Play with Stu Hunter and Jonathan Zwartz

It was a pleasure playing in a trio with the beautiful Stu Hunter and Jonathan Zwartz for an intimate house concert.

I had been wanting to connect with both of these lovely musicians for a while so I'm really…

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New album recording!

Over October 20 and 21, I will be recording an album of my new material for Quintet featuring many of may favourite musicians.

I'm thrilled to have these amazing musicians bringing my music to life
Kristin Berardi - voice …

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String quartet reading session of new works

I was very happy to hear my new pieces for string quartet come to life during a reading session by a very lovely quartet featuring:

Glenn Christensen - violin

Ike See - violin

Nathan Greentree - viola

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New video section

I have finally added a video section to this website. A small selection of videos from projects ranging from chamber orchestra, small jazz groups, big bands and footage from recording sessions can be found below

https://rafaelkarlen.com/video