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 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.)
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 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.)