Monthly Archives: April 2011

THE ACCELERANDO NINE (Pittsburgh Area Musician Photographer)

My friend Christina Chirumbolo is a wonderful singer. A couple of years ago, I had the opportunity to help her record one of her CDs: The Stranger. Christina, being very intelligent and multi-talented, has her very own business: The Accelerando Conservatory. Tonight, a group from the school called the Accelerando Nine performed tonight at Cefalo’s […]

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CARNEGIE MELLON PHILHARMONIC IN DC (Pittsburgh Area Symphony Photographer)

I went to Washington DC with the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic this past Friday.  I also heard this fabulous group play one of the most beautiful performances I’ve ever heard of Respighi’s Pines of Rome.  If you have never heard this piece,  I suggest you give it a listen. The orchestra had the awesome opportunity to […]

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JEFF TURNER & MICAH HOWARD BASS RECITAL (Pittsburgh Area Musician Photographer)

The double bass is such a beautiful instrument.  And it is quite interesting to hear it being presented as a solo instrument.  Both Jeff and Micah are bassists with the Pittsburgh Symphony, and they gave an OUTSTANDING recital.  I am SO fortunate to have been able to shoot both of them as they performed.  Here […]

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ANDREA HUMENICK, CLARINET (Pittsburgh Area Musician Photographer)

Andrea is a wonderful musician and person.  She contacted me to shoot her recital because her mom has basically zero photos of her performing.  I was all over this.  There is no question about it…..I LOVE shooting musicians while they are performing.  I feel like I’ve guessed the correct number of jelly beans in the […]

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WESTMORELAND CHORAL SOCIETY (Pittsburgh Area Musician Photographer)

They say everyone can sing.  This is not true.  At all.  Trust me.  I cannot sing.  I am a musician, but that doesn’t mean I have a nice singing voice LOL!  As a music student in undergrad, aural theory is a requirement.  I dreaded the thought of singing in front of someone.  But I got […]

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