As a concertmaster, he has played under Sir Simon Rattle, Kent Nagano, Helmuth Rilling, Christopher Hogwood, Philippe Herreweghe, Gustav Leonhardt, and Frans Brüggen. He is co-concertmaster of Brüggen’s Orchestra of the 18th Century, with whom he has toured the major concert halls and festivals of Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia, including directing the orchestra in performances at Beijing’s National Centre for the Performing Arts and appearing as soloist in Haydn’s Sinfonia Concertante in concerts in The Netherlands, Austria, and Belgium for the Haydn-year. From the concertmaster’s chair, he has directed orchestras in much of the standard baroque and early classical repertoire as well as in performances of larger-scale works such as Beethoven’s First Symphony, Mozart’s G Minor Symphony K.440, and the Tchaikovsky Serenade.
A highly respected teacher, he has been a visiting artist/faculty at the Paris, Moscow, and Utrecht Conservatoires, Indiana University, Case Western University, Australian National University, Sydney Conservatorium, the MacPhail School, the Banff Centre, and the University of Victoria, and has presented children’s concerts at the Cité de la Musique (Paris). He was co-director of the Early Music Vancouver Baroque Instrumental Program and on the faculty of the Baroque Performance Institute at Oberlin College, and has recently been named to the faculty of the Berwick Academy at the Oregon Bach Festival.
He is artistic director of the Pacific Baroque Festival (Victoria, Canada), and Artistic Advisor to the New York City ensemble Dorian Baroque.