA Today, Business Insider, as well as the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery as a part of the No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man exhibit. www.arthausonplaya.com Brad has also recently guest conducted a few of Grammy-winning composer Mason Bates' Mercury Soul projects, the San Francisco Civic Symphony, the Diablo Symphony Orchestra, the ECHO Chamber Orchestra, the San Francisco Wind Ensemble, the Oakland Municipal Band, and regularly conducts various professions, educational, and community events all over the Bay Area. Brad regularly performs on trumpet with many of the Bay Area's finest ensembles, including the San Francisco Symphony, Opera, and Ballet Orchestras. During the 2017-18 season, Brad played in the San Francisco Symphony’s recording of Ives’ Symphony No. 4, the San Francisco Ballet’s recording of Lowell Liebermann’s Frankenstein, and toured with the Indianapolis Symphony to the Kennedy Center as a part of the SHIFT Festival. Most recently he performed as guest principal trumpet in the Louisville Orchestra. Other Bay Area ensembles Brad regularly performs with include the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players, Eco Ensemble, Bay Brass, Opera San Jose, Fresno Philharmonic Orchestra, California Symphony, Modesto Symphony, Monterey Symphony Orchestra, Oakland East Bay Symphony, Santa Rosa Symphony, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra, Reno Chamber Orchestra, Marin Symphony, and Symphony Napa Valley. Brad completed a double major in trumpet performance and music education at the Eastman School of Music and also spent a semester in Germany at the Hochschule für Musik Freiburg. He graduated with his masters in trumpet performance at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in 2012. His principal trumpet teachers have been Mark Inouye and James Thompson. His primary conducting teachers have been Mark Davis Scatterday and Brad Lubman. Website: https://sfcm.edu/ Connect with us on Social Media: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sfconservmusic/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SanFranciscoConservatoryOfMusic Twitter: https://twitter.com/SFConservMusic LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/school/san-francisco-conservatory-of-music/
Contra Costa Wind Symphony
CCWS January 2021 Virtual Concert
Welcome to our 2021 Virtual concert! Tonight you will hear new virtual band projects, as well as a few favorites from the archives. Thank you for joining us, and enjoy the concert! Donate at https://www.ccwindsymphony.org/donate.html Program: Camille Saint-Saens / arr. J. Bocook - Danse Bacchanale Steven Bryant, Dusk Artie Shaw / arr. T. Parson, Concerto for Clarinet -- Jerome Simas, Clarinet C. Saint-Saens / arr. M. Garetto, The Swan, from Carnival of the Animals - Jerome Simas, Bass Clarinet - Sophia Nieuwsma, Harp Giovanni Gabrieli (ed. King), Canzon Duodecimi Toni - special guests, San Francisco State University Brass Ensemble William Grant Still, Afro-American Symphony John Philip Sousa, El Capitan www.ccwindsymphony.org Virtual ensemble video & audio editing by Preston Hardage & Mike Metzger William Grant Still, Afro-American Symphony video editing by Nikki Ponticelli
SFCM Pre-College Contemporary Music Ensemble
SFCM Pre-College Contemporary Music Ensemble Congratulations to the talented young musicians of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Pre-College Contemporary Music Ensemble! In prep for this concert, they were able to have masterclasses with both Jessie Montgomery and Michael Gilbertson, what a treat! More info below (sound starts at ~1:45) Contemporary Music Ensemble Brad Hogarth, Music Director William Grant Still (1895 - 1978) Preludes (~12') I. Moderately Fast II. Moderately Slow III. Delicately IV. Energetically Jessie Montgomery (b. 1981) Strum (~7') Michael Gilbertson (b. 1987) Fools Gold ( ~9') Performers Pierce Wang, violin Milan Rohatgi, violin Josiah de la Motte, violin Pearl de la Motte, viola Emily Hwang, viola Simone Hsu, cello Kody Thiessen, bass Josephine Chan, piano
26 Trumpet All-Stars: Queen's "Love of My Life"
Expand description for all musicians!!! Sergei Nakariakov, International Soloist Jouko Harjanne, International Soloist, Principal Trumpet, Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra Tom Hooten, International Soloist and Principal Trumpet, Los Angeles Philharmonic Travis Peterson, Principal Trumpet, Utah Symphony Jose Sibaja, International Soloist, Boston Brass, Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University Jeff Luke, Associate Principal Trumpet, Utah Symphony Nathan Warner, International Recording/Performing Artist and Educator Paul Torrisi, 2nd Trumpet, Utah Symphony Brad Hogarth, Professor, San Francisco State University, Art Haus Collection David Dash, Yamaha Performing Artist, Santa Fe Opera Orchestra, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, UNCSA Tony Prisk, 2nd Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra, Lecturer of Trumpet, Peabody Conservatory and Faculty, Temple University Mary Elizabeth Bowden, International Soloist, Seraph Brass, World & European Brass Association, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, Shenandoah Conservatory Selina Ott, International Trumpet Soloist, 1st Prize Winner ARD International Music Competition, Schagerl Artist Allan Dean, International Trumpet Soloist, St. Louis Brass Quintet, Professor Emeritus, Yale School of Music Jean Laurenz, Seraph Brass, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music Raquel Samayoa, Seraph Brass, Assistant Professor of Trumpet, University of North Texas College of Music Billy Hunter, Principal Trumpet, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Mark Inouye, Principal Trumpet, San Francisco Symphony Jennifer Marotta, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Trumpet, University of South California School of Music Otto Sauter, International Soloist, Founder, World & European Brass Association Justin Emerich, Burning River Brass, Associate Professor of Trumpet, Michigan State University College of Music Scott Macomber, San Francisco Opera Orchestra Anthony DiLorenzo, Center City Brass Quintet, Emmy Award winning composer Jeffrey Curnow, Associate Principal Trumpet, Philadelphia Orchestra, Former member of Empire Brass Caeley Niess, United States Navy Band, Seraph Brass guest artist Rex Richardson, International Soloist and Jazz Artist, Professor of Trumpet, Virginia Commonwealth University -- Become a Patron ► https://www.patreon.com/classicaltrombone Lesson Courses ► https://classicaltrombone.teachable.com/p/christopher-bill-lesson-subscription-access-all-courses Discord Server (& Song Requests) ► https://discord.gg/sFW2gvM --- Spotify ► https://open.spotify.com/artist/254WRjIsPUi6mF3XZqMtk8 Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/classicaltrombone TikTok ► https://www.tiktok.com/@classicaltrombone Snapchat ► https://www.snapchat.com/add/cbleezysnaps Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/classicaltrombone Twitter ► https://twitter.com/classicalbone --- Live Show Updates ► http://www.bandsintown.com/christopherbill Albums on Spotify/iTunes/Google Play ► http://classicaltrombone.com/store/ Merch & Sheet Music ► http://www.classicaltrombone.com/store --- Subreddit ► https://www.reddit.com/r/classicaltrombone Twitch ► https://www.twitch.tv/cbleeezy Podcast ► http://www.classicaltrombone.com/cbleezyknows Website ► http://www.classicaltrombone.com 2nd Channel ► https://www.youtube.com/user/CBleezyKnows Tumblr ► https://classicaltrombone.tumblr.com --- Mailing Address: Classical Trombone LLC 99 Wall Street, Suite 2069 New York, NY 10005 ---
2020 Pacific Music Festival Alumni Fanfare
Music by John Williams - Olympic Spirit Fanfare Arr. Brad Hogarth Performed by PMF trumpet Alumni and Mark J. Inouye [PMF Connects ~2020 Summer Festival~] https://www.pmf.or.jp/en/2020-fes/ [PMF Official Website] https://www.pmf.or.jp/en/ [PMF Connects] https://www.pmf.or.jp/en/gallery/movie.html Video & Audio editing by Xiang Guo
Behind Burning Man Art // Ep 02 - Firebird at Wing Portal
The art at Burning Man is often thought of as being large scale structures, giant dragons breathing fire and steam punk art cars driving through the dust. But creativity comes in all shapes and sizes and the playa is a melting pot of all forms of artistic expression – from flamboyant outfits, to theme camp events, poetry and music. The Art Haus is a collective of musicians and performers who have been bringing classical and contemporary dance to Burning Man since 2017. In response to the 2019 theme of Metamorphosis, the Art Haus collective staged a performance of Stravinsky's Firebird Ballet. Accompanied by members of the San Francisco Symphony, the performance was staged beneath Wing Portal – a soaring artwork by Suki Somerwell. The artwork’s lighting display responded to the music and narratives of the performance and gave new life to this classic ballet. A metamorphosis in and of itself. Hear from the directors, performers and artists in this latest episode of Behind Burning Man Art.
Art Haus Collective Mini-Documentary
In 2018 Art Haus returned to Burning Man and presented 3 works: "We, Human", "Pictures at an Exhibition", and "In C". Video by Kim Huynh featuring interviews with Robert Dekkers, Courtney Wise, Brad Hogarth and Jeannie Psomas. Visit www.arthausonplaya.com for more info and to help support Art Haus Collective. Special thanks to the San Francisco Symphony for their support
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