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Coming Home
(euphonium/percussion quintet)
An Extraordinary Correspondence
(flute/marimba)
Gate City Shapshot
(concert band)
The Dreamers of Dreams
(percussion ensemble)
Sensus Vitae
(symphonic band)
Spitfire
(euphonium & marimba/vibraphone)
Spitfire II
(euphonium & percussion octet)
Star of Wonder
(holiday percussion ensemble) 

upcoming

January 25, 2014
Guest Artist at the Indiana Music Educators Conference (Ft. Wayne, IN)

March 18, 2014
Faculty Percussion Recital at HPU (High Point, NC)

April 5, 2014
Guest Artist at South Carolina Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)

April 12, 2014
Guest Artist at South Dakota Day of Percussion (Columbia, SC)

more...

composition pages

Monday
Jul082013

Spun & Edge of the World to be Performed in Spain

As part of the International Festival of Percussion Ensembles, the West Percussion Group and the Network Percussion Ensemble, directed by Brian West and Stuart Spooon, respectively, will perform my pieces "Spun" and "Edge of the World." I'm extremely grateful for the support and exposure to an international audience.

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Thursday
Mar072013

Video: Adaptation at the Royal College of Music in London

The West Percussion Group, directed by Dr. Brian A. West, performed my large percussion ensemble work "Adaptation" at the Royal College of Music in London, England on July 4, 2012 as part of the International Festival of Bands, Choirs, and Percussion Ensembles.

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Sunday
Mar032013

Coming Home & Spitfire at SERTEC & NERTEC

Dr. Brian Meixner and I will be performing two of my newest compositions at the Southeast & Northeast Regional Tuba & Euphonium Conferences in Jacksonville, FL and Ithaca, NY, respectively – "Coming Home" for euphonium & piano and the world premiere of "Spitfire" for euphonium & marimba/vibraphone.

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Thursday
Nov082012

Limerick Daydreams & Vibe Concerto: LIVE STREAMING

Two of my pieces – Limerick Daydreams and Concerto for Vibraphone & Percussion Ensemble – will be featured on the University of Oklahoma Percussion Ensembles Concert tonight (11/8/2012) at 8:00 p.m. CST. The concert will be live streamed at http://fvbps-flash.ou.edu/music.html.

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Tuesday
Jul032012

4 Pieces Added to the Texas Prescribed Music List

I just learned that four of my pieces have been added to the ever-elusive Texas UIL Prescribed Music List. So, if you're teaching in Texas, run over RBC, Pender's, Lone Star, or Steve Weiss Music and pick these up! In the Keyboard category, "Almost Beyond" (marimba & piano) and "Encantada" (solo vibraphone). In the Percussion Ensemble category, "Ellipsis" (8 players) and "Power Struggle" (also 8 players).

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