See you soon at the ACDA Western conference in Salt Lake City and the ACDA Northwest conference in Spokane! I’m looking forward to catching up with old friends and making some new ones.
A new SATB (a cappella) piece based on the Emily Dickinson poem A Light exists in Spring. Check it out!
Anacortes High School Concert Choir performed the a cappella version of Hine ma tov (F. 163c) at their December 17, 2019 concert. Check it out on YouTube!
See you at Washington ACDA Summer Institute at University of Puget Sound, July 17, 18, and 19, 2019! I look forward to catching up with you since I saw you last, especially since my move to Hawaii. Or, if we haven’t met, introducing you to my music. Aloha!
In spite of living out of temporary accommodations, I’ve completed another movement, the Agnus Dei, of my Missa Dramatica (Missa Brevis No. 2)! It will be a while until I have a recording (contact me if you are interested in premiering the piece!), but you can find a perusal score here.
Today is the day—we’re flying to our new home in Kailua Kona, Hawaii! It will take at least a month for our stuff to catch up to us, and likely several months more to finish painting and unpacking. But our new adventure is starting!
The Cascadian Chorale surprised my wife and I with a performance of my Agnus Dei (from Missa Brevis No. 1) as the encore to their final Byrd & Wyers concert on Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 3:30pm. This was the final concert that we were singing with them, as we’re moving to Kailua Kona, Hawaii […]
I’m moving! The short version: my wife and I were presented with a wonderful opportunity to move to Kailua Kona, Hawaii next year (we’re aiming for May 1, 2019). The longer version. I’ve always considered myself a “fair weather” composer, and I mean that quite literally—I’m most inspired when I can sit outside, soak in […]
See you at the Midsummer Musical Retreat (aka MMR)! I’m looking forward to some fun, serious singing and other music-making for an entire week! I have some exciting news to announce, too!
Opus 7 will present The Plains (F. 154) as part of their All Northwest concert on May 5, 2018 at 8:00pm at University Congregational UCC, Seattle.