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
At Springer Concert Hall, at the College of Staten Island, New York City:
viollinist Daniel Auerbach and pianist Joshua Pierce record a program of
virtuoso favorites for violin and piano with CanDig producer/engineer
Richard Price, for MSR Classics.
At the Mayo Concert Hall of the College of New Jersey:
Candlewood records hornists Patrick Smith and James Naigus,
with pianist Tomoko Kanamaru, in a new CD of the
music of Paul Basler.
Guitarist Harris Becker and violist Veronica Salas
at Oktaven Studios, New York City, with Candlewood
producer Richard Price,
recording new music for guitar and viola.
At the Tobe Recital Hall of Florida Gulf Coast University:
Baritone Krzysztof Biernacki and pianist Michael Baron
recording songs of Karol Szymanowski with Candlewood'
producer./engineer Richard Price, for MSR Classics.
Continuing their intergal Beethoven Quartet series, Candlewood records
Beethoven's Late Quartets with the Arianna String Quartet
at the Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall of the Touhill Arts Center,
St. Louis, MO: L to R, violinists John McGrosso and Julia Sakharova;
cellist Kurt Baldwin; and violist Joanna Mendoza.
Candlewood recording at the Palace Theatre, Stamford, CT:
Curt Ebersole conducting the combined forces of the
Westchester Symphonic Winds
and the Northshore Concert Band,
Mallory Thompson, Artistic Director.
Above and below, Candlewood records music for multiple pianos
by Paul Reale at the Nicholas Music Center, Rutgers University,
New Jersey. L to R above: pianists Patricio Molina, Enriqueta Somarriba,
master piano technician David Miller, pianists Jiayan Sun
and Dr. Min Kwon. (Not in picture: pianist Carl Bolleia.)
Candlewood recording soprano Emily Maixner (not in photo)
and organist Ronald Dale Berresford at the First Church
of Christ, Scientist, New York City
Candlewood recording Decoda performing the music of Richard Wilson:
above, at the Kosciuszko Foundation, New York City. Below, at
Martel Recital Hall, Skinner Hall of Msic, Vassar College.
David Shuler conducts the Choir of St. Luke in the Fields
at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Times Square,
New York City, recording newly edited choral works of
Pierre de Manchicourt. Thanks to Todd Frizzell for the photos!
(More photos on the Our Services page.)
Candlewood returns to London, producing a new
CD of Barbara Harbach's Symphonies 7-10 with the
London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of David Angus,
at Henry Wood Hall. Thanks to Patrick Garvey of
Patrick Garvey Management for the photos!
(More photos on the Our Services page.)
Celebrating the opening of the new Performing Arts Center of
Greenwich High School: Patrick Taylor conducts the combined
GHS choirs, orchestra, and alumni.
At the University of Colorado, Boulder: Candlewood producer/engineer
Richard Price with pianist David Korevaar and violinist Chas Wetherbee,
recording Paul Juon's Sonata for violin and piano as well as a CD of
Chopin solo piano music.
Above and below: the opening Gala concert of the Windham
Chamber Music Festival in Windham, New York:
Robert Manno conducts the Windham Festival Chamber Orchestra
with soloists Anna Polansky, piano, and Diva Goodfriend-Koven, flute.
Photos by Rob Shannon, fotopic.com
Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes and pianist
Henry Dehlinger, flanked by Candlewood's Richard Price and
Wayne Hileman, recording songs of Duke Ellington at
Vienna Presbyterian Church, Vienna, VA.
First recordings of unexplored classical string trios with
the Vivaldi Project: violinist Elizabeth Field, violinist/violist
Allison Guest Edberg, and cellist Stephanie Vial,
at Old Main Chapel, Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA
Trumpeter Paul Futer and pianist Susan Nowicki, with CanDig
producer/engineer Richard Price, at the legendary Troy Savings Bank
Music Hall for first recordings of new American trumpet sonatas.
More photos on the "our services" page. Photos used by kind
permission of the Troy Savings Bank Music Hall Foundation.
Backstage at the spectacular new Visual and Performing Arts Center of
Western Connecticut State University in Danbury: Candlewood
recording the Danbury Symphony Orchestra and the Danbury
Concert Chorus in a program of Great Opera Choruses.
The New York City Children's Chorus, conducted by Music Director
Mary Huff,recording their new CD for MSR Classics with
Candlewood at Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York City.
Recording the Chamber Music of Barbara Harbach,
Vol. 5, for MSR Classics, in St. Louis, MO, at the Lee Theatre of the
Touhiill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis. Above,
James Richards leading the St. Louis Chamber Players in
Dr. Harbach's Birth-Life-Death of Christ.
Newberry's Victorian Cornet Band: First r ecordings of music
of Thomas Coates with Candlewood in Alexandria, VA:
conductor Douglas Hedwig is at center.
Candlewood at magnificent Mechanics Hall, in Worcester,
Massachusetts, recording music of Franck and Bloch
with violinist Zina Schiff and pianist Cameron Grant.