Jim's Natural Horn Biography

Professional Performances:

Ama Deus Ensemble, Philadelphia, PA

Apollo Ensemble, Cornell University

Boston Baroque, Boston, MA

Concert Royal, New York, NY

Eighteenth Century Ensemble, New Jersey

Grande Bande, New York, NY

Handel & Haydn Society, Boston, MA

La Donna Musicale, Boston, MA

Lubo Opera Company, Schiller Institute, New York

Magnificat, San Francisco, CA

Musicians of The Old Post Road, Boston, MA

Newport Baroque Orchestra, Rhode Island

Newton Baroque Soloists, Newton, MA

New York State Baroque, Ithaca, NY

Orchestra of the Old Fairfield Academy, Connecticut

Portland Baroque Orchestra, Oregon

San Francisco Baroque Orchestra

Smithsonian Chamber Players, Washington, D.C.

Society for Historically Informed Performances, Boston, MA

As natural horn soloist:                                               

J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 1: with New York State Baroque, Ithaca, NY,

Newton Baroque Soloists, Newton, MA

J. S. Bach: Mass in B Minor, Quoniam horn solo: New York State Baroque, Ithaca, NY; Newport Baroque Orchestra, Newport, RI; Indianapolis    Early Music Festival; Andover Choral Society, Andover, MA.

Early Music Festivals:                                                 

Connecticut Early Music Festival

Indianapolis Early Music Festival

Monadnock Music Festival, New Hampshire

Wolf Trap Music Festival, Washington, D.C.

Recordings: please click on menu item: “Discography”

Historical and Early Instruments:                               

French Classical Orchestra Horn after Courtois, ca. 1820, by Richard Seraphinoff

Austro-Bohemian Classical Orchestra Horn, after Haltenhof, ca. 1790, by Lowell Greer

Baroque Horn after Christopher Hofmaster, ca. 1760,  by Richard Seraphinoff

Early Piston Valve Horn by Hawkes & Sons, London, ca. 1870

Early 20th C. double horn with piston thumb valve, by Schmidt, Erfürt, Germany.