STUDY AND AWARDS

1976 Mensa Society, John Gaitskell Award

1976 Diploma of Performing Arts, with distinction, The Victorian College of the Arts (Mervyn Simpson)

1976 Winner, Victorian State A.B.C. Instrumentalist and Vocalist Solo Competition.

1977 Winston Churchill Fellowship, Schola Cantorum Basel (Dr Edward H Tarr)

1972 Australian Champion of Champions Cornet Soloist – Bruce Armstrong – cornet teacher


 

 


ORCHESTRAS, CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS, CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Australian Chamber Orchestra

Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Zurich Chamber Orchestra

Tonhalle Opernhausorchester Zurich

Suisse Romande Radio Orchestra (Geneva)

Stadtorchester Winterthur

Elizabethan Theater Trust Orchestra
( Australia )

The Victorian Opera Orchestra

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

Canberra Brass Quintet

The Australia Ensemble

Konzertverein St Gallen (Switzerland)

Heidelberger Kammerorchester

WDR Kammerorchester (Cologne)

Concentus Tubarum (Winterthur)

Zurich Brass Virtuosi (Brass Quintet)

Philharmonic Brass Quintet Luzern

Radiosinfonieorchestra Lugano (Switzerland)

Luzerner Theaterorchester (Luzern)

Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchester

Göttinger Sinfonieorchester

Heilbronner Kammerorchester

Corona Trumpet Virtuosi (International)

Opera Nova (Zurich)


 

 


LECTURING POSITIONS

Canberra Institute of the Arts (Canberra, Australien)

Musikhochschule Winterthur Zurich (Switzerland)

Nordwestdeutsche Musikakademie (Detmold)

Nordwestdeutsche Musikakademie (Detmold, Germany), Guest Professor (6 months)

Seit 1998, Professor, Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Cologne


 

 


SOLOIST (MODERN)

Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

The Hunter Orchestra (Australia)

Zürcher Kammerorchester

Stadtorchester Winterthur

Baseler Radiosinfonieorchester

Euro-Kammerorchestra Aachen

Altius Brass Ensemble Calgary (Canada)

Freiburger Barock-Solisten (Freiburg/Breisgau)

Konzertverein St Gallen (Switzerland)


 

 


SOLOIST AND CHAMBER MUSICIAN (BAROQUE)

Capella Corelli (Melbourne)

Brandenburg Orchestra (Sydney)

L´Orfeo Barockorchester (Munich)

Bell´Arte Salzburg (Germany)

Consortium Musicum (Holland)

Collegium Cartusianum (Cologne)

La Stravaganza (Cologne)

Deutsche Handel Solisten (Karlsruhe)

Ad Mosam (Holland),

Das Neue Orchester (Cologne)

Caterva Musica (Germany)

L’Arpa Festante (Munich)

Freisinger Hofmusik (Freising)

Gruppe Alte Musik (Munich)

La Rejouissance (Munich)

Niederaltaich Scholaren (Germany)

Ars Antigua (Chicago)

Hildebrandische Hoboisten Compagnie (Hamburg)

Camerata Aeterna (Bratislava, Slovaki)

Zürcher Trompetenensemble (Zurich)

Theatro Lirico (Bremen)

Ensemble Agimont (Maastricht)


 

 


RECORDINGS

“Neue Musik für Blechbläser und Orgel” Herbert Nobis (Aurea Vox)

“Tromba Triumphans” Bell´Arte Salzburg (Winter & Winter)

“Baroque Trumpet and Strings” (Move)

“In dulci Jubilo” Rudolf Lutz- Orgel (Guild Music)

“Resonet in laudibus” (Sony)

“Consortium Musicum” (Consortium Musicum)

Fiocco’s “Missa Solemnis” (Erato)

Charpentier’s “Te Deum” (Erato)

“Dagh” Sitsky at Sixty (Canberra Institute of the Arts)

“Musik for the Royal Fireworks” La Stravaganza Cologne (Denon)

Bach’s “Weihnachtsoratorium” Collegium Cartusianum (Cologne)

“A Musical Service” Hildebrandische Hoboisten Compagnie (Musicaphon)

Bach’s “Weihnachtsoratorium” Regensburger Domspatzen (DG)

Trumpet and Organ, August Humer- Orge l(Extempore)

Bach’s Kantate BWV 27, Gustav Leonhard (Sony Classical)

Buxtehude ( Collegium Ad Mosam)


 

 


PUBLISHED WORKS

“Beyond Brass Basics”
(Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Technical and Musical Studies for the Baroque Trumpet”
(Spaeth/ Schmid)

Anonym “Concerto for Trumpet, 3 Oboes and 2 Bassoons” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Meditation for Trumpet and Organ” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Meditation for 6 Natural Trumpets” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Anonym, 24 Trumpet Duets from Modena” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Carlo Minasi’s Cornet Tutor ca.1850” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

“Salzburger Aufzüge” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

”Pieces from Mr Handel’s Water Music” (Spaeth/ Schmid)

The 5th Song, with a Trumpet/ Henry Purcell (Spaeth/Schmid)


 

 


LECTURE / DEMONSTRATION, RECITALS, COURSES AND MASTERCLASSES

The Juilliard School of Music (New York, USA)

Hannover Hochschule (Germany)

Nordwestdeutsche Musikakademie (Detmold, Germany)

Europäische Musikakademie (Bonn, Germany)

Trossingen Hochschule (Germany)

International Trumpet Academy Bremen (Germany)

Bruckner Konservatorium (Linz)

Tage der Alten Musik, Schloss Weinberg (Austria)

Kulturkreis Arosa (Switzerland)

University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA)

Northwestern University (Chicago, USA)

Grand Valley State University (Grand Rapids, USA)

Victoria University (Wellington, New Zealand)

Mount Royal College Calgary (Canada)

University of Calgary (Canada)

The University of Lethbridge (Canada)

Historic Brass Society (Amherst, USA)

The University of Western Australia (Perth)

Grand Rapids State University (USA)