Dale Stuckenbruck enjoys an active diverse musical life in New York as a soloist, concertmaster, chamber musician and teacher. His main studies were with his mentor of three decades, the violinist Erick Friedman, with whom he has appeared as soloist, in recording and in chamber music. He has performed as soloist/concertmaster with the Brooklyn Philharmonic, Philharmonia Virtuosi, New York Virtuosi, New York String Ensemble, Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra, Taipei City Symphony Orchestra, Music at St. Ignatius, Dance Theater of Harlem, Queens Symphony, Masterworks, and Long Island Philharmonic. He has recorded the violin concerto by Lou Pelosi on CRI, recorded with Erick Friedman on Kultur Video, for countless commercial labels, and over one hundred films. He has received international acclaim with Steve Margoshes, “Sawing to New Heights,” and acclaim for his performances of the “Divination by Mirrors” by Michael Levine with the New Century Chamber Orchestra and the New York Virtuosi. His performance of "Ancient Voices of Children" by George Crumb with the Lincoln Center Chamber Music Society led to the recording of this work for Bridge Records, which was nominated for a Grammy. As mandolinist he has appeared at the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, ABT, with Paula Robison at the Metropolitan Museum, and in a recording with the Charleston Symphony. He has been featured in Strings Magazine, Korean Monthly Music Magazine, Newsday, and the New York Times. He has been a guest lecturer for the Juilliard School of Music and the Long Island Guitar Festival. He recently founded Long Island’s most interesting conductorless-string ensemble, Kammermusik, for young talent, as well as the Long Island Vegetable Orchestra. Since 1975 he has performed with Heawon Kim, his wife, in recitals in Asia, Europe and South America. He wrote and recorded the soundtrack for “Shadows” by Ed Lachman and Slater Bradley which was recently shown at the Whitney Museum for five months. LIU faculty since 1986. Assistant director of LIU-Post Chamber Music Festival. D.M.A. from Manhattan School of Music, 1984.
Public performances of concertos with orchestra:
Bach E major, A minor, D minor Double Concerto (with Erick Friedman at masterclass); Beethoven, D major; Mendelssohn E minor, D minor; Tschaikovsky Dmajor; William Walton; Vaughn William-Concerto Academico, Lark Ascending, Wieniawski D minor; Sibleius D minor; Brahms D major; Bruch G minor; Mozart A major, D major, Bartok Rhapsodies, Concerto #2; Paganini D major; Jules Conus; Prokofieff G minor; Glazounov
Dale with interested student
Dale Stuckenbruck Reviews
".. a dynamic performer,. taut, sure-footed playing...a triumph of synergy and of sympathy for the music.. Adam Horvath, Newsday, New York
".. (Vieuxtemps concerto # 5).. magnificent violinist.." El Provenir, Monterrey, Mexico " --(Glazounov concerto).. exquisitely played, fine expression and sensitivity.." China Daily News, Taipei, Rep. of China
".. (Brahms concerto)..proved himself a true virtuoso.. his ease, gentle touch on even the most difficult passages was outstanding. He was obviously quite comfortable with this inordinately difficult piece adding dimensions that make a performance more than just a recital of notes.." Kingsport Times, Kingsport, Tennessee
" .. (Lou Pelosi concerto) ..the playing was first rate, you should be proud of this recording.
Max Shubel, Opus One Recordings
"-- (Bartok concerto).. I enjoyed it tremdously. The spirit of the piece was just wonderful and beautifully prepared. Thanks you for the joy you have given me.." Josef Gingold, violinist
"raptured his audience with his interpretaions of Strauss , Ravel and Wieniawski.." Staats Zeitung und Herald, New York
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