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When Words Fail

When Words Fail

A couple of months ago our family pet, a really nice guinea pig named Boomer, died. I wanted to write a song to remember him by that captures not only … Continue Reading →


Symphony no 1 in D minor

Symphony no 1 in D minor

This is my very first four movement symphony featuring eleven parts for a ten section orchestra! I would like to take this opportunity to thank my orchestration teacher, Thomas Goss, … Continue Reading →


Fury

Fury

I wrote this song for my younger brother Anthony and I to play at a family concert. My goal was to write something that a younger audience would find fun … Continue Reading →


Agario

Agario

I don’t play a lot of video games, but when I do, one of my current favorites is agar.io – a multiplayer game where each player controls a circular blob, … Continue Reading →


Our Home

Our Home

I had written this song early last year but never got a chance to perform it, or even give it a name for that matter. The opportunity to do both … Continue Reading →


Carnivores Duel

Carnivores Duel

For this song, I thought it would be interesting to explore the interplay between two solo violinists in the heat of a virtuoso duel. The result is a fast paced … Continue Reading →


It Gets Better

It Gets Better

When I started writing this song, I wanted to convey a sense of sadness. I never intended for it to be a message of hope and inspiration. However, that was … Continue Reading →


Christmas in Outer Space

Christmas in Outer Space

Every year, my parents encourage me and my brothers and sister to create and perform a Christmas or Winter themed family music video. For this year’s song, my younger brother … Continue Reading →


Concertino in F for Solo Violin and String Orchestra

Concertino in F for Solo Violin and String Orchestra

My first rule when composing is that the piece must please the ear of the listener. For that reason, most of what I compose is in the traditional, tonal style … Continue Reading →


Six Miniatures for Clarinet

Six Miniatures for Clarinet

This is my first composition for the clarinet. Here, the goal was to write six short melodies that, while exploring a range of clarinet technical capabilities and sounds, were still … Continue Reading →