ICE to perform Piano Trio at UNT and SMU!

The International Contemporary Ensemble will perform my Piano Trio as part of their residencies at the University of North Texas and Southern Methodist University! The performances will take place on Saturday, October 27th (UNT) and Sunday, October 28th (SMU).  If you can make it to either (or both!) of these performances, thank you!  

First Solo Recital in 13 Years!

On March 29th, 2005, I gave my final graduate recital in percussion performance. I hung up my mallets and focused my energies on studying composition, figuring I would never perform again in a solo recital setting. I don’t listen very well to myself, apparently. Please join me on March 29th, 2018, as I give myContinue reading “First Solo Recital in 13 Years!”

In Memoriam Ted Rounds

Two weeks ago, I received an email from my teacher, mentor, colleague, and friend Ted Rounds. The letter was addressed to many alumni of the percussion studio at Kent State University. In his straightforward and direct manner, Ted explained that he had end-stage cancer. Today, I received word that Ted had peacefully passed away lastContinue reading “In Memoriam Ted Rounds”

“Quartet” to be performed at New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival

Very excited to announce that my Quartet for Oboe, Sax, Trumpet, and Vibraphone will be performed at the first New Music on the Bayou Summer Festival, taking place June 1-4 at the University of Louisiana Monroe. For more information, see the link below! New Music on the Bayou Website