Rise, My Love

Later this month, the wonderful Cheah Chan Duo will be performing “John Anderson, My Jo” from And He’ll Be Mine, and I’m incredibly excited! Their program, titled “Rise, My Love”, is a celebration of LGBT composers and poets, and it sure to be a real treat. Their programming is always interesting, eclectic, and provocative, and […]

An Upcoming Concert: 2/18/14

That Dare Not Speak: Love Songs by Gay American Composers The Duplex Cabaret Theatre 61 Christopher St ( @7th Ave ), NYC Tuesday, February 18, 2014 7:00pm Program is approx. 1 hr. $12 + 2 drink minimum (sodas count) Come join me and pianist Marc Peloquin for this post-Valentine‚Äôs Day concert of love songs by […]

And He’ll Be Mine, arranged

Last week I finished arranging And He’ll Be Mine for Cory Davis to premiere next month at the Oklahoma Arts Institute. It was both a much harder and much easier task than I expected – I had forgotten how spare much of the cycle is, which meant working a lot harder in some sections, and […]

“The Gallant Weaver” for Choir

This evening I started a new arrangement of “The Gallant Weaver” for SATB choir and piano. The reason? There’s a choral composition competition (say that ten times fast) that I’d like to enter, and the deadline is Friday. I’ve been hemming and hawing over texts for ages, and this afternoon after a very busy day […]