My Musical Conversion, Part 2

NaBloPoMo Day 7! Yesterday I recounted the story of a defining moment in my musical education, when I learned that classical composition didn’t end with …

My Musical Conversion, Part 1

NaBloPoMo Day 6! In yesterday’s post, I mentioned a few of the seminal composers and musical movements that developed during the 20th century, and that, …

Piccolo's Collected Works, vol. 1!

NaBloPoMo Day 5! (Happy Cinco de Mayo! 😀 ) It probably won’t come as a surprise that I have a musical cat. His name is …

Keyboards of the World, vol. 3!

NaBloPoMo Day 4! A couple of pianos from my San Diego whirlwind Theremin Concerto première tour didn’t make it into my previous KOTW post, because …

Theremin Concerto Media Wrap-up!

Well, here I am back home in Michigan, but I’m still basking in the glow of last week’s excitement. The three performances of the Theremin …

Theremin Concerto Sneak Preview!

The première of my Concerto for Theremin and Chamber Orchestra (“Theremin Concerto” for short) by Theremin player Scott Paulson and the San Diego Chamber Orchestra …

The Fascinating Life of a Music Copyist, Part 4

Thus far we’ve concerned ourselves with the preparation of a pretty score, a thing of beauty that will be a joy forever, suitable for publication …