“Shady Oaks Takedown” – The Trailer

UPDATE: We were selected by the audience to go on to the second round of screenings for the Audience Award!!!! Check out the details here! Presenting the trailer for “Shady Oaks Takedown”, the super fun, collaborative bonding experience that comes from creating a short film from scratch in 48 hours!! …

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 “Leviathan” Multimedia Experience!

UPDATE: This ebook is now available as a multimedia, online presentation! Experience it for free here! Did you know about the extensive, mythic story behind the 2008 electric violin concerto, “Leviathan of the Ancient Deep”? Well, now you can enjoy it in epic, literary form AND support the official recording project! …

“The Oracle” – An Experiment in Aleatorism & Formula

I’m in the middle of composing a real neat piece right now for a July 1 deadline… I’m calling it “The Oracle,” and it’s for flute/piccolo, Bb clarinet, violin, cello, and piano. What I’ve done is set up a complex set of “rules” that guide my writing based on the …

Leviathan has a Cadenza

Hooray! I just finished writing my cadenza for Leviathan‘s 3rd movement! Funny story about that… When I first wrote this work for my Master’s degree thesis back in 2008, I had been working so much on the first two movements that my deadline was getting down to the wire and …

What I’ve Been Up To: Part 1

These past several weeks have been insanely active for me, with one project after another, after another… So all good stuff, honest! And, good memories, too… These next few posts I’ll be making will share some of these awesome experiences I’ve been able to have lately… First up… The COACHELLA …

Photos from the Geek Singles Event

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

Serenading a Romantic Geek Event Tonight

Guess what, geek-peeps! Aisling — my electric dragon violin — and I will be serenading the outdoor cafe of this Geek Singles event TONIGHT! Come hear the romantic musical stirrings of themes like “Quantum Leap,” “Incredible Hulk,” the original Star Trek and Deep Space 9, themes from the Gundam and …