Spring Woodwinds and Guitars

On April 21, 2017, New School Jazz faculty guitarist-composer-arranger Richard Boukas co-produced an ambitious contemporary chamber music program with Mannes faculty-guitarist Michael Newman: SPRING WOODWINDS and GUITARS. The performers were woodwind and guitar students from both schools, Richard Boukas and the Newman-Oltman Guitar Duo.

SPRING WOODWINDS AND GUITARS
was curated by Boukas and Newman in two halves, respectively:

BRAZILIAN (Boukas, Guinga, Gnattali)      
EUROPEAN / North & South AMERICA (Ibert, Piazzola, De Falla, Glass)

Below are VIDEOS and PHOTOS 
from the first half of the concert. The intention is for it to become an annual event. For more info on the repertoire performed CONTACT RICHARD.

VIEW the COMPLETE PLAYLIST of SIX VIDEOS or CLICK ON SINGLE VIDEOS BELOW.

R to L: Louis Arques, Kieran MacAuliffe, Boukas and Connor Parks perform Boukas choro "Sempre Jacob". Click photo for Diálogos Duo version.

R to L: Louis Arques, Kieran MacAuliffe, Boukas and Connor Parks perform Boukas choro "Sempre Jacob". Click photo for Diálogos Duo version.

Samantha Marshall performing "Guarânia Coxé for Flute and Three Guitars."

Samantha Marshall performing "Guarânia Coxé for Flute and Three Guitars."

Concert co-producer Michael Newman and Laura Oltman warming up before performing works by De Falla.

Concert co-producer Michael Newman and Laura Oltman warming up before performing works by De Falla.

CONCERT VIDEOS

All compositions and arrangements are by Richard Boukas except where indicated.

Diálogos Duo / Maracatuque

Saudades do Leblon

Guarânia Coxé

Senhorinha (Guinga)

New School Jazz Guitar Quintet preparing to play "Remexendo" by Radamés Gnattali.
L to R: Nick Semenykhin, Lucas Kadish, Peyton Kerkes, Boukas, MacAuliffe (seven string).

New School Jazz Guitar Quintet preparing to play "Remexendo" by Radamés Gnattali. L to R: Nick Semenykhin, Lucas Kadish, Peyton Kerkes, Boukas, MacAuliffe (seven string).

Boukas and Louis Arques (Diálogos Duo) performing "Saudades do Leblon" Boukas valsa dedicated to Guinga.

Boukas and Louis Arques (Diálogos Duo) performing "Saudades do Leblon" Boukas valsa dedicated to Guinga.

Boukas discussing the music with percussionist Connor Parks.

Boukas discussing the music with percussionist Connor Parks.

Kieran MacAuliffe playing violão sete cordas (seven string guitar)

Kieran MacAuliffe playing violão sete cordas (seven string guitar)

Sempre Jacob

Remexendo (Radamés Gnattali)

RICHARD BOUKAS CHAMBER MUSIC PAGE

all videos and photos by Thiago Pimentel
Nick Semenykhin and Payton Kerkes, part of guitar quintet from New School Jazz.

Nick Semenykhin and Payton Kerkes, part of guitar quintet from New School Jazz.

© 2018 Richard Boukas