Guest, Bevan Mason

Guest Name: 
Bevan Mason
Bevan Mason
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Guest Occupation: 
Conductor, Arranger, Musician, Composer
Guest Biography: 


BEVAN MANSON has received commissions from Sierra Chamber Music, San Francisco Symphony, First Night Boston, L.A. Chamber Orchestra violist Victoria Miskolczy, and clarinetist Gary Gray. He recently wrote and conducted string arrangements for saxophonist Gary Smulyan at NYC’s Blue Note.

The Washington Post called his Piano Quartet “powerfully polyrhythmic…sweetly melodic”. His California Concertino for Flute and Chamber Orchestra was premiered by Katherine Fink of the Brooklyn Philharmonic, and also performed by L.A. Chamber Orchestra flutist David Shostac with the Brentwood-­‐Westwood Symphony.

Bevan has performed with George Garzone, Gunther Schuller, Howard McGhee, Ron Jones L.A. Big Band, Matt Wilson, Cecil MacBee, and many others. He worked as a studio musician in L.A. for many TV shows as well as film. A recording of his chamber music was recently released on Albany Records.