Activities

Performance and teaching activities

upcoming Master Class in Tokyo at Japan Double-Reed

Sun, Mar 10th, 2019 12:00:00 am

I will be teaching an English Horn Master Class in Tokyo at Japan Double-Reed on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 17:00 - 19:00. The class will be immediately followed by a short recital.

Pianist/composer Kenichi Nishizawa will perform the following works with me:

"Introduction and Allegro" for English Horn and piano by Richard Lane

"Lied" for cor anglais and piano by Eugène Bozza

"Aubade" for cor anglais and piano by Kenichi Nishizawa

Japan Double-Reed, Inc. is located at: Takara Building, 1-4-11 Nishi-Shinjuku, 160-0023, Shinjuku-Ku, Tokyo

Carolyn Hove and Kenichi Nishizawa performing on 3/3/2018


Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Music Series performance

Sun, Jan 28th, 2018 12:00:00 am

On March 20, 2018, I will perform "Abeja Blanca" for Mezzo-soprano, English Horn and Piano by American composer, Dan Welcher with Janelle DeStefano, Mezzo-soprano and Joanne Pearce Martin, Piano. The text, a poem of the same name, was written by Pablo Neruda. The concert is part of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Chamber Music Series and will begin at 8:00 PM at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.
Mr. Welcher composed this beautiful piece in 1978 for Jan DeGaetani, the great American Mezzo-soprano and her husband, Phillip West, English Horn player.


Japan Double-Reed 50th Anniversary Concert

Sun, Jan 28th, 2018 12:00:00 am

I will be a soloist at the upcoming Japan Double-Reed 50th Anniversary Concert on March 2, 2018 at Toppan Hall in Tokyo, Japan. As the only American invited to participate in this celebration, I will be performing Chrysalis for English Horn and piano by the American composer, Alyssa Morris, a work that I commissioned, premiered and recorded. I will also perform The Shepherds of Provence by Eugène Bozza for oboe and English Horn with Hansjorg Schellenberger, former Principal oboist with the Berlin Philharmonic. As part of this 50th anniversary celebration, I will also teach an English Horn Master Class on February 28th, as well as several private lessons.


2016 International Double Reed Conference

Mon, May 30th, 2016 12:00:00 am

I will be performing and teaching an English Horn Master Class at the 2016 International Double Reed Conference that will be held June 26-30 at the Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia.

On Wednesday evening, June 29th, I will perform the IDRS premiere of "Chrysalis" for English Horn and piano by American composer, Alyssa Morris. In 2014, I commissioned Ms. Morris to write a work for me and the result is a marvelous and very creative piece of music. On Monday morning, June 27th, I will teach an English Horn Master Class focusing on several major works in the orchestral repertoire.


For additional information, please visit the official conference website: www.idrs2016.org


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