News & Upcoming Events
July 10, 2021
The National Repertory Orchestra (Breckenridge, CO) will be performing my composition Brighter Than the Flames on Saturday, July 10th as part of a program dedicated to firefighters and front line workers. The concert will take place at 6 pm at the Lake Dillon Amphitheatre.
March 28, 2021
The Fort Worth Brass is performing my new arrangement, 3 Movements from Bach's "Easter Oratorio" for brass sextet, on their spring outdoor concert at 2 pm at the Aria Amphitheatre in Southlake, TX. They commissioned the arrangement in February.
January 8, 2021
Rhapsody for Trumpet and Piano, recorded on last year's album "Imagined Conversations: New Music for Trumpet and Piano with Percussion," was featured on WMNR Fine Arts Radio this morning during the Friday Morning Classics program. Thanks WMNR!
December 9, 2020
The Fort Worth Brass performed my arrangement, 3 Anthems from Rachmaninoff's "All-Night Vigil" for brass sextet, on their virtual Christmas concert tonight. They commissioned the arrangement back in October. Check out the audio samples from the concert here!
I have completed a new transcription for Concert Band of my choir piece My Tears Have been My Food. Check out my mock-up recording and sample page here. The transcription can be performed separately, or can be combined with choir for more impact. Scores and parts are available now for performance.
Amidst all the craziness, here is something fun: an original composition I wrote for violin and...Guinea pig? Performed by my girlfriend and her pet, Roosevelt.
One way to have fun and keep the chops up when seasons and concerts are cancelled: play duets with yourself! This is the ever-popular Allegro from Telemann's Canonic Sonata no. 1.
February 18, 2020
A new recording of my composition Rhapsody for Trumpet and Piano is featured on the recently released album "Imagined Conversations: New Music for Trumpet and Piano with Percussion" on the MSR Classics label, recorded by trumpeter Jesse Cook and pianist Edward Neeman. This album is available on Amazon, the MSR Classics website, as well as iTunes, Spotify, and YouTube Music.
February 2, 2020
My new adaptation of Come, Thou Font, orchestrated for brass choir, piano, and voices (commissioned by Stonebriar Community Church) will be performed at the church during regular morning services.
September 22, 2019
My new adaptation of Let All the Praise, orchestrated for woodwind quintet, piano, and voices (commissioned by Stonebriar Community Church) will be performed during regular services at the church.
September 12, 2019
The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 2019-20 season begins with our opening gala concert on this date! See the LPO website for the full season schedule of concerts and events.
June 13, 2019
I will be playing trumpet in the orchestra on stage for Weird Al Yankovic and his "Strings Attached" show at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans. Check out the website for show details.
October 1, 2018
I am very happy and excited to announce that after a successful audition, I accepted a full-time position as 3rd/Assistant Principal Trumpet with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra! I will be moving to New Orleans and starting at the end of October. Check out the LPO website for our schedule of concerts and other events!
September 22, 2018
2 of my works - my original composition Brighter Than the Flames and my recent arrangement of the 2017 motion picture Wonder Woman main theme - will be performed by the Metropolitan Winds on their season opening concert "Heroes and Heroines." The concert will be this date, Saturday, September 22nd, in the auditorium of Little Elm High School at 2:30 pm. See the link above for more details.