Playing Catch-Up

Only Air The orchestration to Only Air continues apace. I’m starting in on the third interlude this evening, which will be the most challenging one since it does require a bit of actual composition as well – my sketches, which are usually either detailed...

September performances

This month is a pretty good month for performance of my works! Tomorrow (9/6), Marc Peloquin is performing Growl again at Barbes on a program that he’s sharing with my mentor David Del Tredici. I’m really looking forward to the performance –...

Growl

Friday I started writing the new piece commissioned by Marc Peloquin. The title, Growl, was inspired by an item in a list of bizarre subject lines from spam emails collected by Esther Landau, a flautist/music administrator I met at the American Music Center’s...

Permanently Live

My performance on Friday with Rob Frankenberry of “Permanently” went quite well, I think. We may have been a little rushed, but slight nerves will do that – especially considering the last-minute program change and the fact that we had only run...