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Ensemble Class dates

Save the dates! I will be offering Ensemble Classes for my clarinet and bassoon students. These classes will offer opportunities for students to:

- play ensembles with students of all ages and ability levels

- perform solos for a small…

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Musical Premiered!

"Zenobia," book and lyrics by Lorrisa Julianus, music by Angela Salvaggione, and additional orchestrations by Michael Fudala, premiered at Bolingbrook's Theater on the Hill on August 15, 2013. Additional performances August 30, 31, September 1 and 2.

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Chicago Red Line

Just finished playing the show "Neverland" with The Chicago Red Line, a great contemporary cabaret group performing in Rogers Park.

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Lessons by Videophone

I now have my studio set up to allow for videophone lessons. If this is a vital consideration for you due to travel issues, whether it's because you're far away or because you have to be in twelve directions at…

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Diocesan Composition Contest

My setting of the psalm for use on June 6, 2010 (Corpus Christi) was selected by the diocese to be used at churches throughout the diocese for this Sunday. The Herald-News ran an article about this, and is in the…

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UCC's "Sing! Prayer and Praise"

The United Church of Christ has recently published a new praise and worship songbook, "Sing! Prayer and Praise." A piece of mine, "God Please Rescue Me," was selected for inclusion in this collection of both standard Christian contemporary praise and…

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More composing

For the Joliet Drama Guild's recent successful run of "Musical Comedy Murders of 1940," I was asked to write music for two tunes in the show. Thank you to JDG and director Mike Manolakes for allowing me the opportunity to…

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I'm Back in Kansas, Toto!

Just finished playing piano and clarinet for "The Wizard of Oz," done by Curtain Call Community Theatre in New Lenox.

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Joliet Drama Guild production of "Once Upon a Mattress"

JDG's musical this year is "Once Upon a Mattress." I will be playing piano for the run of the show. Show dates are August 1-3 and 8-10. Fridays and Saturdays at 8PM, Sundays at 2PM, all held at Bicentennial Park. …

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2008-2009 Calendar

Tentative dates for the upcoming school year * September 1 - Lessons begin * Week of November 24 - No Lessons - Thanksgiving * Week of December 15 - Last lessons before Winter Break. * January 5, 2009 -…

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Composition Premiered!

On April 12, 2008, St. Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield celebrated their 100th anniversary. At their request, I composed a piece to help celebrate the occasion, "Sing Your Praise to God." The choir, under the direction of Cherie Perine and…