Air-ev Productions Air-ev Productions
a resource and retreat for musicians
     
SEARCH CATALOGUE:  
 

About Us

Events Calendar
Norman Bolter, Carol Viera and the Frequency Band

PERFORMANCE NOTIFICATION:
If you wish to perform a work by Norman Bolter,
please complete a Performance Notification Form. Thank you!


FREQUENCY BAND® WORKSHOPS

Frequency Band Logo

Worldwide Frequency Band OPT (Spring Event, 2016)
At a time of your choosing within the following window:
For our winter OPT, between 12:00 AM (midnight) EDT March 19th and 12:00 AM (midnight) EST March 21st

Note: For information on how to participate in this OPT,
even if you live far from Boston
(anyone, anywhere can participate),
details will be posted for this event on Frequency Band's Facebook page.

Co-Directed by Norman Bolter and Carol Viera

For more information about ongoing FB events,
please check events listed in this Calendar,
visit our Frequency Band page.



MOONSCAPE (world premiere)
for bass trombone and piano
commissioned by Gabriel Langfur

February 4, 2016
8:00 PM
  College of Music
Boston University
  Boston, Massachusetts

Gabriel Langfur, bass trombone




SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

November 22, 2015
8:00 PM
  Brown Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

Christopher Bassett, bass trombone




NOTE: November 6, 2015: We know, we know... we are very behind with posting performances for the past, um, three year but a lot has happened, nonetheless! Hopefully, we'll get better with this but, in the meantime, if you're not already following us on Facebook (Frequency Band page and Carol's Facebook), YouTube (Carol's channel ctviera with TONS of Norman's videos and some with Carol too) and Norman's blog (FrequencyBone), please check us out in those locations! We're much better at keeping up to date there. :-)



THINK CONCERT (all world premiere program)
music by Norman Bolter for solo trombone and trombone choir including:

SONIC SLIDE SHOW OF ST. JOHN'S NEWFOUNDLAND

October 2, 2012
8:00 PM
  Williams Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, solo trombone
Frequency Band inspired trombone choir
Norman Bolter, Conducting




ONE TREK (world premiere)
for solo trombone and wind ensemble

February 15, 2011
8:00 PM
  Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, solo trombone
NEC Wind Ensemble
Charles Peltz, Conducting



JUPITER RISE! (world premiere)
for trombone choir

February 13, 2011
7:30 PM
NEC Brass Bash
  Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

NEC Trombone Choir
Norman Bolter, conducting



ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
for trombone choir

February 12, 2011
  University of Memphis
Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music
Memphis, Tennessee

Mid-South Trombone Consort
Richard Human, conducting


SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

January 22, 2011
4:00 PM
  Fine Arts Center

University of Rhode Island
105 Upper College Road
 Kingston, Rhode Island

Gabriel Langfur, bass trombone
Michelle Beaton, piano


LAKES (from OF MOUNTAINS, LAKES AND TREES)
arranged for trombone and harp

December 10, 2010
  Jack Bruce Space
  Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Glasgow, Scotland
United Kingdom

Helen Douthwaite, trombone


FREQUENCY BONE SUMMER MUSIC CONNECTION 2
online summer music workshop by Norman Bolter

Starts July 27, 2010
Worldwide via
Norman's Blog
FrequencyBone 

Norman Bolter, conducting


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

May 5, 2010
  Keller Room
  New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Ross Holcombe, trombone
Michael Roberts, snare drum
George Nickson, finger cymbals


PERI-DOTS
for trombone choir

April 28, 2010
  Immanuel Lutheran Church
Amherst, Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts Trombone Choir
Norman Bolter, conducting


SELECTIONS from YOU ARE NOT ALONE:
BY THE POND IN THE WIND
THE RED SCOOTER
PORCH IN THE PINES

for unaccompanied tenor trombone

April 15, 2010
 Auburn Public Library
  Auburn, Massachusetts

Sean Mulcahy, trombone


SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

April 13, 2010
  Guzzetta Hall
157 E Buchtel Avenue
  Akron, Ohio

Christopher Brown, bass trombone


SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

April 12, 2010
  Brown Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

Wei Wang, bass trombone


MORNING WALK
for trombone and piano

April 11, 2010
  Williams Hall
New England Conservatory
  Boston, Massachusetts

Chris Moore, trombone


ONLINE VIDEO MASTERCLASS
for trombone

April 10, 2010
  University of Manitoba
  Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

For photos from this event,
please visit Norman's blog, Frequency Bone

Conducted by Norman Bolter


ARCTIC EMANATIONS
for trombone and piano

April 2, 2010
  Goodwin Music Building Recital Hall
Auburn University
  Auburn, Alabama

Matthew Wood, trombone


THE WHITE COMPANY
for trombone quartet

March 14, 2010
  3:00 PM
St. Margaret Mary Church
  Westwood, Massachusetts

Apollo Quartet


TRIBUTE (world premiere)
for trumpet choir
Dedicated to Armando Ghitalla, Roger Louis Voisin and Adolph 'Bud' Herseth

February 21, 2010
  Brass Bash
Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Peter Chapman, conducting


THE SONG OF KIND DAVID
for trombone and piano

February 6, 2010
  Comstock Concert Hall
University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky

Brett Shuster, trombone


MASTER CLASS

MUSIC AS A LIVING THING

February 3, 2010
  Room 120
Eastman School of Music
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

Conducted by Norman Bolter

Follow the news around Norman Bolter's visit to Eastman on his blog!


LECTURE/RECITAL

INDIAN SAND PAINTING - MEETING (world premiere)
for unaccompanied trombone
MORNING WALK
for trombone and piano
THE SONG OF KING DAVID
for trombone and piano
THE ARCHER
tenor trombone duet
AFTER A CALL
for unaccompanied trombone

February 2, 2010
  Kilbourn Hall
Eastman School of Music
University of Rochester
Rochester, New York

Norman Bolter, trombone

Follow the news around Norman Bolter's visit to Eastman on his blog!


FANFARE TO THE RISING PHOENIX
PERI-DOTS
for trombone choir

January 13, 2010
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington D.C.

Washington Trombone Ensemble


FANFARE TO THE RISING PHOENIX
PERI-DOTS
for trombone choir

November 15, 2009
St. John's Episcopal Church
McLean, Virginia

Washington Trombone Ensemble


MORNING WALK
for trombone and piano

November 4, 2009
Music Hall
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, Tennessee

Taylor Hughey, trombone


ARCTIC EMANATIONS
for trombone and piano

October 31, 2009
Harper Hall
Lawrence University Conservatory of Music
  Appleton, Wisconsin

Brent Hauer, trombone


AROUND THE POND (world premiere)
for oboe, tenor sax, trombone and string bass
BETWEEN WAKING AND SLEEPING (world premiere)
for oboe, tenor sax, trombone and string bass

October 29, 2009

Bezanson Recital Hall
Fine Arts Center
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Massachusetts

Ancora
Norman Bolter, trombone


TOOTLE TOUR
for bass trombone and piano

October 26, 2009

Williams Hall
Jordan Hall Building
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Jonathan Warburton, bass trombone


SKY DREAMS
for alto trombone and piano

October 26, 2009
Squires Recital Hall
McNesse State University
Lake Charles, Louisiana

William Rose, alto trombone


SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

October 25, 2009
Council Road Baptist Church
Yukon, Oklahoma

Timothy Allen Thompson, bass trombone


The FREQUENCY BAND is honored to play
during the outdoor ceremonies for the
9/11 EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
music by Norman Bolter
for trombone choir

For photos and video from this event,
please visit the Frequency Band page on Facebook

Heralding the event:
ONWARD, from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
IN ALL HEARTS
MY LOVE FOR THEE WILL ALWAYS BE
, for the 9/11 families
ACCEPTANCE AND HOPE, from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE

Following the moment of silence:
PRAYER

Concluding the event:
UNITY BORN OF HUMANITY
Excerpt from KATRINA CONTEMPLATION AND WISH

September 11, 2009
State House Courtyard
Boston, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter and Carol Viera, directors


FREQUENCY BONE SUMMER MUSIC CONNECTION
online summer music workshop by Norman Bolter

July 21 - 25, 2009
schedule, introductory video and questions posted ahead of time
  Worldwide via
Norman's Blog
FrequencyBone

Norman Bolter, conducting


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

May 14, 2009
Seully Hall
Boston Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Chris Reade, trombone


Selections from the LOST BUT FOUND Duets (world premiere)
for two tenor trombones

May 9, 2009
Seully Hall
Boston Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Matthew Wan & Norman Bolter, trombones


SAGITTARIUS2
for bass trombone and piano

April 29, 2009
Williams Hall
New England Conservatory Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Adam D. Jones, bass trombone


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

April 25, 2009
DiCicco Large Ensemble Room, Cogswell Hall
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, Pennsylvania

Gregory L Chenoweth, trombone


SKY DREAMS
for alto trombone and piano

April 5, 2009
First Baptist Church of Needham
Needham, Massachusetts

Ronald Barron, alto trombone


LONG LIVE SYMPHONY HALL
for four antiphonal brass choirs and percussion
ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
Onward; Nowhere to Turn; Acceptance and Hope
for trombone choir

April 5, 2009
Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, conducting


EASTERN TROMBONE WORKSHOP
concerts and clinics

We happily have accepted invitations from
The UNITED STATES ARMY BAND “PERSHING'S OWN”
for NORMAN BOLTER and the FREQUENCY BAND
to perform at the 2009 ETW.

CONCERT BAND CONCERT
March 21st, 7:30 PM
ARJUNA SPEAKS (world premiere)
for solo trombone and wind ensemble
Norman Bolter, solo
United States Army "Pershing's Own" Concert Band

MASTERCLASS
March 20th, 4:15 - 5:15 PM
with Norman Bolter
MUSIC AS A LIVING THING

FREQUENCY BAND CONCERT

March 21st, 3:15 - 4:45 PM
"PHOENIX"
music for trombone choir
(also on the Frequency Band "Phoenix" recording,
  released March 21st)

FANFARE TO THE RISING PHOENIX
SOMEDAY - SOMETIME
IN ALL HEARTS
PERI-DOTS
INCOMING CALL
BLOOD MOON ECLIPSE
IT'S LATER THAN YOU THINK
LISTEN TO THE WELL BEING
KATRINA CONTEMPLATION AND WISH
A PRAYER FOR THE DYING
KARMIC ENIGMA

March 20 & 21, 2009
Eastern Trombone Workshop
Fort Myer, Virginia

Norman Bolter, solo trombone and conducting


LA GROTTE COSQUER
tenor and bass trombone duet

March 5, 2009
Joseph and Alma Gildenhorn Recital Hall
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park, Maryland

Zac Hollister, bass trombone
Russell Sharp, tenor trombone


PAINTED SKIES
for brass trio

February 22, 2009
White House
Orlando, Florida

Helicon Brass
Joseph Vascik, trombone


THE SONG OF KING DAVID
for trombone and piano

January 25, 2009
Anthony Seeger Auditorium
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Virginia

Tom McKenzie, trombone


TOOTLE TOUR (world premiere)
for bass trombone and piano

November 12, 2008
School of Music
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Jonathan Warburton, bass trombone


CYDONIA
for brass quintet

November 10, 2008
Bezanson Recital Hall
University of Massachusetts
Amherst, Massachusetts

Infinity Brass
Norman Bolter, trombone


MORNING WALK
for trombone and piano

November 9, 2008
Christ Our Anchor Presbyterian Church
Annapolis, Maryland

Russell Sharp, trombone


The FREQUENCY BAND is honored to play
during the outdoor ceremonies for the
9/11 SEVENTH ANNIVERSARY COMMEMORATION
music by Norman Bolter
for trombone choir


Heralding the event:
ONWARD, from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
IN ALL HEARTS
LISTEN TO THE WELL BEING
ACCEPTANCE AND HOPE,
from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE

Following the moment of silence:
PRAYER

Concluding the event:
UNITY BORN OF HUMANITY
Excerpt from KATRINA CONTEMPLATION AND WISH

September 11, 2008
State House Courtyard
Boston, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, conducting


FINAL BOW
marking "retirement"

NORMAN BOLTER will take his "final bow" with
the BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
at TANGLEWOOD

Check Norman's blog for his "The Final Bow at Tanglewood" post
about this special event and a new piece,
"THE FORGOTTEN ANIMAL (The One Saint-Saens Forgot)"
for unaccompanied tenor trombone,
written for colleague Ronald Barron, also "retiring."
You also can check our Catologue Print Music section
for more information about the new piece!

July 20, 2008
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Koussevitzky Music Shed
at Tanglewood
Lenox, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, trombone


MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
concerts and recording

NORMAN BOLTER will join
the MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
for a week of concerts.

Be sure to check his blog posts about this special visit
Minnesota Encore! Airport Warm Up
Minnesota Encore! Three Generations Reunion

 

June 9-14, 2008
Minnesota Orchestra
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Norman Bolter, trombone


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion
THE WHITE COMPANY QUARTET
trombone quartet

May 20, 2008
Pickman Hall
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Roger Flatt, trombone


THE WHITE COMPANY QUARTET
trombone quartet

May 19, 2008
Pickman Hall
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Gilberto Cruz, trombone


THE WHITE COMPANY QUARTET
trombone quartet

April 28, 2008
Pickman Hall
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, trombone


PORCH IN THE PINES (from YOU ARE NOT ALONE)
for unaccompanied tenor trombone

April 27, 2008
Botolph Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Sean Mulcahy, trombone


THE ARCHER
tenor trombone duet
MORNING WALK
for trombone and piano

April 20, 2008
Colton Recital Hall
The University of South Dakota
Vermillion, South Dakota

Sean Bray, trombone


MASTER CLASS
for brass

METHODS OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICE (Part Three)

April 14, 2008
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Conducted by Norman Bolter



"OPEN HOUSE" CONCERT OF MUSIC BY NORMAN BOLTER
for trombone choir
April 5, 2008, 14:00
Grensakirkja, Reykjavik

IN ALL HEARTS (world premiere) MP3 sound clip from digital camera!
LISTEN TO THE WELL BEING
IT'S LATER THAN YOU THINK
KATRINA CONTEMPLATION AND WISH
ONWARD and ACCEPTANCE AND HOPE (from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE)
PERI-DOTS
PRAYER

MASTER CLASSES WITH NORMAN BOLTER
KEEPING YOUR MUSIC-MAKING ALIVE IN PROFESSIONAL LIFE (adult professionals)
MAKING PRACTICE TIME FUN AND PRODUCTIVE (ages 9 - 16)

NORMAN also will join the
ICELAND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
for a week of concerts.

Be sure to check Norman's blog posts about these special events including:
Iceland Trip: Arrival and Orchestra Playing
Iceland Trip: Master Classses
Iceland Trip: More on the Orchestra Experience!
Iceland Tirp: Experiencing Nature
Iceland Trip: Trombone Choir Concert, Frequency Band Style
Iceland Trip: Chimes in the Sky

All activities, first week in April 2008
Reykjavik, Iceland

Norman Bolter, conducting and trombone


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

March 25, 2008
Williams Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Nozomi Kasano, bass trombone


THE SONG OF KING DAVID
for trombone and piano

March 19, 2008
Katzin Concert Hall
Arizona State School of Music
Tempe, Arizona

Samuel Winston Price, trombone


THE ARCHER
tenor trombone duet
(arranged for trombone and horn)

March 12, 2008
St. Botolph Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Ross Holcombe, trombone


LAKES (from OF MOUNTAINS, LAKES AND TREES)
arranged for trombone and harp

March 10, 2008
St. Botolph G01
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Zenas Kim, trombone


ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
for trombone choir

March 9, 2008
Judson Memorial Baptist Church
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minneapolis Trombone Choir
Jim ten Bensel, trombone (contact person)


ARCTIC EMANATIONS
for trombone and piano

February 29, 2008
University of Lethbridge Recital Hall
Lethbridge, Alberta
Canada

Barrett Swendsen, trombone


FREQUENCY BAND® TROMBONE CHOIR IN CONCERT
music by Norman Bolter
for trombone choir


The FREQUENCY BAND joins
the NEW ENGLAND CONSERVATORY TROMBONE CHOIR
for NECTC's concert.

Selections from the classical and Pops repertoire
and works by Norman Bolter:
ANNAPURNA TRIAL (world premiere) MP3 sound clip from digital camera!
FANFARE TO THE RISING PHOENIX (antiphonal)
SAMKIN AYLWARD (from THE WHITE COMPANY QUARTET)

Be sure to check Norman's blog post about this special event
A Visit, a Concert and a New Piece

February 27, 2008
8:00 PM
Brown Hall
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Guest Soloist, James Nova
Norman Bolter, conducting


MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
concerts and recording

NORMAN BOLTER will join
the MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA
for a week of concerts and recording.

Be sure to check his blog posts about this special
Three Generations "Reunion"
Back from the State of Cold Air and Warm People! (Minnesota Trip)

February 11-15, 2008
Minnesota Orchestra
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Norman Bolter, trombone


SKY DREAMS
for alto trombone and piano

January 19, 2008
McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall
Saint Michael's College
Colchester, Vermont

Ronald Barron, alto trombone


WGBH BOSTON RADIO INTERVIEW
conducted by Producer, Brian Bell

WITH NORMAN BOLTER

Update 2008:
If you missed the broadcast, the interview is posted on our Audio/Video page,
with the kind permission of Brain Bell and WGBH.
Scroll down to the WGBH graphic and enjoy!

November 23, 2007
Listen on local (Boston) WGBH 89.7 or
Hear the broadcast worldwide on their WGBH website

The interview will be aired during the INTERMISSION of the Boston Symphony concert broadcast;
this concert (Smetana: Ma Vlast) begins at 1:30 PM EST (EST, Boston time).
Go to LISTEN LIVE under RADIO in the WGBH homepage side bar. Enjoy!



MASTER CLASS
for brass

METHODS OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICE (Part Two)

November 19, 2007
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Conducted by Norman Bolter


MASTER CLASS
for trombones from

SIMON BOLIVAR YOUTH ORCHESTRA OF VENEZUELA

November 8, 2007
New England Conservatory
Boston, Massachusetts

Conducted by Norman Bolter


FREQUENCY BAND® TROMBONE CHOIR IN CONCERT
music by Norman Bolter
for trombone choir


SOMEDAY - SOMETIME
KATRINA CONTEMPLATION AND WISH
LISTEN TO THE WELL BEING
ONWARD and ACCEPTANCE AND HOPE from ON WITH THE BATTLE OF LIFE
PERI-DOTS
PRAYER
UNITY BORN OF HUMANITY

October 6, 2007
3:00 PM
Brookline Tai Chi Center
Brookline, Massachusetts

Norman Bolter, conducting


STAND YOUR GROUND (from YOU ARE NOT ALONE)
for unaccompanied tenor trombone
ECHOING ENIGMA (from YOU ARE NOT ALONE)
for unaccompanied tenor trombone

October 4, 2007
Dumke Auditorium
1375 E. President's Circle
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah

James Nova, trombone


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

October 1, 2007
University of South Carolina
Columbia, South Carolina

Joshua Hauser, trombone


DANCES OF GREETING
for trombone and percussion

September 25, 2007
Derryberry Hall
Tennessee Tech University
Cookeville, Tennessee

Joshua Hauser, trombone


MASTER CLASS
for brass and winds

METHODS OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICE (Part One)

September 24, 2007
Longy School of Music
Cambridge, Massachusetts

Conducted by Norman Bolter


THE SONG OF KING DAVID
for trombone and piano

August 20, 2007
Faith Presbyterian Church
2200 N. Meridian Rd.
Tallahassee, Florida

Ross Holcombe, trombone


PRAYER

   
 
 

Copyright 1998 - 2017 Air-ev Productions. All rights reserved.