Album audio: Round 1

“Here” from Gay Life by David Del Tredici “What a Coincidence” from Modern Love Songs by Chester Biscardi (with outtake) Help support this project’s Kickstarter campaign, through December 17,...

My first album is in the can!

Over the past few months, Marc Peloquin and I have been preparing to go into the studio with our first album together: 60 minutes of art songs by gay American composers. We unwittingly started the project in February when we put together a recital for the Composers...

Caveat Compositor

Over the coming weeks, I’ll be cross-posting a series of short essays that I wrote at the NewMusicShelf about self-publishing and making good financial decisions as an artist. It’s one of those times of the year for me: time to check out the various “opportunity...

Engraving: A Hobby-Horse

A man and his Hobby-Horse, tho’ I cannot say that they act and re-act exactly after the same manner in which the soul and body do upon each other: Yet doubtless there is a communication between them of some kind; and my opinion rather is, that there is something...

Book fetish

Those who know me know that I have a thing about books that borders on fetish. I love buying and owning books. Consequently, I never have enough shelf space. (I recently bought a new 6ft bookcase that was filled instantly with the overflow from my other shelves...