Career Chronicle

November 2, 2023: Performed with University of North Texas faculty member Steven Harlos in a concert of two-piano works. The program was “Nocturnes” by Claude Debussy, transcribed by Maurice Ravel from the orchestral score, and “Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion” by Béla Bartòk. The percussionists for the Bartók Sonata were Dave Hall and Paul Rennick. University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

October 29, 2023: Performed with pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini as Duo Calico in a concert of two-piano works by Arensky, Moszkowski, Shostakovich, Milhaud, Gershwin, and Jeffrey Chappell as well as compositions for solo piano. University of Texas, Tyler, Texas.

September 8, 2023: Performed a solo piano recital as a fundraiser for Vermont flood damage relief. The program included Mozart’s Fantasy and Fugue, K. 394; Beethoven’s Sonata, Opus 109; Chopin’s Andante Spianato and Grande Polonaise Brillante, Opus 22; Barber’s Sonata, Opus 26; and Jeffrey Chappell’s Piano Trio; at the Barre Opera House, Barre, Vermont. The performance received a rave review which you can read here.

September 7, 2023: Performed excerpts from the September 8 piano recital and held an interview with broadcaster Walter Parker on Vermont Public Radio, Colchester, Vermont.

August 12, 2023: Performed with pianist Judy Bridewell Biondini as Duo CaliCo in a program of works by Arensky, Moszkowski, Shostakovich, Milhaud, Gershwin, and Jeffrey Chappell as well as compositions for solo piano at Broadmoor Community Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado.

June 25, 2023Presented a lecture-demonstration,”The Importance of French Piano Music”, under the auspices of the Charm City Music School in Baltimore, Maryland.

April 25, 2023: Gave a master class to five advanced piano students performing portions of sonatas by Beethoven as well as works by Chopin and Prokofiev. The master class was presented under the auspices of the Contra Costa Performing Arts Society in Walnut Creek, California.

March 26, 2023: Performed with flutist Karen Kevra in a program including works by Ravel, Milhaud, Fauré, Mouquet, Bizet-Borne, and Louis Moyse on the Plainfield Opera House concert series, Plainfield, Vermont.

March 25, 2023: Performed with flutist Karen Kevra in a program including works by Ravel, Milhaud, Fauré, Mouquet, Bizet-Borne, and Louis Moyse on the Brattleboro Music Center concert series, Brattleboro, Vermont.

February 1, 2023: Fanfare Magazine published a review of the “Salon Trio: The Salon Sessions” album on the Tonsehen label, featuring it in their “Not To Be Missed!” category. Mention of the debut recording of “Aphrodite” for alto saxophone, clarinet, and piano by Jeffrey Chappell reads as follows: “Aphrodite in Alba is a sweet, pensive, melancholy treat…compelling.” The complete review appears here. [Note: The correct title of this work is “Aphrodite”.]