Tag Archive: composition

Jun 05

New sketchwork

There’s two pieces of music that I have on the brain right now to complete by the beginning of 2018, and I thought i’d write down some initial brainstorm thoughts that I’ve had with them. First, one of my marching band students has asked me to write a piece for his senior trumpet recital. After …

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Apr 10

Habits of Man – fifteen years later

Recently I pulled out my old solo digital audio work Habits of Man for a recital here on campus. It’s the first time that I’ve listened to it critically in several years (even though I posted it on YouTube four years ago): There are a couple of small nagging sloppy parts to the piece that frustrate …

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Jun 01

Year One of New Beginnings

I’ve neglected this personal space more than normal this past academic year mainly because i feel like i’ve been running a mile a minute ever since last August.  The job has always had a measure of crazy-busy-all-of-the-time, but this year was different – this year I was promoted and became the Assistant Director of Bands, …

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