Compositions

Exit 9 percussion group in Seoul, South Korea in 2002 (above-Kevin Romanski, Peter Saleh, Peter Martin, Kenneth Riehman, and Ed Choi.  below-with students from Seoul University)

 

Exit 9 at the Juilliard School in NYC with marimbist Simon Boyar (May 2006)

 

With the instructional staff of "Making Waves" in South Carolina (L to R Christian von Howard, Ginny Skinner-Haynes, Kara Conder, and Stephanie Milling-Robbins)

 

Dajeong Choi, Composer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with the UNT 1:00 Percussion Ensemble

conducting Daniel Levitan's "Septet"

 

2003-2004 University of North Texas Wind Symphony Percussion Section (Akiko Goto, Rob Reams, I-Jen Fang, Akie Takada, John Arenas, Peter Saleh, John Lane. Not pictured: Mark Surovchak)

The final performance of the 2005 UNT Summer Drumline Camp

 

Bob Becker, Kevin Romanski and myself after the 2000 Rutgers Percussion Extravaganza

 

After Christopher Deane's 2005 performance of Pulitzer Prize winner Joseph Schwantner's "Concerto for Percussion" and the Texas premiere of Schwanter's "Recoil" (Omar Carmenates, Eric Willie, Peter Saleh, Dan Darrah, Joseph Schwantner, Christopher Deane, Brian Nozny, Akiko Goto, Ellis Hampton, Rob Reams, and Dave Caballero)

The Leigh Howard Stevens 2000 Summer Marimba Seminar outside the old-old Malletech factory.

At the Encore Mallet Factory with I-Jen Fang, Akie Takada, and John Arenas (September 2003)

 

Exit 9 percussion group after performing at the Zimmerli Art Museum, May 2003  (L to R: Sarah Burke, Kev, Me, Ed, and Rams)

with stellar pianist/percussionist Nathan Ratliff after performing at my Master's Recital, December 2004

 

with Don Liuzzi, Chris Deviney, Alan Abel, and She-e Wu after the 2007 Philadelphia Traditions Percussion Seminar in June.

 

At Pasic 2004 in Nashville (L to R: Sarah Adams, Leigh Stevens, Me, Heather Thorn, Ryan Kilgore, and Leigh Winick)

 

At the Juilliard Pre-college performance of "Themes and Distractions" with director Simon Boyar and the performing quartet.  (May 2006)

At the premiere of "Kubrick's Rube" with Percussionist Jay Van Dyke, Bassist Antar Goodwin, and Choreographer Alyson Stenzhorn.  (June 2006)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with Mark Ford and Juliana (Christmas 2004)

 

with Doc

 

 

 

 

Former student Eric Clementelli, now a musician in a USMC Band

 

"The Object of a Bull's Desires"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with my father

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo by Ray Ayala

with Mr. Abel at a snare drum master class

Photo by Ray Ayala

with Greg Zuber at a xylophone master class

Lunch with Amie, Ed, and Alan: Photo by Ray Ayala

Lunch time at the Abel Seminar

 

With I-Yun Tu and Michael Holak after the priemiere of my 'Trio for Flute, Marimba, and Cello' in October 2007.