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
Virtuoso horn duo MirrorImage, recording with Candlewood
at Penn State University: hornist Michelle Stebeleton,
Tomoko Kanamaru, hornist Lisa Bontrager. Thanks to Jana Bontrager
at www.bontragerphotography.com for this and the other great photos
from these sessions on the Our Services page!
The Fontenay Chamber Players at St. Francis Episcopal Church,
in Stamford, CT, recording Debussy's Petite Suite with Candlewood:
Una Tone, violin, Renata Falkner, viola, CanDig engineer
Wayne Hileman, Lynn Bechtold, violin, Wendy Kerner, harp and
arranger, Kathy Taylor, clarinet, Maryly Culpepper, flute,
and Kathy Cherbas, cello.
Above and below: Candlewood at magnificent Mechanics Hall, in Worcester, Massachusetts, recording music of Franck and Bloch
with violinist Zina Schiff and pianist Cameron Grant.
Candlewood Digital recorded the New York City Master Chorale in a program of Renaissance works at Holy Trinity Church, New York (below): above, at the reception, Music Director and Conductor Thea Kano with Candlewood's Richard Price. Not in photo: Candlewood engineers
Wayne Hileman and Robert LaPorta.
Candlewood recording chamber works of William K. Brehm in Baltimore, MD, at Gilliam Concert Hall, Morgan State University: arranger Howard Begun, violionist
Elisabeth Adkins, flutist
Emma Resmini, executive producer Loretta Giles, pianist Lisa Emenheiser, and Candlewood's Richard Price. Another shot of this acoustically superb hall below.
A return to London for Candlewood with the music of Barbara Harbach: the London Philharmonic Orchestra recording her four Symphonies at Henry Wood Hall, London, for MSR Classics. Above, producer Richard Price of Candlewood Digital, conductor David Angus, composer Dr. Barbara Harbach,and recording engineer Mike Hatch of Floating Earth UK. Not in the photo: project manager Patrick Garvey, of Patrick Garvey Management, London.
Recording Canciones Espanolas in Vienna, Virginia: pianist Henry Dehlinger, Candlewood engineer Wayne Hileman, Metropolitan Opera soprano Danielle Talamantes, Candlewood producer Richard Price. Thanks to James for the fine photos!
The Girls' Choir of Christ Church, Greenwich, CT, directed by Jamie Hitel, recording a new CD with Candlewood in the Christ Church sanctuary. Photo by Joanne Bouknight (more of Joanne's superb photos from these sessions on the Our Services page).
Recording Beethoven's Rasumovsky Quartets with the Arianna String Quartet at the
Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall of the Touhill Arts Center, University of Missouri-St. Louis: John McGrosso, Kurt Baldwin, Julia Sakharova, Candlewood's Richard Price, Joanna Mendoza.
The first recording on the new Fisk Op. 137 organ at Christ Church, Andover, MA: organist Barbara Bruns with the Thompson Brass Ensemble (L to R: Philip Swanson, Gabe Langfur, Barbara Bruns, Kevin Owen, Jim Thonpson, and Richard Given). This CD will feature music for organ and brass recorded by Candlewood in three different churches, on three different Fisk organs, to be released in late summer 2013
on MSR Classics. Photo: Oliver Chamberlain.
Robert Craft's Schoenberg series for Naxos continues with an all-star string ensemble: the Fred Sherry Quartet and friends, recording Verklärte Nacht in its original string sextet version. L to R: CanDig producer Richard Price, violist Yura Lee, violinist Leila Josefowicz, cellist Michael Nicolas, violinist David Chan, violist Paul Neubauer, engineer Tim Martyn of Phoenix Audio, and cellist Fred Sherry, at the American Academy of Arts & Letters, New York City. Thanks to Carol Archer for the photo.
At Lee Theatre, University of Missouri-St. Louis, the end of a long journey: harpsichordist Barbara Harbach after completing the final session of her epic traversal of the 120 harpsichord sonatas of Padre Antonio Soler, to be released as a deluxe 14-CD box on MSR Classics. At left is Candlewood producer/engineer Richard Price.
Kairos, A Consort of Singers, recording a program of new works
by Hudson Valley composers with Candlewood, The Valley Sings, for MSR Classics, at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, New York.
Music director and conductor Edward Lundergan is at far left.
Candlewood at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY,
recording works of Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez with the
Eastman Broadband Ensemble: CanDig producer Richard Price,
engineer Wayne Hileman, composer Sanchez-Gutierrez,
conductor Juan Trigos.
Recording the Bach Partitas at Grusin Hall, University of Colorado at Boulder: master piano technician Robert F. Cloutier, pianist Dr. David Korevaar, CanDig producer/engineer Richard Price.
The St. Louis Lower Brass Collective, recording Barbara Harbach's
Spirit of St. Louis at the Lee Theatre of the Touhill Performing Arts Center, University of Missouri-St.Louis. Composer Harbach at
back row center; in black shirts, Candlewood producer/engineers
Richard Price and Wayne Hileman.
Recording choral works of Nancy Wertsch at the Church of the Resurrection, NYC: Candlewood producer Richard Price, composer Nancy Wertsch, conductor Harold Rosenbaum, and the New York Virtuoso Singers (CanDig engineer Wayne Hileman is at right rear.) Thanks to Chris Creaghan for the great photo!