Monthly Archives: May 2009

Review in Choral Journal

Some time ago, a friend let me know that my choral song Spring had been reviewed in the Choral Journal. I finally got around to tracking it down, and found it in the August 2007 issue, on page 78. It’s … Continue reading

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Mid-month update

The trio is still my main project, but I took a little time off from it to write a couple of songs for male chorus and piano, to texts by James Joyce. This was a sudden thing, precipitated by an … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom

I found this story just now over at the Finale Forum. I might want to use it later so I’m copying it here. The context of the story is a discussion of the rules of music theory and when it … Continue reading

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The Starry Messenger

For orchestra. 3(pic).3(Eh).2.Ebcl(bcl).2.cbn / 4.3.3.1. / T 3P / hp / piano / strings Duration approx 10 minutes. Composed Summer 2001. The Starry Messenger was commissioned by the Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra as an opener for the 2001 season, which … Continue reading

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May 2009 update

The May update is pretty much a carbon copy of the April update. Still working on the Trio for clarinet, bassoon, and piano, and am hoping that Summer will give me time to build up a little momentum on it. … Continue reading

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