#NewTuneThursday: Forgotten Melody

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! How apropos is it that our first new tune to show up this Thursday is “Forgotten Melody“? 😆 “Forgotten Melody” is very memorable with a sweet movement that progresses throughout the piece. (source) This unassuming, little 3-minute work for solo violin and piano was originally composed in 2006 …

Voltra is a Must-See Music Service

I just came across this super interesting article from The Verge about an upcoming stream-to-own, online, music-store service:  Voltra’s desktop and mobile players — currently in beta testing — are free to download. Any users with a Voltra account can choose to either buy songs immediately or try out a …

“Bohemian Rhapsody” for Sax Choir

Just saw the video from Cal Poly Pomona Music Sax Choir’s performance of my arrangement of “Bohemian Rhapsody”, under the direction of Lori Rosenbauer Huff! Soooo amazing! They made it sound soooo great!!!

I’m pretty sure I’ll be making an arrangement from my arrangement for string quartet and other groups soon… đŸ€” Want the Music? Get it here!

Enjoy the video from CPP’s performance here:

Kudos to GoStrings.com!

I just wanted to send a quick shout out to GoStrings.com – I was thinking of them as it came time to reorder new strings for Flora… I love their Build Your Own Custom [Violin, Viola, Cello] Set option!! It’s so unique, and so smart!  I’ve used this option for both Flora …

Kesher #1’s first review!

Thank you, thank you to my dear and knowledgeable friend, Morgan Lazo, for the kind, stellar review of “Pursuit of Truth“! In an America of the distant future, Janice Smith is a fairly ordinary thirteen year old girl with a decent life. Not too rich, not too poor, lives with …

Wut?! I won??! No wai! (Akademia Awards)

OMG! I’m a two-time May 2016 Akademia Award winner!!! đŸ˜± I seriously was not expecting to get this news…I’m really very honored. 🙂 It’s kind of like being recognized into a ground-floor, elite club of sorts. But, wow, the comments I received are just super nice! Good to add to my …

The Cover Wars Begin Tomorrow!

The novel that begins my original, dystopian saga — “Pursuit of Truth” (Kesher Chronicles #1) — has been approved for entry in the Cover Wars at Author Shout starting tomorrow (3 April)! Voting will begin at 8 AM EST. What are the Cover Wars? “
show your support by voting on your favorite [book]. At …

My New BAM Case

Flora has a happy new bed, as of today! I’m so excited and very, very pleased with my new BAM case! She’s as snug as a bug in a rug, and infinitely safer. 🙂 It’s the 5001SR model. I purchased it at a fabulous discount from one of my favorite …

Music TBT: “In the Forest”

It’s time for my Music TBT, where I randomly choose a work from my repertoire and reminisce about its beginnings! Today’s TBT Selection is
 In the Forest (Amazing Grace) (Purchase the sheet music and official recording) A Personal Echo (Partial Album) by Sarah Wallin Huff This original work by Sarah Wallin Huff creatively weaves the beloved …

Music TBT: “Personal Echo”

It’s time for my Music TBT, where I randomly choose a work from my repertoire and reminisce about its beginnings! Today’s TBT Selection is
 Personal Echo (Purchase the sheet music and official recording)   Memories & The Gray by Sarah Wallin Huff With the instrument’s sound run through a timed digital delay effect, the soloist is …