the noble bocce ball

I finally downloaded the recording for How to be a Deep Thinker in Los Angeles from the Midwest Composers Symposium. (For those of you...

the new year (2011)

Happy First Day of Classes New Year! Last year I made some resolutions, one of which was to "get into football." That absolutely failed,...

composer WIN #5

It's a Solstice/Christmas/Hanukkah/Chrismukkah miracle. Just when I woke up a tad crummy due to (1) not waking up in time, (2) gaining a...

the new year (2012)

All in all, 2011 wasn't a bad year. I turned 30 (finally) and was able to visit some friends in Austin, Vermont, New York, and Ottawa....

the paula problem

Hello! I am back from Chamber Music Campania (which is still going on, so I am way jealous of my wind quintet peers) where I was...

Interlochen 2016 Scrapbook

I am finally back from the Land of the Stately Pines, and so it is time to post some photos from my teaching travels. If you would like...