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
London: at Henry Wood Hall, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra
under Maestro David Angus, Candlewood records the music of
American composer Barbara Harbach. This marks the sixth CD in this
historic collaboration. Below, CanDig producer and former hornist
Richard Price thanks the LPO's superb brass players after the sessions.
New York City : Director Mary Huff, with the New York City Children's
Chorus and Andrew Henderson, pianist, recording Christmas in New York
for MSR Classics at the Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church,
following up their widely acclaimed MSR Classics debut Simple Gifts.
Below: CanDig engineer Wayne Hileman, Mr. Henderson,
Maestra Huff, and CanDig producer Richard Price at the sessions.
Troy, NY : John Jensen in a program of first recordings
of the piano works of Paul Reale,
at the renowned Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY.
Photos by Claire Rydell, used by kind permission of the
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
Caramoor: The Westchester Symphonic Winds, under conductor
Curt Ebersole, at their sixth consecutive sold out July 4 performance
at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah, New York,
recorded live by Candlewood. They'll be back in 2020;
get your tickets early!
Michigan: Dr. Leslie Tung, recording a program of Beethoven Sonatas
on fortepiano for MSR Classics, at the Dalton Center Recital Hall
of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo. This is the second of Dr. Tung's fortepiano recordings for MSR Classics, following his much-praised
CD of variation sets by Haydn, Mozart, and Beethoven.
New Jersey: Hornists Patrick Smith, Annamia Larsson, James Naigus,
and pianist Tomoko Kanamaru at the College of New Jersey, recording
music of James Naigus for MSR Classics.
Below, with CanDig producer/engineer Richard Price.
Massachusetts: Baritone Gary Wood and pianist Philip Sweanson
recording Aviary, a program of new works by Mr. Swanson
as well as jazz standards, all based on bird texts,
at Salem State University.
St. Louis: Recording chamber music of Barbara Harbach at the
Anheuser-Busch Theatre of the University of Missouri at St Louis:
Dr. Harbach, violinist Jane Price, pianist Alla Voskoboynikova,
and soprano Stella Markou.
London: Candlewood returns for a fifth CD in the critically acclaimed
MSR Classics series of recordings of the orchestral works
of American composer Barbara Harbach with the
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by David Angus,
at Cadogan Hall, London. Below: Maestro Angus and Dr. Harbach,
and members of the LPO at the sessions.
St. Louis: Candlewood recording Beethoven's Op. 131 Quartet with the
Arianna String Quartet, nearing the finish line of their highly-acclaimed
complete Beethoven Quartet cycle: John McGrosso, Julia Sakharova,
Kurt Baldwin, and Joanna Mendoza.
Florida: Recording music of Paul Reale at Lynn University, Boca Raton,
with the Lynn Chamber Orchestra and piano soloist Chris Guzman,
conducted by Guillermo Figueroa and Jon Robertson.
New York City: Recording the wind music of Paul Reale
at Oktaven Audio, 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.
Arkansas: 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
Albany, NY: 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.
St. Louis: 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.
Troy, New York : At the fabled Troy Savings Bank Music Hall:
a remarkable program of specially commissioned arrangements
of hymn tunes for horns, soprano. and piano. Clockwise from left:
Lisa Bontrager, Tim Shafer, Sarah Shafer, Grace Salyards.
Photo by Jana Bontrager, used by kind permission of
Troy Savings Bank Music Hall.
Washington, DC: The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC,
under music director Thea Kano, performs the world premiere of
the TTBB version of Duruflé's Requiem, recorded live by Candlewood
at the Church of the Epiphany, Washington, DC.
New Jersey: 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.
New York City: 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.
London: At Blackheath Concert Hall: 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.
Pennsylvania: 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.
Colorado: 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.
Texas: 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.
Louisiana: 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.
New York: 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.
New York City: 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.)