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Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Specifics


Dear Directors and Conductors, Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra and the 2011 Japan Wind Ensemble Conductors Conference is looking for a U.S. commissioning partner, for a piece for women’s chorus and chamber orchestra, premiering in Kawasaki City Japan on March 27, 2011. The work will set the text of contemporary New York City poet Marcella Durand. [...]

news 11/22/10


Listen to the wonderful recording of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ Encore Chamber Orchestra superb performance of Tree last month, conducted by Allen Tinkham.

Two out of three


Time-management here is fixed. There are exactly three things I can be doing in any given period: 1) Compose 2) Maintain my publishing/composer “business” 3) Be with my family #1 is a bit more than just the actual time it takes to write; it’s inclusive of the months of research and Thinking About a Piece [...]

news 11/18/10


Tonight, a little bit of New York on Commonwealth Avenue: My alma mater Boston University performs The Rivers of Bowery, with the BU Wind Ensemble, conducted by David Martins.

news 11/14/10


Today and tomorrow, a residency with The Florida State University College of Music, where Richard Clary’s flawless Wind Orchestra sounds out De Profundis Monday night, in the gorgeous new Ruby Diamond Auditorium.