Studio Orchestra at BCCM-
Long Beach, CAlifornia
Video Game Masterworks- March 2018. A video game concert featuring the Studio Orchestra and Choir at the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music at California State University Long Beach. The first of many concerts from the newly formed orchestra.
Irish Video Game Orchestra-
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Eirtakon 2016 - The Irish Video Game Orchestra was invited to give a concert at Eirtakon 2016 in November 2016 at Croke Park, Dublin. This being the last year of Eirtakon, we sent them off with a bang, filling the room with over 370 concert goers.
Q-Concert II- The IVGO returned to the Q-Con in 2016 for a follow up performance of the original Q-Concert with all new music and video. New this year was the inclusion of local singer-songwriter Claire Louise.
Photo credit: Richard Kyle, Paul McMahon
Q-Concert- A two night engagement with QUB Dragonslayers during Q-Con XXII, Ireland's largest Gaming and Anime Convention. Featured the Irish Video Game Orchestra and the "Voice of the Dragon" Choir. Music included selections from games such as The Legend of Zelda, Halo, World of Warcraft, and Civilization IV.
Photo Credit: Paul McMahon, David Kane, Kathryn Gillespie
Houghton Pops Orchestra-
Houghton College, Houghton, New York
"Hearts of the Highlands II: A Song to Remember" (2013)- The much awaited sequel to Hearts of the Highlands, with added staging, lighting, and choreography. Featuring vocalists Margaret McGowan, Maribeth Olsen, and Kelly Van Kirk, the dancers from Soul to Sole Dance Studio, violinist Rachel Spak, acclaimed bagpiper Alastair Hutton, and Assistant Conductor Nathaniel Efthimiou. Another concert featuring Symphonic Celtic music, completely arranged and orchestrated by Robert Martin.
"Hearts of the Highlands" (2012) - The inaugural concert of the HPO, featuring vocal soloists Bethany Abrahams, Kathryn (Dygert) Yoder, Elizabeth Lind, Kelly Van Kirk, and Emily (Maynard) Asaro, violinists Rachel Spak, Nathaniel Efthimiou, and Nathan Sircy, the dancers of Soul to Sole Dance Studio, and internationally acclaimed bagpiper Alastair Hutton. Celebrating the "Houghton Highlander" this concert was written to be all Celtic inspired music from Ireland, Scotland, and Wales, arranged and orchestrated by Robert Martin.