you change not

Thanks to everyone for checking out my new site. It means a lot. Now that it’s shiny and new, I better get the content up to date! To that end, I thought I’d share a recent project. I’ve worked with Waverly Alston a couple of times over the last few years (for those wanting some… read more

time to move on

It is time to move on. And I don’t mean it in the “forgive and forget” kinda way. Not even a little bit. I don’t expect some magical healing or togetherness to happen. But something that I can always believe in is forward motion. This year, I aim to keep moving and to do better…. read more

finding gratitude

Weird, tragic, confusing, depressing, horrific. I could go on and on to describe 2020 in many more words (let’s give “unprecedented” a break, shall we? I’m tired of that one). BUT, I would much prefer to use this space to express gratitude. My little world, like everyone else’s, experienced a radical shift. But we still… read more

punk bach

I recently read David Byrne’s book, “How Music Works.” One chapter, in particular, emphasizes the importance of the space in which a composition is performed. Byrne asserts that not only is the venue critical to the composition’s performance, but composers are writing to the venue, whether it is a conscious choice or not. He cites… read more