♥ I have completed my book, 46 American Chorales for Band. These 46 tunes by 25 American composers are arranged in flexible 4-part harmony, and historical anecdotes about the composers are included. I am pleased to announce that a reading session of this book will be included at the PMEA 2022 Summer Conference in Reading, Pennsylvania! To learn more about PMEA, visit their website. The book is available for purchase here.
♥ Nocturne and Kopanitsa, my string orchestra entry for the ASTA 75th Anniversary Composition Competition, received honorable mention! This piece will be available for purchase within the coming months. To learn more about ASTA, visit their website.
♥ I am thrilled to announce that Rondo for Strings was accepted for publication with Grand Mesa Music Publishers! It will appear in their 2022 catalog under the title English Rondo. In addition, Aboard the Galleon was accepted for publication with Wingert-Jones Publications and it will appear in their 2023 catalog!
♥ Intro Respice is a choral work written for SATB with divisi. It will be premiered in the Spring of 2022 by Coro da Capo, led by my great friend and amazing choral director Ms. Marsha Core! I will then create a score preview video with the audio of the premiere included. To find out more about Coro da Capo, please visit their website.
♥ Fanfare for the Next Chapter is a piece I just completed (in December of 2020) for the Chester County Concert Band. It commemorates the band’s 40th anniversary, which they are celebrating in 2021! The piece is available for sale here. It was premiered at the band’s July 7th performance at Rose Tree Park in Media, PA. The band also performed it at their official 40th Anniversary Concert on November 7th. For more information about the Chester County Concert Band, please visit their page at this link!
♥ I am honored to have had my piece, Song of Antheia, selected for performance by the Pennsylvania Chamber Winds, a wonderful double woodwind quintet based in southeastern PA! They premiered this piece on June 6th, 2021 in West Chester, PA. I also had the great privilege of being present for their rehearsal the day prior! Song of Antheia is available for purchase through the “Store” section of my website. Please check out the Pennsylvania Chamber Winds by visiting their website; they’re a fine group!
♥ Schleppin’ Around for jazz ensemble will be available soon! This relaxed “blues with a bridge” is appropriate for an older middle school / younger high school jazz ensemble.