Professional Portfolio Selections
Filmed and produced December 2017.
Filmed and produced October 2017.
"As a community orchestra based in West Windsor, Sinfonietta Nova provides professional-quality musical performances and cultural enrichment to the central New Jersey area."
Sinfonietta Nova performs an excerpt of Leonard Bernstein's "Symphonic Dances from West Side Story" at Princeton University's Richardson Auditorium.
Trenton Music Makers
Filmed and produced spring/summer 2017.
Filmed and produced May 2015.
"Since 1998 we have been supporting school readiness, building leadership, reinforcing family connections, and instilling confidence, awareness, and artistry."
Trenton Music Makers is a non-profit focused on bringing the act of music making to children in the Trenton community. Featured here are two promotional videos: one shown at a 2017 gala event celebrating their "Music for the Very Young" program, and an earlier piece documenting the formation of their El Sistema inspired youth orchestra.
Filmed and produced July 2015.
"Leonard Bernstein has described Hector Berlioz' 'Symphonie fantastique' as the first musical expedition into psychedelia because of its hallucinatory and dream-like nature."
Classical music pioneer, Groupmuse, partners with both the Experiential Orchestra and Muse Circus to stage this enormous piece in a Brooklyn warehouse on a hot summer night.
Filmed and produced August 2015.
"Trace Bundy must be seen, not just heard. His music is poetry in motion, using harmonics, looping, multiple capos, and his unique banter and stage presence to deliver an unforgettable live concert experience."
Trace performs U2's "Where the Streets Have No Name" at the Firehouse Arts Center in Newburyport, MA.
Filmed and produced September 2015.
"Unruly Sounds promises to be a memorable community event. Live sounds of local Princeton artists infiltrate the town, bridging the gap between audience members and composers/performers."
This brief performance montage spans the festival's Sunday afternoon marathon, featuring compositions from the creative minds of Princeton University’s graduate composer program.
Filmed and produced January 2015.
"Canadian pianist Vicky Chow has been described as 'brilliant' (New York Times), 'a monster pianist' (Time Out New York), 'virtuostic' (New Jersey Star Ledger), and 'one of the new stars of new music' (Los Angeles Times)."
Vicky performs an excerpt from John Zorn's "Trilogy" (Boston premiere) with Trevor Dunn on bass and Ian Ding on drums.
Filmed and produced summer 2015.
Filmed and produced summer 2014.
"Boston GuitarFest is a music festival with a stellar array of exciting concerts; a series of seminars and master classes taught by an incomparable faculty; and a meeting place for all those seeking a deeper message."
This first piece from 2015 provides reflections from staff members looking back on the festival's growth over its first ten years. The second is an earlier "week in review" montage chronicling events from the 2014 festival.
Filmed and produced June 2016.
"...looped and layered cello goodness. nourishment for the mind and soul."
Cellist Dan Kassel uses live looping technologies to create unique sonic tapestries of sound. Here he performs Nirvana's "Lithium" at Trenton, NJ's Art All Night festival in 2016.
Filmed and produced September 2015.
"Good Grief’s mission is to provide unlimited and free support to families after the death of a loved one through peer support programs, education, and advocacy."
Good Grief opened its new Princeton, NJ center in September 2015. This piece recaps the ribbon cutting and opening festivities while showcasing the new space.