Recent News and Recordings:


Upcoming Performances and Releases

With help from several generous GoFundMe donors, I have recorded a CD of his recent horn compositions, which will be released in early October.

I am writing a horn multiphonics method book, which will be available for purchase in early October.

Several compositions for horn and piano ("Carnival of Venice", "Catfish Louie", "Four Romantic Songs", and "Six Miniatures") will be available for purchase in early October.

Trumpeter Andy Stetson recorded "Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble" with the Texas Tech Symphonic Band: the release will likely be in late 2017.

I will be writing a pair of pieces based on Martin Luther hymns for pianist Xavier Suarez.

I am currently recording a series of videos for an online composition tutorial.





Recent News


Trumpeter Michael Arnold and Tubist Danny Frost commissioned me to write 10 Two-Page Duets for Trumpet and Tuba.  They are now available for purchase.

Tuba player Tony Clements commissioned me to write Suite for Brass Nonet. The faculty of the Humboldt Brass Chamber Music Workshop premiered it in July, and it is now available for purchase.

Tetractys New Music Ensemble commissioned me to write Emerge for Flute, Clarinet, Vibraphone, Violin, and Cello.  They premiered it on April 22nd and it is now available for purchase.

The FMC Wind Ensemble performed "Godzilla Devours Reno" twice in July.

Krikkit Variations received honorable mention in the 2017 Joliet Symphony Orchestra Composition Contest

The Lone Star Brass Orchestra performed "Suite for Brass Octet" on May 30th.

Trumpeter Andy Stetson performed "Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble" on May 2nd with the Texas Tech Symphonic Band.

The Austin Saxophone Ensemble has released their first CD, Plunge, which includes a recording of "Sarabande and Retaliation"

Hornist Evan Young premiered "Sonata #2 for Horn and Piano" on April 9th during a recital at Ithaca College.

Jason Dovel's CD "Ascent" includes the piano reduction of "Concerto for Trumpet and Wind Ensemble"


New or Expanded Recordings

Emerge (Fl/Cl/Vib/Vln/Vcl) (9')

Sonata #2 for Horn and Piano (15')

Sarabande and Retaliation (new performance) (7')

Suite for Tuba, Trumpet, and Piano (excerpts) (12')

Lamentation (S.Sax+A.Sax) (excerpts) (9')

First Suite for Wind Band (8')


Symphony #3 for Wind Ensemble (35')











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