ERIC HESSEL

​​​UPCOMING EVENTS

For information on booking, commissions, and upcoming events please visit the contact page


  • Guest Artist Masterclasses and Performance
    • ​​​8 March 2019, 7:30 PM, Ouachita Baptist University McBeth Recital Hall (Arkadelphia, AR)
    • Repertoire TBA
  • Collaboration and premiere with Spencer Arias, composer
    • Date TBA


PREVIOUS EVENTS


  • New Year's Party, Dallas Japanese Association
    • ​20 January 2019, Renaissance Dallas at Plano Legacy West (Plano, TX)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Michio Miyage, 春の海; Eric Hessel, Variations on a Japanese SongThe Clouds
  • Guest Artist Masterclass and Performance
    • ​27 September 2018, Austin College (Sherman, TX)
    • Repertoire
      • ​Dominick Argento, Letters from Composers; Verne Reynolds, Hornvibes; Gabriel Soileau, Vortexes; Eric Hessel, Variations on a Japanese SongThe Clouds
  • ​​Crow Museum of Asian Art Reopening Ceremony
    • 26 September 2018 (Dallas, TX)
  • Otsukimi Moon-Viewing Festival, Japan-America Society of Dallas
    • ​​25 September 2018, Crow Collection of Asian Art (Dallas, TX)
  • Cortona Sessions for New Music 2018
    • 19 May - 2 June 2018, Hotel Oasi Neumann (Cortona, Italy)
      • Profile Concert, 25 May: Eric Hessel, Variations on a Japanese SongRondo Brillante; Verne Reynolds, Hornvibes
      • ​Premiere Concert, 1 June: Andrew Dana, Sarabande; Gabriel Soileau, Vortexes
  • Guest Artist Recital
    • ​13 March 2018, University of Kansas Swarthout Recital Hall (Lawrence, KS)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Daniel McCarthy, The Call of Boromir; Verne Reynolds, Hornvibes; Eric Hessel, Poetic Episodes for Marimba, Variations on a Japanese Song, Rondo Brillante
  • 2017 Greater Kansas City Japan Festival - featured performers
    • ​7 October 2017, Johnson County Community College​ Yardley Hall (Overland Park, KS)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Eric Hessel, Variations on a Japanese Song; Keiko Abe, Dream of  theCherry Blossoms​; Joe Hisashi, selected Studio Ghibli music
  • Faculty Recital
    • 21 February 2017, Texas Wesleyan University Martin Hall (Fort Worth, TX)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Bach/Gounod, Ave Maria; Eric Hessel, MetonymySpiral StaircaseRondo Brillante​; Jason Treuting, Nine Numbers
  • DMA Recital
    • 15 October 2016, University of North Texas Voertmann Hall (Denton, TX)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​​Eric Hessel, Spiral Staircase
  • Afternoon Recital
    • 19 June 2016, Nara Evangelical Church (Nara-shi, Nara, Japan)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Astor Piazzolla, Histoire du Tango; Eric Hessel, Spiral Staircase; Pietro Mascagni, ​Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
  • Wedding Reception
    • 18 June 2016, Oseiryu (Osaka, Japan)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Eric Hessel, Spiral Staircase; Pietro Mascagni, Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana
  • Service Music and Private Performance
    • ​​29 May 2016, First Baptist Church of Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)
    • Repertoire:
      • ​Eric Hessel, Spiral Staircase