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2017

May 3, 2017: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

April 30, 2017: In observance of International Jazz Day, performed with the jazz group Otherworld at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 27, 2017: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at Frederick Community College, Frederick, Maryland.

April 22, 2017: Cellist Samuel Magill performed “Aphrodite”, Jeffrey Chappell’s composition for cello and piano, in Little Neck, New York.

April 22, 2017: Performed solo piano works and chamber music with flutist Karen Kevra, soprano Mary Bonhag, and bassist Evan Premo in a program of classical repertoire presented by Capital City Concerts, Montpelier, Vermont. The program consisted of works inspired by poetry and narrative, including the premiere performance of Premo’s “Songs of a Mountain Recluse”, a setting of poetry by renowned Vermont writer David Budbill. The Montpelier Times Argus wrote, “Sublime describes not only Gabriel Fauré’s Ballade, Op. 19, for solo piano, it characterizes Chappell’s sensual and brilliant performance. Although the work is not obviously virtuosic, its technical demands are extreme. Chappell never let that become obvious. Rather, he delivered the work’s ravishing beauty with flair.”

March 3, 2017: Composer Fernando Benadon released his new recording, “delight/delirium” on New Focus Recordings, with two tracks that include Jeffrey Chappell playing the piano part. Other musicians who collaborated on these tracks include percussionist Dafnis Prieto, the recipient of a MacArthur Grant; harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, a fellow Goucher College faculty member; and the eminent saxophonist Noah Getz.

February 25, 2017: Performed with saxophonist Noah Getz, trumpeter Chris Gekker, and clarinetist Robert DiLutis in a program of contemporary classical repertoire in a salon concert on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

February 24, 2017: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at The Listening Lounge, Baltimore, Maryland.

February 19, 2017: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld in a return engagement at An Die Musik, Baltimore, Maryland, on a double bill with trombonist Naomi Moon Siegel.

February 15, 2017: Performed with trumpeter Jeffrey Silberschlag and trombonist Bryan Bourne in a program of contemporary classical repertoire at St. Mary’s College in St. Mary’s City, Maryland.

February 4, 2017: Performed with flutist Karen Kevra in a program of French repertoire at Kendal in Hanover, New Hampshire.

January 29, 2017: Accompanied the recital of trumpeter Tiffany Biles at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland.

January 26, 2017: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld in a return engagement at the Reverb club, Baltimore, Maryland.

January 14, 2017: Performed two original solo piano compositions in “Songs of Peace: An Inter-Faith Sacred Sounds Concert” honoring Tibetan Buddhist monks who were visiting Key West, Florida.

January 14, 2017: Gave a master class in improvisation for teenage students at The Studios of Key West in Key West, Florida.

January 11-13, 2017: Gave master classes in improvisation for adult students at The Studios of Key West in Key West, Florida.

January 10, 2017: Performed a solo recital at The Studios of Key West in Key West, Florida.

2016

December 1, 2016: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 15, 2016: Lectured to the Montgomery County Music Teachers Association on improvisation, Rockville, Maryland.

November 1, 2016: Performed with flutist David LaVorgna in a program that included “Aphrodite” for flute and piano by Jeffrey Chappell as well as “Sonata Rubata” by Steven Harlos.

October 21, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at Joe Squared, Baltimore, Maryland.

September 21, 2016: Performed in the Washington, D.C. debut performance of the jazz group Otherworld at Twins Jazz, Washington, D.C.

September 7, 2016: Attended the New York City premiere performance by cellist Samuel Magill and pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini of “Aphrodite” by Jeffrey Chappell at Christ and St. Stephen’s Church, New York, New York.

August 11, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at Blue House Productions, Kensington, Maryland with live streaming to audiences throughout the United States.

August 10, 2016: Was interviewed by Tom Hall on NPR-affiliate station WYPR in Baltimore, Maryland in connection with the August 11 live-stream concert by the jazz group Otherworld.

July 9, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at the Reverb club, Baltimore, Maryland.

June 22, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at the inaugural season of the Goucher Summer Stage series, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland. Program Information

May 14, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at An Die Musik in their Baltimore city debut concert, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

May 1, 2016: Performed with pianist Joel Ayau in the duo-piano accompaniment of Orff’s Carmina Burana for a performance by the New Dominion Chorale conducted by Thomas Beveridge, Alexandria, Virginia. Program Information

April 28, 2016: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

April 22, 2016: Performed with the jazz group Otherworld at the Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, Maryland.

April 11, 2016: Accompanied the recital of trumpeter Samuel Tate at the Towson State University, Towson, Maryland.

April 10, 2016: Accompanied the recital of French hornist Adam Falzarano at the Towson State University, Towson, Maryland.

March 30, 2016: Appeared on Baltimore’s BCPS-TV interview show, “smARTS”, to talk about the Otherworld jazz group. The segment included a live performance by the group, which you can watch on YouTube.

January 27, 2016: Performed Ginastera’s Sonata No. 1 and works by Falla, Montsalvage, Ravel, and Bizet with soprano Mary Bonhag, flutist Karen Kevra, and bassist Evan Premo on the Capital Concert Series in Montpelier, Vermont. About the Sonata, the Times Argus wrote, “Pianist Jeffrey Chappell, of Washington, D.C., delivered a, quite frankly, spectacular performance of Alberto Ginastera’s spiky Piano Sonata No. 1, Opus 22. Employing a virtuoso technique and subtle rhythmic and tonal control, Chappell achieved the percussive drive of the opening Allegro marcato; the enigmatic rumbling in the Presto misterioso; the stark grandeur of the Adagio molto appassionato; and the turgid agitation of the final Ruvido ed ostinato. Chappell’s performance exploded with Latin colors — all with great finesse.”

2015

December 11, 2015: The Otherworld debut recording wins placement in the top 10 albums among hundreds of international entries in the Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California.

December 3, 2015: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert, Baltimore, Maryland.

November 22, 2015: Accompanied French horn player Andrew Zile in recital at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland.

November 8, 2015: Accompanied clarinetist Trung Vo in recital at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland. Program Information

November 1 and 25, 2015: Appeared on DCTV, Washington, D.C. and MNNTV, New York City, in a guest interview on “Opera Luscious”, a television show hosted by soprano Bri Cooper, discussing the history of opera.

October 25, 2015: Performed with pianist Thomas Pandolfi in the duo-piano accompaniment of Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle for a performance by the New Dominion Chorale conducted by Thomas Beveridge, Alexandria, Virginia. Program Information

October 4, 2015: Served as competition judge for the Music Teachers National Association, Washington, D.C.

September 30, 2015: Debut album release concert with the contemporary jazz quartet, Otherworld, at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Program Information

July 12, August 16 and 30, 2015: Recording sessions with the contemporary jazz quartet, Otherworld, at Blue House Productions, Silver Spring, Maryland.

May 17, 2015: Served as competition judge for the Maryland State Music Teachers Association, Baltimore, Maryland.

May 10, 2015: Served as competition judge for the Washington Music Teachers Association, Washington, D.C.

May 7, 2015: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 24, 2015: Performed “Janus Variations” by Simon Sargon with members of the Del Sol Quartet at Levine Music, Washington, D.C. Program Information

April 8, 2015: Performed jazz and classical contemporary compositions with trumpeter Chris Gekker and saxophonist Noah Getz on the Levine Music salon concert series, Washington, D.C. (Note: The Levine School of Music changed its name to Levine Music in January, 2015.)

April 4, 2015: Performed Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit and works by Debussy, Jolivet, Gaubert, and Premo with soprano Mary Bonhag, flutist Karen Kevra, and bassist Evan Premo on the Capital Concert Series in Montpelier, Vermont. Program Information

March 31, 2015: Performed a solo piano recital including Mozart’s Fantasy and Fugue in C Major, Chopin’s Berceuse, Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit, Ginastera’s Piano Sonata No. 1, and his own free improvisation, composition “Piano Trio”, and arrangement of Ellington’s “It Don’t Mean A Thing” at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

March 26, 2015: Accompanied the senior recital of mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

February 24, 2015: Accompanied the student flute recital of Shayna Parr at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

January 21, 2015: Performed a jazz concert at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C. with saxophonist Noah Getz and bassist Pepe Gonzalez.

January 15, 2015: Performed works by Robert and Martha Hanrott with cellist Vasily Popov for the Friday Morning Music Club, Rockville, Maryland.

2014

December 12, 2014: Performed works by Robert and Martha Hanrott with cellist Vasily Popov for the Friday Morning Music Club, Washington, D.C.

December 2, 2014: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 29, 2014: Pianist Ivan Pernicki performed Jeffrey Chappell’s composition, “Pop Songs Without Words” in a recital program at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

October 28, 2014: Mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz gave the premiere performance of Jeffrey Chappell’s composition, “Mandolin Handlin’ ” at Goucher College as part of The New Mandolin Project. Program Information

October 23, 2014: Performed a recital of jazz standards and original jazz compositions with guitarist Steve Yankee at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

September 18, 2014: Performed a jazz gig at Twins Lounge in Washington, D.C. with bassist Pepe Gonzalez, drummer Wes Crawford, and saxophonist Daniel Wallace. Program Information

August 3, 2014: Performed in a program of duets and solo piano compositions with pianist Jessica Chappell in Hillsborough, California.

June 3, July 7, and July 22, 2014: Gave radio interviews in connection with the recent international bestseller status of the book, “Answers From Silence”.

June 16, 2014: Performed piano solo works as part of the memorial event for a past president of Goucher College, Dr. Rhoda M. Dorsey.

May 18, 2014: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted pianist Solomon Eichner in concert at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

May 13, 2014: Gave a solo piano recital at the Metropolitan Club, Washington, D.C.

May 9, 2014: Gave the eighth of eight “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars for faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The topic was “Playing Jazz With Others”.

May 4, 2014: Performed with pianist Thomas Pandolfi in the two piano version Brahms’ Variations on a Theme of Haydn and the duo-piano accompaniment of Brahms’ German Requiem for a performance by the New Dominion Chorale conducted by Thomas Beveridge, Alexandria, Virginia. Program Information

May 1, 2014: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 24, 2014: Performed a solo piano recital including Bach’s Toccata in F# Minor, Beethoven’s Sonata Opus 78, Scriabin’s Poème in F# Major, Fauré’s Ballade Opus 19, Messiaen’s Régard du Père, Barber’s Piano Sonata, and the world première of Chappell’s Sonatina at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 18, 2014: Accompanied the flute recital of Shayna Parr at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 17, 2014: Accompanied the senior voice recital of Benjamin Clough at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 14, 2014: Accompanied works in the student recital of mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 13, 2014: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, accompanied soprano Laura Choi Stuart in a program of art songs at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

April 12, 2014: Presented “Jazz For The Classical Cat”, a lecture introducing jazz to classical musicians, as part of the Jazz Fest weekend at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. Program Information

April 6, 2014: Performed a recital of compositions for piano and cello by Robert and Martha Hanrott with cellist Vasily Popov, The Arts Club, Washington, D.C.

March 27: Performed a recital of jazz standards and original jazz compositions with guitarist Steve Yankee at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

March 16: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted jazz pianist Dave Burns, bassist Pepe Gonzalez, and drummer Andrew Hare in concert at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

February 23, 2014: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted flutist Raman Kalyan and mridangam player Vijay G. Gopalakrishnan in a recital of classical Carnatic Indian music at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

February 10, 2014: Performed the complete piano solo works by Scott Joplin at W.C. Harlan, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

February 7, 2014: Gave the seventh of eight “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars for faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The topic was “Jazz Solos Every Player Should Know”.

January 19, 2014: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted pianist Rhoda Jeng and cellist Pei Lu in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

2013

December 12, 2013: Accompanied tenor Philip Rogers in recital at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

December 6, 2013: Gave the sixth of eight “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars for faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Alexandria, Virginia. The topic was “Jazz Tunes Every Player Should Know”.

December 5, 2013: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

November 24, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted Pictures on Silence, the duo of harpist Jacqueline Pollauf and saxophonist Noah Getz, in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

November 21, 2013: Performed as pianist in the jazz quartet Otherworld with guitarist Jake Kohlhas, bassist Chris Taylor, and drummer Jake Marinari, with guest saxophonist Benjamin Bor, at Goucher College, Maryland. Program Information

October 29, 2013: Performed two solo piano works in the Concert of American Music at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 27, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted pianist Natalya Shkoda in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

October 22, 2013: Presented a lecture-recital and a 2.5-hour workshop on music improvisation to 50 elementary school teachers for the educational organization Music For Minors II in Fremont, California.

October 11, 2013: Gave the fifth of eight “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars for faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The topic was “Improvisation Skills for Every Musician”.

October 6, 2013: Performed with clarinetists Lora Ferguson, Mitchell Blatt, and James Gholson in a memorial concert for Sydney Forrest at the Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C.

September 29, 2013: Performed in the world premiere of Fernando Benadon’s “Cotxes” with harpist Jacqueline Pollauf, saxophonist Noah Getz, and percussionist Ross Karre, members of the National Gallery of Art New Music Ensemble, at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

September 17, 2013: Performed Arthur Benjamin’s “Le Tombeau de Ravel” and Eric Ewazens’ “Ballade” with clarinet faculty member James Logan at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland. Program Information

September 14, 2013: Performed George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata, as well as an improvised blues duet with pianist Bob Winter, on a shared recital with Winter presented by Capital City Concerts, Montpelier, Vermont. Program Information

September 13, 2013: Performed excerpts from George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue and Samuel Barber’s Piano Sonata on Vermont Public Radio, Burlington, Vermont.

July 23, 2013: Performed in a program of piano solo and chamber music with flutist Karen Kevra, soprano Mary Bonhag, and the Formosa String Quartet on the Summer Music From Greensboro series, Greensboro, Vermont. Program Information

July 9, 2013: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

July 7-20, 2013: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

June 15, 2013: Narrated Erik Satie’s “Embryons Deséschées” as performed by pianist Michael Arnowitt at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. The program consisted of music from the year 1913 and was presented in connection with the current exhibit, “Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes”.

June 5, 2013: Performed as the Jeffrey Chappell Quartet with drummer Wes Crawford, bassist Dan Hall, and saxophonist Dan Wallace, all faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, in an evening of jazz at the Bethesda Blues And Jazz Supper Club in Bethesda, Maryland. The set list included jazz standards and original compositions by the quartet members. Program Information

June 2, 2013: Performed “Crossroads of Classical and Jazz” solo piano program at the Classically Alive Concert Series in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Program included works by Chappell, Ravel, Chopin, and Bartok, as well as free improvisation and a jazz tune arrangement by Chappell. For part of the program, pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini collaborated in works for two pianos including the premiere of “Two By Two” by Chappell. Program Information

June 1, 2013: Performed a joint recital with pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini at the Chapel of Our Saviour Episcopal Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, presenting a program of piano solos and duets including works by Chappell, Rachmaninoff, Chopin, and Ravel. Program Information

May 24, 2013: Launched Melody Star, a music app for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, in the App Store, earning a 5-star rating with almost a thousand downloads in the first week after release.

May 19, 2013: Adjudicated for the Piano Competition hosted by the DC Federation of Music Clubs in Washington, D.C.

May 14, 2013: Performed in recital with cellist Vasily Popov at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C. under the auspices of the Levine School of Music. Program included Poulenc’s Sonata for Cello and Piano and Jeffrey Chappell’s Jazz Sonata for solo piano. Program Information

May 12, 2013: Performed “Crossroads of Classical and Jazz” solo piano program at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program included works by Chappell, Ravel, Chopin, and Bartok, as well as free improvisation and jazz tune arrangements by Chappell. Program Information

May 9, 2013: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

May 5, 2013: Performed “Crossroads of Classical and Jazz” solo piano program at the Calvary Lutheran Church in Silver Spring, Maryland. Program included works by Chappell, Ravel, Chopin, and Bartok, as well as free improvisation and jazz tune arrangements by Chappell. Program Information

May 3, 2013: Gave the fourth of four “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars to a gathering of piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Rockville, Maryland. The topic was jazz materials in print, including music scores, play-along CDs, magazines, websites, and apps. Program Information

April 21, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted pianist Michael Arnowitt in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

April 18, 2013: Accompanied Goucher College students, mandolinist Joel Michael-Schwartz and tenor Philip Rogers, in recital at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland.

April 16, 2013: Accompanied Goucher College student, vocalist Naomi Weekes, in recital at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland.

April 14, 2013: Performed “Crossroads of Classical and Jazz” solo piano program at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Program included works by Chappell, Ravel, Chopin, and Bartok, as well as free improvisation and jazz tune arrangements by Chappell. Program Information

March 19, 2013: Recorded “Rhapsody for Piano” by Bill Lorraine in Key West, Florida.

March 12, 2013: Performed Poulenc’s Sextet for Piano and Winds with faculty members at Towson State University in Towson, Maryland. Program Information

March 10, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted classical guitarist Petrit Çeku in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

February 25, 2013: Accompanied soprano Mary Bonhag in “Crossroads of Classical and Cabaret” at Goucher College in Towson, Maryland. Program featured specialty songs written by William Bolcom, Cole Porter, Arnold Schoenberg, Erik Satie, and Kurt Weill. Program Information

February 24, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted and accompanied soprano Mary Bonhag in “Crossroads of Classical and Cabaret” at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program featured specialty songs written by William Bolcom, Cole Porter, Arnold Schoenberg, Erik Satie, and Kurt Weill. Program Information

February 1, 2013: Gave the third of four “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars to a gathering of piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Rockville, Maryland. The topic was how to use fake books. Program Information

January 20, 2013: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music concert series, hosted folk musicians Paul Oorts and Karen Ashbrook in recital at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

January 14, 2013: Performed in recital with Claude Delangle, Professor of Saxophone at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Paris, at Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia. Program included transcriptions of Poulenc’s Sonata for Clarinet and Piano and Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Program Information

January 13, 2013: Performed in a shared recital with pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini at Christ Episcopal Church in Tyler, Texas. Program included piano solos and duets including music by Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Ravel, and Chappell. Program Information

2012

December 7, 2012: Gave the second of four “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars to a gathering of piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Rockville, Maryland. The topic was listening to jazz.

December 4, 2012: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 4, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted the Appalachian Wind Quintet at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

October 28, 2012: Performed as duo-pianist with Thomas Pandolfi accompanying the New Dominion Chorale in a performance of “Carmina Burana” by Carl Orff and other repertoire, conducted by Thomas Beveridge at the Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia. Program Information

October 7, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted duo-pianists Bradford and Maribeth Gowen at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Marylan. Program Information

October 5, 2012: Gave the first of four “Jazz With Jeffrey” teacher training seminars to a gathering of piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The topic was jazz improvisation. Program Information

August 14, 2012: Performed a concert of chamber music on the Summer Music from Greensboro festival with flutist Karen Kevra and violist Vladimir Bukac featuring the music of Czech composers. Program Information

July 8-21, 2012: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

May 20, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted the folk music duo Simple Gifts at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

May 6, 7, and 9, 2012: Performed Franz Schubert’s “Trout” Quintet and Gabriel Fauré’s Quartet in C Minor with members of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra in Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, and Key West, Florida. Program Information

May 3, 2012: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert. Program Information

April 29, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted the debut full-length solo recital of prodigy pianist Dasha Bukhartseva at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

April 26, 2012: Performed the Piano Quartet by graduating senior William Lederer at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 1, 2012: Performed the mid-Atlantic premiere of the “Alberta Concerto” by Minuetta Kessler with The Orchestra of St. John’s, conducted by Ronald Mutchnik at the Har Sinai Congregation in Owings Mills, Maryland. Program Information

March 25, 2012: Performed a recital with clarinetist Marguerite Levin in a program of works by Philippe Gaubert, Leo Weiner, Gerald Finzi, Brian Balmages, and Leonard Bernstein, as well as a “Piano Trio” for piano solo by Jeffrey Chappell at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

March 8, 9, 11, and 12, 2012: Performed the Brahms Second Concerto with the South Florida Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sebrina Alfonso in Key West, Miami, Delray Beach, and Fort Lauderdale. Program Information

March 7, 2012: Flutist Elivi Vargas, a Goucher College alumna, and pianist Rhoda Jeng, a Goucher College faculty member, performed a program of contemporary flute music, including the premiere performance of Jeffrey Chappell’s “Aphrodite” for flute and piano at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

March 1, 2, and 3, 2012: Attack of the Monster Crabs, an interdisciplinary multimedia production inspired by Roger Corman’s B-movie classic, Attack of the Crab Monsters, was presented at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Jeffrey Chappell composed ballet music for the production and also wrote part of the script. Program Information

February 27, 2012: Performed Professor Kwabena Nketia’s “Atwimu” for solo piano as part of the event honoring the composer and musicologist’s contributions to African Music at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

February 26, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted pianist Thomas Pandolfi in an all-Liszt recital honoring the composer’s 200th birth anniversary year at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

February 25, 2012: Recorded Paul Nordoff’s 1935 score, “Every Soul Is A Circus” (piano, wind quintet, and percussion) conducted by Aaron Sherber for use by the Martha Graham Dance Company in their New York City revival of the work in performances during the week of March 15.

February 6, 2012: Gave a lecture-demonstration on the works of George Gershwin, focusing on the question of whether this music was or was not jazz, and the reasons for each position; at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. Program Information

February 2, 2012: Appeared with the Goucher Jazz Trio at Bread & Circuses in Towson, Maryland.
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January 22, 2012: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted pianist Lydia Artymiw and cellist Marcy Rosen in a program of sonatas by Beethoven, Barber, and Thuille at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

January 8, 2012: Performed a benefit concert for the charity organization Feeding America with pianist Adam Edison, including duo piano jazz improvisations and Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” for solo piano, at the Strathmore Music Center branch of the Levine School of Music, Rockville, Maryland. Program Information

January 5, 2012: Published a review of Richard Rejino’s book, “What Music Means To Me” in the January/February 2012 edition of Clavier Companion magazine.

2011

December 8, 2011: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 20, 2011: As Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series, hosted tenor Peter Burroughs and pianist Carlos Rodriguez in a program called “Songs of the Americas” at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

November 11, 2011: Performed a solo recital at the Arts Garage in Delray Beach, Florida. Program Information

November 6, 2011: Gave a seminar on Interpreting Music as part of Jeffrey Chappell’s Music Everybody supplemental music education project, in Olney, Maryland.

October 30, 2011: Performed as duo-pianist with Thomas Pandolfi accompanying the New Dominion Chorale in a performance of the “Liebeslieder Waltzes” by Johannes Brahms, conducted by Thomas Beveridge at the Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia.

October 21, 2011: Gave a lecture on “How To Teach Jazz” to a gathering of piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music at the Strathmore Music Center in Rockville, Maryland.

September 25, 2011: Gave a seminar on Improvising Music as part of Jeffrey Chappell’s Music Everybody supplemental music education project, in Olney, Maryland.

August 21, 22, and 23, 2011: In, respectively, Delray Beach, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale, Florida, performed the rarely-heard Piano Quartet by Gustav Mahler and the Piano Quartet in C Minor by Johannes Brahms with violinist Alla Krolevich, violist Kenneth Martinson, and cellist Claudio Jaffe, under the auspices of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra. Aug. 21 Program InformationAug. 22 Program InformationAug. 23 Program Information

August 16, 2011: Performed a concert of chamber music as well as a solo piano version of Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” on the Summer Music from Greensboro festival with flutist Karen Kevra, soprano Mary Bonhag, bassist Evan Premo, and percussionist Nico Dann in Greensboro, Vermont. Program Information

July 16, 2011: Presented the Total Musician Seminar as part of Jeffrey Chappell’s Music Everybody supplemental music education project, in Olney, Maryland.

July 10-23, 2011: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

July 12, 2010: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

July 11-24, 2010: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

June 21, 2011: Performed the Piano Quintet by Robert Schumann with members of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra at the Josephine Leiser Opera Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Program Information

May 22, 2011: “Suite Youth”, a piano solo composition by Jeffrey Chappell, was given its world premiere performance by Judy Bridewell Biondini in Tyler, Texas.

May 17, 2011: Performed a solo recital at the Josephine Leiser Opera Center in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, under the auspices of the South Florida Symphony Orchestra. Program Information

May 7, 2011: Performed the Rachmaninoff Third Concerto with the Frederick Symphony Orchestra conducted by Elisa Koehler in Frederick, Maryland. Program Information

May 1, 2011: Finished first year as Artistic Director of the Masters of Music Concert Series at the Sandy Spring Museum in Sandy Spring, Maryland, having produced the following concerts: flutist Karen Kevra and pianist Jeffrey Chappell on October 24, 2010; pianist Naira Babayan on November 14, 2010; pianist Xia Yi on January 16, 2011; African-drummer Kwame Ansah-Brew and the Fritete Afrobeat Band on February 13, 2011; soprana Fleta Hylton and pianist Thomas Reilly on March 6, 2011; jazz vocalist Gretchen Richie on April 10, 2011; and violinist Madeline Adkins and cellist Allen Whear on May 1, 2011.

April 28, 2011: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

April 18, 2011: Accompanied violinist Galen Guindon in recital at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 13, 2011: Performed Ravel’s “Jeux d’Eau” for piano solo and, with pianist Rhoda Jeng, two Brahms Hungarian Dances for piano duet in a Goucher College concert featuring faculty and students. The occasion honored alumna Shirley Abelson Pechter, the donor of the Music Department’s newly acquired Steinway grand piano.

April 13, 2011: Presented a lecture-recital on the solo piano works of Gabriel Fauré at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 8, 2011: Accompanied vocalist Shoshona Furth in recital at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

March 7, 2011: Accompanied flutist Gregory Peacock in recital at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

2010

December 2, 2010: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 1, 2010: Published a review of Roy Howat’s book “The Art of French Piano Playing” in Clavier Companion Magazine.

October 25, 2010: Performed a program of works by French composers in recital with flutist Karen Kevra at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

October 24, 2010: Performed a program of works by French composers in recital with flutist Karen Kevra at the Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

October 23, 2010: Performed a program of works by French composers in recital with flutist Karen Kevra at the Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C. Program Information

October 22, 2010: Served as accompanist for the master class of flutist Karen Kevra at the Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C.

October 12, 2010: Performed in recital with cellist Vasily Popov at the Church of the Epiphany, Washington, D.C., including the premiere of the arrangement of “Pop Song Without Words, Number Three” for piano and cello by Jeffrey Chappell. Program Information

August 30, 2010: Performed a recital with clarinetist Marguerite Levin at Towson State University, Towson, Maryland. The program included the Grand Duo Concertante by Maria von Weber as well as works by Leo Weiner, Jules Mazellier, and Edward German. Program Information

July 13, 2010: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

July 11-24, 2010: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

June 18, 2010: Appeared in the Piano Concerto by Samuel Barber with the Chesapeake Orchestra conducted by Jeffrey Silberschlag as part of the River Concert Series at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Program Information

May 11, 2010: Performed in recital with cellist Vasily Popov at the Church of the Epiphany, Washington, D.C., including the premiere of the arrangement of “Aphrodite” for piano and cello by Jeffrey Chappell. Program Information

May 7, 8, 2010: Performed the Second Piano Concerto by Shostakovitch with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra conducted by José-Luis Novo. The Annapolis Capital wrote: “Chappell not only exhibited a very formidable piano technique but demonstrated a broad range of feeling for the music, from the impishly playful in the first movement to the delicately lyrical in the second. In the impulsive third movement he tossed off clusters of notes as effortlessly as though they were confetti: colorful, light and dazzling to the ear.” Program Information

May 4, 2010: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

May 2, 2010: Accepted appointment as artistic director of the Sandy Spring Museum concert series, Sandy Spring, Maryland.

May 2, 2010: Served as judge for the District of Columbia Federation of Music Clubs Marriott Competition for pianists, Washington, D.C.

April 22, 23, 2010: Served as orchestral keyboardist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra playing the harpsichord part in Vivaldi’s “The Four Seasons”. The concerts were in Key West on the 22nd and Fort Lauderdale on the 23rd.

March 14, 2010: Performed a recital of classical repertoire, improvisations, jazz, original compositions, and arrangements with violinist Diane Monroe and cellist Vasily Popov at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The program included the premiere of the arrangement of “Aphrodite” for piano, violin, and cello by Jeffrey Chappell. Program Information

March 10, 2010: Performed a recital of classically-influenced jazz repertoire with drummer Wes Crawford, flutist/saxophonist Seth Kibel, and bassist Steve Sachse at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

March 6, 2010: Performed in “Pianomen”, a concert sponsored by the Key West Pops Orchestra with five pianists playing solo, duet, and two-piano repertoire in Key West, Florida. Program Information

January 24, 2010: Performed a recital of classically-influenced jazz repertoire with drummer Wes Crawford, flutist/saxophonist Seth Kibel, and bassist Steve Sachse at the Sandy Spring Museum, Sandy Spring, Maryland. Program Information

January 14, 15, 16, 2010: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra in Ittai Shapira’s Concerto Latino. Two concerts were in Key West and the third was in Fort Lauderdale.

January 8, 2010: Lectured on “How To Teach Improvisation” to the California Music Educators Association annual convention at San Jose State University, San Jose, California.

January 3, 2010: Gave a seminar on “How To Improvise Music” at the San Mateo Public Library in San Mateo, California, as part of Music Everybody, the weekend music seminar series founded by Jeffrey Chappell.

2009

December 15, 16, 18, 2009: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra in Samuel Barber’s Violin Concerto. Two concerts were in Key West and the third was the debut performance of the orchestra in Fort Lauderdale as the South Florida Symphony Orchestra.

December 8, 2009: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 21 and 22, 2009: Gave seminars on “The Total Musician” and “How To Teach Improvisation” at Jordan Kitts Music Store, Rockville, Maryland as part of Music Everybody, the weekend music seminar series founded by Jeffrey Chappell.

October 20, 2009: Performed a solo piano recital of classical music, original compositions, jazz tune arrangements, and improvisations at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City. Program Information

October 4, 2009: Performed a solo piano recital of classical repertoire including works by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt, Bartok, and Ravel at Frederick Community College in Frederick, Maryland. Program Information

July 6, 2009: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

July 5 – 18, 2009: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

June 26, 2009: Performed a solo piano recital of classical music, original compositions, jazz tune arrangements, and improvisation at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California. Program Information

June 20, 21, 2009: Launched the Music Everybody series of weekend seminars by presenting seminars on improvisation, teaching improvisation, and total musicianship in Hillsborough, California.

June 6, 2009: Performed solo piano music and vocal accompaniments for The In Series final season concert at The Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington, D.C.

June 3, 2009: Performed a solo piano recital of jazz repertoire and gave a lecture-demonstration on improvisation for members of the Washington Music Teachers Association, Washington, D.C.

April 2, 2009: Lectured to the Adult and Professional Education “Pilot Music Club” at the Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C., on the topic of jazz.

April 30, 2009: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

April 10, 2009: Performed in recital with vocalist Alina Goldman at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 9, 2009: Accompanied pianist Xia-Yi in Concerto No. 2 by
Rachmaninoff
at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 6, 2009: Performed solo recital of classical music, jazz tune arrangements, a free improvisation, and original compositions at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

March 29, 2009: Performed solo recital of classical music, jazz tune arrangements, a free improvisation, and original compositions on the Impromptu Concert Series in Key West, Florida.

March 1, 2009: Performed chamber music works by Telemann and Loeffler with oboist Sandra Lisicky and violist Joan Bob at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

February 15, 2009: Nominated as “Best Classical Composer” for the 23rd Annual “Wammies” by the Washington Area Music Association.

February 6 and 7, 2009: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra in Aaron Copland’s “Music For Theatre”.

January 25, 2009: Performed the Trio in D Minor and Sonatas for violin and for cello by Mendelssohn with violinist Leonid Sushansky and cellist Lukasz Szyrner at the Spectrum Theater in Rosslyn, Virginia on the National Chamber Ensemble series. Program Information

January 18, 2009: Performed solo piano and chamber music from the Romantic period with flutist Karen Kevra and violinist Arturo Delmoni on the Capital City Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont.

2008

December 2, 2008: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 10, 2008: Presented “Crossroads Between Classical Music and Jazz,” a lecture-demonstration at the University Club, Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2008: Performed the Washington, D.C. area premiere of Debussy’s “Cortège et Bacchanale” for piano, four hands with Dr. Charles Timbrell at the The Sumner School Museum, Washington, D.C., presented by the Friday Morning Music Club. Program Information

November 2, 2008: Performed solo recital of classical music, original compositions, jazz tune arrangements, and improvisations, preceded by a half-hour lecture, at the Sandy Spring Museum in Olney, Maryland. Program Information

November 1, 2008: Presented a four-hour master class for jazz piano in Bel Air, Maryland, sponsored by the Harford County Piano Teachers Association.

October 30, 2008: Accompanied pianist Xia-Yi in Concerto No. 1 by Beethoven at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 23, 2008: Performed solo recital of classical music, original compositions, jazz tune arrangements, and improvisations at the Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C.

October 14, 2008: Performed in recital with vocalist Alina Goldman at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

October 11, 2008: Performed the Piano Concerto No. 1 by Brahms with the Mississippi Symphony in Jackson, Mississippi, conducted by Crafton Beck. Program Information

October 5, 2008: Performed the Piano Concerto K. 467 by Mozart with the The Amadeus Orchestra in McLean, Virginia, conducted by A. Scott Wood. Program Information

September 21, 2008: Performed in recital with clarinetist Marguerite Levin at Towson State University, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

September 9, 2008: Performed solo recital of classical music, original compositions, jazz tune arrangements, and improvisations at the The Church of the Epiphany, Washington, D.C., presented by the Levine School of Music. Program Information

August 30, 2008: Performed the Second Sonata for flute and piano by Louis Moyse with flutist Karen Kevra, as well as a Polka by Bohuslav Martinu for solo piano, in the memorial concert for flutist, pianist, composer, and teacher Louis Moyse (1912-2007) at the Unitarian Church in Montpelier, Vermont. Program Information

July 13, 2008: Performed chamber music of Beethoven, Debussy, and Liebermann as a member of the
National Chamber Ensemble
on the Steinway Series at the Smithsonian Museum of American Art with violinist Leonid Sushansky and cellist Lukasz Szyrner.

July 7, 2008: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

July 7-18, 2008: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

May 22, 2008: Performed the Brahms Second Piano Concerto with the Orquesta Filarmónica del Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador, conducted by Patricio Aizaga. Program Information

May 13, 2008: Performed solo piano repertoire by Maurice Ravel and the Second Concerto by Johannes Brahms with piano accompaniment provided by Mathew Lane at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland. Program Information

April 26, 2008: Performed with musicians of the Cleveland Orchestra and with flutist Karen Kevra in a program of chamber music for the Capital City Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont. Program Information

April 20, 2008: Appeared as jazz pianist in Donald McCullough’s “Let My People Go” performed by the
The Master Chorale of Washington
at the Kennedy Center Concert Hall in Washington, D.C. Program Information

March 8, 2008: Performed with Noah Getz, saxophonist, at Our Savior’s Atonement Lutheran Church in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York in a program of works by New York composers Aaron Jay Kernis, Charles Wuorinen, and Matthew Van Brink, as well as compositions by Fernando Benadon and Gregory Wanamaker from the recent Getz-Chappell CD release, Crosscurrents.

March 7, 2008: Presented a lecture-recital at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City addressing the parallels between acting and performing music. The program consisted of classical music, original compositions, improvisations, and jazz tune arrangements. The closing segment was an improvised collaboration with students of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. To read a transcript of this lecture, click here.

February 23, 2008: Performed Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra, Op. 80, with the York Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Hart Baker.

January 9, 11, 12, 30 & February 1, 2, 2008: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra.

2007

December 4, 2007: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

October 28, 2007: Performed original compositions in a program of American music presented by piano faculty members of the Levine School of Music at the Strathmore Music Center in Rockville, Maryland.

October 5, 2007: Performed with Noah Getz, saxophonist, at The Katzen Arts Center, NW Washington, D.C., in Crosscurrents: Where Jazz and Classical Music Merge, a program of jazz compositions and classical compositions that based on jazz, including works by Phil Woods, Scott Lindroth, Andrian Pertout, Noah Getz and Jeffrey Chappell. Program Information

September 27, 28, 29, and 30, 2007: Served as orchestral pianist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop, performing the synthesizer part in John Adams’ “Fearful Symmetries”.

July 27, 2007: Appeared in the Piano Concerto by Samuel Barber with the Chesapeake Orchestra conducted by Jeffrey Silberschlag in the River Concert Series at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Program Information

July 8, 2007: Performed in a jazz concert with faculty members of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp, Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

July 8-19, 2007: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

May 23, 2007: Performed at the Levine School of Music’s Annual Gala which honored Leon Fleisher, as accompanist for his son, cabaret singer Julian Fleisher. Program Information

May 19, 2007: Performed with flutist Karen Kevra in a program of French music including works from Louis Moyse’s collection, Flute Music by French Composers, and his “Introduction, Theme and Variations”, as well as solo piano works by Ravel and Griffes. Program Information

May 6, 2007: Performed a solo recital of American piano music at St. Luke’s Catholic Church in McLean, Virginia. Program included works by Jeffrey Chappell, Scott Joplin, Edward MacDowell, Charles Griffes, Marc Mellits, Jeffrey Bauer, and James Grant, as well as Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue”. Program Information

May 3 and 4, 2007: Served as orchestral pianist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop, performing a keyboard part in John Adams’ “The Dharma at Big Sur”.

April 19, 2007: Performed the Rachmaninoff Third Concerto with the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra conducted by Timothy Muffit. Program Information

April 9, 2007: Performed the Rachmaninoff Third Concerto with pianist Lisa Weiss accompanying on second piano at Goucher College in Baltimore, MD. Also accompanied Weiss for her performance of Mozart’s Concerto K. 467. Program Information

March 15, 2007: Performed the Concerto for Two Pianos by Francis Poulenc with pianist Bonny Armacost and the Orquesta Sinfonica Juvenil de Ecuador, conducted by Patricio Aizaga. Program also included Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue (Chappell and the orchestra), Milhaud’s Scaramouche (two pianos), and solo piano works by Ravel, Scriabin, and Chappell. Program Information

March 1, 2007: Released “Pick It Up“, a recording of eighteen jazz tunes arranged for solo piano by Jeffrey Chappell, on the Centaur Records label. The tune for the title track was composed by Goucher College alumnus Greg Russell.

January 24-27, 2007: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra, performing keyboard parts in Gustav Holst’s “The Planets”.

January 16, 2007: Performed as jazz pianist at Virgilio’s jazz club in Key West, Florida, with bassist Joe Dallas and drummer Skipper Kripitz.

January 9, 2007: Performed sonatas by Beethoven and Barber in recital with cellist Vasily Popov at the Church of the Epiphany in Washington, D.C., sponsored by the Levine School of Music.

2006

December 5, 2006: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

December 3, 2006: Performed improvised solo piano music for silent films at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.

November 1, 2006: Gave a lecture-recital of original compositions and jazz tune arrangements for the Levine School of Music.

October 14, 2006: Performed in recital with pianist Michael Arnowitt on the Capital City Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont. The program consisted of solo and duet repertoire, including a rare performance of the Brahms Fourth Symphony arranged for piano, four hands.

August 11, 2006: Accompanied the recital of clarinetist Marguerite Baker-Levin in Atlanta, Georgia for the annual International Clarinet Association ClarinetFest.

July 9-21, 2006: Director of the Goucher Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

July 3, 2006: Released “Jazz Sonata“, a recording of solo piano original compositions by Jeffrey Chappell, on the Centaur Records label.

May 11, 2006: Performed in recital with clarinetist Marguerite Baker at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

May 9, 2006: Conducted the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in concert at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

May 7, 2006: Performed original composition, Jazz Sonata in the Sandy Spring Museum Lyceum Concert Series, in partnership with the Academy of Music. Program also included works by Darius Milhaud, Claude Bolling, and others, performed by Philip Hosford, Tim Friedlander, Lincoln Cobbins, and Steve Tebbe. Program Information

April 27, 28, and 30: Served as orchestral keyboard player with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in performances of “On the Transmigration of Souls” by John Adams.

March 30, 31, and April 1, 2006: Served as orchestral pianist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in performances of “Firebird” by Igor Stravinsky.

March 25, 2006: Performed Robert Schumann’s Carnaval, Opus 9, at the Anderson House Museum in Washington, D.C. The performance was preceded by a lecture by Dr. Immanuela Gruenberg addressing Schumann’s sources of inspiration — literary and musical works, feelings of love and despair, his vivid imagination — as well as the composer’s complex personality. Program Information.

March 11, 2006: Performed music for flute and piano with flutist Thomas Robertello and the Woodbridge Flute Choir at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer in Bethesda, Maryland. The program included the Fauré Fantasy and the premiere performance of Robertello’s transcription of Chopin’s Sonata for Piano and Cello. In addition, accompanied flutists for a master class with Thomas Robertello. Program Information

February 18-19, 2006: Performed improvised solo piano music for silent French films in connection with the “Cezanne in Provence” gallery exhibit in the National Gallery of Art Film Program “Provence et Marseille”.Program Information

February 1, 2006: A solo piano recital of works by Beethoven, Chopin, Fauré, and Chappell at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland Program Information

January 14, 2006: Performed a solo piano recital on the Capital City Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont (see the Times-Argus publicity interview). About the concert, the Times-Argus wrote: “(Chopin Sonata) Chappell delivered power and grandeur… (Fauré Ballade) He employed a beautiful variety of touch and phrasing… (Beethoven Sonata) Chappell delivered the ultimate Beethoven power and beauty… (Haydn Sonata) Chappell’s virtuosic and sensitive performance was a pleasure.” Also performed on Vermont Public Radio on January 11. Program Information.

2005

October 29, 2005: The Jeffrey Chappell Jazz Combo with the Master Chorale of Washington performed Pange Lingua Variations by Dave Brubeck and Maurice Duruflé’s Requiem, accompanied by orchestra and organ at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC. Program Information.

September 22, 2005: Dixieland Relief, a concert of Dixieland jazz at Goucher College to benefit victims of Hurricane Katrina with Jeffrey Chappell, piano, Jon Mathis, trumpet, Seth Kibel, clarinet, Josh Stober, bass, Josh Cohen, drums, and Lauren Bigelow, vocals. Proceeds from the performance were given to United Way for the Katrina victims relief effort. Program Information.

August 3 & 7, 2005: Performed concerts of contemporary chamber music from Slovenia with flutist Jeffrey Cohan and other guest artists. August 3 program: Sounds of Slovenia: Landscapes, Dance & Romance. August 7 program: Sounds of Slovenia: Pour Le Temps Passe. Sponsored by Capitol Hill Chamber Music Festival.

July 23, 2005: Improvised live piano accompaniment for the silent film, “Electric Edwardians: The Films of Mitchell and Kenyon”, presented at the National Gallery of Art.

July 9 to 21, 2005: Served as director of the Goucher College Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

May 21, 2005: Performed as piano soloist and in chamber music with flutists Karen Kevra and Rhea Jacobus on the Capital City Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont. (see Times Argus article). In connection with this concert, led a master class in collaboration with Ms. Kevra at Spaulding High School in Barre, Vermont, on May 18, 2005 as part of the educational outreach program of Capital City Concerts, and performed a recital on Vermont Public Radio with Karen Kevra on May 19.

May 15, 2005: Accompanied the recital of University of Colorado faculty member, flutist Alexa Still, in Manassas, Virginia, sponsored by the Woodbridge Flute Choir.

April 28 & 29, 2005: Conducted performances of the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 20, 2005: Performed as jazz pianist at Center Stage Theater in Baltimore, Maryland, with alto saxophonist Matt Pierce.

April 17, 2005: Accompanied the recital of clarinetist Marguerite Baker at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

April 14, 2005: Accompanied the recital of vocalist Lauren Levy at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 13, 2005: Accompanied the recital of guitarist Nicole Reynolds at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

April 6, 8 & 9, 2005: Performed the Piano Concerto by Samuel Barber with the Key West Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sebrina Alfonso, as well as the orchestral piano part in the Fifth Symphony by Shostakovich, at the Tennessee Williams Theater in Key West, Florida. Program Information.

April 5, 2005: Performed as jazz pianist at Virgilio’s jazz club in Key West, Florida, with bassist Joe Dallas and drummer Skipper Kripitz.

March 13, 2005: Performed a solo piano recital including works by Beethoven, Chopin, and Ravel at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Maryland. Program Information.

2004

December 8-11, 2004: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra, performing the piano part to Leonard Bernstein’s “Jeremiah Symphony” conducted by Sebrina Maria Alfonso.

November 7, 2004: Accepted invitation from World Piano Pedagogy Conference to participate in the “Ask The Expert” section of its webzine, answering questions on improvisation. See www.pianovision.com

November 20, 2004: Performed the “Variations on a Nursery Song” by Ernst von Dohnanyi with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at the River Center for the Performing Arts in Columbus, Georgia. Program Information.

November 7, 2004: Presented “Improve Your Improv”, a workshop on how to improvise and how to teach improvisation, at the annual convention of the Maryland State Music Teachers Association at Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland.

October 15-16, 2004: Performed the Piano Concerto by Aram Khachaturian with the Annapolis Symphony Orchestra as a last-minute substitution for the scheduled soloist who had to cancel. Program Information.

September 30, 2004: Goucher College concert with Ellen Dooley, flute and Pepe Gonzalez, bass in a program of jazz standards, Latin jazz, and classical music including compositions and arrangements by Jeffrey Chappell and the Baltimore premiere of the Sonata for Flute and Piano by Steven Harlos. Program Information.

September 11, 2004: In Paducah, Kentucky, performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Paducah Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jordan Tang. Program Information.

July 21-24, 2004: Served as an official pianist for the International Clarinet Association Annual Conference at the University of Maryland, collaborating in concerts with eight of the world’s finest clarinetists: David Jones and James Gillespie (USA), Dominique Vidal and Stephanie Corre (France), Michele Gingras (Canada), Fabio DiCasola (Switzerland), Joszef Balogh (Hungary), and Wei-leng Chen (Taiwan).

June 20, 2004: Performed the Sextet by Francis Poulenc with the National Gallery Chamber Players Wind Quintet at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. Program Information.

April 30, 2004: Performed a special Embassy Series concert at the French Embassy in Washington, D.C., “An Evening With Jeffrey Chappell”, featuring the pianist as soloist, composer, improviser, and chamber musician. Guest artist and Grammy-nominated flutist Karen Kevra performed in a sonata for flute and piano by Louis Moyse. The Washington Post wrote: “Having begun the program with a glittering impromptu by Fauré and a limpid nocturne by Chopin, Chappell offered two more substantial French works after intermission. Flutist Karen Kevra joined Chappell for Louis Moyse’s Flute Sonata No. 1, which proved captivating in their hands. Ravel’s fiercely difficult ‘Gaspard de la Nuit’ closed the program and the unfazed Chappell not only provided seductive pianistic color but vividly illustrated Ravel’s trio of musical narratives, making for a spellbinding performance.” Program Information.

April 28, 2004: Recital at Goucher College of solo piano works including “Jazz Sonata” by Jeffrey Chappell, and Ravel´s “Gaspard de la Nuit”, as well as “Sonata No. 1 for Flute and Piano” by Louis Moyse and “Sonata Undine” by Carl Reinecke with Grammy-nominated flutist Karen Kevra. Program Information.

April 26, 2004: Jazz concert at Goucher College, led by Gideon Breidegam, bass, with Alan Munshower, drums, Brian Roberson, saxophone, and Brad Gunson, trombone. Program Information

April 20, 2004: Performed excerpts from Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” in a chamber orchestra at the Annual Summit Meeting on Applications of Broadband in Washington, D.C., where Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor of the San Francisco Symphony, gave a conducting lesson while in San Francisco to the conductor in Washington, Theodore Abramson, via the Internet.

April 2-3, 2004: Recitals at St. Croix, Virgin Islands, with clarinetist Marguerite Baker in the Candlelight Concert Series at the Whim Museum in Frederiksted. Program Information.

April 1, 2004: Released the CD, “Clarinet Now”, on the Centaur Label with clarinetist Chester Brezniak. The program includes 20th-century repertoire and an original composition by Jeffrey Chappell.

March 11, 2004: Performed at the Romanian Ambassador’s Residence in a program entitled “The Romanian-Jewish Experience”, by baritone Jerome Barry, highlighting the Yiddish Theater of Romania and songs and cantorial selections of the Romanian-Jewish community and the Maramures. Program information.

February 15, 2004: Performed as pianist with the Goucher Jazz Ensemble at the East Coast Jazz Festival in Rockville, Maryland.

January 10, 2004: Chamber music concert at Montepelier, Vermont with soprano Hyunah Yu and flutist Karen Kevra performing an all-French program of works by Saint-Saens, Fauré, Roussel, Ravel, Debussy, and Poulenc. Program information.

2003

December 28, 2003: Concert in Key West with the Key West Pops Orchestra conducted by Vincent Zito. Jeffrey Chappell and Daniel Curtis, duo-pianists, performed the Finale from the Concerto For Two Pianos by Mozart, and Jeffrey Chappell and Wendy Reynolds, soprano, performed a Mozart aria. Program information.

December 10-13, 2003: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony, performing the piano part to Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” in two concerts.

December 8, 2003: Led the Goucher Jazz Ensemble in a program of jazz classics and innovative new tunes at Goucher College in Baltimore.

November 22, 2003: Concert in Jackson, Mississippi with the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra conducted by Crafton Beck, performing the Rachmaninoff Second Concerto. Program Information.

October 24, 2003: Concert at Levine School of Music with Ellen Dooley, flute, and Pepe Gonzalez, bass, in a program of jazz standards, Latin jazz, and classical music including compositions and arrangements by Jeffrey Chappell and the Washington, D.C. premiere of the Sonata for Flute and Piano by Steven Harlos. Program Information.

September 7, 2003: Performed in chamber music concert at Towson University Center for the Arts with Marguerite Baker, clarinet, and Cathy Amoury, viola, featuring music by Schumann, Poulenc, Horovitz, and the Maryland premiere of Silhouettes by Jonathan Leshnoff, composer and Towson University faculty member. Program Information.

July 6-18, 2003: Director of the Goucher College Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

June 29, 2003: Interviewed on WKEY Radio 93.5 FM in Key West, broadcasting the first movement of “Jazz Sonata” by Jeffrey Chappell as well as “Rain” by Bill Lorraine.

June 16-28, 2003: Served as faculty member of the Opera Seminar sponsored by Sol Fest, a summer music festival in connection with the Key West Symphony Orchestra. Worked as rehearsal pianist and voice coach, and performed as vocal accompanist in concerts on June 21, 25, and 28 at St. Paul´s Church and at Glenn Archer Auditorium.

May 30, 2003: Performed the Piano Concerto Number 25 in C Major, K. 503, by Mozart with the Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque conducted by David Oberg, substituting for another pianist on three weeks´ notice. Composed a cadenza for the first movement in addition to learning the concerto from scratch. Read the review by The Albuquerque Journal.

May 26-28, 2003: Held recording sessions in New York of solo piano compositions by Jeffrey Chappell (a second set of sessions took place on June 9 and 10). Completed recordings of 20 jazz tune arrangements, 3 piano sonatas, and numerous shorter works.

May 6, 2003: Led the Goucher Jazz Ensemble in a program of jazz classics and innovative new tunes at Goucher College in Baltimore.

February 5-8, 2003: Served as orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony, performing the keyboard part to Stravinsky’s “Firebird” in four concerts.

January 11, 2003: Solo piano and chamber music performance with Hyunah Yu, soprano, Karen Kevra, flute, and Chester Brezniak, clarinet; including works by Widor, Saint-Saens, Liszt, and Schubert. Capital Concerts series in Montpelier, Vermont, sponsored by Onion River Arts Council.

2002

December 10, 2002: Conducted the Goucher Jazz Ensemble in concert.

December 4, 2002: Performed solo piano recital for the Northern Virginia Music Teacher’s Association in Arlington, Virginia.

November 6, 2002: Lecture-recital at Goucher College entitled “The Art of the Fugues” including works by Bach, Mozart, Fauré, Barber, and Chappell.

November 7, 2002: Embassy Series concert at Embassy of Lithuania in Washington, D.C. with baritone Jerome Barry and violinist Peter Sirotin, folk repertoire program commemorating the 64th anniversary of Kristallnacht.

October 20, 2002: Chamber music performance at Grace Episcopal Church in The Plains, Virginia, with violinist Amy Beth Horman and cellist Neale Perl, president of the Washington Performing Arts Society. Featuring works by Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Wieniawski.

September 21, 2002: Performance with Lima Symphony Orchestra in Lima, Ohio, featuring the Brahms Second Concerto.

August 17, 2002: Recital in collaboration with flutist Karen Kevra for the National Flute Association Convention in Washington, D.C.

July 7-19, 2002: Director of the Goucher College Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp in Baltimore.

July 11, 2002: Performed a jazz concert with bassist Pepe Gonzalez to inaugurate the “Jazz at St. Luke’s” series at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Washington, D.C.

June 24-July 6, 2002: Faculty member and participant in SolFest, a summer music festival in Key West, Florida, sponsored by the Key West Symphony, where he coached opera singers, gave a piano master class, and performed in numerous concerts throughout the city.

June 4, 2002: Recital with clarinetist Chester Brezniak, including “Jazz Sonata” for solo piano by Jeffrey Chappell, at New School of Music in Boston, Massachusetts.

June 1, 2002: Recital of solo piano music and chamber music in collaboration with flutist Karen Kevra and clarinetist Chester Brezniak in the Capital Concerts series, Montpelier, Vermont, sponsored by Onion River Arts Council. The Barre Montpelier Times Argus featured articles on May 31 and June 3.

May 12, 2002: Orchestral pianist for the Baltimore Choral Arts Society performance of “Sing For The Cure”, fundraising event for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

May 2, 2002: Conducted the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble.

April 26-28, 2002: Attended “Crosscultural Sound and Music in Healing” seminar in Philadelphia, led by Pat Moffitt Cook, founder of Open Ear Center.

April 18, 2002: Jazz Concert at Goucher College led by Alan Munshower/drums, with Jeffrey Chappell/piano, Emmanuel Fournier/trumpet, and Gideon Breidegam/bass.

April 17, 2002: Solo piano recital at Goucher College. Original compositions and jazz tune arrangements.

April 7, 2002: Recital in collaboration with baritone Jerome Barry at Phillips Collection Sunday Afternoon Concert Series, with songs by Schumann, Handel, and others.

April 7, 2002: “Improve Your Improvisation” workshop, part of Jazz Day at Levine School of Music.

April 5, 2002: Collaboration with pianist Bonny Armacost in Claude Bolling’s “Sonata for Two Pianists”, with Cyndy Elliott, bass, and Charles Mitchell, drums at Levine School of Music, Washington, D.C., Friday Morning Music Club.

March 25, 2002: Gave guest lecture at the Peabody Conservatory for piano literature class. The topic was American Piano Sonatas of the Twentieth Century.

February 23, 2002: Performed a recital with clarinetist Annie Ament at the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C.

February 22, 2002: Performed with flutist Carmela Cox in recital at Goucher College, Baltimore, Maryland.

February 16, 2002: Conducted the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble at the East Coast Jazz Festival in Rockville, Maryland.

February 15, 2002: Performed a recital with clarinetist Annie Ament at the Church of the First Alliance in Silver Spring, Maryland.

February 8, 2002: Performed “Hexapoda” by Robert Russell Bennett with violinist Paula Akbar at the Millennium Stage of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

January 30 and February 1, 2002: Orchestral keyboardist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra in subscription concerts.

January 27, 2002: Accompanied baritone Clinton Curtis in a recital at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Key West.

2001

December 6, 2001: Led the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble in their end-of-semester concert.

November 30, December 1, 2001: Orchestral pianist with the Key West Symphony Orchestra in subscription concerts.

November 15 and 16, 2001: Performed a pair of recitals at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C., playing the Mozart D Minor Fantasy, the Haydn B Minor Sonata, the Schubert “Wanderer” Fantasy, the Beethoven Sonata Opus 78, and the Barber Sonata, with a Scarlatti Sonata as an encore.

October 31, 2001: Delivered a lecture-demonstration on improvisation to the Northern Virginia Music Teachers Association.

October 29, 2001: Performed a jazz trio concert at Goucher College with bassist Steve Sachse and drummer Wes Crawford.

October 27, 2001: Two choral arrangements by Chappell were performed at St. Ignatius Church in Baltimore.

October 13, 2001: Led a concert of the Goucher Jazz Ensemble at Goucher College.

October 10, 2001: Presented a solo piano lecture-recital at Goucher College demonstrating improvisation, composition, arranging, and interpreting music. The concert included improvising a fugue.

October 7, 2001: Performed Gershwin’s Variations on “I Got Rhythm” with the Key West Pops Orchestra. The Key West Solares Hill newspaper wrote: “This piece is one of Gershwin’s attempts to bridge the gap between classical music and jazz, and Jeffrey, who has jazz chops in addition to a formidable classical technique, made a complete success out of Gershwin’s effort, even to the point of giving the faster passages a bebop articulation which the composer would surely have arrived at, had he lived long enough to hear it.”

August 5-11, 2001: Attended Stanford Jazz Workshop, had a lesson with Benny Green and attended his concerts and master classes, as well as working with Mark Levine in a piano trio group. Also performed in concert on August 9.

July 8-20, 2001: Third year as Director of the Goucher College Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp for high school students.

June 9, 2001: Performed in the first annual Key West International Jazz Festival with vocalist Peter Diamond in a selection of five songs.

June 5, 2001: Solo piano recital in Key West, Florida, for the Impromptu Concert Series, performing Beethoven’s Sonata opus 78, Schubert’s “Wanderer” Fantasy, Tchaikovsky’s June: Barcarolle, Gershwin’s Three Preludes, Barber’s Piano Sonata, and Chappell’s own Jazz Sonata, with an encore of “Homage to Rodrigo” by Vlahopoulos. The critic for the Key West Paradise newspaper wrote: “There was nothing to forewarn the audience of the powerhouse excitement, the almost incredible display of technical firepower, soon to be unleashed. Chappell’s dazzlingly confident mastery of the keyboard, in combination with a relaxed demeanor, became especially evident in the Schubert ‘Wanderer’ Fantasy. Chappell ratcheted up the tension and energy in this dramatic work in remarkably stirring fashion, remaining all the while in impeccable control.”

May 21, 2001: Presented a new song at the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.

May 20, 2001: Repeated the May 8 recital at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. for their American Music Festival month. The Washington Post wrote of “Chappell’s crisp touch” and “fiery, uncompromising performance”, and went on to say: “Chappell’s virtuosity was always honestly applied and impassioned. This was a large-scale, volatile, sweepingly dramatic interpretation.”

May 8, 2001: Performed solo recital at Goucher College. Program comprised of all-American works including sonatas by Charles Griffes and Samuel Barber, as well as the world premiere of Chappell’s “Jazz Sonata” and two other premieres: “This” by James Grant and “Three Homages” by Sotireos Vlahopoulos.

May 3, 2001: Performed recital with guitarist Paul Fischer at Goucher College.

May 1, 2001: MMC Recordings released CD: “The Dream Wanderer” by Sotireos Vlahopoulos, for piano and string orchestra. Chappell recorded it in Prague in 1995 with the Czech Radio Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Valek.

April 29, 2001: Completed a Levine School of Music teacher training course in using computers for musical purposes such as eartraining, notation, sequencing, and composition.

April 26, 2001: Led the Goucher Jazz Ensemble again in performance at Goucher College.

April 16, 2001: Presented a new song at the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.

April 11, 2001: Led the Goucher Jazz Ensemble in performance at Goucher College.

April, 2001: Composed the third movement of “Jazz Sonata”.

March 24, 2001: Performed in chamber music concert of American works in Montpelier, Vermont, in the new Capital City Concerts series with flutist Karen Kevra, the series director, and clarinetist Chester Brezniak. The group also did a radio broadcast of selections from the concert for Vermont Public Radio in Burlington, Vermont, on March 23. Program included works by Copland, Bernstein, and Barber. The three musicians played a jazz tune, “Blue Bossa”, as an encore, for which Chappell composed a flute solo. Also performed the Sonata for Piano by Samuel Barber. The Montpelier Times Argus wrote: “The masterpiece of the program was Barber’s Sonata for Piano, Opus 26, which Chappell delivered with a bravura albeit sensitive performance. Chappell is one fine pianist, with more than enough virtuosity for this magnificent work. He had power, virtuosity, clarity and sensitivity, but more importantly, he was able to convey his understanding of the difficult work to the audience. Chappell’s was a magnificent performance of a great work.” About the ensemble playing, the Times Argus wrote: “Chappell proved the ideal partner, supporting and punctuating.” Read the full article here.

March 12, 2001: Presented a new song at the BMI Musical Theater Workshop.

March 11, 2001: Served as one of the administrators for “Jazz Day” at the Levine School of Music, which included giving a class called “Improve Your Improvisation”.

March 10, 2001: Repeated the March 9 program at the Czech Embassy.

March 9, 2001: Performed a piano recital of American works at the Levine School of Music, along with two other pianists, for the “In Series”. Repertoire included the Sonata by Charles Griffes, three jazz tune arrangements, and his own “American Sonata”.

March 5, 2001: Performed in a jazz concert at Goucher College with bassist Pepe Gonzalez and drummer Wes Crawford.

March 4, 2001: Presented lectures on the basics of jazz to two groups of pianists, one high school level and one adult level, for the Levine School of Music “Piano Lab Sunday”.

February 16-17, 2001: Conducted the Levine School Jazz Ensemble and the Goucher College Jazz Ensemble at the East Coast Jazz Festival in Rockville, Maryland.

February 12, 2001: Presented a new song at the BMI Musical Theater Workshop in New York City.

January 29-February 3, 2001: Orchestral pianist for the Key West Symphony Orchestra, playing the piano part for Copland’s Clarinet Concerto with Igor Begelman, soloist. Gave classes introducing the basics of piano for 1st and 2nd graders at the Key West Montessori School.

January 27, 2001: Accompanied baritone Jerome Barry performing Schubert’s “Winterreise” at the Austrian Embassy in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of The Embassy Series.

January 10-13, 2001: Attended the 28th annual convention of the International Association of Jazz Educators in New York City, representing the Levine School of Music and Goucher College. Present for unveiling of the IAJE/MTNA Jazz Studies Achievement Plan for which Chappell was a reviewer.

2000

December 7, 2000: Led the Goucher Jazz Ensemble in concert at Goucher College.

November 5-12, 2000: Assistant conductor of the Key West Symphony Orchestra, leading four performances of the musical, “The Wizard of Oz” at the Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center in Key West, Florida.

November 2, 2000: Lectured on the topic of “Music in Paris in the 1920s” at Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and Education.

October 20, 2000: Performed in jazz faculty concert with bassist Pepe Gonzalez at Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post wrote: “Their alternately spacious and spry duets often evoked the richness, nuance and swing associated with Duke Ellington’s canon.”

October to December, 2000: Composed the second movement of “Jazz Sonata”.

September, 2000: One of nine music teachers in the United States selected to review the first draft of a Jazz Studies Achievement Plan for the newly-formed alliance of the Music Teachers National Association and the International Association of Jazz Educators. The plan formulates progressive requirements through five stages of jazz study for all instrumentalists and singers. Students who use the plan will receive joint recognition from MTNA and IAJE for their accomplishments.

September 16-17, 2000: Four concerts at the Vermont Millennium Festival, a weekend music festival in Montpelier tracing the greatest musical compositions over the past thousand years. Played works by Vivaldi, Mozart, Chopin, and Keith Jarrett, both solo and chamber music. Invited for return engagement in March, 2001.

August to September, 2000: Composed first movement of third piano sonata entitled “Jazz Sonata”.

July 9-21, 2000: Second year as Director of the Goucher College Summer Arts Institute Jazz Camp for high school students.

June 30, 2000: Submitted feature article to Piano & Keyboard Magazine about the Piano 300 exhibit at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. The exhibit traces the history of the piano since its invention 300 years ago. The article appeared in the November/December 2000 issue of the magazine.

June 21-23, 2000: Taught three-day improvisation seminar for piano teachers at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. as part of the Professional Studies Program which trains teachers to teach.

June 10, 2000: Special performance at 20th anniversary of the La Gesse Music Festival in Toulouse, France. Solo recital of works by Frederic Chopin.