David Chavannes is an eager collaborator with young composers and performers. He worked with members of Fifth House Ensemble to premiere chamber works by Andrew Watts and Sydney Kjerstad at the Fresh Inc. Festival this summer. David is also passionate about the music of J. S. Bach, last year giving a series of performances of the Goldberg Variations in the Lawrence and Kansas City areas. He has participated in collaborative piano masterclasses with Martin Katz from the University of Michigan and Ted Taylor from Mannes College. David works as a vocal coach and accompanist in Lawrence, Kansas and studies piano with Steven Spooner.
Sydney Kjerstad – Carried Away
for flute, oboe, and piano
Andrew Watts – All Roads Lead to…
for clarinet, violin, cello, and piano