Epic Internet Win with “Sandpaper Ballet” Performance

So I’m in the process of updating my Arrangements page on Novel Soundtrax, when I came across this epic performance of Leroy Anderson’s “Sandpaper Ballet,” ingeniously performed by Voces para la Paz.   Enjoy their super fun video below; it totally made my day. 🙂

New Debuts and Videos!

This past Sunday I had the immense pleasure of being a part of two new compositional debuts, as well as generally playing great music with wonderful people and reuniting with old friends. 🙂 First up, here’s the World Premiere of my work, “Madrigal, for Orchestra” by the Santa Clarita Philharmonic! …

“Organic Circuitry” Premiere, July 20th

Check out this fine group of quirky musicians! We rehearsed my latest work, Organic Circuitry, together for the first time last night, and it rocks! It’s SO cool with all the effects and nuances! Don’t miss the debut performance of it on July 20th @ 3pm!

Photos from the Geek Singles Event

Enjoy these memories taken from my experience at Brave New World Comics‘s Geek Singles event last night!

So, I randomly stumbled on this description once on what it’s like to peer into an orchestra pit: “Most orchestra pits are painted black… It can be an intimidating sight… The musicians are dressed all in black. They look serious and focused. Like an orchestra full of ninja.” Yesterday afternoon …

Introducing… “Of Roses and Lilies”

At last, the epic song for Soprano, Women’s Chorus, Soprano Recorder, English Horn, Piano, and String Orchestra is COMPLETE! And joins the ranks of the four new pieces I’ve completed this year alone, interestingly enough…. A little history: This work was actually first written approximately back in 2002 or 2004 …

My Bastion

There I was, just minding my own business, when the Bastion Narrator decided to stop by…..

Just felt like sharing this oldie-but-goodie…. How very appropriate are the lyrics for our current state of affairs….! I wish more could take these words seriously in our world…. “In a word, let me say: if we might keep in necessary things Unity, in unnecessary (doubtful) things Freedom, and in …

It’s Here!

A little bit of backstory: Spring of 2012, I was invited by PARMA Recordings in New Hampshire to have them record and produce my original work for string quartet, “Anima Mechanicae: Soul of the Machine“, to include it on the compilation album: “ALLUSIONS: Evocative Chamber Works” that was to be …