Wouldn’t Harm a Fly…, my piece for clarinet and piano, gets its official national premiere a week from tomorrow on August 1. Dr. Cassandra Hibbard landed a prime spot on the Saturday 3 o’clock concert at ClarinetFest 2014 in Baton Rouge, LA. Thanks to Cassandra and the commissioning consortium for supporting […]

Wouldn’t Harm a Fly… at ClarinetFest 2014!

It’s been a while, so here are a couple updates on what I’ve been doing: I was commissioned to write for the Interlochen Shakespeare Festival in June & July. The Festival put on Shakespeare’s The Tempest. Part of the script calls for the actors to sing the lines. The producer and director […]

Summer updates

In the late fall of this year, I was approached by the directors of the Interlochen Band and Choir to write a new carol. The piece was intended to be part of a multi-discipline Christmas extravaganza which took place December 19th. The joint band and choir concert was hosted by […]

Star-Speak: A new carol performed

      Great news! The piece commissioned by Cassandra Hibbard and a consortium of backers, Wouldn’t Harm a Fly, has been accepted for performance at ClarinetFest 2014. When this piece was commissioned, one of Dr. Hibbard’s goals was to perform it at ClarinetFest, which is focusing on entrepreneurship this year […]

ClarinetFest 2014

I have an exciting new commission in process! Dr. Cassandra Hibbard is a clarinetist whom I have worked with before. My piece Water:Dance was written for her. She has commissioned a new piece for clarinet and piano, based on the Hitchcock thriller, Psycho. When I say commissioned, she is putting […]

New Commission!