AMR heads to Nashville to begin multi-disc Naxos project
Violinist Carolyn Huebl and pianist Dr. Mark Wait, both of Vanderbilt University's Blair School of Music, will be recording works by Stravinsky and Schnittke for a pair of Naxos discs beginning in late December 2008. The discs are scheduled for 2010 release. 

The IRIS Orchestra to Record Leshnoff Commission
In January 2009 the IRIS Orchestra, under the direction of Michael Stern, will record a new work from composer Jonathan Leshnoff. Art Music Recording will be on hand to engineer and produce the sessions. This work will round out a disc of Leshnoff's pieces, many of them IRIS commissions, which will be featured on an upcoming Naxos release. 

Performance Today airs many AMR Recordings
Saturday, 13 September 2008
In recent weeks, AMR recordings from the Strings Music Festival have been freqwuently featured on American Public Media's nationally syndicated program Performance Today. The program is heard by an estimated 1.1 million listeners weekly. For program information and to listen to live or archived programs, go to:

Annapolis SO to Make Tricentennial Disc
Saturday, 13 September 2008
The Annapolis Symphony Orchestra and its music director José-Luis Novo turned to AMR to create a commemorative disc for the 300th hundredth anniversary of the signing of its royal charter. The disc will feature one work from each of the centuries: A Corelli String Concerto, Beethoven's Fifth Symphony, Ravel's Rhapsodie Espagnole, and a competition-winning work commissioned for the celebration by acclaimed young composer Narong Prangcharoen. The recordings will take place in early November 2008.

Baltimore Chamber Orchestra with Victoria Chiang for Naxos
Saturday, 13 September 2008
AMR has been contracted by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra (Markand Thakar, music director) to record a disc of concertos with the internationally acclaimed violist Victoria Chiang. Sessions will take place in December 2008 and January 2009.

Strings Music Festival
Saturday, 13 September 2008
The 21st season of Strings in the Mountains -- now known simply as the Strings Music Festival -- has turned to Art Music Recording to capture the many exciting chamber-music events on its Classical Series this summer. The festival is located in beautiful Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Many of the recordings will be featured on American Public Media's nationally syndicated series Performance Today.

Ceruti SQ Sessions
Wednesday, 07 May 2008
The Ceruti String Quartet, in residence at the University of Memphis, is recording music of Brahms and Debussy with AMR, May 12-15. The sessions will take place in the Harris Concert Hall in the U of M's Scheidt School of Music.

An Idaho Symphony
May 7, 2008
Jamey Lamar was the Artistic Director for the premiere performance of An Idaho Symphony, a piece commissioned by the Boise Philharmonic from Idaho composer Jim Cockey. The performance was accompanied by a video presentation featuring the photographs of photographer Glenn Oakley; both the symphony and the accompanying photographic display were based on the four seasons, starting with Autumn and working around to Summer. The ovation at the Boise premiere was the longest in recent memory.

Another Leshnoff piece recorded for Naxos
April 4, 2008
The prolific young rising composer Jonathan Leshnoff had another big premiere in March. His Double Concerto for Violin and Viola was performed by the IRIS Orchestra under the direction of Michael Stern. Roberto Diaz and Charles Wetherbee were soloists. The orchestra also recorded the work for an upcoming Naxos release of several works by Mr. Leshnoff commissioned by IRIS. 

Thursday, 03 January 2008
AMR is headed to NYC for this weekend's Chamber Music America conference. Hope to see you there! 

Thursday, 03 January 2008
The Langroise Trio, in residence at the College of Idaho, recorded Dec. 18-20 in Langroise Hall. Included were two new pieces written for the Trio, including a new work by Jim Cockey slated for an April premiere featuring new choreography by Carl Rowe for the Idaho Dance Theatre. 

Friday, 21 December 2007
The Langroise Trio, in residence at the College of Idaho, spent December 18-20 recording their next CD with Art Music Recording. 

Wednesday, 05 December 2007
The Carpe Diem String Quartet recently recorded the Second and Fourth quartets of Sergei Taneyev, in continuation of their complete cycle of his works for Naxos. These two pieces will form Volume 2 of the set. The sessions took place in Mees Hall on the caompus of Capital University in Columbus, OH, on November 23-25.