Candlewood Digital was founded in 2006 by Richard Price and Wayne Hileman, following thirty combined years of working together at one of New York's premier classical recording studios.
Completed by mobile engineering specialist Robert LaPorta, the Candlewood Digital staff of professionals offers musicians a high-end recording resource unsurpassed in skill, experience, and dedication to the highest standards, both musical and technical.
At the center of everything we do is
29 Lake Drive South
Candlewood Isle Box 67
New Fairfield, CT 06812
Candlewood returns for a fifth CD in the critically acclaimed series
of recordings of the orchestral works of American composer
Barbara Harbach with the London Philoharmonic Orchestra,
conducted by David Angus, at Cadogan Hall, London.
Below: Maestro Angus and Dr. Harbach, and members
of the LPO at the sessions.
Recording the wind music of Paul Reale at Oktaven Audio, New York,
with the Borealis Wind Quintet: Candlewood producer Richard Price,
pianist Christopher Guzman, clarinetist Jo-Ann Sternberg,
flutist Keith Bonner, hornist Dan Culpepper, composer Paul Reale,
oboist Tamar Beach Wells, bassoonist Wayne Hileman.
Oboist Theresa Delaplain and pianist Tomoko Kashiwagi
recording works by Robert Mueller, Edmund Rubbra, Pedro Soler,
Grazyna Bacewicz, and Merab Partskhaladze, at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville
Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band, under conductor
Elisa Koehler, recording its second CD with Candlewood,
featuring rare high-pitch brass and wind instruments of
the late nineteenth century in new editions of long-unplayed
works of the period discovered by Michael O'Connor.
Classic jazz tunes by women composers, recorded by Candlewood at the Anheuser-Busch Theatre of the University of Missouri at St Louis:
Michael Kaupa, project coordinator Dr. Barbara Harbach,
Thomas George, Ric Vice.
Recording chamber music of Barbara Harbach at the Anheuser-Busch Theatre of the University of Missouri at St Louis:
pianist Alla Voskoboynikova, composer Dr. Barbara Harbach,
flutist Jennifer Mazzoni.
At the fabled Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY: A remarkable program of specially commissioned arrangements of hymn tunes
for horns, soprano. and piano. Left to right, Jana Bontrager,
Tim Shafer, Grace Salyards, Lisa Bontrager, Sarah Shafer.
The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC, under music director
Thea Kano, performs the world premiere of ther TTBB version of
Duruflé's Requiem, recorded live by Candlewood at the
Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC.
Beethoven's Symphony No. 9 with the New Jersey Choral Society and Orchestra Nexus, under Music Director Eric Dale Knapp, recorded live by Candlewood in Ridgewood, New Jersey.
David Shuler conducts the Choir of St. Luke in the Fields
at the storied "Smoky Mary's"--the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Times Square, New York City--recording music of Palestrina with Candlewood
for MSR Classics, a followup to their critically acclaimed CD
of works of De Manchicourt.
At Blackheath Concert Hall, London: Candlewood returns for a
fourth CD with the London Philharmonic Orchestra,
conducted by David Angus, in world premieres of new works for
orchestra by Barbara Harbach for MSR Classics.
The Vivaldi Project: Elizabeth Field, Allison Edberg Nyquist,
and Stephanie Vial, recording with Candlewood at Lafayette College,
Easton, PA. The program: a followup to their highly acclaimed
premiere CD, Discovering the Classical String Trio, on MSR Classics.
David Korevaar, recording two full CDs of music by
Lowell Liebermann and Luigi Perrachio for MSR Classics,
at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Clockwise from front right:
Dr. Korevaar; CanDig producer/engineer Richard Price;
master piano technicians Mark Mikkelsen and Ted Mulcahey.
Daria Rabotkina, recording a program of Humoreskes by Dvorak,
Schumann, Reger, and Rachmaninoff for MSR Classics with Candlewood,
at the Recital Hall of the Performing Arts Center at
Texas State University at San Marcos.
At the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall of the University of Louisiana
at Monroe, soprano Claire Vangelisti, pianist Rick Seiler,
and hornist James Boldin join Candlewood for first recordings
of the music of Eurico Carrapatoso for MSR Classics.
At Skinner Recital Hall, Vassar College: Candlewood records a new
CD of Chopin Mazurkas with pianist Todd Crow (r). On left is master
piano technician Mark Moriarty.
Dr. Leslie Tung, recording a program of Variations by Haydn, Mozart,
and Beethoven on fortepiano for MSR Classics, with Candlewood
producer/engineer Richard Price,at the Dalton Center Recital Hall
of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo.
At the Doctorow Center for the Performing Arts, Hunter, New York,
Candlewood recorded a festival of period instruments with the Academy
of Fortepiano Performance, presented by the Catskill Mountain Foundation,
featuring instruments by John Lyon (Anton Walter Viennese-action piano),
John Broadwood & Sons, Pleyel, and Erard.
A contender for the most unique live recording of the year!
The Double Entendre double-reed ensemble in concert at Le Cheile
Pub & Restaurant, 181st St, New York City.
(CanDig producer/engineer Richard Price is reflected in back mirror.)