Date Announced: Alexander String Quartet March 2020

Just announced: I’ll collaborate with the legendary Alexander String Quartet from San Francisco, and we’ll perform together at the beautiful Herbst Theater in March 2020 - see my Calendar for details. The theme will be “British Invasion”, and we’ll do Dusan Bogdanovic’s setting of Six Songs by Sting, Ian Krouse’s…

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US Premiere: “The Walls”

US premiere of “The Walls” at Guilford College in Greensboro NC! A 60-member orchestra conducted by my dear friend Kami Rowan, with Sergio himself in the house! We all learned so much coaching the piece with Sergio. Professors from the Guliford History Department lectured about the historical context of the four walls before we played. What a moving experience!

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US Guitar Orchestra

I will join the inaugural tour of the US Guitar Orchestra this summer! As part of the Centennial Celebration by the Aaron Shearer Foundation, I’ll join them in performances of Assad’s “The Walls” in Carnegie Hall’s Zankel Hall, followed by three concerts in Spain. They’ll also play the world premieres of new pieces by Bryan Johanson, Kevin Callahan and Brian Head.

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New Video: Kanengiser plays Ameijenda - Carlevaro Microestudio No.9

Just had a fun visit to Guitar Salon International, taped some video content. I tried out a beautiful guitar by my friend and wonderful luthier Ariel Alejandra, from Uruguay. I played a few different tunes on it, including, appropriately, a piece by fellow Uruguayan Abel Carlevaro...

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Diaspora Project Funded

Just received full funding of the commissioning grant for the Diaspora Project by the Augustine String Foundation! Now, these seven wonderful composers can get started on their pieces. Many thanks to Steven Griesgraber for his help and advice. I look forward to welcoming these new works, inspired by the refugee/migrant experience, into the world!

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