Smorgasbord!! Nov19

Smorgasbord!!

Yeah, that’s right. A SMORGASBORD. Since it’s been over 3 months since I posted last I thought I’d do things up right and just OVERLOAD YOU with all sorts of madness. Uh-huh. Yeeeeeah. So let’s start off with some music library stuff. News Music! This stretches all the...

Art Songs Aug08

Art Songs

Last Friday I had the great pleasure of debuting some of my new art songs, based on poetry by Walt Whitman and Robert Frost.  The Congregational Church of Austin hosted Waterloo Trio along with guest vocalist, Angela Irving for a wonderful evening of music.  Check out a few videos of the art...

Oman Jul27

Oman

It’s time for another stunning time-lapse video from Christian Mülhauser.  This time he went to Oman to capture some truly stunning shots of rugged beauty.  And fortunately he wanted some new music to go with the video....

My Shanghai Jul16

My Shanghai

My score to Pam Wells’ documentary, My Shanghai, is now available on Bandcamp!  It will soon be available on iTunes, Spotify and many other streaming and digital download services.  It was an absolute pleasure working with Pam on this film and the music features some fantastic Austin...

Tango Suite Jun27

Tango Suite

Last month a string orchestra performed three of my original compositions (which were originally written for the Austin Piazzolla Quintet).  Eric Bertoluzzi commissioned the arrangements and conducted a group of about 20 players from the Colorado Symphony in a performance at Hampden Hall in...

Rowan Jun18

Rowan

One day last year my friend, Christina, asked me if I would write a piece of music for her daughter Rowan.  I did not hesitate to say yes at all, but I’m also very overwhelmed by the idea of trying to say something musically about Rowan.  Rowan was stillborn.  I was so grateful and...

Tango Suite World Premiere May07

Tango Suite World Pr...

A week from Saturday my “Tango Suite” for string orchestra will be getting its world premiere as part of the Englewood Arts Concert Series.  It’s part of the grand finale for the Chamber Music of the Masters season and I’ll be sharing the bill with Mozart, Gershwin and...

Matterhorn Apr30

Matterhorn

My friend, Christian Mülhauser has created another stunning timelapse video, this time of the Matterhorn.  The video you’re about to see here is pretty special too, since this was the first cut of the music that did not end up being used for the final video.  It includes James...