Update on the website

Greetings! Because of the premier of my first Sonata for organ at the AGO Convention this coming summer, I have been working on a complete overhaul of the website.  I am hoping to get the new site live in a few weeks.  Thank you for your patience and I’ll be back soon! Advertisements

Composition

Happy Easter and greetings from the other side of Holy Week!  It has been quite a month and a half since I last posted.  My work at the Monastery had me quite busy, though not un-enjoyably so.  Along with the usual amounts of work that Lent and Holy Week require, I was asked by my … More Composition

Composition

It has taken some time, but I finally finished recording and editing a video for the last movement of The Divine Office.  I remember when writing this work facing a difficult decision: should I keep the contemplative nature of the offices, as one might actually experience or do I follow the logical conclusion of a multi-movement … More Composition

Composition

Apparently, I have been sitting on this recording for a whole year!  A few evenings ago, I spent some time finishing up my recordings of the Divine Office and I did not even realize that I had not posted the seventh movement, Vespers.  And here it is! In retrospect, I am happy that I get … More Composition

Improvisation

Happy New Year!  It has been an exciting time as things are gearing up for an exciting summer.  The Kansas City AGO 2018 Convention sent out a very kind promotion to a piece of mine that will be premiered, Sonata No. 1.  It has been a long time coming and it is very, very exciting. On … More Improvisation

Composition

Greetings friends!  It has been about two months since I have posted something and much of that has to do with life, the universe, and not getting a good a proper recording done.  It is also coupled with that I am trying to get a recording from another organ and space as I have been … More Composition

Improvisation

This evening I recorded my fourth recording in the second Evening Improvisation series.  I have had a busy couple of weeks, so I have been planning this for some time.  One thing I can say, no improvisation is ever truly improvised, and in this case, I had a lot of planning time.  Perhaps, that is … More Improvisation