#NewTuneThursday: Aradia, La Bella Pellegrina

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! Today’s tune was composed in 2017 for my friend, violinist Payman Eliahoo, and his son, who (at the time) was a beginning clarinet student. As I was putting it together I built the entire work off of the opening feel of the piano part and simply let …

#NewTuneThursday: Solitude’s Hypocrisy

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! Today’s tune is our first foray into the works created for “Music for The Book of I“… Presenting “Solitude’s Hypocrisy”! Back in 2014, I was approached by author Jorge Armenteros to create a 50-minute album of “musical response” works to be released with the debut of his …

Free Vintage Style Concert for Violin and Piano Next Week!

Check out the awesome little concert I’ll be doing with pianist, Lydia Wu, Friday night, Jan 5, 2018! We’re so looking forward to playing this charming music for you… Featuring musical sweets from Fauré, Elgar, Amy Beach…and even Yours Truly… 😉 Hope to see you there! ☺️ 🎼🎹🎻

#NewTuneThursday: Resplendence

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! Let’s ring the bells for today’s new tune, since the New Year is just around the corner! “Resplendence” is a five-and-a-half minute long work for 3.5 octave handbell choir. Composed in 2014, I used the opportunity to experiment with various sorts of combinatoriality (I really dig playing …

#NewTuneThursday: Christmas Wayfarer

Happy Holidays to one and all! Today’s #NewTuneThursday features one of my favorite works, “Christmas Wayfarer”!  Composed in 2015, this 8 minute medley includes unique adaptations of “I Saw Three Ships,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” “Coventry Carol,” “O Holy Night,” and “Hark the Herald Angels Sing.” The following year I …

New Leviathan Concerto Video Tells the Epic Tale…

Get a glimpse into the world of the Leviathan E-Violin Concerto with this new music video featuring a 10-minute sample from the epic, exclusive recording of “Leviathan of the Ancient Deep” and images taken from the accompanying, interactive picture-book! Get the recording here, and the book here, in digital and …

The Leviathan Concerto is Now Available!!

It’s officially here! Now you can download/stream and enjoy the definitive recording of “Leviathan of the Ancient Deep”!!   Taking its cue from the Hebrew description of the Creature of antiquity and imagination, this 25-minute Concerto features the virtuosic properties of the six-string electric violin with its immense range, while …

#NewTuneThursday: Gypsy Wanderer

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! Today’s tune holds a special place in my heart. 🙂 “Gypsy Wanderer” is an original, 4-movement sonata for solo violin and piano. [C]ompleted in April of 2013, the originating sketches for this four-movement work existed as early as 2008, and were a part of Wallin Huff’s first …

Leviathan Recording Progress: Complete Cadenza

Check out the recorded version of the Cadenza from movement 3, “The Hunt”! It’s such a neat way to hear the huge range of the 6-string electric violin without anything covering it… This cadenza incorporates elements from the solo found in all three movements– I really dig that it appears …