Biblical Fan Fiction at the 2017 Orlando Fringe Festival, 5 performances from May 17-27

(Originally written for my Artborne Magazine column, First Contact) “Be true to your own act, and congratulate yourself if you have done something strange and extravagant, and broken the monotony of a decorous age. It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, ‘Always do what you are afraid to … [Read more…]

Deanna Morse’s short film, “Clear” premiered at Art31’s CulturePop, March 3

I collaborated on the score with composer Stephen Cox for Deanna Morse’s short film, Clear (see below). The film was the result of Morse’s residency at the Art & History Museum of Maitland, FL. The film was premiered at their Culture Pop event, part of their month-long celebration called Art31. More than an exhibition opening, … [Read more…]

When Great Trees Fall premiered by Lyric Arts Trio in Kansas City on November 6. Second performance on January 22, 2017

On Sunday, November 6 at 2:00pm, the Visitation music ministry hosts the Lyric Arts Trio in a special concert, Of Love and Remembrance. This program is especially appropriate for All Souls Day with selections that bring to mind happy memories of the past that bring a measure of comfort and peace to those left behind. … [Read more…]

Zero Crossings – October 19, 2015, Interviews with Full Students & Composers Gabriel Kahane and Mark Piszczek

Today’s show featured a presentation by four young composers in Full Sail University’s MPBS program (Bachelor of Science in Music Production) on songs they care about and chose to analyze. The composers and their songs were: Claudio Matta discussing Damien Rice’s “I Don’t Want to Change You,” Vincent Indiano and P.O.D.’s “If it wasn’t for … [Read more…]