February 28, 2020

 (photo: Jonathan Reveles)

I will be breezing up and down the state next week as a guest composer at California State University Long Beach (March 3) and at San Francisco State University (March 5), at the invitation of composers/professors Alan Shockley and Benjamin S...

November 27, 2019

This holiday weekend, I look forward to sharing precious time with family and friends, and wish to share my gratitude having created NorCal Water Music with Citywater.  Please enjoy this video of the world premiere at the Crocker Art Museum on Nov. 10 at the 42nd...

November 12, 2019

24 hours later: I want to take a moment to express my deep gratitude for a fantastic world premiere of my latest composition, NorCal Water Music, on the last day of the Festival of New American Music at the Crocker Art Museum.  My deepest thanks goes out to Citywater (...

November 6, 2019

After 1.25 years of development, composing, animating, and rehearsing, Citywater will give the world premiere of  NorCal Water Music on the last day of the Festival of New American Music at the Crocker Art Museum in downtown Sacramento.

NorCal Water Music will subm...

October 7, 2019


I am thrilled to announce that I have finally finished the next piece in my Modular Music Project for Citywater: NorCal Water Music, for chamber ensemble and multimedia.  On Sunday November 10, 2019 at 3pm, Citywater will premiere NorCal Water Music at...

March 27, 2019


I am excited to welcome Mark Menzies to Sacramento this week for his residency.  Over the next few days Mark will be making ready for three solo and collaborative concerts presented over four days, two of which will include the complete solo Sonatas and Parti...

March 6, 2019

We did our best to intone the end times at SoundOn 2019! no avail. But, Colin's beautiful performance of my The End Times Are a'Changin': fantasia for guitar and socio-multimedia was a on the image.

February 19, 2019

Greetings All,

I am thrilled to be accompanying and singing with Bernadette Rose Mondok, soprano, this coming Saturday Evening,

@ 7:30 PM, @ Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, in Sacramento, CA.

Her program, Celestial Beings, will feature the music of Rimsky-Korsakov...

January 12, 2019

Greetings All!

I am in ear-candy land at the SoundOn festival with Noise!  It has been so cool to meet Lei Liang and Sungji Hong, hear their works, and of course the new compositions by my friends Chris Adler and Franklin Cox.  The works of Chris Adler and Jason Eckar...

December 7, 2018

Hi All, 

For the holidays, all of my scores and CDs are on sale - 50% OFF. Use this coupon code:  HolidayNewMusik

AND, in case you missed it, my 2016 release, Horse Thieves: 'Bout Damn Time, is free, yes, FREE.

So Prog/Post Rock-out, or settle in for 'Difficult...

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Past Posts

A Busy Windy Month of March: Guest Composer Engagements & Upcoming Performances

February 28, 2020

Gratitude for Overflowing Abundance ;-)

November 27, 2019

NorCal Water Music Premiere: Standing Room Only!

November 12, 2019

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