Photos and Demos: New Album in the Works!

On Feb. 11, I had the great joy of working with my talented friends, Anne Sherrill (cello), Wan-Chin Chang (piano), Virginia Figueiredo (clarinet), Tina Huynh (flute/piccolo), and James Rael (CBTTF Records) recording my complicated and epic quintet, “The Oracle“! Enjoy some photos from the session below!… Additionally, I have two …

New Full-Length Album, Coming Soon!

My new album “ESOTERICA” is almost ready for its official release on Tuesday December 20! Part of the delay on ESOTERICA’s completion was my determination to include my brand new violin duet on this recording. It is a just-finished, commissioned work for 2 violins and piano, with strong flavors of …

“The Oracle” Demo Music Video

Presenting a music video for my 2016 work for flute/piccolo, Bb clarinet, violin, cello, and piano. Using 50 tarot cards to create the framework, there is both an element of chance (in that the process of drawing the cards and their placement in the 5 separate tarot spreads, is all …

Lots of New Stuff Going On…

It’s been a busy couple of weeks, but I wanted to take a moment to share all the excitement with you! ^_^ Firstly, if you recall my last post detailing my processes of writing “The Oracle,” I’m very proud to announce that I did finish (and by the deadline). Among my …

“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 …

DodecaFunky

  I’ve finished my new flute and piano piece! ^_^ …this intense and spastic work exploits various manipulations of a twelve-tone row (dodecaphony) and sets the serial melody to a backdrop of hard bop and swing… Introducing… DodecaFunky! It was totally fun to put together! Enjoy the rough digital demo …

TMC Chamber Orchestra “Goes Pops!”

Join the TMC Chamber Orchestra for an evening of classic pop-music favorites… Tango, ragtime, anime, jazz & swing! Featuring guest soloists: Jenna Ford, cello Lauren Shackelford, piano Dave Gruchacz, drums Tickets available at the door.

Photos from Hillcrest Performance

Here are a couple photos from our unique performance for the community at Hillcrest this past Friday. Enjoy! 🙂

Performance at Hillcrest

I’ve been invited to perform an hour-long set of music for the residents and guests at Hillcrest! This FREE show will be on Friday, September 25th, starting at 6:45 pm. I’ve invited two of my talented colleagues, Mike Jung (piano) and Kyle Graham (guitar/mandolin/viola/composer) to join me! Several of my original works …

Very Cool Performance at Hillcrest

I’ve been invited to perform an hour-long set of music for the residents and guests at Hillcrest! This FREE show will be on Friday, September 25th, starting at 6:45 pm. Find more details here. I’ve invited two of my talented colleagues, Mike Jung (piano) and Kyle Graham (guitar/mandolin/viola/composer) to join me! Several of my …