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Forest through the trees

 
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About

 

Cameron West is a New York based hornist, keyboardist and songwriter with a passion for new and exciting music. He has several performances and recordings to his credit. Cameron released his first full-length album “Forest Through the Trees” in 2014, and his EP "S" in 2012. His playing can also be heard on albums by PWR BTTM, Stavesacre, Andy Zipf, Chris Rubeo, Finnegan Shanahan, Jesse Featherstone, Yotam Haber, and Yassou Benedict. 

Cameron is a regular touring musician with PWR BTTM, a queer punk duo based in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed with the band at events hosted by NPR, Pitchfork, Polyvinyl, Fader, and more. He co-produced PWR BTTM's sophomore album Pageant with Christopher Daly. 

As a founding member of the Hudson Valley Brass Quintet, Cameron performed and taught at the prestigious Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival in South Africa. The quintet was also featured on Hungarian television for their performance at Semsey Castle in Balmazújváros, Hungary. 

He has performed with the American Symphony Orchestra, Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic, New Jersey Festival Orchestra, Riverside Symphonia, The Orchestra Now, and Palm Beach Opera. He is the core French horn player for Contemporaneous, an ensemble of 21 musicians whose mission is to bring life to the music of now.

Cameron has performed in the pit of Broadway musicals Something Rotten!Fiddler on the Roof and The Radio City Christmas Spectacular. He has performed off-Broadway productions of Aida and The Apple Tree. Cameron was also the music director, pianist, and hornist for the musical H2-Oh No!, directed by Benjamin Hopkins and Harry Beer.

Cameron is a native of Valencia, California, and earned a Bachelor of Music and a Bachelor of the Arts in Psychology from Bard College. His former teachers include Julie Landsman, Julia Pilant, Jeffrey Lang, and Barbara Jostlein.

 

 

Performances

 

Scholes Street Studio                       April 14, 2017 @ 8 p.m.

Kraine Theater                         April 14, 2017 10:30 p.m.

Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2                 April 30, 2017 @ 10:15 p.m.

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Songwriting

by Cameron West

Download the full album at cameronwest.bandcamp.com