Watch the Live Debut of “Fever Pitch”

Last night violist Charlotte Van Houten debuted the unaccompanied solo I wrote for her — and it was just amaaaaaaazing!!! Enjoy this video I grabbed from the performance…and look forward to an official studio recording of it, with Charlotte again on the solo, coming soon!

#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 …

New Sheet Music for String Orchestra & New Merch!

Composed for Ryan M. Luévano and the Neue World Orchestra Project, the 2002 string quartet “Greek Dance” has found new life as a driving work for string orchestra!!! I’m so grateful to have been given the opportunity to revisit this old little gem of a work! 🙂 Enjoy the digital demo …

“Gleann Na Aes Sídhe” Now Available for Violin and Piano

For your convenience and artistic variety, the original Celtic tune “Gleann Na Aes Sídhe (Glen of the Faeries)” is now available for solo fiddle and piano! Get the duo sheet music here, and enjoy the demo video below! And don’t forget, you can get the original recording of the full …

#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: Face in the Moonlight

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! This little song for mezzo-soprano, string quartet, and piano was written back in 2002. I recall originally composing its melody and words by hand while on one of my music tours (“Pittsburgh Melody” was another such song, written while we were, quite literally, driving through Pittsburgh…). In …

#NewTuneThursday: Falada

Welcome to #NewTuneThursday! This week’s tune is a bit of a “blast from the past.” Back in 1998, one of the earliest “commissions” I did was a short string trio (violin, viola, and cello) for a colleague’s students. Back in those days, I composed everything I did by hand, with …

#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 …

Three New Releases: Recordings, Music, and Books

It’s always so exciting to see projects get finished, ready to share with you! So, check out these three newest releases, available now for your enjoyment! MYRIAADICT: The Soundtrack Collection Consisting of all my fun soundtrack commissions from this past summer, plus two rocking, original Celtic tunes — one from …