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Listen to Advance Clips & Get BTS News

Backstage members got to hear the newly mixed opening from our recent “DodecaFunky” recording session! Join the Backstage Team to support local music and indie artists, and get all the behind-the-scenes news and perks — Be the first to get my new recordings and lots of other great rewards!

 

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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 below, and check out NWOP’s first concert on March 10 to hear the debut performance!

(Want to check out the original string quartet version? Listen to a recording here, or watch a video here…)


New in the Leviathan Merch Store a lovely necklace pendant has been added — featuring the exclusive album artwork for the early release of “Leviathan of the Ancient Deep”! Check it out and support the upcoming “Legends” (official title still pending) album (*wink, wink*) that will accompany this epic concerto for 6-string electric violin!

Check back often–Zazzle runs sales all the time! 🙂

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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 the various and creative sounds available to the synthesizer and electric wind instrument (EWI) enhance the beauty of the acoustic orchestra.

 

Presenting the Official studio recording of the Leviathan Electric Violin Concerto!

This project has been an 8-year dream of mine, and I couldn’t be happier with the result!

 

The full recording is available for a limited time and only to Backstage Members. By joining this inner circle, you’ll be directly supporting the careers of local musicians I work with and helping create quality new music recordings that will stand the test of time. 🙂

 

Let me know if you have any questions. I sincerely hope you enjoy this amazing recording!!

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Get Yourself Some Swag

The official Leviathan Release merch is now available for purchase!!

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Save 15% off all merch (as well as well getting all my recordings before anyone else does) by becoming a Backstage supporter — for just the cost of one CD a year! 😉

And don’t forget to check out the gorgeous Leviathan poem and picture book; I’m gradually replacing the audio that accompanies the book with clips from the actual official recording.

Thanks for supporting your friendly, local modern composer! 😉

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Leviathan Merch: Exclusive Artwork

Check out this gorgeous artwork that’s been created to celebrate the upcoming release of the official recording of “Leviathan of the Ancient Deep”!!! Don’t forget — sign up to be a Backstage Member today so you can get this recording when it’s out!

For the cost of *only one CD* you can receive all of my work throughout the year, ahead of everybody else, and take advantage of subscriber-only merch and music! On top of that, you’ll be supporting the quality of my craft in a way that you can hear.

 

But enough of that… here’s the artwork!! Merch should be available very soon!

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New T-Shirt Colors and New Single!

For today’s two awesome updates…

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Our Featured Musicians: #InternationalWomensDay Edition

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of introducing two of our amazing musicians performing on the “Of Roses and Lilies” upcoming April recording session! Meet violist Charlotte Van Houten and our soprano soloist Ayla Draper below…

Here’s Charlotte: “I began my musical studies at age 3… I love premieres specifically because it’s always so much fun watching the composer hear their music brought to life for the first time!… Recording sessions always seem magical to me. I love going into a studio, never having seen the music before, and then sight reading it along with an orchestra and hearing something entirely new unfurl. Sarah has such a lush and fantastical composition style that I know this session and piece will be beautiful.”

 

Here’s Ayla: She plays “Piano, Voice, Mallet Percussion…I’ve been playing Piano since I was 7 years old, I’ve been singing my whole life, and I’ve been playing percussion for 6 years. There is just something so fun and adventurous about getting to hear your own creation come to fruition, and working with the performers to get the feeling that you want! …[I’m excited to meet] all of the other musicians that Sarah has pulled together, and working together to make this beautiful piece flourish!!”