Thrilled to announce the release of my Quartet for Strings on the 2-CD collection Alabama String Quartets, performed by Amernet String Quartet on MSR Music – just in time for the holidays!
I am grateful to announce selection of my Quartet for Strings for the Sixty-Third National Conference of The College Music Society in Miami, Florida, October 22–24, 2020, which will be presented 100% online this year for safety reasons. The work will be performed by the extraordinary Amernet String Quartet who are also releasing the work on the forthcoming double album Alabama String Quartets. Thank you, CMS, and thank you, Amernet String Quartet!
Thank you to the ALABAMA ALL-STATE ORCHESTRA ASSOCIATION for selecting my Reef as the winner of the 2020 Composition Contest! I am honored that my work was selected from among submissions from across the country, and I was thrilled to be the composer-in-residence for this year's All-State Festival!
A very special thanks to Maestro Claudio Cohen and the musicians of Orquestra Sinfônica do Teatro Nacional Claudio Santoro (Brasília) for performing Reef on October 8, 2019! It was a great honor to work with you.
I was thrilled to be a part of São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival 2019!
Thank you to pianist Edward Forstman for performing Starscapes at St. John's Reformed Church in Red Hook, NY on September 1, 2019, and at many other dates and venues. Thanks!
I am deeply grateful that I have been granted tenure, and promotion to the rank of Associate Professor!
Selected choral and piano music now available at sheetmusicplus.com including Starscapes, Sonata for Piano: Lasker, and In the Beginning Was the Word!
I am so thankful to Alisa McCool and all at Samford Dance for creating new dance pieces (In the Round, February 22-24, 2019) around remixes from my new album!
A very special thanks to Dave Lake at WRUU in Savannah, GA for broadcasting music from Birmingham New Music Festival (including my Starscapes for solo piano) on his program Contemporary Classics – and thanks for tuning in at 107.5 FM or online at WRUU.org from 7 to 9 p.m. EDT on Tuesday evenings.